Welcome to the Roaring 1920's



A world of slick style and hard liquor



The home of live music and cabaret



Private Hire Venue



Prohibition Cabaret Bar is the award winning home of all things live entertainment for performers and audiences alike. Built specifically to provide a stage for live music, jazz, blues, folk, soul, swing, bluegrass, roots, burlesque, variety, cabaret, music hall, drag, comedy, magic, theatre, and vaudeville acts from the region and beyond and a fully fitted Private Hire venue for parties, events and live shows galore!

Established in 2015 Prohibition set up camp in a working railway arch in a cobbled back street just off the Gateshead side of the famous Tyne Bridge. In January 2019 owner Mitch Mitchell moved the whole venue; lock, stock and two oak-smoked barrels to the cobbles of the notorious Pink Lane, in Newcastle’s bustling West End, taking over the iconic former Jazz Cafe premises where he breathed new life into the old walls and brought back the true spirit of Jazz and the era that started it all!

Showcasing FREE live music every Friday and Saturday, including a dedicated Burlesque night on the third Friday of every month, a pub quiz every Wednesday, regular performances by our resident pianist and a whole variety of other live entertainment. We are LGBTQ+ friendly, dog friendly, fully accessible and very proud to be part of the Creative Central Newcastle project, encouraging a warm welcome for everyone under one roof. We also boast a fully stocked bar including local, national and international beers, ales, IPA’s, (including our very own Prohibition 33 Pale Ale produced for us by Allendale Brewery), as well as ciders, wines, stouts, porters, various soft drinks and of course, a wide range of hard liquor and spirits from all corners of the globe… just don’t go squealin’ to the old bill!


For General Enquiries please drop us a line on: prohibitionnewcastle@gmail.com

For Private Hire or Live booking enquiries it's: prohibitionbookings@gmail.com


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