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On since 2022

Last update: May 2024

As You Like It is a restaurant wedding venue located in the stylish suburb of Jesmond outside Newcastle upon Tyne, England. If you're looking for a cool, quirky, and one-of-a-kind place for saying 'I do,' then this romantic destination welcomes you with open arms. Their team specialises in curating weddings that live and breathe your style, from tastefully traditional to daringly different and with options for every budget!

Facilities and Capacity

At the heart of As You Like It is their beloved function room, Frangipani, accommodating up to 120 seated guests and 200 standing. Its exposed brick and grand fireplaces create a cosy timeless atmosphere that your photographer will love. During your stay, you'll enjoy complete privacy from the restaurant's patrons with your own secret garden, terrace, and exclusive bar. This space is fully licensed for ceremonies as well, allowing you to celebrate each milestone of your special day in one convenient location.


This restaurant venue is known for its mouth-watering cuisine and endlessly creative bar offerings. A rare sight, their smoking, foaming, and flaming cocktails will amaze your guests and set the stage for an unforgettable evening. Their culinary team will curate a personalised banquet tailor-made for you, from Geordie sharing plates to Spanish feasts.

Services Offered

The dedicated wedding team at As You Like delivers five-star service, so let them do the hard work while you dance the night away till the early hours. Surrounded by twinkling fairy lights, beautiful blossom trees, and your nearest and dearest, you'll leave with memories that last a lifetime.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

Pub or restaurant
In the city

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple

Venue staff assistance:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:


Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Reviews for As You Like It

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
33 reviews
98% recommend it
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Chloe F. Sent on 02/11/2021
5 out of 5 rating

The best day!

We had our lovely wedding at the beginning of October this year. Of course we had to reschedule due to Covid from last year but this was never an issue and I can鈥檛 thank the coordinators and staff enough for making the whole process a smooth one. We had an amazing day, the staff were great, food and drinks were excellent and everyone was catered for. I honestly cannot thank you guys enough and we would do it all again! Shoutout to Megan and Maddy our wonderful coordinators who I bombarded with emails about every little detail and also the manager Kieran and the staff that worked our wedding day who made the whole day effortless and so special. Thank you guys so much! Chloe and David x
Xx Sent on 11/11/2022
1.4 out of 5 rating

Overcrowded and underwhelming

Was involved in planning and attended family wedding. It looked good on the day but layout didn鈥檛 work, tables and chairs crammed in. Could hear chefs shouting/ banging about during speeches. The meat eaters had acceptable protein but very little go with it. Veggies had a hard time eating bland watery couscous, tinned chickpeas, tinned tomatoes. Br没l茅e like scrambled eggs. Evening food lacking, fish and chip cones with no fish in. Profit margins must be huge as they don鈥檛 seem to care what guests think.
Nicola M. Sent on 09/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Breakfast

I can鈥檛 thank all the staff at As You Like It enough! Such an amazing day!!
Laura Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing venue

Amazing venue and outstanding staff. They were so helpful throughout the planning and nothing was any problem. They decorated the wedding venue perfectly and made our day so special.
Gayle Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

It was perfect

Just wanted to say a massive thanks for all your hard work arranging our wedding, Megan, it was perfect, and Bailey was fantastic on the day.
Kind regards
Mr and Mrs Harrison
Grace Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

The best day ever!

We just wanted to say a massive thank you for everything you both did to make our day on Saturday the best day ever!

We had such an amazing time and everything ran so smoothly and perfectly.

Lots of our guests commented on how much they loved the venue and how great the food was and we would definitely agree with them.

Megan, you were brilliant in the run-up with putting all the plans into place and helping when we had people drop out and Bailey you were simply fantastic on the day, you definitely made me feel calm about the whole thing!

So thanks again for all of your hard work in making the most memorable day for us both - can we do it again?!

Lots of love, Mr and Mrs Christopher xxx
Cara Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

More than we could have ever imagined

I just wanted to get in touch to say a huge thank you from myself and Chris for our wedding day. From the whole planning and lead up to the day with yourself to the day with Bailey is just more than we could ever have imagined.
Every person I still speak to from the day still go on and on about how unbelievable the food was (100% the best I鈥檝e ever had at a wedding) and the whole ambience and venue. It was just what I had always imagined and the communication and helpfulness from the whole team made it all so special. Even down to a brilliant waiter that was serving our top table on the day was just a dream! Words will never be enough to thank you for helping our day go as smooth as it did! I received my photos back last week and I still can鈥檛 believe how beautiful it all was.
Emma Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Exceed our expectations

Honestly, you guys have absolutely exceeded our expectations with everything, and we couldn鈥檛 be happier. The day was absolutely perfect, and we were so well looked after, Bailey did such a brilliant job she鈥檚 a real credit to As you like it!! Even our guests were commenting on what a fabulous job you had all done!!
Diane Sent on 20/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic day filled with love and happiness.

We had a fantastic day filled with love and happiness. It was the perfect venue for us. We already knew the food would be amazing. Thanks to them too and all the waiting and bar staff. Several of our guests commented on the fabulous food and how great the staff were.
Sue Sent on 20/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

I would recommend AYLI to all of my friends.

Just a quick email to say thank you so much for making our special day even more special. The staff were amazing they were so friendly and attentive nothing was a bother to them everything we asked them to do was done. The food was amazing so I was told as I never managed to eat mine. I did get some chips and they were lovely the children enjoyed their food and the Bar man was really cool. He was so friendly can you thank him please. I would recommend AYLI to all of my friends.
Emily Sent on 20/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Couldnt find fault with anything

Just an email to say thank you to the Bailey and the Team on Saturday.
Myself and Emily couldn't find fault with anything that didn't go to plan. Everyone commented on how they enjoyed the venue, food and had a great day.
Stephanie Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Exactly what we wanted

What we really wanted was a chilled relaxed day which reflected our personalities and that鈥檚 exactly what we got. The room was stunning, the food was beautiful, and we were really made to feel special throughout the whole day. Could not have been happier.
Fiona Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

I cannot even express how amazing this venue is

I cannot even begin to express how amazing this venue is. From every time query from a detail obsessed bride, to set up and how the day ran. The bar staff were amazing and really helped make the day, even getting up for a boogie too. It was absolutely perfect day from the perfect team. Bailey was amazing.
Laura Sent on 20/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you so much you all made our day Perfect

I just wanted to say a massive THANK YOU to you & the team for the most amazing wedding day. From start to finish everything was absolutely perfect ! I couldn鈥檛 have imagined a more amazing day and it was beyond anything I had ever expected. All of our guests have commented on the venue how beautiful the food was, they all had the best day. All of the staff were amazing! So polite and helpful. Thank you so much you all made our day Perfect
Laura Sent on 20/09/2019
5 out of 5 rating

You were all fantastic

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and all the staff on our wedding day. We had an amazing day and you were all fantastic. Can't thank you enough for all you did. Everyone commented how fantastic you all were, thank you for making our day perfect. Take care.
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