The Black Sheep
Welcome to the Blacksheep Bar and Club Lounge, a stylish and contemporary café bar located in the heart of Ryde. Whether you are out for a drink, looking for a delicious meal or want to listen to superb live music, it’s the perfect venue for any occasion. 

Our calendar of events features some of the Islands finest musicians alongside appearances from top international performers as well as up and coming artists from the UK music scene. Plus watch this space for news of upcoming Burlesque, Comedy, Tasting events and more…

The Club Lounge is also available for private hire and is perfect for parties whether you are looking for something for 15, 50 or 150. So if you’re thinking of having a party, click on the ‘Parties and Hire’ tab above to find out more! 

Opening Times


December 2014
Sundays 12 noon - 11pm
Monday - Thursday 10am - 11pm
Friday - Saturday 10am - 2am

Christmas Eve:
Main Bar 10am - 1am
Club Lounge 9pm - 3am - DJ Omar - Christmas & Party Anthems

Boxing Day:
Main Bar 10am - 11pm
Club Lounge 9pm - 2am - DJ Nipsy - Funk, Soul and Rhythm and Blues - smokin'

New Year's Eve:
Main Bar 10am - 1am
Club Lounge 9pm - 2am - Party time and free bubbles!

11 January - 29 January 2015 - CLOSED FOR REFURB

Email: for guest list invitation - first 100 only guaranteed - get in early it will be a special night!

We will also open at unscheduled times for private hire - please enquire for more details 01983 811006 or email

Food Service

Monday & Tuesday 12 noon until 3pm & when open Mon & Tues evening 6pm - 9pm
Wednesday to Saturday      12 noon until 3pm & 6pm until 9pm
Sunday                                12 noon until 3pm & 6pm until 9pm when open Sundays

Check opening dates & times above

Latest News

December events & Christmas Parties

Friday 12 December

Check out the full list of events on at The Blacksheep this month. We also have the perfect private party venue in the Club Lounge. Don't miss the delicious new dishes on our sharing boards & small plates menu & fabulous Christmas Cocktails & 2-4-1 promos. The Blacksheep is the place to be this Christmas for a very happy Christmas!!  
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GRAND RE-OPENING NIGHT - A night not to be missed!

Friday 30 January

For our dedicated followers and avid customers we will have a few special treats in store over the opening weekend. Win a dinner party for 20; a private party for 50 in the Club Lounge; and lots of other goodies to welcome in the 'New Look' Blacksheep. Like our facebook page and email Annie to get on the guest list for the opening weekend. Only the first 100 applications can be guaranteed an invite, so get that request in early! Send to - Happy Christmas & a very happy, healthy and fun New Year! 
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