Tea and brownies at Quilliam Brothers' Teahouse
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Time for Tea at Quilliam Brothers’ Teahouse

When one of my closest friends suggested coming over to Newcastle from Durham for tea and cake this week, I had absolutely no difficulty choosing where to take her for a good ol' pot of tea, and baked goods that will impress. While there are many coffee shops in the toon, we have a distinct… Continue reading Time for Tea at Quilliam Brothers’ Teahouse

Pani's Cafe Main Course
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Sardinian Success at Pani’s Café

After a festive period full of over-indulgence and feasting, I went in search of somewhere to have a light lunch with my sister on our annual January shopping trip. Pani's Café on High Bridge in Newcastle had been recommended to me before, and I thought that this could be the perfect opportunity to sample some… Continue reading Sardinian Success at Pani’s Café

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Giant Yorkshires and Jakehead IPA – Sunday Lunch at The Tap & Kitchen

It has been a long time since I enjoyed a good Sunday roast in a restaurant. Too often you're given a plate full of tough meat, frozen Yorkshire puddings, overdone veg and what my family call 'rainbow gravy' (if you know, you know). It was an absolute revelation to have a beautiful roast dinner last… Continue reading Giant Yorkshires and Jakehead IPA – Sunday Lunch at The Tap & Kitchen

Food & Drink, newcastle, Nights Out, Restaurant Reviews

Dining Out at Chaophraya

As a general rule of thumb, I tend to avoid chain restaurants in favour of great, independent eateries. However, from the first time I ate at Chaophraya in Newcastle, I knew that this was going to be one of a few exceptions to that rule! This Thai restaurant is not only elegant and luxurious with… Continue reading Dining Out at Chaophraya

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Feasting at Francesca’s

Pizzeria Francesca is a firm favourite with families, friends, students and Jesmond locals, and has been for many years. From the moment that you step into this pizzeria, you can really see why - everything from the intimate atmosphere, to the gorgeous looking pizzas and pasta dishes, scream Italian authenticity! Francesca's delivers everything you might… Continue reading Feasting at Francesca’s

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The French Quarter, Newcastle – ‘French Tapas’ and Why It Worked For Me

I am a proud Geordie who loves Newcastle to bits and there is not often a time I can find fault in the city. However, up until recently there has been a noticeable and disappointing lack of French eateries in my beloved city. When I saw on social media that a French café, wine bar,… Continue reading The French Quarter, Newcastle – ‘French Tapas’ and Why It Worked For Me