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Begin your forever at NEWCASTLE'S FINEST engagement party venue

Embark on the journey of a lifetime at Bartholomew's, the ultimate engagement party venue in Newcastle NSW! With a striking 1920s theme and situated in a charming historic building, we provide the ideal backdrop for your celebration of love and commitment.

Tailoring a unique event

We understand that every couple has a unique story to share, and we're here to ensure that your engagement party is as special as your love story. Our flexible function spaces can be transformed to fit your vision, whether you're planning a cosy gathering or a grand celebration.


There is no fee for hiring our venue. We do have a minimum spend requirement, starting at $300 for a 30-person event, up to $500 for groups of 50 or more. 


Seamless planning and friendly staff: the perfect engagement party venue

Our dedicated team will guide you through every step of the planning process, promising a smooth and stress-free experience. From customisable menus featuring dishes made from local produce to a selection of fine wines, whiskies, cocktails, and craft beers, we have everything you need to make your event truly extraordinary.


Happy Hour

4-6 PM Wednesday to Friday is happy hour. Receive $2 off all tap beers, wines or house spirits.

Planning to raise a glass?

Renowned as one of Newcastle's best-known cocktail bars, we've earned local acclaim for our imaginative and expertly crafted cocktails for a feeling of refined indulgence. To get a feel for the kind of atmosphere we bring, check out our Instagram page. 

Get in touch with us to discuss your engagement party venue requirements

At Bartholomew's, we are dedicated to making your engagement party an event to remember. Our team is ready to listen to your requirements and work closely with you to design an event that reflects your vision. Get in touch with us now to talk about what you need for your special day—we’ll be happy to help. 

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