Popular Newcastle cocktail bar to open ‘cocktail cafe’ on Grey Street

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Mother Mercy will be opening their fifth location in the city centre.

A popular city centre cocktail bar, has now announced the launch of a ‘cafe’ in the town.

Mother Mercy, located on The Old George Yard, Cloth Market, is an intimate cocktail bar which is hidden away in a basement area, and is known for their unique ‘Twist of Fate’ experience, where cocktails are chosen at random.

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Serving high-quality cocktails and light bites, Mother Mercy has three other locations across Newcastle, including a bar in Fenwicks, a cocktail container at By The River Brew Co, and a sunset terrace overlooking the Quayside, also located at By The River Brew Co.

Now, the award-winning Newcastle-born bar has announced a fifth location, as they set to open the doors of a brand-new Mediterranean-inspired cocktail cafe on Grey Street.

Cafe Mercy, will be opening in the space formerly occupied by Decantus on Friday, August 25 - ahead of the August Bank Holiday weekend.

The cafe will have an exciting cocktail menu which will include Mother Mercy signature cocktails as well as brand-new additions.

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Cafe Mercy will also be offering charcuterie and small plates, to further enhance the experience.

The design of the exterior will complement the Georgian architecture of Grey Street, and the interior will be Mediterranean-inspired, reflecting the cocktail menu.

Founder of Mother Mercy, Neil Donachie said: “We are incredibly excited and proud to unveil Café Mercy to the vibrant city of Newcastle. With our successful track record in the cocktail and hospitality scene, we are delighted to be expanding our portfolio with Café Mercy, creating a place where our guests can unwind, connect, and revel in the fusion of Mediterranean influences.

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Cafe Mercy will be Mediterranean-inspired.Cafe Mercy will be Mediterranean-inspired.
Cafe Mercy will be Mediterranean-inspired. | Mother Mercy

He continued: “We are confident that Café Mercy will quickly become a favourite destination for locals and visitors alike and we can’t wait for everyone to join us in this exciting new chapter and experience Café Mercy for themselves.”

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