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City Hall

Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
+44 191 261 2606
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Went to city hall to see Shakin Stevens and was very disappointed with show and venue. The City... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maureen A
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Lovely old building but most definetley in need of some internal TLC

Went to see Bowiemania on Saturday night. Fantastic show but a bit disapointed by the venue. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynne W
Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
+44 191 261 2606

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to city hall to see Shakin Stevens and was very disappointed with show and venue. The City Hall should be closed or refurbished. The toilets smell to high heaven, the Security were darting around stopping people from dancing and taking pictures, the seats are...More

Thank Maureen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see Bowiemania on Saturday night. Fantastic show but a bit disapointed by the venue. I realise City Hall is an old building but that is no excuse for very poor facilities. The bars were basement level as were the toilets and the stench...More

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a venue City Hall is tired. Queue for the ladies had about 60 people in it. Forget a drink at the bar as it gets 30 people deep down in that basement and very hot. During the performance the suited and booted security staff...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came for my daughter sings event. The staff were helpful and the place was nice to be in. it is an old building it has history to it. there may be parts of it that could be better but you have to look at...More

Thank scorpian999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here to see Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox in March 2017. I was impressed by the décor, the history of the place. It is looking tired but then it is old, it needs money spent on it. I didn't go the bar so I...More

Thank Kim_Flitter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Jimmy Carr as a group, seated row C in the balcony, great view, comfortable seats, bar is a nightmare, needs an in and out section to get some sort of organisation, chaotic at best

Thank Liampc67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not here to knock the City Hall, I've been coming here for years. Yes it's looking a bit tired but it's all expense. Always a good atmosphere, even when not full. Only disappointing part on this particular night was all the people who had...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited the City Hall on numerous occasions over the years and have seen many bands and shows there. Consequently, I don't want to portray it negatively in anyway but have to say the seating is cramped and uncomfortable. There is now an easy...More

Thank Carol54321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before the Metro Arena this was the largest city venue to see live bands and you name them and they've been

Thank thefooddood
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This old established venue is still the best for character and atmosphere. I've been coming here for many years and still love the old place. Over the years I've seen everyone from the Rolling Stones to the Northern Symphony Orchestra. The ticket office is now...More

Thank Topman4
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best seats for customers that are 6ft4?
6 February 2017|
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Response from cheryltodd1959 | Reviewed this property |
I think Row M in the stalls as there is absolutely loads of leg room. Defo not front row balcony. Check the seating plan tho first before you book.