The Local Area

Jesmond is a thriving hub of activity perfectly situated on the edge of the city with excellent public transport links, and easy access to both Newcastle University and the University of Northumbria.

With a large number of social hotspots right on your doorstep you’ll be sure to find the perfect spot for a great day or night out in Jesmond. Due to the number of students in the Jesmond area many places now provide a number of offers, nights out and events for students with a budget.


The Fat Hippo

They say ….”At The Fat Hippo we pride ourselves on serving the best, locally sourced food wherever possible. For example our burgers are 1/2 pound and made using 100%, 21 days matured, grass fed, Northumbrian beef from Blagdon Farm.

Our ethos is to make all our food fresh to order to ensure the greatest quality and customer experience. We hope you enjoy the food as much as we enjoy creating it, and afterwards have a hippo snooze on us”

We say….Fab food at fab prices!!

35a St Georges Terrace, NE22SU
Tel: 0191 340 8949


Italian restaurant situated in Brentwood Avenue. Offers generous portions, reasonable prices and excellent happy hour deals.

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 12noon to 2pm, 5.30pm to 10.30pm

52-54 Brentwood Avenue, Jesmond
Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2DH
Tel: 0191 281 4240



The central road through Jesmond, well known and loved by students and residents alike. Osborne Road varies between around 5 – 15 minute walk / crawl from the majority of our properties. Closest to the area are Cavendish Place, Cavendish Road, Devonshire Place, Manor House Road, Grosvenor Road and Grosvenor Place.


Probably the largest bar in Jesmond, this modern bar is always lively and very popular with students, especially at the weekend. A bus stop is conveniently located just outside, next to the large outdoor seating area. Osbornes caters for private parties upon request. Also does food and daily happy hours.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 12noon-11pm
Saturday 11am-11pm
Sunday 12noon-10.30pm

61 Osborne Road, Jesmond
Tel: 0191 2407778

Billabong & Bistro

A more upmarket bar, with prices reflecting this. Billabong comes as part of the Caledonian Hotel; so a perfect place to take your parents when they come visiting! This large modern pub has an outside seating area, and regular music is played from the Juke Box. Perfect for a quiet drink during the week, but always busy at a weekend.

Opening times:
Monday to Saturday 11am-11pm
Sunday 12noon-10.30pm

Osborne Road, Jesmond
Tel: 0191 2817881


Aptly named bar. You can spy on your friends from on the spy cam. This bar is suited to large pub crawls due to the ample standing room at the long bar. This bar shows al Live Sport on a large pull down screen, central widescreen TV, 3 big screens and a further 8 plasmas. So this bar is ideal for sports lovers..

Opening times
Monday to Saturday 11am-11pm
Sunday 12noon-10.30pm

82-86 Osborne Road, Jesmond
Tel: 0191 2813361


Bar Bl-anc has lots of seating both in and outside the bar, using different levels and booths the bar is good for a quiet drink and food with friends, or as a warm up bar. All live sporting events are shown on their two widescreen TVs. The bar serves English and Indian food, with the option of a Sunday Roast on Sundays.

Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday 12noon-11pm
Sunday 12noon-10.30pm

38-42 Osborne Road, Jesmond
Tel: 0191 2815126

West Jesmond

This area is slightly quieter than the hub of Osborne Road, however it is only a stones throw away. The Londsdale is probably the most popular drinking place in this area.

Our properties closest to this area are Sunbury Avenue, St. Georges Terrace, Lavendar Gardens, Mildmay Road and Brentwood Avenue.

The Lonsdale

Large pub located directly behind West Jesmond Metro Station. This large pub is equipped with large pull out screens which are used to show Live Sporting Events. Regular music is on play at most times and the pub is also popular with locals and business people. During the day children are allowed in, however they have to vacate by 7pm.

The pub has a popular quiz every Sunday and they provide a cash back facility, plus a ATM machine. The Lonsdale has a small seating area outside which is nice in the summer, and prices are really cheap all day everyday.

Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 11am – 11pm; Sunday 12noon – 10.30pm
Address: Lonsdale Terrace, Jesmond, next to West Jesmond Metro.
Tel: 0191 2810039


Close to Sandyford Road and Springbank Road properties.

Mr Lynch

The original bar in a popular chain of Lynch bars. Very popular with students. Decorated in a 60s theme, moderately priced Mr Lynch provides for all tastes. The bar is equipped with pool table, widescreen TVs showing live football/rugby, juke box, live music and a DJ depending on the night. The bar does food and ‘happy hour’ games, in order to get half price drinks. Nominated for Best New Bar and Best Interior Design in the Theme Magazine Regional Awards.

Opening Times: Monday – Saturday 11am-2am; Sunday 11am – 12.30am
Address: Archbold Terrace; close to the city centre and Sandyford.
Tel: 0191 2813010

This is just up the road from our office. Lower Manor House Road Properties, along with Selborne Gardens, Buston Terrace and Shortridge Terrace are closest to this area.

The Cradlewell

This moderately priced bar is busiest during the day. It is popular with locals and students. The bar is split into two, with a dining area at one side, and a pool table to the other. The Cradlewell has a quiz every Thursday.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 12noon – 11pm, Sunday noon – 10.30pm.
Address: 175 Jesmond Road, Jesmond
Tel: 0191 2813195

Coffee Shops & Cafes

Health & Beauty

Country Whey Delicatessen

A fantastic selection of sandwiches, salads, smoothies, coffees and preserves avaliable. Recently refurbished and now stocking a fabulous selection of delicacies

Located on Clayton Road.
Telephone 0191 281 4983


37-39 St Georges Terrace
0191 281 3168

At The Nutshell

Stylish hair salon situated in Brentwood Avenue, West Jesmond. Student discounts available.

Opening times:
Monday to Saturday 9am to 4pm;
Thursday 10am to 7 pm.
Telephone 0191 281 6060

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