Category: Restaurants

  • Cafe Fish Scarborough

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    Cafe Fish – Scarborough

    Last weekend I packed my bags and headed down to Scarborough for my annual girls weekend. No kids, no responsibilities, plenty of chat and prosecco is the recurring theme of the trip. Our base for the stay is my parents holiday home, Meadowside.  The four bedroomed home is located in the village of Burniston, some 5 […]

  • Vujon Indian Restaurant Newcastle

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    Vujon Indian Restaurant, Newcastle

    We were losing a long standing member of staff at Hooper Signs. After around 12 years manning womanning the phones, dealing with accounts and the day to day running of the business. My sister in law had decided to try a new job nearer to home. I could see elements of the reason she wanted to […]

  • Oli's and Joe Gosforth High Street

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    Oli’s and Joe Gosforth

    Oli’s and Joe on Gosforth High Street opened towards the end of 2016. Yet another restaurant we wanted to try out. The branding on the outside looks amazing. The design is eye catching and we were hoping the interior would live up to our expectations! Gosforth High Street is quite a popular location for restaurants […]

  • New New Bengal Gosforth

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    New New Bengal – Gosforth High Street

    The New New Bengal Indian Restaurant in Gosforth is the refurbished result from the New Bengal Restaurant. The New Bengal Gosforth The Indian restaurant had been established in Gosforth for over 40 years. We’d visited a couple of times when on our dating years. During the late summer of 2014, the business was set on fire […]

  • Turtle Bay Newcastle

    Turtle Bay Newcastle – Near the Gate

    Turtle Bay Newcastle is located next to the Gate, as part of the Old Coop Building redevelopment. We’ve walked past here several times and last year popped in for some cocktails. This weekend we decided it was time to try the food. The kids were desperate to go to to Za Za Bazaar, so we managed […]

  • Cal's Own Jesmond

    Cal’s Own, Jesmond

    In a previous incarnation, we’d been to Cal’s Own, but so far we’d not tried Cal’s Own, Jesmond. When in Heaton it was simply a great pizza place. Simple pizzas and a bring your own booze setup. I remember this for three reasons. Firstly it was Abigail’s Birthday and we had two giant pizzas, served to […]

  • The Funky Indian Sunderland

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    The Funky Indian, Sunderland

    The Funky Indian, is based next to the Winter Gardens in Sunderland town centre. We passed it on our Snowdog Trail in 2016. But Every time we walked passed the windows and peered in it looked empty. We’d heard good things about the place, but from the outside it looked like no one was home! […]

  • Vapiano DIsneyland Paris

    Vapiano at Disneyland Paris has opened in the Disney Village

    We hit lucky again, Vapiano a NEW restaurant had opened at Disneyland Paris. I would have broken my neck to get these early opportunities when I podcasted and blogged on DisneyBrit. Vapiano, Disney Village Vapiano is a new Italian restaurant with chains through out the world, but this one was located in the Disney Village. […]

  • Viva Brazil Birmingham

    Viva Brazil – Birmingham

    On a recent geocaching trip to Birmingham, we headed out into the town centre on a Saturday night. Not fully realising that it was the opening weekend for the German Christmas Market there. The Town centre was PACKED! I mean that with more capital letters than it is socially acceptable to use. Every bar we walked […]