• Crowning Glory - Hawthorns Review

    Stephenson Quarter is fast becoming the place to be in Newcastle. The area behind Central Station has gained a foodie following thanks to the Boiler Shop Steamer (closed for refurbishment – come back soon please!) and last year welcomed the Crowne Plaza hotel to the Toon. Keen to embrace local traditions and ingredients, their restaurant Hawthorns is […]

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  • Smoke Me a Kipper… - The Jolly Fisherman Review

    The above was exclaimed by the Mr when we decided that a trip up the coast to Craster for some freshly smoked kippers would be a good idea. “It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining, why don’t we get some fresh seafood for lunch and go for a nice walk to Dunstanburgh castle?” Hey it’s […]

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