Newcastle is a unique and beautiful city, which has a wide choice of fabulous restaurants & bars where you can spend time with your close friends, families and colleagues. The Privacy makes your event more special!
Under the beautiful glass dome of this upstairs bar in central Newcastle, you’ll find the botanists – cocktail craftsman creating colourful concoctions under the branches of a huge tree.
Guests are drawn in by the colourful trinkets and antiques which adorn the walls, the live music, and the beautiful lighting which gives this venue a unique ambiance.
Dine on the balcony beneath the dome, and enjoy a selection of the finest gins and cocktails – with such choice on the menu, there really is something for everyone.
Noted for producing some of the best burgers in Newcastle, Lola Jeans is a perfect boutique spot for a night (or day) out.
Based over two floors, the arty interior offers a warm welcome to guests who want to sample the no-nonsense offerings of their food menu or taste a few of their stand-out cocktails.
Head downstairs to the basement ‘Speak’ for some seriously special drinks and quiet corners – perfect for your next private party.
Nestled behind Newcastle’s city walls you’ll find one of the city’s best-kept secrets – Blackfriars. Housed in a restored 13th century Medieval Dominican friary, this restaurant offers the best of British cuisine. Dine in the stonewalled banquet hall with a group, or enjoy your meal in the comfort of the restaurant, which sits in the former refectory.
With gutsy food and drink on offer, candlelit Blackfriars is the perfect romantic venue, whatever your group size. Be sure to book in advance to secure your table.
House of Tides
Newcastle’s only Michelin star restaurant, House of Tides is an informal fine dining restaurant nestled under a bridge on the Quayside.
Chef Kenny focuses on producing a wide range of glorious dishes with an emphasis on natural, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients. The multi-course tasting menu changes daily, according the seasonal, best of British produce available.
The Tyne Bar
Tucked in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural Ouseburn Valley, The Tyne Bar is a long-term favourite with city residents and visitors.
Check it out for free music, a super-chilled atmosphere, a great jukebox, good conversation, and some proper good grub by the Tyne.
With 3 floors, 2 bars and 1 sun-catching terrace, award-winning Alvinos is still top of its game on the Newcastle’s cocktail scene.
Alongside their wide range of the freshest cocktails, you’ll also find an ever-changing selection of the best craft beers, draught ales and lagers on the bar. Pop in regularly to check out the latest guest breweries, which change every couple of weeks.
The Bridge Tavern
Tucked away in the base of the iconic Tyne Bridge, The Bridge Tavern is a serious brew-pub with gastronomy to match.
On tap you’ll find a selection to please even the most discerning of beer drinkers, with a great range of spirits and wines for those who don’t fancy a pint.
Their gastropub food offerings are all made from locally sourced ingredients, tapping into the abundance of farms and producers in the North East.
With its in-house gin still, Bealim House is Newcastle’s first authentic gin distillery, bar, and restaurant, and is home to the Newcastle Gin Company.
To complement the exceptional gin on offer, this social space is enhanced by an open plan kitchen which offers up local, seasonal small plates for sharing, tapas style. Expect chilled vibes, good food, and great gin!
Reflecting the heart and soul of the vibrant Quayside, Livello blends big personality with modern mixology and a great atmosphere, in this fantastic central location.
Whether you want an old classic or a new invention, their cocktail list has something to please every palate, as does their food menu, which feels luxuriously upmarket but inclusive.
Expect personal service, diverse clientele, and a wide range of live music genres on show.
Pleased To Meet You
Pleased To Meet You’s Head Chef, David Kennedy, has worked hard to create the delicious menus in this unique city-center bar and restaurant, which recently expanded to over 100 covers.
At the bar, you’ll find an ever-changing selection of craft beers, international gins, wines from around the world, and exceptional cocktails to tickle your taste buds.
The Broad Chare
You’ll find The Broad Chare on Newcastle’s famous Quayside, right next door to one of the city’s favourite cultural spots – The Live Theatre. This classic bistro pub and restaurant is the perfect spot for some food before a show, a romantic dinner, or a classic Sunday roast.
