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Robin Hood’s Bay Camping

After our experience of hiring Olive, the VW campervan we visited the Yorkshire Dales in, we bought a tent for spur of the moment family trips away. After all, it doesn’t require too much in the way of planning to…
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Cellini’s @ Amiro’s, Washington (Now Closed)

Having heard on the grapevine that Cellini’s had acquired another restaurant in Washington we were interested to give it a try. We had visited Cellini’s and were very impressed with the standard of food and service we’d had. Jnr and…
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Afternoon Tea – Broom House Farm

We’re fond of going out on a Sunday afternoon for a drive, especially as it usually involves a stop off for cake. We had been to Broom House Farm, which is located just outside Durham City, a few times for…
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Whitby Fun

We’ve previously blogged about our day trip to Whitby specifically to try Humble Pie N Mash, which was fab. On our recent camping trip to Robin Hoods Bay we had to find new places to feature, and discovered Romero Jo’s…
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The Staiths Cafe, Breakfast Review

One of most viewed blogs was about a visit Jnr and I made to Staiths Cafe in Dunston. We’ve been back for lunches since as we really enjoyed our grub there, but had not sampled their breakfasts. Me & Mr….
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The Funky Duck, Heaton (Now Closed)

Heaton Road is a hive of gastronomical activity with so many cafes dotted along both sides of the street. We have featured Wild Trapeze’s breakfast, and now it is the turn of The Funky Duck to get the Canny Food…
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Joe and the Juice, Newcastle

It doesn’t seem like five minutes since I discovered Joe & the Juice were opening a store in the Toon. There wasn’t a big fanfare or PR launch, just a few tweets to say Wednesday was the big day. We…
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Cafe 8, Gateshead (Now Closed)

I made a vow to start reviewing more eateries in my home town instead of always venturing into the Toon for scran. I felt I may be limiting my options until I heard about a new cafe which opened yesterday,…
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New Longhorns BBQ, Jesmond (Now Closed)

With such close proximity to Jnr’s school, we had to visit Longhorns BBQ on the ‘soft launch’ day of their new Jesmond branch. We were fans when we visited the city centre eatery way back in January, and weren’t anticipating any…
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