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The Alchemist Opens in Newcastle

Newcastle’s latest cocktail destination The Alchemist is opening soon and a few lucky bloggers got to take a sneaky peek ahead of its official unveiling tonight (21st March). I’ve been struck down with the lurgy – again! – so Mr….
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The Purple Bear, Newcastle

I recall a huge amount of buzz was created when a new burger joint was teased at on Twitter nearly two years ago. Scheduled to open in what was formerly Fleet Street on Pudding Chare, this proposed smokehouse and cocktail bar sounded like…
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Rossini Newcastle, Heaton

There are some local groups on Facebook that are great for keeping up to date on what’s happening in certain areas of the North East. One I’m part of pertains to the comings and goings on Chillingham Road in Heaton…
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Slug & Lettuce – Newcastle Quayside*

How often have you walked past this building in Newcastle and not ventured in? Having visited in the past I was never a huge fan of Slug & Lettuce, despite its prime Quayside location. I’d popped in for the odd…
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Peace and Loaf, Jesmond – Vegan Fine Dining

Hearing that Newcastle’s only Michelin star restaurant was no longer amendable to creating a vegan tasting menu for those wanting a special slap up meal posed an interesting question for me. While I assert there are plenty of places that…
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Posh Kebabs in Sunderland?

A NEW Sunderland restaurant will be blazing a culinary trail by allegedly elevating a late night post-pub snack to new, gourmet heights. The humble kebab is usually the food of choice for those who have had an evening of heavy…
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Central Oven & Shaker – Dairy Free Pizzas

Central Oven & Shaker has already featured on the Canny Food blog when it first opened opposite Central Station in the Toon. One of our contributors went along on its opening night to try out the pizzas and cocktails on…
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The Coach House B&B, Brownieside

Although we live in the North East, it can be difficult travelling round the region on day trips with a little one in tow. Some trips up the coast to the likes of Bamburgh and Seahouses can take well over…
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