Food & Drink Reviews
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...
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.