The Black Sheep
Welcome to the Blacksheep Bar and Club Lounge.  A stylish café bar that oozes unique personality with a lively and vibrant atmosphere; vintage décor with a contemporary twist and a cracking team of staff to help make your stay with us an enjoyable one.  

Located in the heart of Ryde, The Blacksheep is the perfect venue, for any occasion, whether you are out for a drink catching up with family and friends, enjoy a delicious light bite, lunch or dinner or want to listen to superb live music or dance the night away to our resident weekend DJs.  Even if you are looking for a venue for an exclusive party, The Blacksheep Club Lounge is really the perfect place. 

By day the coolest café bar offering fresh coffee, fruit infused teas, wines, beers, hard shakes, milkshakes, smoothies and a traditional menu of freshly prepared delicious dishes for light bites, lunch or dinner.

We also have a range of delicious party menus, including canapes, buffet, sit-down dinners, party platters or finger food; available whether for exclusive parties downstairs or a get-together upstairs.

By night, ramp that up a bit more; enjoy killer cocktails and the best music and fun around!

Check out the rest of the website for everything The Blacksheep has to offer.

Opening Times

Winter Hours

Monday & Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10am - 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 2am (subject to change in Winter)
Sunday: 10am - 5pm

Food service times are: 

Monday & Tuesday: 12 noon - 3pm
Wednesday - Friday:   12 noon - 3pm & 6pm - 9pm
Saturday: 10am - 8pm (Please check in advance during Winter months)
Sunday:  10am - 4pm

Evening booking advisable, although not essential
For private hire - please enquire for more details 01983 811006 or email

Latest News

Thank you - Wightlink!

Wednesday 23 November

We would like to extend a huge thank you to Wightlink for their continued support of our creative Music programme in the Club Lounge. If it were not for their support with travel in would not have been possible to stage many of our live events - thank you! We are richer for being able to host so many great up-and-coming artists. 
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