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 … Continue reading River Bar

St Sushi

When we lived in Chengdu, there was this amazing Japanese restaurant that served the most delicious noodle broths. The restaurant was tiny, only having about 10 seats and diners sat all along a long table. The waiters would ask you millions of questions in Chinese about everything about how you'd like your egg cooked to … Continue reading St Sushi

The Botanist

The Botanist is the newest, sleekest eating and drinking establishment in the city centre, and it doesn't get much more central by overlooking Grey's Monument. I'd visited when it first opened for a press day with work, and gushed about how cool the interior looked. When their 50% January voucher appeared, I knew it had … Continue reading The Botanist

The Fox Hole

It was Saturday night, and I don't know if it's just me, but I'm always surprised with how early the dark nights roll in during the winter months. As we turned off the A1 and headed towards Piercebridge we were enveloped in fog and we were starting to wonder if we were somehow lost, although … Continue reading The Fox Hole

COOP Chicken House

MrJ and Will grabbed some lunch at COOP Chicken House. Thanks Will for doing a write-up for Scobberlotch! We planned on going to another Newcastle establishment this afternoon but unfortunately it was closed so we wandered round for a little bit before making an impromptu and spontaneous stop at COOP Chicken House on Collingwood Street. … Continue reading COOP Chicken House