Tucked away in the George Washington Hotel, Carter & Fitch is a new heavy hitter on the South of Tyne dining scene. Given the size of Washington and the captive audience of hotel guests, restaurants have always been lacking in the area.
This is where the £500,000 investment in the dining venue starts to earn its keep.
Café Royal, on Nelson Street in Newcastle city centre, is one of those places that we all have on our list. You always mean to try it but never get round to it.
After seeing a fellow foody rave about their visits over on Twitter, we finally bit the bullet and paid a visit for breakfast. It was a toss up between here and Tyneside Café but as we passed here first, we ducked in.
I am firmly on the fence in regards to Café Royal and you can read why……
Since opening it’s doors in 2005, Jesmond Dene House has been a mainstay of luxury in Newcastle. Designed by John Dobson, the Georgian home has been sympathetically converted and maintained, boasting 40 bedrooms,event halls and of course award winning dining.
With 3 AA rosettes under their belt, head chef Michael Penaluna proudly gives diners the best of local produce which includes fish and seafood coming from another local legend, Latimers.