Monthly Archive: August 2016

Skippers Cafe, Whitby – Man versus Breakfast!

Having posted about Whitby on a few occasions (see reviews of Humble Pie ‘N’ Mash here and The Magpie Cafe here) I was worried we’d run out of places to eat while visiting this pretty seaside town in North Yorkshire….
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Afternoon Tea at Cafe Royal, Newcastle*

We were recently invited to sample the afternoon tea on offer at Cafe Royal, located opposite Newcastle’s historic Grainger Market and part of the Sir John Fitzgerald brand. I had been thinking long and hard all week about the concept and…
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NE1 Restaurant Week – Gusto, Newcastle Quayside

In our final NE1 Restaurant Week post, we’ve visited somewhere that not featured on the Canny Food blog before. Gusto, next door to Las Iguanas on Newcastle’s Quayside, is chic inside. Its location affords diners views out onto the riverside,…
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Top 10 Afternoon Teas in the North East

It has been such a long time since I published a Best Of for afternoon teas, and I’ve had many since I would highly recommend. You can read my last post here to see how it compares. As it is…
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NE1 Restaurant Week August 2016 – Lane 7

Every time Restaurant Week rolls around I have the same stance. ” It isn’t worth it to save £2 on the early evening special”, “It’s like a bun fight trying to get a table”, “The portions are tiny”. But you…
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What We Ate – Round Up Post

We’ve been out and about a lot of late with people visiting us and the school holidays. Here is a round up of some of the places we’ve eaten and the dishes we’ve enjoyed! OMNI, Whitley Bay As regular readers…
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Nudo Noodle House, Newcastle

Hidden down Low Friar Street is Nudo Noodle House, a popular restaurant located not far from Newcastle’s Chinatown. Walking past after a particularly tiresome shopping trip in the city centre, the tempting smells were too much for the Teen to bear….
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Head of Steam, Newcastle Quayside

The 10th Head of Steam pub has opened its doors, this time on Newcastle’s Quayside. Located in the old Eye of the Tyne building, HoS Quayside has a huge array of cask and craft ales on offer. I was invited along to…
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