Monthly Archive: April 2016

Elder and Wolf, Whitley Bay

What’s going on, Whitley Bay? Back in the day you were one of the premier places to go for a night out, but over the last few years the boards have gone up on the popular ‘night spots’, leaving the…
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Flat White Kitchen, Durham

With folk visiting from overseas the Canny Food family have to up the ante when it comes to eating out. Having expanded from its location tucked away near Elvet Bridge into a building full of quirky architectural features, Flat White…
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OMNI, Whitley Bay

Saturdays are great. You may think maternity leave is one big Jeremy Kyle and bacon butty fest, but it’s actually hard work trying to look after a house and a newborn baby. It doesn’t help that I also have a…
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Cal’s Own Jesmond – Review

I think by the number of times Cal’s Own has been featured on the blog over the last two weeks you can tell we’re big fans (see mentions here and here for further proof). For this reason my review of the…
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The Best Coffee Shops in Newcastle

It’s #coffeeweek, so I thought I’d create a list of the best places to grab a cuppa round the Toon. I don’t drink the stuff, but during my university years I worked as a Barista so I know a thing or…
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Jesmond Food Market – A Photo Diary

This weekend (16th April) marks the 1st anniversary of the Jesmond Food Market, which is held on Armstrong Bridge every 3rd Saturday of the month. We have visited the market many times as it’s a great opportunity to stock up…
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Ko Sai, Fenwick Newcastle

After posting about the revamped Fenwick Food Hall a number of months ago I was keen to return when the eateries replacing Yo Sushi and Pret a Manger had established themselves fully. Ko Sai is the partnership of Terry Laybourne and…
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Newcastle Quayside Market – A Photo Diary

As we have previously posted about the Quayside Market, which is held every Sunday, we decided to do a photo diary this time round. The weather was too lovely to stay indoors this weekend, and rather than hitting the supermarket…
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Tyneside Bar Cafe, Newcastle

We’ve been out and about a lot since Dinky was born with our guests, showing them the highlights of the North East. One place they enjoyed visiting was the Tyneside Cinema, especially the tour of the building. They were able…
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Top 5 Newcastle Pizzas

Here’s a round up the best pizzas I’ve tried in Newcastle. Believe me, writing this is making me crave a slice! Cal’s Own I’m not the only one to sign the praises of Cal’s Own, located on Holly Avenue in Jesmond….
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