Scratch cards, freebies & much more: the Black Friar’s 2nd Birthday has it all!

The Black Friar, the beloved Grade II Listed pub, is turning two this August  and they're pulling out all the stops to celebrate!

After being lovingly restored and reopened in 2021, this independent gem has stolen the hearts of locals and tourists alike, and now, they want to give back in a BIG way.

The Black Friar’s second birthday

To commemorate their second anniversary, The Black Friar is splashing out with an incredible £72,000 worth of scratch card prizes.

That’s right; every single visitor in August will receive a free instant win scratch card with their bill.

It’s a win-win situation, folks!

Prizes up for grabs include free meals on the spot, tantalising free cocktails, and vouchers that can save winners anywhere between £10 to a jaw-dropping £200 on their next visit.

Cheers to that!

“We are so excited to celebrate The Black Friar’s second birthday.

“We can’t wait to see all of our friends, neighbours, and loyal guests this August – come to visit us and you’re guaranteed a prize!” exclaimed Neil Burke, the Owner and Operator of The Black Friar.

But wait, there’s more!

Whether you’re a dedicated drinker or a devoted diner, fret not because each visit entitles you to a scratch card.

Yes, you read that right – double the chances to win those mega prizes!

And that’s not the end of the fun.

From August 1st, The Black Friar is unveiling a special new birthday menu crafted by none other than the award-winning Chef Ben Chaplin and his talented team.

The Black Friar’s Birthday Menu

The “Birthday Menu” is a fantastic deal priced at just £22 for 2 delicious courses.

Your taste buds are in for a treat as you indulge in delightful summer à la carte dishes and classic pub grub favourites. Ever tried Pig’s Head Croquette with Curried Apple?

How about Spinach and Seitan Cannelloni?

Oh, and let’s not forget the mouthwatering Katsu Chicken Schnitzel!

You’ll want to save room for dessert because they’ve got a delicious Eton Mess and Lime & Chocolate Tart for you to get stuck in to.

Feeling extra peckish? Add a third course for just £7.

Oh, and music lovers, this one’s for you!

Groovy Beats at The Black Friar

Every Tuesday evening this summer, The Black Friar will be grooving to the beats of local musicians.

The award-winning Garden, perfect for soaking up the sun, is open every bright day, while the fully covered outdoor Tavern remains open for drinks daily. And don’t miss Happy Hour on weekdays from 4 pm to 6:30 pm – because happiness should be celebrated every day!

The Black Friar’s birthday extravaganza includes:

  • Over £72,000 worth of scratch card prizes up for grabs all month long.
  • A delectable “Birthday Menu” with two courses for just £22, curated by Chef Ben Chaplin.
  • Live local musicians every Tuesday evening to set the perfect summer vibe.
  • Happy Hour on weekdays to keep the good times flowing.

The Black Friar has a storied past, dating back over 200 years.

It has faced fires and adversity, but like a phoenix, it rose from the ashes, more vibrant than ever.

The current version boasts an award-winning beer garden, a cosy pub, and a grand glass room, combining the best of the old and the new.

So, if you’re up for a scrumptious feast, a chance to win fabulous prizes, and a whole lot of fun, head over to The Black Friar, located on Blackfriars Road, just a short 10-minute walk from Deansgate.

To secure your spot at the celebration, make sure to book a table on their website by clicking here.

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