Seafood

  • 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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  • 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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  • Time for Thai - Zaap Review

    The Toon loves a trend and Zaap thai street food joins the growing list of casual dining restaurants that have recently opened in the city centre. We decided to check out the latest addition to Newcastle’s dining scene, and see whether there was room for another Thai restaurant in the Toon. Walking into Zaap you’re greeted […]

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  • Pleased to Meet You - Pleased to Meet You Review

    The other day we decided that it was about time we checked out one of the Newcastle restaurants that has been on our list for a while now – Pleased to Meet You. The popular gin bar expanded last year and opened a new restaurant with top chef David Kennedy at the helm. We took […]

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  • 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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  • The Cherry on the Cake - The Cherry Tree Review

    Summer is here, and whilst the weather isn’t playing ball luckily you can visit a restaurant like The Cherry Tree in Jesmond and be instantly transported to a Mediterranean terrace, chilled drink in hand…. That’s what the Mr, LD and I thought anyway when we headed past the actual Cherry Tree that greets you as you […]

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