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Blackfriars – Newcastle’s Oldest Restaurant is Better than Ever!

I’m sure there’s a saying about the old ones being the best, whoever said it might not have been referring to restaurants but it seems to apply to Blackfriars. This unique eatery is set within a 13th century Dominican friary...

Sunday Lunch at Dobson and Parnell on Newcastle Quayside

A Sunday lunch with all the trimmings is my favourite meal of the week and barely a weekend goes by without one for me and James! We like cooking together at home (his gravy is the best and I...