Food & Drink Reviews
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.
Barn Asia now Electric East. Huh?
One of our favourite restaurants, Barn Asia, is no more. Boo! But it’s back as Electric East. Hooray!
What do you do when you’ve got a gorgeous venue, an excellent menu, and a 3am license? Simple, says Chloe Corkhill, make everyone happy.
The Stand Bistro
The Stand is the new comedy club in the centre of Newcastle, but they have a bistro too (open to all – not just comedy fans) and Rosie Marsh discovered that it’s a quite a gem...
Join Robert Meddes as he eats some bread in Ernest. It’s increasingly rare to come across a restaurant that doesn’t garland itself with the sobriquet “famous”, particularly w...
The Blonde Barrel Bar & Kitchen
The people behind the lovely No. 28 in Newcastle have just opened a new joint. Hannah Layford chows down.
Cheesy Christmas present
Cheesy Christmas present If we all play our cards right then it should be Christmas later this month and you’ll be in need of cheese. The Northumberland Cheese Company have t...
Zapatista Burrito Bar
Zapatista is Newcastle’s first burrito bar. And what do you know, it’s a real gringo star. I popped into HMV the other day and actually bought something.
Pet Lamb Patisserie, Unit 165, Grainger Market, Newcastle.
Cake counts as one of your ‘five a day’ It’s true! And we like to satisfy our cake-holes at the divine Pet Lamb Patisserie in Newcastle.