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

Overall Average Score: 
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 #70 of 1231 things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Mo H
Sun 10 Oct, 2021
l Visited with family including 3 vegans. Lovely Vegan Sunday lunch and vegan trifle. The meat eaters enjoyed their lunch too. Excellent attentive staff and lovely setting in an old Friary.

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: colin h
Thu 7 Oct, 2021
l The food was absolutely amazing along with great customer service and atmosphere at a great location. I always believe in giving a reward and tipping for excellent food and service but to be told...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: vicky l, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Tue 5 Oct, 2021
l Lovely evening, fabulous food, fabulous service and lovely warm atmosphere!!! What more can you want??x

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Blackfriars Restaurant Friars Street, Newcastle upon Tyne