Enjoy 21st century dining in a 13th century friary

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From themed food and drink events in the Banquet Hall to Wine Tasting and Cookery School events, see what’s on at Blackfriars.
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Gift Vouchers

Buy your friends and loved ones a gift they’ll remember for years to come with a meal or event at Blackfriars.
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Award-winning. gutsy, traditional British food using seasonal produce.
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Come and view our spectacular Banquet Hall for your special day – perfect for intimate weddings, civil partnerships and receptions.
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With a range of flexible rooms, let us make your corporate event one to remember whether you opt for a wine tasting, private dining or a cookery class.
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Cookery School

Choose from hundreds of cookery classes in our purpose-built Cookery School located above the restaurant.
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Originally a Dominican friary, Blackfriars is steeped in medieval history from the 13th century.
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Private Dining

We have a range of options for private dining
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Celebrate With Us

Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, engagement or corporate event, we have the perfect venue for you in our Banquet Hall, Cookery School, Tasting Room or King’s Suite .
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Enjoy a Taste of History!

Blackfriars is a Newcastle Restaurant located in a former 13th-century refectory, believed to be the oldest dining room in the UK.  Within the complex, we also have a Cookery School, Tasting Room, Meeting Room, Banquet Hall, King’s Suite and Cloister Garden where you can enjoy a host of dining options and events.

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