Immerse yourself in North East heritage with a contemporary twist

5|Quarter is located where the industrial revolution began. Ask our staff to find out more about the heritage of 5|Quarter, and our building The Common Room.

Enjoy innovative cocktails, classic wines, artisan beer and a range of hot beverages

5|Quarter, named after a coal seam that ran through the Great Northern Coalfield, is a café bar with a stylish feel and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The perfect place to socialise, meet for drinks after work, stop-off before catching the train or enjoy a cocktail before the theatre.

coffee and menu

Opening times

Tuesday - Thursday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Friday - Saturday

9.00am - 9.00pm

Sunday - Monday


Access & other info

5|Quarter is accessed from street level through our main double door entrance to The Common Room from Orchard Street. On coming into the main building the bar is then up four steps (with a double handrail) and on the right. For wheelchair and limited mobility access there is a small platform lift to the bar level. An accessible toilet is available adjacent to the bar. Tables are available at a range of heights to suit all customers. All assistance dogs are very welcome.

Find us

Located at the heart of Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter

5|Quarter is the cafe bar at The Common Room, a unique heritage venue in the centre of Newcastle, a few minutes walk from the Central Station and within easy access of the Theatre Royal, Monument and Utilita Arena.

Neville Hall,
Westgate Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE1 1SE.

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Plates of food at the Common Room

General info


Children are welcome during the day when accompanied by an adult. Under 18’s until 9pm.

Work With Us

We are always keen to meet great people, if you are interested in working for us in 5|Quarter please contact us here 

Booking Policy

Tables are available via pre-booking or walk up.

Book a table

Booking is not essential, but if you would like to book a table please send us a message via Facebook or email us at