The team behind Staith House in North Shields has opened a new restaurant in Newcastle. John and Kimberley Calton, along with chef and business partner James Laffan, have launched Route in the city centre – a ‘seasonal’ wine-led bistro. Harden’s reporters know Staith well. While lacking a sprinkling of ambience, MasterChef finalist John Calton’s upcycled, […]

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Head chef Danny Parker is to leave the Michelin-starred House of Tides. Parker joined the Newcastle restaurant in February 2014, and first worked under chef-patron Kenny Atkinson before taking charge. As well as receiving the city’s highest rating in Harden’s, the North East outpost also holds a Michelin star and four AA rosettes. While service […]

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Were you aware it’s Earth Awareness month? Harden’s has teamed up with the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) to bring you a list of some of the UK’s top places to eat ethically. Save the planet while also tantalising your tastebuds…   Grain Store N1 £50 Harden’s says: “An exciting new venture for Bruno Loubet and his […]

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