Sunday Lunches

Looking for a canny Sunday dinner? We’ll have reviewed some for you to chose from in the North East.

Sunday Lunch at The Roxburgh

Long before this recent foodie spate in Whitley Bay (see our reviews of Elder & Wolf and OMNI for further proof), a chef who had worked all over the world took a punt and opened up The Roxburgh. Those in the know…
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The Broad Chare, Newcastle Quayside

Having Brazilian guests a few weeks ago meant we had to think of the best places in the North East we could take them. They arrived at Newcastle Airport on a thankfully sunny Sunday, and we took them for an…
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Toby Carvery, MetrOasis

I can envisage the snide Twitter comments about this post already. There are two things our visit to Toby Carvery at the MetroCentre proves; 1) I love Mr. Canny very much and I want to make sure he’s accommodated when…
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The Town Wall, Newcastle

One of my big fears about Mr. Canny’s veganism was whether I’d still be able to enjoy my favourite meal – a good old Sunday lunch. The Quorn substitutes that pubs and restaurants offer are not always suitable for vegans,…
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Sunday Lunch at St. Mary’s Inn, Morpeth

St. Mary’s was somewhere I visited as a child, although I only ever saw the outside of the building. My great-uncle came to be a resident here in the 80’s, and my Gran would make the trip up to see…
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River Cafe on the Tyne, North Shields

One of the things I missed while we were in Brazil was a good old Sunday lunch. No-one does a dinner quite like the English, and I was really wanting a decent Yorkie pud. Following on from the disappointing experience…
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The Engine Room, Gateshead

Me and Mr. Canny have recently taken to volunteering at the local animal shelter, which means long walks with doggies on Sundays and kitten cuddling. While out on one such walk we discovered a pub not far from where we…
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The Joiners Arms, Newton-by-the-Sea

Having a car is fantastic when it comes to exploring the beautiful NE, although Minnie has been expensive over the last two months with new ‘boots’ and other bits. Typical girl! I hatched a plan for Good Friday that involved…
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