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Blackfriars, Newcastle upon Tyne
(3.7/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
Shop and dine within the restored buildings of a 13th-century friary at Blackfriars. After sitting empty for many years, the area now houses various craft workshops and a high-end restaurant that uses locally sourced ingredients. Stop by the exhibition also located here to read up on the area's history. Take time to notice the original medieval buildings of the cloisters that are still standing today. See Blackfriars and all Newcastle upon Tyne has to offer by arranging your trip with our Newcastle upon Tyne trip builder.
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  • Not my first visit to Blackfriars but my first for a while and to be honest had forgotten how good this restaurant was , we booked for 12 but it became 13 at last minute and no issues at all , great s...  more »
  • Close to the city centre and located in a former cloister. Great setting, brilliant restaurant and a reminder that some parts of the city are pre-Georgian. 
  • a nice surprise this little "begijnhof" which seems to take life; Some craftsmen, a peaceful atmosphere in the city center, close to Chinatown.
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  • Good food and excellent service, but rather expensive
  • Despite not booking, the staff were able to accommodate us. Excellent old British food, service and atmosphere all for a reasonable price
  • First visit here was for a birthday meal and we certainly weren't disappointed. Extensive menu with some great local (Geordie) options. Excellent quality food, good atmosphere and the staff are professional and friendly. Can't wait to visit again.
  • Even if we don't go as much as we like we have a family tradition to have our 'Works-esque Family Xmas Lunch' (it's complicated...) there every year, and it was as good as ever. Great staff, great food, great place.
  • The finest first materials make up for an exquisite taste albeit in average portions! The stone building with the wooden interior add more character. Eating there is a must and a reservation is preferred if not required!