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Great place to avoid typical ‘Xmas jumper’ idiots

As I walked in last Friday, the doormen stopped 2 typical “pound a pint” type rajees at the door... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Basurq
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Never Dissappoints !

Another fabulous Saturday night In Newcastle spent in this fabulous club ! This was our 3rd visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paradise30593949516
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An city centre venue dedicated to Soul & Funk music exclusively. Regularly features high quality artists in an intimate environment, both national & International. Widest selection of spirits in Newcastle. Hoochie Coochie is a "not for profit...more
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All reviews northern soul great night great atmosphere door staff dance floor bar staff are bar club nice mix of people older crowd last night great club refused entry staff were pleasant singing and dancing intimate venue visited for the first time all ages
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sat 15th December we came here after our gorgeous Meal in another restaurant. The doormen advised as I had a Christmas top on I wasn't allowed in..... half our party was already in.... I proceeded to go up the stairs as I thought he was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jenthemam75
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sorry for your experience, but we have advertised widely that we don't allow any form of fancy dress in our venue. I totally understand that the vast majority of folks in Xmas attire are fine. However, experience has taught us that a higher % of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I walked in last Friday, the doormen stopped 2 typical “pound a pint” type rajees at the door and made them take their silly flashy hen do hats and annual £3 Primark Xmas jumpers off. I watched them moan at the bar staff, repeatedly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Basurq
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Basurq. We are not bah humbug types, but our experience has taught us that we are more likely to have unruly behaviour by people who dress up, obviously this doesn't apply to all , but a minority. We made our decision consciously &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there Friday night. Wouldn't let us in unless we removed Christmas jumpers, party hats etc. Reluctantly we did but only stayed for 1 drink. Nothing special, cos a fiver entry and miserable door staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank F9547EFsteveb
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry , we don't do any forms of fancy dress, hens, stags Xmas jumpers ,party hats etc, just not our scene and obviously we are not yours either. Ah well, can't please all the people, luckily many others agree with our policy.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fabulous Saturday night In Newcastle spent in this fabulous club ! This was our 3rd visit to hoochie coochie since finding it on one of our many weekend visits, this classy club offers everything you want on a night out , Great dance music,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paradise30593949516
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review & your very kind words. We are really glad you enjoyed Hoochie Coochie, but with your enthusiastic tone, I would have been surprised if you had not. Hope to see y'all again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Hoochie Coochie club last night to see the wonderful Groovetrain, who were fantastic as you would expect. The atmosphere inside the club was really good, the staff on the door and behind the bar were all very pleasant and helpful. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 464blackcat99
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you "Black Cat" :) for your kind words & review, it's appreciated both by my staff & myself.

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We went to Hoochie Coochie last night to see Diane Shaw perform with her band and what a great night out. First time in Hoochie Coochie and I loved it! Can't believe I haven't been before, what a great venue. The bar and door staff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thank you Christine for your very kind words & for taking the time out to post this review.

Reviewed October 18, 2018

I’ve been frequenting Hoochie for nearly 3yrs now (can’t believe I didn’t know about it before!) and time after time it provides the best night, music, atmosphere and world class acts that I still am amazed appear in such a intimate venue - credit to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Jamie B, thank you so much for your very kind & generous review . Delighted that you enjoy our venue, please say hello next time you are in. Thanks again.

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

This bar is great, good mix of people, all over 25. Music is really good, never any trouble. Drinks and cocktails are fab, with some lovely bar staff, definitely worth a visit if you are in Newcastle.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janewU4152AJ
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Hi Jane, thank you very much for your generous comments & review. My staff & I really appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Soul on a Sunday afternoon SOSA which is on the last Sunday of every month. Great music and friendly atmosphere, fab place to hang out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maryfinley
Warren T, Manager at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you Mary for your very kind comments

Reviewed August 12, 2018

First visit to this great club and very impressed. Saw the Fatback Band who were great. I thought the drinks were reasonably priced for a city club, everyone was very friendly and cant wait to do a return visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Andrea C
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you Andrea for your kind comments.

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On stage 9pm. All times are advertised on our website
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All ptices for gigs are on our website.
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