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 or want to listen to superb live music or dance the night away.  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 delicious range of cakes, pastries and light lunch menu.  We also have a range of delicious party menus, including canapes, buffet, sit-down dinners parties or sexy finger food; available whether for exclusive parties downstairs or a get-together upstairs.

By night, ramp that up a bit more; enjoy killer cocktails, sharing platters and the best live music programme around - the best fun around too!

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

Opening Times

JANUARY - APRIL (additional opening times for Easter - March 2016)

Monday - Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday - Thursday 10am - 11pm
Friday - 10am - 1am
Saturday 10am - 2am
Sundays - Closed

Food service times are: 

Monday - Thursday:   12 noon - 3pm
Friday - Saturday:       12 noon - 8pm
Monthly dinner parties in the Club Lounge - please see events page for next date & menu.

For private hire - please enquire for more details 01983 811006 or email

Latest News

Eyes Are Wild

Saturday 30 April

Eyes are Wild, Waves, Sexy Pretty Things and Nakamarra 
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Platform One presents Ryde Rocks!

Wednesday 4 May

A Night of new up & coming Island bands. 
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Friday 6 May

EdwardAlice are an acoustic band from Cambridge.  
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Chalkpit Records Presents XOCHKA // Nakamarra // ECSESS

Friday 13 May

Chalkpit Records is proud to announce it's first live music event, showcasing the very best new indie artists from the Isle of Wight and South Coast. 
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The Jooles (Berlin)

Friday 20 May

The Jooles all the way from Berlin, are coming to the Island as part of their 12 date European Tour. A larger part of the band's inspirations come from the golden age of the 60's & 70's when pop music could be anything; motown, soul, beat, disco, garage rock or pop art psychelia! So you think these are just retro ......Oh no, think again. 
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