Blackfriars Restaurant

Blackfriars Restaurant, Friars Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

About Blackfriars Restaurant
Blackfriars Restaurant
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Average Price: £26 to £40
Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.3 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne center (as shown on map)
Blackfriars was voted the best restaurant in the North East England Tourism Awards 2018. Originating back in 1239 Blackfriars Restaurant is located in a medieval friary where it served as the refectory for the friars, making it one of the oldest purpose-built dining rooms in the UK. The restaurant serves a classic, gutsy British menu sourcing seasonal produce from local farms and markets accompanied by a large award-winning wine list. It also has an adjoining 50 seat Banquet Hall for private parties and weddings. Above the restaurant is a Cookery School and Wine/Beer/Whisky Tasting Room. See web for events. Blackfriars was awarded; Best Sunday Lunch in Newcastle by readers of the Independent, ‘Best restaurant in the North East/Newcastle’ by readers of The Observer and Metro Newspaper. It has also gained an AA rosette, inclusion in the Which? Good Food Guide, Hardens and Michelin Guides.

Blackfriars Restaurant Customer Reviews

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Exceptional (5 out of 5)

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Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Maureen, Durham Thu, 2 October 2014

We were going onwards to the theatre, so decided to have just a mains course. The food was amazing and delicious, but not enough of it.

Liked: Everything else was fantastic.
Disliked: We want more.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Blackfriars Restaurant is #53 of 1205 things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: egm124
Tue 15 Dec, 2020
l Surprise (family arranged) 3 course meal & chilled bottle of Sauvignon Blanc arrived at our door at 5pm Friday. All in a brown paper bag with instructions on how to present & heat up where necessary...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Maysfield
Sun 15 Nov, 2020
l Last night we had a take out meal from Blackfriars which was excellent- the staff were excellent and friendly and the take out meal was delicious- the meal was part cooked but it came with...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: lisahX9535BH
Tue 3 Nov, 2020
l Had a birthday meal with my familly and the meal was outstanding The service was friendly and professional the venue was amazing so much history Will return definitely A must place to go eat or...

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Blackfriars Restaurant Friars Street, Newcastle upon Tyne