Ernest is an independent cafe bar situated in the top end of the Ouseburn; we do our very best to serve up honest food, drink, music and art. We are open everyday 10am until late for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking and dancing.

Forthcoming Events


Every Friday we hire out our back room for private parties, with drinking, dining and occasionally dancing down the front. On Saturdays we programme a series of events which are always free and open to all for drinking and dancing (eating earlier on). Weekday nights are evolving, with Tango on a Tuesday, a variety of private events and offers on other nights, and a brand new film night.

December

Tue 6th: Tango

7.30pm - 8.30pm beginners £6 (includes practica)
8.30pm - 10.30pm practica £3

Wed 7th: Ernest Baby Social in collaboration with CHALK

A weekly meet up for babes and their grown ups. Ideal for those who crave quality coffee and amazing cakes in a relaxed setting. Ernest will provide a small box of low tech , non plastic  toys – entry is FREE though parents invited to bring along other books and toys (charity finds welcome) by way of a contribution, 2pm - 5pm 

Ernest’s 1st  Mario Cart Tournament

ZOOOOOOOOM! Welcome to the first E1 tournament, brought to you via the medium of Mario Kart on the Wii! Join us for an evening of out and out race battle bedlam! HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES?! Special prizes are up for grabs for the winners, and losers, there may even be a wooden spoon. A tournament where drink driving is thoroughly encouraged. 6pm - 10pm.

Thu 8th: Chloe Chadwick

British Country music award nominee and Singer/songwriter Chloe Chadwick performs an exciting festive acoustic set showcasing not only new tracks taken from her debut album 'Dustbowl Jukebox' set to be released Spring 2017, but also will perform some Xmas favourites 'americana style' to celebrate an end of year festive season! Tickets £5, 8pm - 11.30pm

Fri 9th: Braziliant

Braziliant! sets up shop at Ernest playing hot samba, favela funk, bossa, boogie and beats, sunsoaked Brazilian D 'n B, urban oddities and under the counter edit. Resident selector is Bobzilla who has organised Braziliant! on a variety of scales from a full blown festival to a mini café jam in Middlesbrough de Janiero since 2006 showcasing the likes of Mr Bongo Records, DJ Cliffy (Straight no Chaser, Batmacumba), Gilles Peterson, and Spiritual South. After relocating to Tyne & Wear earlier this year, Ernest was the perfect place to unleash serious music from the land of plenty. 9pm -1am

Sat 10th: Xmas Ping Pong

A night of communal ping pong and DJ action so you can still have a bop if you're shy of getting 'round the table. But you needn't be: skill level's no issue, all you need is a nice attitude! ALSO! Prizes and surprises on the night. 8pm until 2am

Sun 11th: Pay What You Can Music Sessions

Excited to let you know that we have some talented musicians passing through Newcastle. There’ll be a solo performance by Jed Potts, followed by Smitten (aka Nicole and Charlie). 5pm - 7pm, kids welcome, pay what you can, recommended price £5

Mon 12th: Electric Booglaloo

Newcastle Fine Art Students Exhibition 7pm 

Wed 14th: Ernest Baby Social in collaboration with CHALK

A weekly meet up for babes and their grown ups. Ideal for those who crave quality coffee and amazing cakes in a relaxed setting. Ernest will provide a small box of low tech , non plastic  toys – entry is FREE though parents invited to bring along other books and toys (charity finds welcome) by way of a contribution, 2pm - 5pm 

FILM CLUB

Our fortnightly film club presents an eclectic range of films all picked by our resident film expert Mr Clark. See you on the beanbags! 6pm and 8pm, free

Fri 16th: Community

Taking inspiration from early Chicago / NYC house clubs such as The Warehouse, Muzic Box, Paradise Garage, The Loft and Sound Factory.

Sat 17th: Christmas Moonrocks

IIIITTT'SSSSS CHRIIISSSTMAAASSS!!! So to celebrate, we've invited Jack Pearce to join us once again! Anyone in attendance the last time Jack joined us or indeed those who've attended a Souljam party at WHQ will be aware of Jack's ability to rock a room & he's also more recently been responsible for bringing the likes of Hunee, Floating Points & Move D to Newcastle via the Reasons to be Cheerful parties, which share our ethos of anything goes, as long as you can dance to it!

Wed 21st & Thu 22nd: Later licenses for later drinking


Fri 23rd: NO WOW XMAS PARTY

From DJ collective Losing My Edge, 00s GEMS-NEW WAVE-ROCK&ROLL-POSTPUNK-GARAGE. 9pm - 2am, FREE 

Sat 24th: Xmas Eve Brunch Party

With DJ’s, elves and more, 10am - 2pm

Xmas Closing Times

Sat 24th 4pm onwards
Sun 25th Xmas Day
Mon 26th Boxing Day
Tue 27th - Sat 31st: as normal

Sat 31st: New Years Eve All Nighter

Food bookings from 6pm - 9pm, Djs and dancing from 10pm until somewhere around 6am, tickets £5 on the door

January

New Years Closing Times

Sun 1st - Thu 5th: Closed for our annual New Years deep clean and fixing up of all broken stuff
Fri 6th: normal service resumes

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Ernest, 1 Boyd Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle, NE2 1AP
Bookings: 0191 260 5216 booking@weareernest.com

We're tucked away in a corner of the Ouseburn behind the Biscuit factory with plenty of parking. You'll find us easily and be pleased that you did.

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