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Let’s go inside at Knitsley Farmshop & Granary Café

Let’s go inside at Knitsley Farmshop & Granary Café

Congratulations to Knitsley Farmshop and Café, where the Granary Café’s indoor dining room has re-opened after renovation. The dining room closed in April 2020 during the first Covid lockdown, and the regulars who have continued to enjoy the cafe’s homemade ...

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All set to bloom

All set to bloom

Victors, a new American-inspired restaurant serving up small plates garnished with edible flowers in elegant surroundings draped in wisteria is set to open in the former Las Iguanas on Newcastle Quayside in July. Work is under way to create a ...

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Called to the bar

Called to the bar

North Shields roastery Baristocracy Coffee has launched an introductory course for would-be baristas and a new programme of coffee appreciation sessions for coffee lovers. The barista course is aimed at industry newbies and is run by Baristocracy founder Alex Forsyth. ...

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Plans hatched for elegant new space

Plans hatched for elegant new space

News reaches us that the owners of Hibou Blanc (that’s White Owl) in Newcastle are all set to open a new café-bar named Grey Owl on Grey Street. Work is underway to transform the former Davidson’s jewellers next door to ...

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Return of the roaring twenties at Fenwick

Return of the roaring twenties at Fenwick

Fenwick Newcastle is marking its 140th anniversary with the opening of a new restaurant and music club, Arthur’s, named for Arthur Fenwick, son of founder John James Fenwick. Arthur’s will host music and dining experiences throughout the year in the spirit of ...

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Rebel, rebel

Rebel, rebel

The premises of the former Shoe Tree Café in Heaton, Newcastle, has been transformed to create the new fine dining destination Rebel under chef Lindsay Rushton, formerly of Newcastle’s Michelin-starred House of Tides and Jesmond Dene House. Home to only ...

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New on the corner

New on the corner

The former On the Corner café on Ilfracombe Gardens, Whitley Bay, is now Meet Me On The Corner café-bistro, brought to us by Laura Campbell of the brilliant gluten-free bakery Baked with Love by Laura and her husband Kris, a ...

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Tynedale Beer Festival returns June 17-19

Tynedale Beer Festival returns June 17-19

Tynedale Beer Festival returns to Tynedale Park on Corbridge’s scenic riverside June 17-19 for three days of great beer, cider, wine, gin, rum, food, music and fun. Saturday and Sunday are family-friendly, children go free and there’s plenty to entertain ...

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Pizza perfect at Fausto

Pizza perfect at Fausto

Fausto Pizza has launched a new menu, perfect for summer evenings by the sea at Roker. Served Tues-Sat from 1-9pm, the pizza menu features traditional favourites alongside house specialities, including The Fausto – with Parma ham, sun-dried tomatoes and pesto ...

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