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A Student Guide to Eating in the Toon

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It’s that time of year again; Newcastle and Durham are about to be overrun by Southerners 🙂 Just kidding! If you’re new to the area and want an insight on where to eat, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve lived…
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City Tavern, Newcastle – Great Food & Atmosphere

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Having visited City Tavern once before (our post for National Vegetarian Week can be found here),  I was impressed by the number of vegetarian and vegan dishes on the menu. Finding a pub so accommodating is a rare find in…
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Newcastle Quayside’s Sunday Market – Lots of Veggie Options?

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From the number of times I’ve mentioned Newcastle’s Quayside Market on this blog there’s no disputing we’re big fans. One of my most popular posts ever was one about the lovely foodie treats that could be found on an amble…
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Afternoon Tea at SIX Baltic

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I’ve always been a big fan of SIX at the Baltic. There are so many reasons to love it. The views of Newcastle Quayside are stunning – if you happen to secure a table on that side of the restaurant…
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The Waiting Room, Eaglescliffe

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In contrast to our last post, which featured a disappointing meal at The Treehouse, comes our thoughts on The Waiting Room. This specifically vegetarian restaurant in the Eaglescliffe area of Stockton has been somewhere on the ‘to visit’ list since Mr….
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The Treehouse, Alnwick Gardens – Review

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“F**k me, it looks like a Batchelors Pasta ‘N’ Sauce’ – HR, blogger ‘That looks rank!’ – NW, blogger ‘Was that a microwave meal?!’ – Anon, Twitter ‘Even a packet of Ainsley Harriott’s cous cous would have been better than…
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South Causey Inn’s Speciality Month

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We were invited along to one of our favourite places to visit in Durham for food, South Causey Inn, to try out a special menu targeted at vegetarians and vegans during the month of September. We’ve always found this quaint pub to be…
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Vegan Afternoon Teas – Yes, they do exist!

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I have been asked so many times what foods I miss sharing with Mr. Canny now he’s vegan. One of my favourite things to savour is an afternoon tea, and I thought without dairy and eggs we would find it…
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Sunderland’s First Restaurant Week is coming!

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Sunderland’s first ever Restaurant Week is scheduled to run from the 24th September (Saturday) until Sunday the 2nd of October. Eat Drink Sunderland Restaurant Week provides the perfect platform for the area’s cafes and restaurants to raise the profile of their business….
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Karma Kitchen – A New Takeaway Experience

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Takeaways as a vegan are a risky affair. Many a time we’ve arranged food to find something has been erroneously included, even though we’ve mentioned Mr. Canny’s plant-based diet. I’m sure other people have tales that match being served up egg noodles…
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