Arc Inspirations opens Banyan Bar & Restaurant in Newcastle

Arc Inspirations, the leading bar operator across the North of England, has opened the doors to its debut site in Newcastle, Banyan Bar & Restaurant.

The new bar and restaurant launched on Saturday 30 March after undergoing an extensive £1.5m refurbishment of the former Jamie’s Italian and spans over 10,000 sq. ft. across two floors.

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. The bar boasts an innovative cocktail menu paired with quality, locally sourced food in a chic dining environment.

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.”