Still a 6/6?
🌯 I mean, someone needs to really tackle burritos in Newcastle .
Miss you, Staiths South Bank 💔
Update: The Staiths Food Market returns on 13th May 2017.
Let’s keep it together, Newcastle.
Angeethi in Gateshead/Low Fell (NE9 5HY) is one of those restaurants that I always hear high praise about, but always forget to visit, despite living just around the corner. That changed when I was recently invited to a one-off “Spice & Sommelier” evening, aiming to to prove that wine and curry can live together in harmony. Eight courses, eight wines – sounds like my kind of night…
**Update – Southbank Grill closed in 2014, and now houses River Beat**
Brilliant views of afternoon tea over Newcastle.
Going hand in hand with their launch of new venture Garden Kitchen, Fresh Element and the kitchen team at Six at the Baltic have launched a new afternoon tea menu at the Baltic sixth-floor restaurant, which, if you can recall, we were fond of when we visited this time last year.
2 Hits, 1 Miss
Last week we lucky enough to be invited to the launch of a new menu at “luxury restaurant and bar” just over the Tyne, Raval (NE8 2AT). Only last August we ate at the launch of the same “new platter menu” – so whether this means the new menu has been a bit of a none-starter – you decide.
** O de V is now CLOSED and Southbank Grill is in its place (yet to visit) ** Disappointingly bland. We heard good things about O de V from friends and family; if not from the foodie press, and it’s location made for a perfect hideaway from this Saturday evening’s rain on the Quayside. From the outside, O de V (NE8 2BJ) is fairly inconspicuous, and someone really needs to knock down the old Baja and Buffalo Joe’s and start again,…
Scores much higher than a SIX.
Flying up the glass elevator at the front of the Baltic (NE8 3BA) takes you to one of the highest and greatest views in Newcastle – not a bad place to try some of the best food the city has to offer.