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Top 10 Newcastle Lunches Under £5

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You read the title right; all this delicious grub for a fiver! Some are even cheaper. We’re quite fortunate in Newcastle to have an array of budget places to pick up a freshly prepared sarnie or hot meal without resorting…
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House of Tides, Newcastle Quayside

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I don’t necessarily subscribe to the notion you get what you pay for. We’ve relished many meals that would be considered cheap, while some haven’t lived up to expectation or price tag. When it comes to special occasions like anniversaries though, it…
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Sunday Lunch at Cosy Dove

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I usually don’t worry too much about Google Analytics and the like as a ‘hobby blogger’ but, after a conversation with a friend, I decided to see what the Most Searched For terms were on the Canny Food blog. My reviews…
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Lunch at South Causey Inn, County Durham

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Visiting a pub on a weekend and struggling to book a table to dine is definitely perceived as a good thing these days. With so many choices for eating out, somewhere that is packed week in, week out, must know their shallots when it…
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Canny Food Round Up

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I realised this week that we eat out and about nearly as much as at home, and I’m sure its more common than people realise. If you purchase lunch from an on-site cafe while at work each day, for example, you’re probably well…
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Retail Therapy with Canny Food

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After writing about the farm shop at Brocksbushes Farm I thought about all the great little stores we have in Newcastle and the surrounding areas that I’ve enjoyed visiting recently. I decided to do a round up post of some…
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The Green Room Bistro, Middlesbrough

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Middlesbrough. Home of the Parmo and not much else in a culinary sense. It is also not somewhere I’d usually consider travelling to, until I heard about The Green Room, that is. Having pretty much exhausted the options of Newcastle…
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The McCrouzer Cafe, Sandyford

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You know what’s blooming frustrating for customers? Having an online presence but not putting your opening hours or days and on Twitter. It’s even more annoying when you have your opening times displayed on your eatery but haven’t stuck to…
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