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Vegan and Vegetarian Food in Nottingham

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We know visiting other areas can be tough as a vegetarian or vegan, so we thought we’d recommend a few places to try in Nottingham if you happen to be in the vicinity. I’m sure there are loads more to hunt…
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Le Petit Chateau, Otterburn

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I have visited some beautiful hotels in my time, but none (thus far!) have had the impact an overnight stay had on me during the Bank Holiday weekend. Located in the small village of Otterburn in Northumberland, the former Percy Arms…
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The Waterloo Weekender at Newcastle’s Bottle Shop Bar & Kitchen

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The Waterloo Weekender returned for the Bank Holiday at The Bottle Shop Bar and Kitchen, located beneath Grainger Town’s multi-storey car park.  With food stalls from the likes of Fat Hippo Burger Bar, Tandoori Naan Hut, Smokin’ Barbecue Co, Flip n Fast and Simply…
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Babucho Newcastle – Review*

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I’ll hold my hands up and say I’m not always right. Shocking, I know! When it comes to dining out, there are occasions I want to be proved wrong. Babucho, located on Side, was somewhere I’d heard a lot about but…
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No 2 Church Lane, Sunderland – Review

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Twitter is a wonderful tool for finding out about new cafes and restaurants. Sometimes a new business overlooks the free publicity social media grants, but they still have an online presence thanks to their patrons who post about them. That’s certainly the case…
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All the Burgers – Where to try in Newcastle

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The blog has been a bit of a veggie fest of late so I decided to write a post about where to try for burgers for National Burger Day, which falls on Thursday the 25th of August this year, as…
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The War of the Waffles, A Dessert Round Up

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Pandering to the Teen’s desire to eat dessert all the time there were two places I was interested in trying out for the blog. Both are pudding paradises, and I figured my sweet-toothed readers would appreciate the heads-up on these relatively…
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Dining Out in Edinburgh, Vegan-style

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Having featured Edinburgh on the blog in the past, I thought a round-up post would be great for those who are travelling to the city during the Fringe Festival and have dietary requirements. I’m sure there are even more places if…
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5 Family Activities in Tyne and Wear

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Entertaining teenagers is often more problematic than little ones. They are more than happy to set up camp during the school holidays in their rooms playing computer games, so how do you tempt them out to enjoy the (occasional) sunshine…
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Zaap Newcastle – New Restaurant Opens at The Gate

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So Newcastle folk, another new restaurant has opened in the Toon! Zaap Thai officially launched today (17th August) in the city centre, becoming neighbours with Cabana Brasil and Turtle Bay. There had been an unofficial launch party the evening before, with Thai expats…
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