Reviews

  • Tipi Treats - Vallum Farm Review

    It’s December so it’s time to get festive and eat ALL the food. We headed to Vallum Farm where they are serving Sunday Lunch in a tipi – complete with lots of twinkly lights and fire pit in the middle. What could be more festive than that?!

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  • Bangin’ Bites - Sushi Me Rollin' Review

    There’s something exciting about sushi isn’t there? It’s not just a meal, it’s a fusion of art and food. We visited Sushi Me Rollin’ recently to see how strong their raw fish game was.

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  • Colonel Cuts the Mustard - Colonel Porter's Emporium Review

    Ever heard of Colonel Porter? Apparently he invented Newcastle Brown Ale in the 1920’s and travelled around the world distributing it. We paid a visit to the “Tavern, Botanical Garden and Rhum Bar” named after him to check out the grub on offer.

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  • Dene Delights - Jesmond Dene House Review

    Is there any better way to while away the hours on a lovely sunny day than with a friend and a good afternoon tea? Jesmond Dene House has been touted as having the best afternoon tea in Newcastle, so we wanted to see if it was true…

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  • Festive Feast - Blackfriars Review

    We ended 2017 with a much anticipated Toon Lunch Club in the oldest dining room in the UK. Dating back to 1239, Blackfriars is the former refectory of a friary where the monks used to tuck into their bowls of vegetable pottage (stew). We were hoping for something a little more elaborate when we visited […]

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  • Apres-ski - The Cheese Run Review

    Christmas is over and we’re in that weird lull where no-one is exactly sure what to do. If you’re sick of turkey and fancy something a little different, how about hitting the slopes and experiencing a little bit of après-ski right in the heart of Newcastle?

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  • Quality and Quantity - Burger Review

    What makes for a great dining out experience? Obviously good quality, well-cooked and presented food is a pre-requisite. The other factors that come into play are the ambience of the restaurant and service. Service can really make or break the experience, and when it’s good you leave feeling like you’ve had the best meal ever.

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  • Coast Roast - Coast Kitchen & Bar Review

    Sunday Lunch, Sunday dinner, Sunday roast… whatever you call it, it has to be one of the most iconic and comforting Great British meals. We took a trip to the seaside to see how Coast Kitchen & Bar‘s roast faired.

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  • Good Honest Grub - Dog Leap Cafe Review

    Where is the last place you’d expect to find a chef with a Michelin-starred background setting up shop? I’d say a Cathedral café is pretty high up the list. But that’s exactly where Dean Eccles is turning out deliciously hearty home cooked grub.

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  • Hidden Treasure - Lost & Found Review

    I love discovering new places to have a leisurely brunch with friends. Like afternoon tea, there’s just something about a meal in between mealtimes that screams decadence.

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