Dining Out

Perfect for date night or going out with friends.

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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Turtle Bay set to open in Middlesbrough

Turtle Bay, the national Caribbean restaurant and bar chain, is opening on 23rd April in Middlesbrough. The Corporation Road location is their 35th eatery and the second in the North East region. I reviewed their Newcastle restaurant on its official opening day and you can read about…
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The Tankerville Arms, Northumberland

Mr. Canny has been wanting to make a trip to visit the wild cattle of Chillingham for a long time so I decided we would make the trip up over the Easter weekend. What neither of us realised was the cattle…
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The Old Siam – Newcastle Quayside

Situated in the shadow of our beloved bridge, The Old Siam is probably somewhere we’ve all wandered past without so much as a second glance. Next door to the wonderfully twee Violets Café, it doesn’t exactly exude kerb appeal. From the exterior…
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Zizzi’s Vegan Menu

I have featured Zizzi, the high street chain, on the Canny Food blog a fair few times on account of how well they accommodate vegans. I’ve said on many occasions it is often easier to plump for eating in a…
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Wood-Stock Pizza Pop Up, Washington

There are some areas you feel you will struggle to find anything suitable for a vegan. Having grown up not far from Washington (Tyne & Wear, not DC!) I’ve not really expected much in the way of gastronomy in that…
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The Bohemian, Newcastle – Review

I’ve been in the mood for pizza a lot of late, which seems to be evident on the pages of this blog. Having visited The Bohemian quite a while ago to try out Boho Vegan Pizza Co’s offering in the…
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