Blackfriars Medieval Friary, Newcastle upon Tyne

3.3
#11 of 19 in Historic Sites in Newcastle upon Tyne
Shop and dine within the restored buildings of a 13th-century friary at Blackfriars Medieval Friary. 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. Plan to visit Blackfriars Medieval Friary during your Newcastle upon Tyne vacation using our convenient Newcastle upon Tyne sightseeing planning app .
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  • The mediaeval cloisters of the Dominican friary survived the dissolution of the monasteries, converted at the time into head quarters for the town's trade guilds. Some of the shields of these trades c...  more »
  • Visited here with my partner for date night, choosing the early diners 3 course special. What a treat! The restaurant was having some electrical issues but this didn't spoil our special night. If anyt...  more »
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