• Welcome to Jesmond

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    Welcome to Jesmond

    Chef Nick Grieves has taken up residence at 139 Jesmond Road, Newcastle with his new ...
  • Dinner for a good cause

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    Dinner for a good cause

    Nice work on the part of some of the region’s leading chefs, who are joining ...
  • Top spot

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    Top spot

    Longsands Fish Kitchen has been named the best new fish and chips business in the ...
  • Best around

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    Best around

    Deserved praise for The Duke of Wellington Inn at Newton, near Stocksfield, Northumberland, which has ...
  • Festivals return

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    Festivals return

    The Proper Food and Drink Festivals are back this summer, with events in North Shields ...

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Welcome to Jesmond

Welcome to Jesmond

Chef Nick Grieves has taken up residence at 139 Jesmond Road, Newcastle with his new neighbourhood restaurant The Patricia. Nick arrives in town fresh from The Garden House Inn, Durham, and top London kitchens including The River Café and Simon ...

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Dinner for a good cause

Dinner for a good cause

Nice work on the part of some of the region’s leading chefs, who are joining forces to put on a charity dinner at Wylam Brewery in Newcastle in aid of the British Red Cross’ efforts in Syria. The top kitchen ...

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Top spot

Top spot

Longsands Fish Kitchen has been named the best new fish and chips business in the UK at the 2017 National Fish & Chip Awards organised by Seafish. The London awards recognised owner/head chef Simon Walsh’s innovative approach to running a ...

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Best around

Best around

Deserved praise for The Duke of Wellington Inn at Newton, near Stocksfield, Northumberland, which has been named the Best Hotel in Northumberland by The Daily Telegraph’s Travel supplement. The review said: “A stylish yet relaxed country pub with a handful ...

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Festivals return

Festivals return

The Proper Food and Drink Festivals are back this summer, with events in North Shields (April 29-May 1), South Shields (May 27-29), Whitley Bay (June 17-18), Cramlington (July 29-30), Gateshead (Aug 5-6), and Blyth (Aug 12-13). The events are all ...

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New look 

New look 

The iconic Station East pub, on the Gateshead side of the Tyne between the Tyne and High Level bridges, has reopened after two years. Hadrian Border Brewery has restored its beautiful stonework and railway arches and the bar is stocked ...

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Festive feeling

Festive feeling

The Jolly Fisherman on the Quay is laying on festive entertainment as it celebrates its first Christmas on Newcastle Quayside. The restaurant is decked out with Christmas trees and a celebration menu is being served up into January. The party continues ...

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Flying high

Flying high

The pop-up sky table which made its mark suspended 100ft above the Tyne this summer is returning in 2017. The 2016 event featured food from top chefs including Chris Wood (Hawthorns), Dave Coulson (Peace & Loaf) and Bob Arora (Sachins). ...

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Winter wonderland

Winter wonderland

The Botanist in Newcastle has unveiled a new après-ski theme on its roof terrace at the top of Monument Mall. The Nordic ski resort theme features log cabins, snowboards, heaters and blankets so you can cosy up and enjoy those ...

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Star Address

Star Address

  Andy Hook, the inspired food brain behind Blackfriars in Newcastle and Hinnies in Whitley Bay, is opening a new restaurant at none other than 21 Queen Street on Newcastle’s Quayside. Hook has teamed up with head chef Troy Terrington ...

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