Dining Out

Perfect for date night or going out with friends.

Anatolia, Gateshead

For a while I’ve bemoaned the lack of neighbourhood restaurants in my area. They’ve been popping up in places like Sandyford and Heaton – Harissa Kitchen rather than Dixy Chicken – while where we live in Gateshead there’s a plethora of kebab…
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Mivesi, Alnwick

Dining out in areas that are unfamiliar to us is daunting. Travelling north to Alnwick during my mother’s recent visit from ‘darn sarf’ threw up the issue of where we could enjoy an evening meal that could accommodate us all….
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Gusto Newcastle – Review

We’re very happy to have welcomed my Mum and sister ‘up North’ from the Isle of Wight. It’s not very often we see each other ao took the opportunity for a dinner together – without Dinky – to catch up on…
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PizzaExpress Metro Centre – Review*

We all know that there are some fantastically good places to eat as a person with dietary requirements and some not-so-good. It can be a bit of a minefield, especially if you’re dining out with someone who can just eat…
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South Causey Inn, Durham – Overnight Stay*

The South Causey Inn, located not far from Beamish in County Durham, is a real local gem. I have written a few posts already about their food but never had the pleasure of staying over. We recently took part in…
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Sorella Sorella, Sunniside – Review

The Canny Food family are always happy to hear about local restaurants having vegan dishes and menus on offer. It just goes to show what a growing market it is and one that many need to adopt quickly so as…
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Refuse CIC in Durham

We have previously covered one of Refuse’s pop ups in Durham and I vowed to keep an eye on what other events were planned in the future so I could go along and show my support. Last weekend Mim, Nikki and the…
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Supper Club at The Journey – Samosa Sisters

The Journey are teaming up with local community group Samosa Sisters to host a Supper Club on Saturday May 27th. Beautifully crafted vegan and gluten free food will be served up in the warm and vibrant atmosphere of this lovely café, located close to…
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Harvester’s Vegetarian and Vegan Options

It has been many years since I’d eaten in a Harvester. This national salad and grill restaurant purports to offer ‘quick service, cheap food and unlimited salad and drinks’. It used to be that you built your own plate of…
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