My Top 10 North East Discoveries of 2018 So Far

What a time to live in the North East of England! This year has seen so many exciting things happening in Newcastle and the surrounding areas - not only are we playing host to The Great Exhibition of the North, but I have been so blown away by how many fantastic bars, cafes, restaurants and…

Northumberland Arms Sunday Roast

A Guide to Sunday Roasts in the North East

There's nothing I love more than a good, hearty Sunday roast with all my family. Thankfully the North East has a huge number of fantastic restaurants that serve up a cracking roast! From traditional pubs, to former monasteries, breweries and castles, this region has such a wide range of places to go for Sunday lunch.…

Amble Marina

The Perfect Day Out in Amble

Last bank holiday weekend, I spent the most magical day with family and friends in the coastal town of Amble in Northumberland. I'd only ever visited Amble before on a handful of occasions, and never got the right weather to truly make the most out of this lovely little seaside town on the Northumberland coast.…

Tealicious Evenings

Tea Cocktails and Cake at Tealicious Tearoom

Tea cocktails, platters full of cake and the quaintest of surroundings - this pretty much sums up Tealicious Tearoom's fantastic new venture: Tealicious Evenings! When I went to university in Durham, I was a dedicated regular at Tealicious, and I even spent a wonderful year working there as a waitress - I loved it that…

Fine Indian Cuisine at Amaani Durham

I am a huge fan of Indian food and have eaten my way around many of the Indian restaurants in the North East over the years, as well as my fair share of beautiful curries and street food in India itself. So, when I received an invitation to dine at Amaani Durham, I was absolutely…

Blackfriars Restaurant Newcastle

Sunday Lunch at Blackfriars Restaurant

Anyone who has been following my blog for a while now will remember how much I love Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle! We first visited this 13th-century dining room that has served as everything from a Dominican Priory, to a hostel for King Henry III, during NE1's Newcastle Restaurant Week 2017. We were impressed not only…