Monthly Archive: July 2016

NE1 Restaurant Week 2016 – Suitable for Vegans?

Don’t say I’m not kind to you, Newcastle! I’ve poured over all the menus for Newcastle’s Restaurant Week (more info can be found in my post here) and discovered there are places that vegans can potentially enjoy the special offers available….
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Afternoon Tea at South Causey Inn

After being teased by the afternoon tea at South Causey Inn when I last visited (read my review here for their main meal options, especially if you’re vegetarian or vegan), I was very keen to return to give it a…
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Sale Pepe, Jesmond

Dining at Sale Pepe like visiting an old friend. It may have been around 20 years since my last meal at one of Jesmond’s longest standing eateries, but I won’t leave it so long next time round. We were invited along to…
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5 Family Activities in the North East

Our 5 Free Days Out in the North East post was so popular I decided to feature some other places to take the kids during the summer holidays. These are venues you will have to pay for, but we feel…
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New Restaurant – Harissa Kitchen, Sandyford

A new restaurant has opened up in the heart of Sandyford, just down Starbeck Avenue from the previously reviewed McCrouzer Cafe. Harissa Kitchen promises to bring the fresh and healthy tastes of the Mediterranean and Middle East to Newcastle with chargrilled meat,…
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Family Dining at The Rib Room, Ramside Hall

My family would always go to Ramside Hall if there was a special occasion. We’d enjoyed the meals we’d had at The Rib Room, favouring its ‘traditional’ decor and the menu on offer. Apart from dining at Fusion, the new-ish restaurant housed…
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Light Bites at Vicolo and Kracklin

Newcastle has welcomed a new coffee and cocktail bar in the form of Vicolo, opened last week in the spot once held by Intermezzo. We popped along during a shopping trip for some much needed refreshment, which afforded me the opportunity…
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