Dinky Dining

Dining out with the newest member of the Canny Food clan. We’ll recommend places that are child-friendly. She’s a hungry Horace too, so watch out!

NE1 Cafe at Stepney Bank Stables, Ouseburn

Always on the look out for somewhere to take Dinky on my non-work days, I heard about a new café in the Ouseburn area. NE1 Café opened last week at Stepney Bank Stables and I was interested to see who…
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Staiths Cafe, Dunston – Saturday Pop Up Events

A few weekends ago myself and Mr. Canny found ourselves at a loose end with Dinky and empty cupboards. Rather than trailing to Newcastle for a ‘sitty down’ meal I suggested we tried Staiths Cafe for their weekly pop up instead. I’d previously…
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Longhorns Barbecue, Jesmond

There are some vegans and vegetarians who won’t entertain the idea of eating in a restaurant which serves predominantly meat. While Newcastle has a few dedicated eateries to this dietary requirement, it would be very limiting to Canny Food if…
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Tyneside Bar Cafe, Newcastle

We’ve been out and about a lot since Dinky was born with our guests, showing them the highlights of the North East. One place they enjoyed visiting was the Tyneside Cinema, especially the tour of the building. They were able…
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Zizzi Newcastle Review

It was an announcement that took us by surprise. High street chain Zizzi have recently updated their menu to include a vegan pizza, and we don’t mean serving the regular version sans cheese as many eateries do. We had to visit…
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Station Buffet, Barter Books – Alnwick

I may have grown up in the North East, but there are some areas that remain uncharted territory to me. I have a fairly decent knowledge of eateries South of the Tyne as this has always been my ‘stomping ground’….
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