Newport offers plenty of night-time activities that can last until the next morning, from clubs and bars to craft workshops and competitive games. You can even enjoy a romantic stroll along the River Usk, taking in the sights of many prominent attractions coloured in bright lights. 

    Whether you want to dance and drink the night away, have a low-key romantic evening, or spend time with the kids, our guide to the things to do after dinner in Newport has you covered.

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    The Escape Rooms

    Solve puzzles and riddles together as a group

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    The Escape Rooms is a fun way to get some adventure and mystery during your trip to Newport. Here, you’re locked with a group of people in a themed room, which you have to use clues within the room to solve riddles and escape within 1 hour. 

    Themed rooms include a communications failure in an urgent mission to build a mining colony on a distant planet and the horror-themed Torture Corp with frightening elements and a sense of dread throughout the game. 

    Location: The Royal Chambers, Newport NP20 1GL, UK

    Open: Wednesday–Friday from 4 pm to 10 pm, Saturday–Sunday from noon to 10 pm (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 504266

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    Tiny Rebel

    Sample excellent beers at this award-winning brewery

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    Tiny Rebel is an award-winning brewery in Newport that prides itself on prize-winning beers. It has won gold, silver and bronze medals in the Champion Beer of Wales competition and the Champion Beer of Britain. 

    When you visit Tiny Rebel, you can tour the brewery to find out how the coveted concoctions are made, sample some of the top flavours, and take home a few choice brews. Spirits, brewery merchandise and unique souvenirs are available at the onsite shop. 

    Location: 22 High St, Newport NP20 1FX, UK

    Open: Wednesday–Thursday from noon to 10 pm, Friday–Saturday from noon to midnight, Sunday from noon to 8 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 973934

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    The Riverfront

    Catch world-class shows at this Newport performing arts centre

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    The Riverfront is a versatile theatre and arts centre on the western bank of River Usk, in Newport city centre. You can experience a bit of everything, including stunning operas, electrifying dance performances, live music concerts, drama performances and comedy shows. 

    The venue also has an onsite workshop space for drawing, painting and craft-making classes. If you want to experience the fun yourself, the onsite dance studio hosts regular salsa, breakdance and yoga sessions.

    Location: Kingsway, Newport NP20 1HG, UK

    Open: Monday–Friday from 10 am to 6 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 656757

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    Play laser tag

    Fun for the whole family, especially on a rainy day

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    Newport has a range of laser tag centres that offer unique experiences, including indoor and outdoor fields, kid-friendly areas, and educational programs. 

    Many laser tag centres have additional games and activities, such as crazy golf, bowling, playgrounds and soft play areas. Some of the top spots include Superbowl UK Newport, Celtic Manor Resort and Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran, which has many amenities for children.

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    Cineworld

    Catch the latest films at one of Wales' top cinemas

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    If you prefer a relaxing night after dining, you might want to visit Cineworld, one of the top cinemas in Wales. It offers a range of new and classic film screenings for you to choose from, as well as different screen styles for a unique experience. 

    You can see films in Superscreen, RealD 3D, ScreenX surround-view experience and VIP, which offers luxury seating and unlimited snacks. The cinema also shows the latest IMAX movies for a fully immersive viewing experience. The concession stand offers drinks, snacks, ice cream and food to enjoy during your screening.

    Location: Friars Walk Shopping Centre, Usk Plaza, Newport NP20 1DS, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)871 200 2000

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    Supakart

    Enjoy thrills and adrenaline-fueled adventures

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    Supakart is an indoor go-kart circuit that's owned and managed by former race-car drivers, so you know the track and experience are as close to the real thing as possible. If you enjoy adrenaline-fueled adventures, you'll appreciate that Newport is home to one of the best go-kart tracks in the area. 

    The tracks at Supakart have thrilling challenges like bridges, sharp turns and other hazards, so you have to stay alert throughout the race. Best of all, there are experiences for all levels, so you can let loose on the track and have a blast.

    Location: Unit 10-11, Leeway Industrial Estate, Newport NP19 4SL, UK

    Open: Monday–Tuesday from 2 pm to 9 pm, Wednesday–Thursday from noon to 9 pm, Friday from 1 pm to 9 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 280808

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    The Dog House

    A pub where you can drink with your best furry friend

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    The Dog House is a great place to spend an evening in Newport, especially if you have dogs in tow. Completely dog friendly, the pub serves craft beers, genuine ales, local ciders, artisan vodka, as well as gin and speciality cocktails. 

    If you're feeling peckish, the Dog House serves a wide range of food, including vegan-friendly dishes. There’s also live music on some nights for a little entertainment.

    Location: 9 High St, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1AG, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 423664

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    Barefoot Ceramics

    Get creative while making your own pottery

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    Barefoot Ceramics is great fun for the whole family, especially if you want your kids to hone their creativity. The pottery studio lets you create your own unique design on ceramic pottery for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. 

    You can choose from over 100 pieces of pottery to make the design your own. There are studio sessions to learn how to create your pottery using trusted techniques. It's a good idea to check Barefoot Ceramics's official website for upcoming workshops on clay designs and painting.

    Location: 27 Charles St, Newport NP20 1JT, UK

    Open: Tuesday–Friday from 11 am to 5 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm (closed from Sundays and Mondays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 262830

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    Le Pub

    An excellent live music venue in Newport

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    Le Pub is an exciting bar and live-music venue that features an array of entertainment and drinks. It invites many up-and-coming bands for live performances all the time, as well as regularly scheduled comedy nights with local comedians. 

    Aside from the entertainment, Le Pub serves a full menu that includes vegan food, along with a wide selection of drinks and beers. It's a great way to enjoy a little nightlife, discover new talent, and have a few delicious bites in Newport.

    Location: 14 High St, Newport NP20 1FW, UK

    Open: Friday from 4 pm to midnight, Saturday from noon to midnight, Sunday–Thursday from 4 pm to 11 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 256326

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    Hogarth's Newport

    Sample spirits at a Victorian gin palace

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    Hogarth’s Newport is a Victorian gin palace with a focus on unique varieties. The tasting pub offers over 120 different brands, all served in creative and unique concoctions with botanicals and flavours. 

    There's an abundance of space and comfortable sections with flat-screen TVs for viewing sporting events, including horse racing, rugby and football. For a mix of luxury and uniqueness with a casual sports-bar feel, Hogarth’s is just the place to go to top off your evening.

    Location: 43-44 High St, Newport NP20 1GF, UK

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 11 am to 11 pm, Friday from 11 am to 1 am, Sunday from 11 am to 10.30 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1633 212777

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