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History Tour of Blackfriars Restaurant with Lunch

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Experience a unique heritage tour and fine-dining experience at Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle.

Explore the long and turbulent history of Blackfriars in Newcastle, a 13th-century former Dominican friary and is steeped in medieval history and now is home to an award-winning, fine dining restaurant.

Dating back to 1239, Blackfriars lays claim to being the oldest dining room in the UK, the jewel in Newcastle’s medieval past, and a stalwart of the local dining scene.

Take part in a fascinating 45-minute guided tour of the Grade I Scheduled Ancient Monument followed by a 3-course set lunch in the restaurant, with wine and coffee.

Blackfriars is owned by award-winning restaurateur Andy Hook who also runs Dobson & Parnell on Newcastle Quayside and Hinnies Restaurant in Whitley Bay.

Useful information about the tour:

  • £32.50 per person and includes a tour of Blackfriars and a 3-course set lunch, glass of house wine, local beer or soft drink.
  • After buying your ticket(s), please email or phone 0191 261 5945 to check our availability. We’ll do our best to book you onto the next available tour though may need 2 or 3 days' notice.

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Opening Hours

Mondays & Thursdays at 11.30am. Pre-booking essential.

Telephone: 0191 261 5945


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