Monthly Archive: May 2015

Hop and Cleaver, Newcastle

I know everyone and their Gran has visited Hop & Cleaver. I was there for their opening night, although I didn’t have a chance to sample the food on account of the crazy queues. I have been since as I…
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Discovering the Toon – Ouseburn

Being a local means I’ve sometimes taken my beloved Newcastle for granted. Dating Raf meant I saw the Toon through a new set of eyes, and it made me want to explore and find out more. One feature I’d only…
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Robineau Patisserie – Darlington

I have to say I was expecting more from the exterior of Robineau Patisserie, having heard rave reviews from friends. We were in Darlington to pick up Olive, a VW Campervan we used for adventures in Yorkshire last weekend. A series…
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Lotti’s Voluptuous Delights – Stokesley

My inability to fit into size 8 jeans is a testament to my love of cake. If we’re going somewhere new I’ll research where we can eat in the area, and that will usually involve tea rooms and bakeries. I…
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