Ghetto Golf Newcastle: the ultimate guide

A phenomenon which has taken the UK by storm in the few cities which are lucky enough to have it, but what is Ghetto Golf? Here we answer some of the most frequently asked questions related to this immensely popular activity and the Ghetto Golf Newcastle venue in particular.

What is Ghetto Golf?

Ghetto Golf is essentially a crazy golf course mixed together with a music venue, bar and urban art gallery with a range of delicious street food options to also choose from. Combining all of these things together makes for a unique day or night time experience and its no wonder why the concept has been so well received here in Newcastle as well as the other UK locations in which Ghetto Golf can be found.

You don’t need to be a fan of golf (or even crazy/mini golf) to have a good time here – as this is unlike any other golf set up you would have ever come across before. 

Check out the video below to get an idea of what to expect. 

Where is Ghetto Golf Newcastle?

The venue is located in Hoult’s Yard on Walker Road, within the Byker area of Newcastle upon Tyne. 

Check out the map here and the address below.

Ghetto Golf Newcastle
The Clay Shed
Hoult’s Yard,
Walker Rd,
Newcastle upon Tyne

Opening hours

Monday: 14:00 – 01:00

Tuesday: 14:00 – 01:00

Wednesday: 14:00 – 01:00

Thursday: 12:00 – 01:00

Friday: 12:00 – 01:00

Saturday: 10:30 – 01:00

Sunday: 11:00 – 01:00

Do you have to be 18 to go to Ghetto Golf?

Ghetto Golf drinks
Credit: Ghetto Golf Newcastle Facebook page

Although crazy golf is usually considered to be a game for all ages to enjoy, Ghetto Golf is technically a bar with a golf course within it. As a result, you have to be 18 years old or over to play the game and enter the venue.

How many holes does Ghetto Golf have?

Just like a regular golf course, there are 18 holes in Ghetto Golf. Although unlike your typical round of golf, you will be able to enjoy some drinks while you play and will be surrounded by cool urban art and great music. 

How long does it take to get around Ghetto Golf Newcastle

There is no time limit in place to complete the course, but typically a round will last for a minimum of 1 hour. The size of your group and how busy the venue is can impact the time it takes to get around Ghetto Golf Newcastle.

Is there music at Ghetto Golf?

Ghetto Golf Newcastle graffiti
Credit: Ghetto Golf Newcastle Facebook page

You will find an eclectic mix of music at Ghetto Golf Newcastle but with a preference towards hip-hop, which goes well with the urban, street art feel of the venue in general.   

Is there a dress code for Ghetto Golf Newcastle?

There is a dress code for Ghetto Golf Newcastle. The company requests that visitors to the venue adhere to a smart-casual dress code policy, but also state that decisions will be made on an individual basis when it comes to meeting the dress code requirements. They have a strict policy when it comes to refusing entry to anyone wearing clothing which contains offensive images, slogans, messages or anything that could be considered as inciting violence. 

Can I wear trainers for Ghetto Golf?

Trainers can be worn for Ghetto golf. In fact, the company recommends comfortable footwear is worn as the course has uneven surfaces and the venue has low levels of lighting. 

Can I wear shorts to Ghetto Golf?

Wearing of shorts seems to be a bit of a grey area and it will depend on the material of the shorts. Reports online suggest that shorts made of denim or chino material are fine. However, sports clothing is not permitted as this type of clothing doesn’t adhere to the smart/casual dress code policy.

Does Ghetto Golf do student discount?

A student deal is available on Mondays through until Thursdays. The deal provides 18 holes of Ghetto Golf plus either a cocktail or 2 beers together with 20% discount on a selection of their delicious burgers. All of this for just £14.50

Does Ghetto Golf do NHS discount?

NHS and emergency services workers are also offered an exclusive deal on Monday – Thursday. £14.50 for a round of golf, 2 beers or one cocktail along with 20% off selected burgers. 

Stag, hens and group bookings

This is a very popular choice for stag and hen groups who are visiting the area from near or far. It’s also a great option for a unique birthday party experience. Ghetto Golf Newcastle welcomes large groups for all occasions, including corporate events such as workplace Christmas parties. 

Ghetto Golf stag party
Credit: Ghetto Golf Newcastle Facebook page

Large groups are advised to get in touch with the company in advance so that they can suggest the perfect package. 

Ghetto Golf Newcastle reviews

The venue has hundreds of positive reviews online, scoring a 4.7 (out of 5) average on Google and 4.5 (out of 5) on TripAdvisor.

Along with the general consensus of Ghetto Golf being an immensely fun and unique experience, many online reviews praise the quality of the food, the great music and the extensive drinks menu. 

Connect with Ghetto Golf Newcastle

Ghetto Golf is active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and can also be reached via the contact form and chat bot option on their website.

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