Newcastle welcomes Banyan Bar & Restaurant

Banyan Bar Newcastle

Leading northern bar operator Arc Inspirations has opened the doors to its new Banyan Bar & Restaurant venue in Newcastle.

The former Jamie’s Italian site underwent an extensive £1.5m refurbishment, and spans over 10,000 sq ft across two floors.

The new venue presents a “chic dining environment”, serving quality, locally-sourced food alongside an “innovative” cocktail menu.

Banyan Newcastle is the ninth Banyan Bar & Restaurant to open in the north of England, joining the company’s core brands, Manahatta and The Box.

Martin Wolstencroft, chief executive of Arc Inspirations, said: “We’re delighted to have finally opened the doors to our first-ever bar in Newcastle.

“We see this as a perfect location and a great starting point for us to further build on our award-winning portfolio, as we continue to invest in our core brands Manahatta, Banyan Bar & Kitchen and The Box.”

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