Banyan Cocktail Masterclass

Cocktails Spirit Bottles | Banyan Newcastle Cocktail Masterclass | Things to do in Newcastle | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination

Banyan shakes its way to become a Newcastle favourite. Having only been open a couple of months swanky new super bar and restaurant Banyan is already ‘my type on paper’ and a firm Instagram favourite of those frequenting the quirky bar in the City Centre.  We headed to check out their new Cocktail Masterclasses which […]

7 Restaurants & Bars Where You’ll Want To Eat In Ibiza

Kalissol | Where's good to eat in San Antonio Ibiza, restaurant and food guide | Travel Tips | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

Last year we delved into ‘Top Places to eat in San Antonio’ and instead of updating our original post, because let’s face it, we’ve come a long way in a year right? We’re bringing you a new ‘Where’s good to eat in Ibiza’ instead. You can read the original top places to eat in San […]

Sunday Dinner at The Woodmans Arms Wickham, Newcastle

Beef Sunday Dinner | The Woodmans Arms Wickham | Where to eat in Newcastle? | Finding somewhere to eat in Newcastle City Centre isn't difficult but where's good for decent food? | We created The Ultimate Newcastle Food Guide so you don't have to search | Food Review | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

Just for total transparency here before we take a look at one of the most Instagrammable pubs in Newcastle, The Woodmans Arms. I have to let you know that it is owned by my boyfriend’s best friend. However, there has been absolutely no discussion about posting any review and regardless of this connection or not […]

Nando’s goes vegan with new menu

Supergreen Pitta | Nando's Sunderland | Launch new vegetarian and vegan menu and we gave it the taste test | Eating in Sunderland | Food Review | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

You didn’t read that wrong, Nando’s goes vegan with the new menu. This Summer, on the same day as National Vegetarian Week, launched, Nando’s launched their new vegetarian and vegan menu with a bang. We headed to the Nando’s restaurant in Sunderland to check out the new menu additions. As well as some classic vegetarian […]

Thaikhun Metrocentre Review

Pancake Stack with Nutella | Thai Cuisine | Thaikhun Metrocentre | Where to eat in Newcastle? | Finding somewhere to eat in Newcastle City Centre isn't difficult but where's good for decent food? | We created The Ultimate Newcastle Food Guide so you don't have to search | Food Review | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

The Metrocentre is located just across the Tyne to  Newcastle and plays home to a plethora of different restaurants. In fact, you can dine around the world under one roof with all the cuisines that the shopping complex offers. We headed to Thaikhun a traditional Thai restaurant to see if their take on traditional dishes […]

Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-Free dining at The Engine Room, Sunderland

Veggie Hot Dog | Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Diets and dining at The Engine Room, The Fire Station in Sunderland | National Vegetarian Week | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

Regardless if you eat meat or not you can’t have missed the number of restaurants and bars which now are gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan inclusive. Consequently, The Engine Room located at The Fire Station on High Street West in Sunderland is no exception. With National Vegetarian Week taking place this week (13th-19th May) we headed […]

Meeting Marco Pierre White at MPW Newcastle

Rib eye steak | Marco Pierre White celebrates 25 years of White Heat with the updated edition | We headed to MPW Newcastle to meet the celebrity chef himself | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

I’ve often shared my love of MPW Newcastle here. With the inclusion of the restaurant which is nestled into the heart of the city centre featuring in The Ultimate Newcastle Food Guide as well as a look at the Summer menu and a specially created menu prepared and cooked by Paul Amer. This time though, […]

Where’s Best To Eat In Newcastle City Centre

The Laundrette Newcastle Summer Menu Launch & Pride Cocktails | Food Review | Where to eat in Newcastle | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

If you’re a Newcastle resident or even just visiting the city for a hen or stag party, birthday, sporting event or any other special occasion then you’re going to want to know where’s best to eat in Newcastle? We’ve over 400 amazing restaurants in and around our vibrant city we’ve created the ultimate guide to […]

Messy Mud Pies – No-bake chocolate mousse recipe

Looking for a vegan, no dairy, gluten free, clean dessert? Look no further than our messy mud pies or avocado chocolate mousse. Simple to make and tasty all the family will want the recipe | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

Have a few avocados lying about that are far too ripe? Or are you looking for a deliciously decadent dessert without the naughty calories? Our vegan, no-bake, clean Messy Mud Pies (avocado chocolate mousse) are the answer for your sweet tooth. With just 4 ingredients, this is a simple and quick recipe that takes absolutely […]

Sunderland Restaurant Week Returns

Sunderland Restaurant Week | Where to eat in Sunderland | Elle Blonde Luxury Lifestyle Destination Blog

Sunderland this week, well for 9 days welcomes back Sunderland Restaurant Week to the city centre. With a selection of independent and local chain eateries who are all taking part in providing some amazing deals from Saturday 16th March to Sunday 24th March.  During this, 9-day extravaganza diners will have the opportunity to enjoy 2 […]