Monthly Archive: December 2015

Wynyard Hall Festive Afternoon Tea

Wynyard Hall is a venue that has featured numerous times on the Canny Food blog. This is on account of the great food, service, and surroundings we’ve historically encountered. Jnr and I visited for a Festive Afternoon Tea a couple…
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Tea Sutra, Jesmond

There are particular areas in Newcastle which seem to be undertaking a renaissance at the moment. Chillingham Road has recently been a hive of activity with several new eateries opening their doors (Man vs Food, Big Apple Hot Dogs¬†amongst others),…
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Festive Weekend in Edinburgh

Christmas Markets are one of my absolute favourite parts of the festive season. Last year me and Mr. Canny visited Manchester, which was lovely if a bit busy. As a surprise I booked a stay in Edinburgh this year as…
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Post Box Ponteland – Evening Meal

We had previously visited Post Box in Ponteland for lunch earlier in the year and discussed returning when the service had improved. We loved their Crispy Cake Squares, but those alone wouldn’t warrant a trip from Gateshead up to Ponteland!…
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Weekly Foodie Round-Up

I’ve been a bit quiet as I’m trying to get sorted for the festive season, which is difficult enough at the best of times without feeling like a beached whale! That’s not to say we haven’t been out and about…
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A Mici, Gateshead (Now Closed)

Gateshead High Street is not somewhere famed for haute cuisine. Subway opening on Jackson Street was seen as the pinnacle of fine dining compared to the Greggs pasties and saveloy dips that were historically available if you fancied something to…
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National Trust Gibside Market

Every first and third Saturday of the month there’s a¬†delightful little market held in the grounds of Gibside, a National Trust property located not far from Rowlands Gill. As NT members we decided to pop along to see what was…
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Voucher Deals and Eating Out – Worth the Savings?

I wrote a blog about dining out at Marco Pierre White’s restaurant a while ago using a Living Social voucher. It was, by and large, an enjoyable experience. My quibbles related to portion size more than anything else, which appeared…
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