Double Nomination for Newcastle Venues

Known as ‘The Oscars of the Pub Industry’, the Morning Advertiser’s Great British Pub Awards return this September, showcasing the latest and greatest the licensed trade has to offer. This year, two Crafted Projects sites have been put forward as finalists. Both Pleased to Meet You (PTMY) and Central Oven & Shaker have made it … Read more

A trip to the Publican Awards for Central Oven & Shaker

The team at Central Oven & Shaker are delighted to be heading down to this year’s prestigious Publican Awards, hosted by the Morning Advertiser. The site has been nominated for Best New Pub/Bar, a category sponsored by Heineken UK,  alongside a number of other leading concepts from across the country. The event takes place at … Read more

Five stars for Central Oven & Shaker

Central food hygiene

It’s drinks all round at our latest venue Central Oven & Shaker after Food Standards Agency inspectors rated the restaurant five stars for food hygiene – the highest possible rating. The rating joins a host of other five star ratings across the group, and is credit to the management and operational teams’ continued hard work to bring … Read more

Britain’s best cocktail, now serving at Pleased to Meet You

East by North East

It’s official! Britain’s ‘best pub cocktail’, as voted for by the Morning Advertiser, is right here in Newcastle. Aptly named ‘East by North East’, the cocktail is the work of Pleased to Meet You‘s General Manager Tom Proud. The tastebud-tingling concoction includes ingredients such as Lindisfarne Mead and Fentiman’s Ginger Beer and is to be included … Read more