County Durham, Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, North Tyneside, northumberland, Restaurant Reviews

Festive Afternoon Teas in the North East

It's finally December! The most wonderful time of the year is about to become even more wonderful, because all over the North East, restaurants and hotels are serving some really spectacular festive afternoon teas. I am a huge fan of afternoon tea and have sampled many a dainty turkey and cranberry sandwich in my time.… Continue reading Festive Afternoon Teas in the North East

Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, Nights Out, Restaurant Reviews

The Return of Hadrian’s Tipi

I couldn't quite contain my excitement when it was first announced that Hadrian's Tipi was returning to the lovely city of Newcastle! Last year it was my favourite place to go for a cup of mulled wine and to get into the Christmas spirit. Now, it's come back with a vengeance! Whilst the Tipi itself… Continue reading The Return of Hadrian’s Tipi

Days Out, newcastle

Getting Into the Christmas Spirit at the Living North Christmas Fair

From the moment I stepped into the huge white marquee in Exhibition Park and smelled my favourite White Company Winter Candle, I knew the Living North Christmas Fair was going to be just the thing to get me into the Christmas spirit. Having been to the Fair at its previous venue, Newcastle Racecourse, I was… Continue reading Getting Into the Christmas Spirit at the Living North Christmas Fair

Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, Nights Out, Restaurant Reviews

Luncha Libre Food Battle: The Best of Mexican Food at Wylam Brewery

What a surprise, I'm back writing about Wylam Brewery! I just can't get enough of this place and when I saw on Facebook that they were holding a Mexican Food Battle, I just had to go. On the 14th October, my university friends and I had a little reunion at the Palace of Arts in… Continue reading Luncha Libre Food Battle: The Best of Mexican Food at Wylam Brewery

Days Out, northumberland

A Day Out In Bamburgh

The Northumberland Coast is a stretch of quaint seaside towns, stunning, uninterrupted beaches, history and great pubs and restaurants. No part of the coastline represents this more than Bamburgh! As a child I went to Bamburgh Castle and had a fab time exploring the craggy castle by the dunes, but I've returned to the town… Continue reading A Day Out In Bamburgh

Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

Blackfriars Restaurant: My Experience of NE1’s Restaurant Week

Last week, 7th-13th August, saw restaurants across Newcastle join in with NE1's extremely popular Restaurant Week. Having been out for dinner during Restaurant Week once before and had a fairly average experience, I was hoping for something great this time. I had a look at the menus of the restaurants taking part and decided on… Continue reading Blackfriars Restaurant: My Experience of NE1’s Restaurant Week