Tucked away on one of the oldest and most charming streets in Newcastle, Mog on the Tyne offers a serene sanctuary where cat lovers and curious visitors alike can take a break from their busy lives. As the first cat café in Newcastle, Mog on the Tyne is dedicated to the welfare and happiness of its feline residents, all of whom are adoptees or rescues from local and overseas shelters.
Stepping inside Mog on the Tyne, you’ll immediately notice the thoughtful design aimed at providing an enjoyable experience for both the cats and their human guests. With dedicated areas for cats to relax and take breaks when needed, the café ensures the well-being of its furry residents remains a top priority. Moreover, the café operates a booking schedule that features a one-hour catnap break each day, ensuring the cats are always well rested.
As you settle into the cosy and welcoming atmosphere, you’ll be greeted by a delightful family of rescue cats, each with its own unique personality. From the mischievous siblings Rum and Sybil to the heartwarming Ballet and Wobble – adopted from Thailand and born with a neurological disorder – Mog on the Tyne promises to enchant you with its diverse range of feline companions.
But Mog on the Tyne is more than just a haven for cat enthusiasts – it also prides itself on serving a delightful menu of food and drinks, all sourced from local suppliers. Popular favourites have included mouthwatering pawninis (their creative take on paninis) with various fillings, as well as scrumptious fruit and cheese scones. To complement your meal, you can choose from a carefully curated selection of hot and cold beverages, from classic Americanos and cappuccinos to decadent hot chocolates topped with cream and marshmallows.
As a popular destination for cat lovers from near and far, it’s highly recommended that you book your visit in advance, particularly during busy times. This way, you can secure a time slot that suits you best and avoid disappointment. Mog on the Tyne is open six days a week (closed on Mondays) and welcomes walk-ins when possible, so don’t hesitate to drop by if you find yourself in the area.
In addition to its charming cat companions and delectable menu, Mog on the Tyne also hosts regular themed evenings to keep things engaging and entertaining. From quiz nights to bandanna craft evenings, there’s always something unique and exciting happening at this one-of-a-kind café.
Visitors to Mog on the Tyne have consistently praised the venue for its friendly and knowledgeable staff, well-cared-for cats, and inviting atmosphere. Whether you’re a cat lover seeking quality time with some adorable felines or simply looking for a relaxing spot to enjoy a coffee and a tasty treat, Mog on the Tyne offers a unique cafe experience.