Dancing Through Newcastle: Unveiling the Top 7 Nightclubs in the City (UK)

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    By Max Roi

Newcastle upon Tyne, is a city in the northeast of England just a few kilometers away from Scotland. Also known for the Geordie culture and distinctive accent, the welcoming and friendly nature of the locals makes Newcastle one of the best party hub in the UK.

The Bigg Market and Collingwood Street are at the heart of Newcastle's nightlife. The Bigg Market is known for its historic pubs, while Collingwood Street, also known as the Diamond Strip, is home to upscale bars and clubs, making it a popular destination for those seeking a more glamorous night out.

Another thing to love about Newcastle? The cheap and heavy-loaded drinks you can purchase compared to the rest of the UK. Have a look at the list below for our top picks

Madame Koo


Party and club at the Madame Koo


If you fancy cocktails in a location bustling with music from an original DJ set, then you must visit Madame Koo. Here, in a fashion reminiscent of the Eastern Asian tradition, statues are laid out harmonously alongside comfortable booths and exposed brick walls. This spot assures you a night-out in the town with a difference. It is also connected to another Venue, Floritas which offers similar service.


Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Retro and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: £5+




Party and club at the Digital


Digital has been regarded as the fabric of the north since its inception in 2005. This Newcastle nightclub boasts a full cabinet of awards in addition to being ranked the 11th best Nightclub in the world.

This wonderful edifice sits in Newcastle's Glamorous Times Square and is a tremendous club with a capacity of 2,200. It has witnessed performance by some of the best DJs like David Guetta, Fatboy Slim, Deadmau5 and many others.

Apart from this and having huge night clubs throughout the week, Digital has rapidly become one of the best nightclubs in Newcastle.


Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: EDM, Commercial, Hip Hop, R&B, Rock/Indie, Rap, Metal, Techno/DnB/House, Retro, Soul/Funk/Reggae and Jazz
Expected entrance fee: £5+ - £8+


House of Smith


Party and club at the House of Smith


The splendid parties the Great Gatsby once threw in his manor house would look just like the events organised at this venue. As soon as you enter, you understand why this venue is one of the only VIP nightclub in Newcastle, serving champagne and offering table service. Have you tried the Millionaire mojito (a bottle of champagne with a bottle of white rum mixer)? It is strong as hell and you might wake up with a bad hangover.

There is a constant queue around the building, but once you are in, every cocktail served from the impressive list will be delivered promptly and you are assured of not wasting much time at the bar. Every night, there's night club-Club trop Mondays, Wakiki Tuesdays, Vegas-themed play Fridays and the most popular which is S@S Grand slam Saturdays.

This venue is part of a larger complex which is a combination of Madame Koo, Florita's and House of Smith


Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Hip Hop, Techno/DnB/House, Rock/Indie, Retro, R&B, EDM and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: £5+


Tup Tup Palace


Party and club at the Tup Tup Palace


Tup Tup Palace is an exquisite nightclub on top of Newcastle's late-night scene. This peculiar beauty is as a result of its perfect position in the centre of town which adds to its beauty. It also has an indoor waterfalls, a table service that's exclusive along with its Loja sky bar. Every day of the week, a stimulating party is held here with a delightful crowd partying their dancing shoes off until 3am on each of the venue's floor. There are different playlists and you're assured on any visit, to hear the freshest mix of RnB, Hip-hop, house and EDM tunes. Also, with a capacity for up to 700 people as well as a smaller private booth, It is a highly suitable location for hosting high profile parties.


Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Hip Hop and R&B
Expected entrance fee: £5+ - £7


The Cut


Party and club at the Cut


It is regarded as an alternative venue as its style, really differs from most mainstream clubs scattered around the city. Most popular club nights include Wednesday's Shake, with hip hop and 90s R&B classics, and Friday's Loop, playing deep, tech and disco tunes. Both nights propose a wallet-friendly entrance fee alongside inexpensive drinks, which is always a bonus.


Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Rock/Indie and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: £4+ - £5+




Party and club at the Powerhouse


One of Newcastle's biggest and most popular night clubs, Powerhouse started life as gay club back in the 1980's and became so popular that we now welcome all - because after all, it's about the music. Attitude free clubbing at it's best.


Monday - Rewind [A huge student night, 4 floors, 2 DJs, 11pm-4am]

Tuesday- Pink Room at Powerhouse Midnight- 4am FREE ENTRY BEFORE 2AM

Wednesday- Pink Room at Powerhouse Midnight- 4am FREE ENTRY BEFORE 2AM

Thursday - Pink Room at Powerhouse Midnight- 4am FREE ENTRY BEFORE 2AM

Friday - House Party [DJ Cris Howe 1130pm-4am]

Saturday - PHUK [The BIGGEST clubbing experience, 4 floors, 3 ROOMS OF MUSIC, DJ Ken Newby (Main Room) - DJ Charters (Purple Room) 1130pm-5am]

Sunday - PINK ROOM at POWERHOUSE [Free before 2am Midnight-4am]


Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Hip Hop, Rock/Indie, Retro, R&B and Commercial
Expected entrance fee: Free


The Cosmic Ballroom


Party and club at the Cosmic Ballroom


The venue initially opened its doors to the public in 1960s when it was known as Stage Door, it has welcome the likes of The Who, David Bowie, Motorhead and many others.

The Cosmic Ballroom consists of a nightclub and bar spread over two floors with resident DJs playing EDM to lively crowds.

Advance tickets can be booked online, and is particularly recommended if you are interested in attending Ape-X and Tracksuit and Trance nights.


Open: Everyday
Venue type: Nightclub
Music is mainly: Techno/DnB/House and EDM
Expected entrance fee: Click on ‘Find out more’ to enquire with venue's social media


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