Looking for something a little different? The ground floor of the Grade 2 listed Assembly Rooms offers an alternative backdrop to any event. Following a £1million refurbishment of the lower ballroom, Bonbar’s interior offers a mix of classic Georgian architecture featuring the original ornate cornicing and columns with a contemporary twist. This unique space also features a bespoke wall  mural and exquisite centrepiece bar with timber fins

Bonbar’s restaurant and cocktail offering is a splendid addition to Newcastle city centre, during the day, the venue offers a sumptuous afternoon tea and gentleman’s afternoon tea, as well as culinary delights from our Sharing menu. In addition, the talented kitchen team serve one of the region’s best Sunday lunches. Bonbar’s stunning centrepiece island bar is fully stocked with spirits, wines and beers, and when it comes to liquid refreshment, Bonbar has an impressive reputation for carefully crafted cocktails, expertly mixed by award-winning mixologists.

With ten elegant booths surrounding a majestic island bar, Bonbar offers a spacious yet welcoming environment to enjoy simple food cooked well and a selection of cocktails, wines and world beers.

This striking suite is available for private hire on selected dates throughout the year, please contact 0191 232 8695 or email for more information.

Are you looking for:

A conference venue?

A banqueting venue?

A wedding venue?

A Christmas party venue?


Look no further, call 

0191 232 8695

to get a bespoke quote


From meeting and events space to corporate hospitality, private cocktail classes and drinks receptions, the Assembly Rooms will help you plan whatever the occasion