Newcastle Dining

  • 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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  • Newcastle Restaurant Week

    It’s that time again – NE1 Restaurant Week starts tomorrow (Monday 7th August) and runs until Sunday 13th August. Twice a year Newcastle’s best restaurants offer up special fixed price menus, with the idea being that you try somewhere new or make the most of an excuse to visit an old favourite!

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  • Pig Out - Kracklin Review

    Sometimes you don’t want a fancy meal, sometimes you just want a really good sandwich. Newcastle is awash with burger places and smokehouses, but until recently it’s been seriously lacking in decent sandwich places. To call Kracklin a ‘sandwich place’ is doing it a bit of disservice though. The first impressions we had were this place is COOL. Small […]

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  • Greed is Good - Rub Smokehouse Review

    Rub Smokehouse is one of the latest contenders in the ‘dude food’ battle – basically the bigger the portion, the better. Think double cheeseburgers INSIDE calzone pizzas, towering mountains of belgian waffles and fried chicken and every man versus food (#foodporn) dish imaginable. Greed is good here people! The restaurant is in The Gate complex, […]

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