Dining Out

Perfect for date night or going out with friends.

DOJO Newcastle – Review

It’s great to find ‘hidden gems’ in the Toon. I’ve said a few times I have a long list of places I want to try and aim to work my way through them systematically. Curve balls are thrown even at…
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Wagamama – New Vegan Menu

It’s great to see more and more high street restaurants expand their vegan offering, so there was a huge fanfare when Wagamama recently announced it would be launching a specific vegetarian and vegan menu recently. Although Waga have accommodated, it…
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Eating anything but beef at Beefeater!

Like Toby Carvery, Beefeater is not the sort of place you’d imagine vegans being keen to dine at. Many people – myself included – have families that don’t share their diets and find themselves having to eat in restaurants where…
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Vegan Pizza in the North East

The last National Pizza Day posed an interesting question for me. I had a plethora of suggestions for our veggie and meat-loving readers, but I wondered where in the area served up a top notch dairy-free cheese option for us…
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The Best Veggie Burgers in the North East

Following on from our lacklustre experience at recently opened Burger, I started to contemplate whether a decent meat free burger was easy to find in the area. Many pubs and restaurants will offer this as the standard veggie-vegan offering, not…
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A Vegan Guide to Berlin

Travelling as a vegan can be daunting, but I’ve found using the Happy Cow app in a strange country or city really helps take the fuss out of trying to find somewhere to eat. Some places are easier than others,…
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A Vegan Guide to Dublin

Earlier in the year we had the pleasure of visiting family over in Dublin. Being vegan and travelling somewhere unfamiliar can lead to some apprehension, but thankfully I was able to do some research beforehand to scope out where to…
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Mannaza, Newcastle

Tucked away down a cobbled passage way close to Stowell Street is Mannaza, billed as a Korean Grill House. We’d wanted to try it out for a number of years but had wondered whether our ‘fussiness’ would be accommodated. Even…
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Toby Carvery – What Vegans Can Eat

I have previously written about national chain Toby Carvery, probably the last place you’d expect a vegan to venture into. During my last visit I was a meat eater and had taken along a vegan to see what was on…
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The Alchemist, Newcastle – Review

I try to take the principle that ‘shy bairns get nowt’. While I appreciate how frustrating it is to not see vegan labelling on the menu in many restaurants and feel many diners will be deterred from eating here, if…
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