Honest Food with Northern Charm

"There is a real joy in coming to Northern Stage for dinner... There's something of an air of anticipation around the place, and being part of something." Metro 

Serving a range of classic and mediterranean dishes as well as daily specials using locally sourced produce, McKenna’s Café Bar at Northern Stage is a little gem of in the heart of Newcastle offering ‘Honest Food with Northern Charm’.

Open during the day for teas, coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner the Foyer Cafe Bar has always been famed for its friendly atmosphere on show nights with audiences, actors and creatives mingling in a buzzing atmosphere. 

McKenna's also offers a range of draught and local bottled beers, wines, spirits and a specialist gin list. 

Become a member at Northern Stage to save 10% on drinks (excludes hot drinks).

Summer 2019 Cafe Bar Menus

Daytime Menu (served throughout the day on non-performance days and until 4.30pm on performance days)

Evening Show Menu (available on evenings when there are performances) - a new Evening Show Menu will be available in autumn 2019

Find out more about the food and drink at McKenna's.

Function Menus

The following menus are for private hire events at Northern Stage.

Please ensure your final catering order is placed a minimum of 48 hours before the event and includes all menu selections, number of guests, timings and dietary requirements (where applicable). 

    Our everyday menu for catered events before 5pm

    Our everyday menu for catered events after 5pm 

    A range of menus to tickle your taste-buds this Christmas

      Outside or self-catering of events at Northern Stage is not permitted. McKenna's kindly request that catering orders are for the actual number of guests attending the event and do not assume either over or under-catering. If you require clarification about anything at all please contact McKenna's. 

      Opening Times

      Mon - Sat from 9.30am (closing at 6pm on Mon).
      Breakfast served until 11.30am

      Booking is recommended for pre-theatre dining. 


      Contact McKenna's

      Email: [email protected]
      Tel: 0191 242 7242