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City Hall

Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
+44 191 261 2606
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Uncomfortable balcony and a poor view

We were visiting to see Bill Bailey, and while the show was very good indeed, our balcony seats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, UK
Fabulous Erasure concert!! 🎼🎹🎸🎤

I had not been to the city hall for decades and had forgotten what it was like......seating fine... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF, England
+44 191 261 2606
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting to see Bill Bailey, and while the show was very good indeed, our balcony seats were far from ideal. Okay, so at 6'3" the gaps aren't necessarily designed with me in mind, but essentially sat with legs splayed so my knees could...More

Thank anthbike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had not been to the city hall for decades and had forgotten what it was like......seating fine plenty of staff at the bar and many toilets..We had a very enjoyable evening and would certainly come again.

1  Thank holiday032
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Erasure at the venue and excellent viewing, though if it had been a sit down type of show, then leg room, or lack there of, would have been an issue but on this occasion not a problem as stood all night. However,...More

1  Thank L8903MZjanes
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Went to see the lads again this year, as usual not disappointed tremendous atmosphere plenty of good music, singalong and a thought you great evening

Thank JimmyHT
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Seen a lot of acts in this theater (good and bad!) but the building is worth going into just for the look of it. Always got nice staff on who are always helpful.

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I was not expecting much after I had read other reviews.However, I was pleasantly surprised.Yes, the seats are not generous they are perfectly adequate and comfortable.We were in the balcony and had an aisle seat.The toilets have been refurbished and are very clean and don't...More

Thank Lakeland5
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Went to watch lindisfarne at the city hall as I've done before. But this time I had to get tickets in the balcony ( never again ) . I'd rather not go, than sit there. Not enough leg room for a dwarf! . This was...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We went to a concert at the City Hall last week and were really pleasantly surprised after reading some of the reviews. Yes it is a small venue (don't expect loads of leg room or large seats) but it was perfectly comfortable for a 2...More

Thank Sheeplet
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a very tired venue and the acoustics are poor. I spent several hours sitting in a seat with next to no padding left and wishing for the end of the concert, which is not what I paid a lot of money to do....More

1  Thank Roger N
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Visited the city hall to see the amazing Jools Holland and had our night spoiled by the showsec fun police. Sat in row A balcony and were told not to stand ,not to put coat over rail. Asked where coats were to be put I...More

1  Thank barry p
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5 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.