Your NE1 Guide To Boxing Day
Father Christmas may have flown away for another year and the dishes might be piling up back home, but there's no stopping the festivities on the streets Newcastle
Time to ditch the PJs and hit the Toon! Start the day as you mean to go on and head on over to Blake’s coffee house on Grey Street. A renowned brekkie institute serving the finest veggie sausages, egg-based dishes and sweet treats - all washed down with a delicious cup of coffee!
LAS IGUANAS BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH
Get into the Boxing Day spirit bright and early with a trip to Las Iguanas on Grey Street, where you'll be greeted with a brilliant bottomless brunch! Choose a sumptuous starter, tuck into a marvellous main and say cheers to the holiday season with unlimited prosecco or draught beer for as little as £24.95! What a way to celebrate!
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN AT TYNESIDE CINEMA
Wander over to Pilgrim Street for a special Boxing Day viewing of Singin’ in the Rain! Grab the popcorn, get comfy with your chums and transport yourself to 1920s Hollywood for a romantic musical!
NEWCASTLE’S CHRISTMAS MARKETS
Slide into Boxing Day with a trip to the Toon’s sparkling Christmas Markets. Make sure you visit the festive fairground over on Blackett Street. Expect to see twinkling carousels, Santa trains and the exhilarating Toboggan Run. Go racing through the Toon and make sure you smile at the bottom for a photo finish! Festive families can also try out Northumberland Street’s awesome Helter Skelter bar, take in stunning views of Northumberland Street and make special seasonal memories as the market lights up the city as the afternoon draws in.
BOXING DAY FAMILY BANQUET - ADULTS: £39.95, CHILDREN £15.95 AT THE VERMONT HOTEL
Dress up in your new festive gear and head over to The Vermont Hotel, where a delicious Boxing Day family banquet will be served in the glorious Gold Room. Starters will be followed by a beauty of a banquet ready for you to carve, just like you would at home. Served 1pm - 5pm this Boxing Day.
À LA CARTE MENU AT TOMAHAWK STEAKHOUSE
Tomahawk Steakhouse is rolling out even more festive fun, and we like what we're hearing! Head over to the popular Quayside spot for their delicious à la carte menu. Start your Boxing Day feast with duck pancakes, get stuck into mains including a sizzling 12oz sirloin steak bursting with flavour with sides such as glazed mac 'n' cheese and beer battered onion rings. Something sweet to finish? Round off a fine dinner with Tomahawk's stunning toffee apple crumble - it's Christmas after all!
Swing by STACK for sips, scran and socialising this Boxing Day. With stacks of foodie outlets on offer, as well as the super festive Hadrian’s Tipi for a drink or two, there's plenty to keep you entertained this Boxing Day!
It's not known as one of the finest streets in Europe for nothing! Gather the gang and venture over to Grey Street to continue your Boxing Day festivities! Sophisticated sipping can be found over at Harry’s Bar, wine- lovers can settle in at Barluga and those after a killer cocktail should head to All Bar One! harrysbarnewcastle.com / barluga.co.uk / allbarone.co.uk
Wander over to Newcastle’s beautiful Quayside and visit some of NE1’s most popular party bars! From bottles of fizz over at Pitcher & Piano, to refreshing craft pints at The Bridge Tavern, this Newcastle hotspot is a vibrant part of town you can’t afford to miss!
JUNGLE - HOUSE OF SMITH
A party place that screams plush surroundings, make sure you tick House of Smith off your Boxing Day club list! With cool cocktails aplenty and champagne flutes flowing as the night goes on, make sure you visit this glamorous spot for their Jungle Boxing Day special!
BOXING DAY - THECUT
Head to theCUT this year for a festive bash bringing the sounds of Shake, Jukebox and Dragnet under one roof! Expect to hear everything from indie and disco, to soul, reggae and rock ’n’ roll classics. Get in early for £4 guestlist entry before midnight!
DJs & events
CLUBLAND BOXING DAY - O2 ACADEMY NEWCASTLE
Journey over to the O2 Academy Newcastle and transport yourself to disco heaven as Clubland hits the Toon once again! With two rooms buzzing with great tunes to help get the party popping, Boxing Day party- goers can expect special appearances from the likes of Dee Dee, Micky Modelle and Ikon favourite, Jeff Scott. We can’t think of any better way to burn off those Christmas calories.
THE HOLLY BALL 2019: ENCHANTED FOREST - AS YOU LIKE IT
The Holly Ball is a must-attend event when it comes to the festivities in the city, and the folk at As You Like It have got us covered once again! This year, party-goers can dance the night away as the magical enchanted forest party bonanza kicks off! Expect merry music, brilliant bellinis and the glitziest gowns in town! What’s more? All proceeds will go to the The Chronicle Sunshine Fund & St Oswald's Hospice. Way to go guys! The perfect way to party and support local charity! asyoulikeitjesmond.com
BOXING DAY DOSA - HOOCHIE COOCHIE
Work off those pigs in blankets with a six-hour dancefloor extravaganza at Hoochie Coochie! The groove masters recently introduced DOSA (Disco On Sunday Afternoon) to Toon party-folk earlier this year, and the disco marathons have become so popular that the team have decided to throw a huge Boxing Day party! Hosted by DJs Warren & Hollie The Disco Dolly, expect a vibrant mix of underground disco bangers from all the golden eras.
LIVE LOUNGE - FILTHY'S
Get your boogie on at Filthy’s! Situated at the top of the Bigg Market, Filthy’s is a famed Toon party hangout renowned for its signature cocktails and live entertainment. This Boxing Day, the team are hosting their very own Live Lounge soirée! Expect killer soundtracks from resident DJs throughout the evening and into the early hours, try one of their sensational jam jar cocktails and bask in the Boxing Day festivities!
OOMPAH PARTY NIGHT - STEIN BIER KELLER
Tootle over to Bier Keller on the Bigg Market for a night of oompah fun! Grab your friends and sing your heart out to classics at Bier Keller’s Boxing Day bonanza! Sip on seasonal Bavarian steins, show off your killer moves and
belt out all the cheesy classics you know and love! Reserve your bench now and enjoy a night of Bavarian Boxing Day fun!