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House Of Smith Bar In Newcastle

Newcastle Nightlife
Thursday, 27th February, 2014

House Of Smith, Newcastle Bar Review

Think of 50s style, glitz and glamour and you are thinking of House Of Smith. It’s located on Collingwood Street aka The Diamond Strip, close to the Central Station, and like the bars in this area is more of a trendy style of environment. If you’re looking for a nicer, higher class of bar with table service, this is a contender. House of Smith is owned by The Apartment Group, who also own Floritas and Madame Koo which sit next door to HoS. It used to be called Baby Lynch, which was “The neighbourhood bar in the city” but they decided to change it to a trendy cocktail bar, much like the other bars on Collingwood Street.

The Crowd & Music

The crowd and music is much like you find throughout the Diamond Strip. As these bars are all next to each other or close by, you’ll probably find yourself bumping into the same people in bar after bar, if you’re going around these bars as that’s what a lot of people do.

Nightclub Nights

House of Smith is home to several nights including Club Tropicana, Waikiki, Pin UP, Jungle, Press Play, S@S and Say The Word.

Dress Code

You should dress up fairly smart, especially if you’re going at the weekend. A shirt and smart jeans will be fine, a jumper, smart T-shirt or

Drinks

A large selection of drinks, with cocktails starting at around £7.50, or if you’re feeling extravagant go for a full bottle of champagne or spirits including vodka, tequila, rum and whisky. Drinks prices are quite high, even for the average price of the area.

Hit Or Miss?

House Of Smith can cost £10 to get in at the weekend, and once inside the prices are huge. If you want a VIP night and want to pay for a booth and bottle service, once again this is higher than most places. Since it does not really offer anything other bars on the same street does better, I have to say you should give House of Smith a miss. It is not terrible and not the worst place to end up on a night, however there are better alternatives. Going for one drink could be feasible, but not if you have to pay for entry.

Information

House Of Smith, 26 Collingwood Street, Newcastle, NE1 1JF

Opening Hours – 7 Nights a week. Till 3AM (weekends)

Weekend Entry – £10

Dress Code – Smart Casual

Music – Comercial House/Chart/RnB/Hip Hop

Recommended Age – 20 – 30

Guestlist/VIP Service – YES

Bottle Service – YES

Food – NO

Stag/Hen – Dress Smart

Nearby BarsFloritas, Revolution, Madame Koo, Perdu


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