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

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 #82 of 1207 things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: 97phoebew, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Fri 24 Jul, 2020
l To begin with I would like to say I was impressed with the stringent Covid measures (temp taken, QR codes for menus) even though we were less than 2m away from the next couple in an empty restaurant...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: RochdaleEmilie, South Shields, United Kingdom
Thu 23 Jul, 2020
l Wow! From walking into the restaurant to leaving what a very well organised and managed system especially during these difficult times. Attention to detail well done. We went to celebrate our silver...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Hollie C, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Wed 22 Jul, 2020
l I would highly recommend this restaurant. ...The friendly service is most definitely 5 star service ***** the food is outstanding... we were treated to two glasses of fizz on arrival we ordered 3...

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Blackfriars Restaurant Friars Street, Newcastle upon Tyne