Food & Drink Reviews
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.
Restaurant review: artisan
This a restaurant that makes eyebrows emigrate to hairlines, so stupifyingly delicious is the food. Like everyone else she’s spoken to in the last fortnight, Chloe Corkhill ur...
Our favourite sandwich shop is celebrating 25 glorious years in the biz. Hooray!
Restaurant review> Paradiso
Newcastle’s wonderful Paradiso have just got themselves a new stone oven and Rosie Marsh couldn’t wait to give it a whirl.
The Beverage report
Could anything be lovelier than Tea On The Green? Unlikely says Robert Meddes after popping in to this new tea-room which is situated right in the centre of Newcastle.
Restaurant/bar: The Jam Jar
The Jam Jar is the latest establishment to open in Jesmond and it appears to be the missing jigsaw piece in Osbourne Road’s booming social scene says Rosie Marsh.
Like New York! In Wallsend!
It’s a swanky bar! It’s a hotel! It’s not adverse to a party! It’s Manhattans in Wallsend which, despite only opening earlier this year, has already bagged itself a loyal band...
Carluccio’s Restaurant Review
Carluccio’s, the world-famous eatery founded by renowned Italian chef Antonio Carluccio, finally opened its doors in late July on Newcastle’s swanky Grey Street.
Pub review> The Duke of Wellington
The Duke of Wellington? Didn’t he invent the portaloo or something? No matter, he’s now best known for giving his name to this very fine pub which is under new management.
Tea! Art! Music! Cinema!
Quilliam Brothers Tea House in Newcastle is, as the name hints at, a Tea House, but – OH! - it’s so much more than that…
Brown’s Salt House
Rosie Marsh lands a real catch down the coast at Cullercoats.