Whether you’re a member of the a local group that visits the park on a regular basis; a family that enjoys weekend walks in the park; a runner that takes part in Newcastle Parkrun; or a commuter passing though on your way to work – everyone is welcome to visit and enjoy Urban Green Cafés.

Exhibition Park – Open 9am-4pm Daily
Paddy Freemans Park – Open 10am-4pm Daily

Our Urban Green Cafés have been designed with visitors in mind. They are safe, welcoming spaces for for our park users to enjoy, with seating indoor and out so you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the park while sipping on a coffee. Or you can pick something up while you’re on the go.

Urban Green Café
Exhibition Park

We have everything from locally sourced snacks you can enjoy on the go to freshly made hot bowls.

Working with local producers we’ve create a menu that includes baked goods from Big River Bakery, and tea and coffee from Ringtons.

Urban Green Café Exhibition Park
Urban Green Café Paddy Freeman's Park

Urban Green Café
Paddy Freeman’s Park

Situated by the lake this café serves drinks, snacks and sweet treats!

Event Hire

Urban Green Café in Exhibition Park is the perfect venue for meetings and events. We also offer a variety of catering options. 

Plastic Free Award for South Jesmond 2023

Urban Green Cafe has been presented with the Plastic Free Award for South Jesmond 2023 from Plastic Free Jesmond & Sandyford in recognition of our cafes’ contribution and commitment to recycling, waste reduction and sustainable practices.

We strive to make the best choices and choose to work with local businesses such as Acorn Dairy, Big River Bakery and Ringtons whose commitments to sustainability, community support and reducing waste are outstanding.