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Bonbar

The Assembly Rooms | Fenkle St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5XU, England
+44 191 232 8695
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“parsnips” (4 reviews)
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
The Assembly Rooms | Fenkle St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5XU, England
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent service, quality food and a wide range of drinks. Went Saturday afternoon and really quiet

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food, excellent service in a beautiful setting topped off with a brilliant jazz singer and a solo guitarist. What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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449emily, Public Relations Manager at Bonbar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Lynne, So pleased you had a lovely afternoon with us! Our next Jazz Sunday is going to be a special for Mothers Day on the 11th of March, we hope to see you soon Best wishes

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lewis was phenomenal! Because of him would 100% go back! We had a great time for £25 couldn't ask for better!

Thank aylward11
449emily, Public Relations Manager at Bonbar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So pleased you had a lovely time, we hope to see you back soon! We have our Live Jazz Sunday Lunch on the 11th of Feb with Bloody Mary trolley, it should be a great afternoon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Cocktail making masterclass with barman Lewis. He was friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable and made our whole experience very enjoyable! We were there from 18:30-20:00 and it was very quiet but that didn’t matter. Would recommend highly - great value and excellent customer experienceMore

Thank Will M
449emily, Public Relations Manager at Bonbar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi will, So pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon, we are currently running Jazz Sunday Lunches our next one is 11th of Feb followed by 11th of March for Mothers Day. It'd be great to see you back again...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

8 of us booked for a Saturday night meal. Our table was booked for 8pm but we arrived early for a few pre-dinner drinks. The bar area was fairly quiet and we noticed only 1 other table of diners. The dining area is a partitioned...More

Thank david h
449emily, Business Development at Bonbar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi David, Thank you so much for your review and we're very pleased you had an enjoyable meal. Hopefully the next time you return there will be more atmosphere! We hope to welcome you back in the New Year, perhaps for our afternoon tea next...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

I've been in Bonbar before for drinks but have to admit I wasn't aware they did food. A recommendation from Darcys hairdresser took us here last week (22:10:17)for Sunday lunch. On arrival a booth near the door was reserved for are party. We were quickly...More

Thank Peter D
449emily, Business Development at Bonbar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Hi Peter, So pleased you had such a good a good visit! We hope to be seeing you very soon! Thank you again for your valued feedback! Best wishes Jess

Reviewed 25 October 2017

We come here regularly for Sunday lunch and always love it. The management and staff are always brilliant. The food is great too and we always get looked after. We have small children and we don't like going to places that are really designed for...More

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449emily, Public Relations Manager at Bonbar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Hi Nigel, So pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the children enjoy it too! We're running great festive menus throughout December in Bonbar, with a fabulous festive cocktail list when you're next in! Best wishes Jess

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Food and drinks menu has changed drastically, food was tasteless, between us we tried 3 different draught lagers and they were all disgusting. The cocktail menu used to be great and they tasted amazing, this time there was not one with the flavours I like....More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Fabulous afternoon out! Had the wow factor! Only things that let it down was the final Cocktail was made with Prosecco (we paid for Champagne!) and we had to ask a few times for our nibbles and photos which finally came at the end!

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

My friends and I had an amazing meal celebrating my birthday at Bonbar. The free glass of prosecco was a special touch and we were even lucky enough to try out the brand new cocktail free of charge. The service was fantastic! I can't wait...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Assembly Rooms | Fenkle St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5XU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 8695
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Description
Located in the heart of the iconic Assembly Rooms building and just a stones throw from Central station, Bonbar's restaurant is a splendid addition to Newcastle city centre. With 10 elegant booths surrounding a majestic island bar, Bonbar offers a spacious yet welcoming environment to enjoy simple food, cooked well and complimented by our selection of cocktails, wines and world beers. From dinner for two in a comfy corner booth to a large dinner party this restaurant offers a touch of elegance and simplicity while you dine. Take advantage of the warmer evenings by dining al fresco on our lavish outdoor terrace complete with Newcastle's only outdoor bar. Our bank holiday barbecues are not to be missed!
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