Castro’s offers a vibrant oasis of Cuban, Caribbean, and Latin American culture, set amid the bustling bar scene of Newcastle. Situated on the lively Hood Street, this Latin bar infuses the city with style, sass, and just a touch of attitude. With its colourful, distressed decor and shabby chic atmosphere, Castro’s whisks you away to the sun-drenched streets of Havana in no time.
The moment you step inside, the bar’s expansive area greets you, perfect for socialising, mingling, or showing off your Latin dance moves. For a cosier experience, plush booths offer more intimate drinks or food. The vast selection of beverages doesn’t disappoint either. From familiar names to exotic labels, Castro’s stocks it all – on tap and in bottles. But it’s the mouth-watering cocktail selection, inspired by Caribbean, Cuban, and South American flavours, that truly steals the show.
No ordinary bar, Castro’s boasts the city’s most extensive collection of rums, with over 90 varieties from the Caribbean and South America. Considered the North East’s premier rum bar, it offers unique experiences like rum tastings and cocktail masterclasses in the Rhumba Room, an additional bar downstairs. The Rhumba Room also hosts dance classes and can be hired for parties or events.
Food at Castro’s is an embodiment of love and sociability. The Cuban food menu features a delightful array of dishes meant to be shared, swapped, and savoured at your own pace. Farewell to formality, as the chefs at Castro’s prioritise flavour over fine dining. Light bites, sharing platters and more substantial dishes are all available with carefully selected ingredients combined with soul to delight your tastebuds.
Castro’s bottomless brunches are wildly popular, creating a fun and energetic vibe in this enchanting bar. Whether you’re enjoying Cuban-themed drinks, cocktails, or food, there’s always something to keep you entertained.
Many visitors have praised Castro’s for its fabulous atmosphere, extensive rum selection, and amazing cocktail menu. The 2-for-1 cocktail deals and unique twists on popular cocktails have been particularly popular. Others have applauded the bottomless brunches, excellent food, and attentive staff.
So, why not drop in for a casual drink, a bite to eat, or a bottomless brunch? Let the vibrant ambiance of Castro’s lift your spirits and transport you to a world of Latin charm and flair, right in the heart of Newcastle.