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Blackfriars Medieval Friary

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm, 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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“Beautifully maintained compund”
12 Jan 2018
“the square”
Blackfriars is a former Dominican 13th Century Friary and medieval buildings established in 1239. Within the complex you will find a Parlour Bar (the oldest standing bar in Newcastle), the restaurant which is believed to be the oldest purpose-built...more
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Friars Street | Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XN, England
+44 191 261 5945
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What was once the home to a large church and friary is now home to a restaurants and some craft work. The interior courtyard has some good informational signs and some of the buildings have been restored and are still in use. Interesting place.

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Been there for a dinner after a long day at a course! Food was amazing and the service was really good!!

Thank Kostas T
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

As part of my birthday my partner treated me to a meal at this restaurant. The restaurant has a great feel to it straight away. As a red wine drinker I was not disappointed in the slightest as the list is quite impressive. We had...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation for Sunday lunch.. ordered all 3 course & waited half an hr for the starter then another half hour for main course... I ordered belly pork for main course I got 1piece which was about 3 inches if that ( I buy...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had lunch here for son's birthday, food really tasty, staff attentive, beautiful surroundings, very central.

Thank Georgia S
Reviewed 12 January 2018

heritage site at the back of blackfriers with the ruins of past buildings steeped deep in history, worth a walk through from stowell st. palquards with information on the site

Thank kevchezza
Reviewed 12 October 2017

small helpings but good quality food and service. Went with relatives last year and enjoyed the venue

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Staff very friendly, food excellent well presented and cooked, pleasure to eat worth the wait. Historical surroundings.

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a lovely restaurant, and the set menu we had was great value for money. All the meal options looked great, and I had the vegetarian dishes. The risotto starter was fantastic, but the main course was a bit underwhelming, especially compared to what...More

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Impressed by the great value of the lunch time menu. Same interesting, high quality dishes as served in the evening but at great value.

Thank RosieCJK
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