Food & Drink Reviews
We’re only here for the Beer Street
Beer Street is a little oasis of calm (or micro pub, if you will) in the centre of Newcastle that has been created for beer lovers by beer loves (and, yes, as the picture kind...
Hey! Eat up your greens!
Little Green Social is a café (and bar and health food shop and social space) that has been turning a few heads since it opened in Newcastle a few months back, and with little...
Tyne & Beer
CentrAle is an independent craft beer and local ale bottleshop located in Newcastle Central Station and it’s overflowing with the good stuff.
Hark! A new bar at ARC!
If you thought that ARC in Stockton couldn’t possibly get any better, then be prepared to have those very thoughts shredded because they’ve only went and revitalised and relau...
Pub review> The Chillingham
The Chillingham in Heaton has just had an extensive make-over and they’ve really hit the ground running with a brand new food menu full of “proper” this and “gourmet” that.
Berlin! Amsterdam! Dunston!
Suzanne Hutton and Mark Hodgson took inspiration from the multi-functional spaces found in European cafes when they launched The Staiths Café at the back end of 2014, and it’s...
The cats that got the cream
Newcastle’s Mog on the Tyne is a veritable HIT! What is it? Nothing less than a gorgeous café filled with, yep, cats.
Review: Post Box
Since opening its doors to the good people of Ponteland in late January, Post Box has cornered the local market in cream teas, flavour packed big bites and enticing evening ev...
Trial Shift at the Toffee Factory
Chloe Corkhill takes a Trial Shift and the verdict is good.
The Herb Garden
Chloe Corkhill eats a frankly gorgeous pizza for breakfast in Newcastle...
Restaurant review> Sydney’s Bistro
Chloe Corkhill jumps on the train to Hexham to sample the town’s latest fabulous foodie offering.
Bar food review> Bierrex
Chloe Corkhill visits the recently opened Bierrex to indulge a penchant for bold stateside flavours, while soothing away the sorry results of the previous evening’s excesses. ...
Afternoon tea review>
The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle: Chloe Corkhill crosses her legs like a lady, secures her hatpins tightly and takes afternoon tea at the Biscuit Factory.