OK yes, this, much like it’s sister at the Hotel du Vin is actually a Sunday lunch by any other name, but given the comfy vibe, an all-you-can-eat meat table, some cracking cocktails, and you have something worth leaving the house on a hungover day for.
Celebrating the launch of its new menu and head chef, Malmaison Newcastle once again invited the regions bloggers in to sample their wares – and again I am joined by Daniella (Madame Gourmand) and Alexis (Newcastle Sparkles), and this time new faces Polly (Milked Teeth), Anna (of The Grazer fame), and Katie (Lady From a Tramp).
Much of what is written here still applies: still the same awesome location, still a place to get some good cocktails in the swish bar overlooking the Quayside, and still the benchmark city-centre hotel – though they now have the Sandman Signature, and Hotel Indigo snapping at their heels.
"Wine Tastings at the Mal. Headed up by Mal’s Head Sommelier, join us at Café Malmaison on from 7pm for a unique wine experience. This event is all about wine flights. The voyage presents you with a selection of our finest wines and a guided tasting tour conducted by our Sommelier." This week I was kindly invited along to the first of hopefully many of Malmaison’s latest wine tasting events. The format of these sessions is very informal and designed to…
In addition to the Seven Bridges Pop-up Restaurant, we managed to check out some other tasty bits at last weekend’s Bridges Festival:
The Feathers Inn Fentiman’s Ice Cream Float
Malmaison Newcastle recently held an event for North East bloggers to get together and meet with the Malmaison marketing team at their Brasserie on the Quayside (NE1 3DX). I joined fellow locals (below) to find out how the brasserie stacks up…