The setting of Love Lily Tearoom is so enviable. The floor-to-ceiling windows look out over Roker Beach in Sunderland and there's something just so delightful in settling down here for breakfast, brunch or lunch after a walk full of sea air.
With a name that invokes the memory of my favourite part of a pork joint, I felt compelled to eat here. Crackling done right is an experience, an experience far removed from the pork scratchings that occupy good bar space and are left to gather dust. It's salt, it's fat, it's everything bad for you, … Continue reading Kracklin, Newcastle
We were invited to review another new restaurant in Grey's Quarter in Eldon Square. This time it was Tapas Revolution. I took along my trusty foodie friend and we settled down for a night of tapas and chat. Tapas Revolution is a relatively new 'chain' restaurant in the UK with seven restaurants (including the one … Continue reading Tapas Revolution
Is anyone else losing track of what new restaurants have opened in the Eldon Square or Metrocentre food courts? And with so many to choose from, sometimes it can be hard to decide which one is worth your time. We got invited along to Smashburger to try their burgers and popped in for lunch this … Continue reading Smashburger
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 … Continue reading Meet & Treat Café
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 … Continue reading Time Banhmi
When confronted with choosing a place for dinner, it's so easy to just end up at a chain restaurant - even if that wasn't your intention! Why? They are reliable, there is usually something on the menu to please everyone, and they are everywhere. But we're lucky in Newcastle to have lots of independent restaurants … Continue reading 5 Alternatives to Chain Restaurants in Newcastle