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Dominican friary which dates back to 1239 and has a long and turbulent history that included a spell as a hostel for King Henry III and as a former inner-city monastery. The restaurant, which now occupies the oldest dining room in the UK, serves guests traditional-British cooking with local seasonal produce often straight from the nearby farms and markets.

Located next to the main restaurant, Blackfriars ornate medieval Banquet Hall has been brought back to life following years of painstaking and meticulous research and restoration. The celebrated venue of King Edward III boasts authentic and bespoke banners, chandeliers, wall coverings, stained-glass windows, a large oak dining tables and matching chairs.

Learn a new skill from the professionals at one of Blackfriars popular workshops and masterclasses at their cookery school or take part in one of many events perfect for foodies hosted by the venue, from medieval banquets to Harry Potter inspired dinner parties.