Full steam ahead for seventh opening

Newcastle-based leisure operator Crafted Projects has announced the development of its latest concept, the Gunner Tavern; a modern take on the tavern, offering quality pub classics in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The pub, which is taking shape within the old site of Gotham Town, will offer an extensive range … 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

Introducing Central Oven & Shaker

Central Oven & Shaker

A leading leisure firm is forging ahead with plans for a new Neopolitan-style pizza and cocktail bar opposite Newcastle central station. Work is under way to convert the former Lounge bar into Central Oven and Shaker, a laid-back eatery specialising in serving pizzas with craft beers, prosecco and carafes of cocktails. The scheme is led … Read more