Tag Archives: cheap & cheerful

Meet & Treat Café

Dear readers, you’ll know by now that our love of Asian food holds no bounds so when Meet & Treat invited us along to give their menu a whirl, we were more than happy to! Read on to see how our evening went… Meet & Treat Café is just on the outskirts of Stowell Street (China […]

Time Banhmi

Just a quick little post. So, I had lunch at Vietnamese cafe Time Banhmi the other day and it was fantastic. It’s on Grainger Street, just a short walk from Monument Metro station, and it’s the perfect place to stop for lunch if you like Asian cuisine. I’m actually kicking myself that it took me this long to […]

River Bar

We were kindly invited to visit River Bar in Washington which has just had a major refurbishment. However, as always, are thoughts are completely our own about the experience we had! It was Easter Monday. The sun was shining, and we’d just finished a long walk from our home to Newcastle Quayside when we hopped […]

Quilliam Brothers

Quilliam Brothers has been at the top of my ‘must-visit’ places for some time now. It’s a teahouse with a very European, continental feel, and a home cinema in the basement. Located close to the Hancock Museum, it’s in a prime location for students, and extremely popular, judging by the queues sometimes waiting to be seated. Luckily, […]

Let There Be Crumbs

My best friends are my girl cousins. We love to get together when we can, and since we’re now dotted around the country, it’s usually reserved for Christmas time and family events. Since we all grew up in South Shields, our usual meeting place is Minchellas by the sea front. However, this time I thought […]

La Petite Creperie

We love La Petite Creperie – a delicious crepes and galettes shop in the Grainger Market run by two handsome french men: Julien and Fred. I went to sample their delicious French galettes one lunch time. As, I was standing in the queue, I heard Julien talk to the girl being served about scobberlotch blog! She […]

Scalini’s (Jesmond)

Thank you to Laura, our fantastic guest blogger, for this review of the newly refurbished Scalini’s in Jesmond. We were delighted when Scalini’s in Jesmond invited us to go along and see their refurbished restaurant and sample some new dishes from their menu. An Italian restaurant on Osbourne Road surrounded by swanky bars, it’s a […]