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Blackfriars Restaurant

Friars Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XN, England
+44 191 261 5945
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (104 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Friars Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Superb service..10/10 Really nice setting and comfortable. We had 6 meals and five were very good.. the "Fish of the day" was the smallest piece of Salmon I've seen... and I'm approaching 70. But that was the only negative.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Firstly, the booking sysytem was simple and efficient. On arrival , we were greeted and seated by pleasant staff who were really friendly. All the staff , front of house, waiters, waitresses and bar staff were really excellent. friendly, smiley but in an intrusive or...More

1  Thank PhilM0608
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and myself had an excellent lunch today. The setting staff and food could not be bettered. Planning to revisit next month to celebrate our daughters birthday. cant think of anywhere better. The bar person was so helpful we had a lovely bottle of...More

1  Thank Brian and Janic... m
Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing food friendly and great service by staff and pleasant surroundings. had set menu which was very filling well worth a visit

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my mum went here for lunch,it was 2 courses 4 £15 ,we both had pork fillett with leeks and mash potato.The pork was bit fatty but tasty,leeks were too salty for me but not for my mam,also the mash was cold.We had hot...More

1  Thank BennyAlgoKarli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to rest after shopping or have a meal before going to St James Park Blackfriars can tick either box. Newcastle is such a compact City your never really very far from anywhere and Blackfriars is a bit off the beaten path but...More

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my other half here for a birthday treat and it was fantastic. Great service and friendly staff. We will definitely be back! Thanks.

1  Thank JohnDK1995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked here for pre Christmas treat. Had previously looked at the reviews and checked out a video online. Arrived a little early for our meal but staff were very accommodating towards us great selection of mouthwatering choices. And all food was to the highest standards...More

1  Thank Les M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us ate here during restaurant week so I appreciate that the normal full menu was not on offer. It was 3 courses for £18 and we all decided to opt for 3 each. I had the ham and piccalilli to start which...More

Thank jacklou15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pigeon pasty starter very good, Chicken Kiev was dry and the spinach accompanying it was tough. Service was slow.

Thank Alison2506
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yvonneandmartin
19 January 2018|
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Response from Mark A | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant has a web site and I am sure they will have a lunch menu on it
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julie s
25 August 2016|
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Response from petermc2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Amulti storey, Stowel Street. On street parking Bath lane, Stowell street and next to resaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$74
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friars Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XN, England
  • Public Transportation: Newcastle Central Station
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 5945
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Description
Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle is Britain���s oldest purpose-built restaurant, dating back to 1239 when it was used as a refectory by hungry monks. Luckily the food is a bit more modern, and the award-winning menu and historical surrounds have made this one of Newcastle���s most popular restaurants. Whether you���re dining in the candlelit medieval banquet hall, the intimate dining room or the garden terrace, be sure to arrive early for a delicious cocktail at the bar. The menu never fails to impress, and favourite dishes include the wild rabbit stew with prunes, roasted almonds and Jerusalem pur��e and grilled scallops with roast pumpkin, French beans and beetroot coulis. Blackfriars Restaurant has an acclaimed wine list.
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