Sunday Lunches

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

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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Review – The Earl of Pitt Street, Newcastle

We recently welcomed a guest from Switzerland to visit, and the unofficial plan was to take him places he didn’t know of when he lived in the Toon. We spent a day cycling in Kielder, which is a ‘coming soon’…
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The Best Sunday Lunches in the North East!

Getting a Sunday lunch like your mum makes isn’t always guaranteed when it comes to dining out. My own mother used to make an awesome roast, and my own attempts aren’t too shabby either! I’m an expert at making Yorkie…
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Best of 2014 – Part Two

Following on from yesterday’s run through of places I visited on my travels I thought I’d highlight some of the very good gastropubs we have in the North East that may be off the ‘beaten track’. I tend not to…
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Best of 2014 – Part One

I had a great conversation with some guys at work today about restaurants and cafes in the local area, so decided to write a post about some of the lovely places I ate in 2014 I would recommend to try….
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