Downstairs is a cosy bar with a great range of drinks on offer and an exciting selection of bar snacks to choose from. Upstairs in the restaurant, expect the best of British cuisine paired with great service in this super-relaxed, cosy setting.
Deep in the heart of Newcastle’s Quayside, Cafe 21 is the perfect spot for your next celebration. The restaurant previously held a Michelin star, and you can still expect to find high-quality fare on their seasonal menus
Attentive staff will ensure you choose the perfect dish from their imaginative bistro menu, which is full of the freshest seasonal ingredients brought together in tempting, unusual combinations. Be sure to book in advance as 21 is always a popular choice for dinner.
For a modern and artistic twist on classic British cuisine, you need to look no further than the Artisan restaurant at The Biscuit Factory art and design gallery. This elegant spot offers a sophisticated dining experience on the edge of the artistic hub of the Ouseburn Valley.
With a menu that changes daily, expect a seasonal showcase full of the freshest local produce with a creative spin.
The Herb Garden
Possibly the quirkiest Italian restaurant in the North East, The Herb Garden is tucked into a railway arch, around the corner from Central Station.
After being welcomed in by Herbie the horse who guards the doorway on roller skates, expect relaxed seating and soft lighting while you peruse the menu of artisan pizzas, sharing platters, creative salads and seasonal specials to tickle your taste buds.
The Herb Garden caters well for vegans and other dietary requirements, so there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check out their private dining area for up to 14 people if you’re planning a celebration!
As You Like It
If you like eclectic decor, unique food and drinks, and a fabulous atmosphere, you’ll love As You Like Its good vibes. A long-term favourite of Jesmond residents, this sprawling venue takes in 3 floors with a restaurant, 4 bars, outdoor terrace, a dedicated private events space, and a comprehensive calendar of live music events.
One of Newcastle’s most beautiful venues, be sure to check it out for your next occasion, whether you’re planning a party, celebrating an anniversary, or looking for a good night of drinks and dancing.
Located on Jesmond’s ever-popular Osborne Road, Sohe is a funky establishment bringing the vibrant flavors of Asia to the North East.
Across their menu, you can expect to discover the tastes of Japan, Malaysia, Korea and Thailand, ranging from light bites and snacks to slow-cooked curries. Expertly blended spices will tantalise your tastebuds, whatever you choose.
Complimenting their diverse food range, Sohe’s cocktail menu is one of the most imaginative you’ll find in Newcastle, with inventive combinations of exotic spirits and the freshest ingredients.
Located at the top of the Baltic flour mill turned art gallery, SIX offers fine dining with spectacular 360 views of the city, day or night.
With a delightful selection of cocktails, dining options, and afternoon tea, this spectacular setting is ideal for a romantic occasion or sophisticated celebration.
SIX also offers an exclusive private dining room for up to 24 guests on level 5 of Baltic, next to the Viewing Box, for some of the best views in the city.
Established over a decade ago and perfectly located in the hub of Newcastle’s nightlife, Tokyo bar has an established reputation for inventive and award-winning cocktail mastery.
With a unique indoor-outdoor roof terrace that hosts DJs several nights a week and a selection of areas available to hire for private parties and events, Tokyo is still one of the coolest places to hang out in Newcastle.
Florita’s Miami bar and tropical garden is a well-established venue on Newcastle’s Diamond Strip – Collingwood Street. Stepping through the door is like stepping into the hippest of Miami bars, with cool vibes and great drinks across the board.
Join the celebs that grace the VIP suite, and get your groove on the sexy dancefloor, or check out Florita’s huge outdoor garden for cold beers and fresh tunes.
Bang in the center of Newcastle’s creative hub, the Ouseburn Valley, The Cluny is a key player in the North East’s independent music scene.
Known for its live music events, good grub, and sun-soaked outdoor space, The Cluny is a favourite with locals and visitors all year round.
On the bar, you’ll find a huge range of local, independently brewed beers and ciders, as well as real ales and lagers from around the world.
Check it out for regular beer, cider, cheese and music festivals throughout the year, and for chilled vibes any day of the week.
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