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“Excellent Lunch”

Blackfriars Restaurant
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$74
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Newcastle Central Station
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.
York, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent Lunch”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We ate here a few weeks ago for lunch on a Saturday. Very cosy atmosphere in historic building., Staff were friendly and attentive and food very good quality and very good value. Would definitely recommend

  • Visited April 2014
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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274 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Well worth the experience”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We were 4 and all were very pleased with everything. Cozy medieval structure restaurant in a charmy square serving delicacies like black pudin with pork made to perfection, with a very well thought cost/benefit wine list. Congratulations for the owners, Chef and waiters.

  • Visited April 2014
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Fantastic food and fabulous staff”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Just arrived home having celebrated our wedding anniversary at the restaurant, fabulous food and the staff were great. Had a wonderful evening. Thank you

  • Visited April 2014
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Another 5 STAR evening.......”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Another evening of fine dining supported by a wonderful Front of House Team.....we celebrated a friends 50th birthday last night and couldn't have had a better evening......delicious 2 courses and sides accompanied by superb wine with indulgent liqueur coffees and cheeky nightcaps to finish!
Great value for money restaurant with all the finest trimmings and ambiance you look forward to on a special night, Blackfriars never disappoints! Hats off to the remarkable Head Chef and his Merry Kitchen men and A huge Thankyou to all the Front of House who carry out an extremely professional role with an exquisite personal touch! Looking forward to future dates already booked to return!

  • Visited April 2014
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“FOOD LOVERS”
Reviewed 26 April 2014

BLACKFRIARS as the name suggests is derived from the monks of that name& the restaurant, is a gem in itself serving a plentiful fare of many kinds for any taste, there wine is a dream& its also inside of CHINATOWN where you can sample different culinary delights.

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