Heaton Perk Cafe
Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

A Day Out in Heaton

Having recently started a job in the middle of Heaton, I have come to believe that this leafy suburb is the most underrated area of Newcastle! Before I started spending a great deal of time in Heaton,  all I really associated it with was students, student housing and even more students. I have to admit,… Continue reading A Day Out in Heaton

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

Food & Drink, newcastle, Nights Out, Restaurant Reviews

Cocktails at The Laundrette

Famous for its 'Cocktails and Carbs' philosophy, The Laundrette has been a very welcome addition to the restaurant/bar scene in Newcastle city centre. I've seen so many amazing pictures and great reviews of this place over the last week or so since it opened, so I just had to try it out. Organising a catch… Continue reading Cocktails at The Laundrette

The Butterfly Cabinet Heaton
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Back at The Butterfly Cabinet for Breakfast

On my day off last week, my sister and I decided to go out for breakfast together at The Butterfly Cabinet on Heaton Road. I honestly could not believe that I hadn't been to, what used to be my favourite café, for over three years! It was about time I returned to agonise over one… Continue reading Back at The Butterfly Cabinet for Breakfast

Days Out, Food & Drink, newcastle, Restaurant Reviews

Mason and Rye: Newcastle’s Perfect Patisserie Pit Stop

The long days of Christmas shopping in bustling Newcastle are nearly upon us, and so I thought it would be a good idea to tell you all about a café that I think is the perfect place for a pit stop after many hours searching for the perfect silver wrapping paper to match your Mum’s… Continue reading Mason and Rye: Newcastle’s Perfect Patisserie Pit Stop

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Violets Cafe: A Quayside Gem

One of my favourite things to do when I have a weekend off work is to go somewhere new for breakfast. It's all well and good making your own breakfast, but for me it just tastes that much nicer when someone else makes it for me! On Saturday I decided to meet a friend for… Continue reading Violets Cafe: A Quayside Gem

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Catching Up With Friends at Cake Stories, Jesmond

What comes to mind when you think of Autumn? For me it's not just about falling leaves and colder temperatures, but it's also about visiting somewhere cosy and welcoming for a catch up with friends! If there's good tea, coffee and delicious cakes on offer, that's definitely an added bonus too! Yesterday I decided to… Continue reading Catching Up With Friends at Cake Stories, Jesmond