Friday, January 21, 2011

Design firm restores medieval banquet hall

A medieval banquet hall has been restored to its original glory – thanks to a South Tyneside design company.

Hebburn-based Restaurant Design Associates (RDA) was appointed by the award-winning Blackfriars eaterie in Newcastle to renovate a 50-seat 13th century banquet hall.

The restaurant is one of the oldest dining rooms in the UK, dating back to 1239, and the hall was the celebrated venue used by King Edward III for receiving Scottish king Edward Balliol.

Click here to read this article from The Shields Gazette