After all, the place has also sometimes been known as Château Neuf, and it remains noted for its Medieval European castle, as well as for its large Catholic minority.
I have been to Newcastle twice this week, and on both occasions I have noticed Lebanese restaurants, each time in a different part of town. I should ask them which lot of Lebanese they are. Either way, they will know whether or not Arab Christians eat halal meat. If they do, then that settles the matter of whether there is anything wrong with it in principle.