Newcastle Upon Tyne

John Calton takes inspiration from other top UK kitchens

Top 50 Gastropubs

Gastropub Chef of the Year is Staith House chef-patron

By Nicholas Robinson

North East gastropub chef John Calton of the Staith House in North Shields, near Newcastle, has secured the title of Gastropub Chef of the Year at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs list and awards reveal.

Talk of the Toon in Quayside

Newcastle

Talk of the Toon in Quayside

By Roger Protz

Roger Protz is delighted to discover Newcastle’s thriving food and drink hub in the formerly derelict docklands area.

Fitzgeralds in Whitley Bay: part of the group

Sir John Fitzgerald reports £1.4m loss

By John Harrington, M&C Report

North-east managed pub operator Sir John Fitzgerald (SJF) has reported a loss of £1,437,321 in the year to 31 January 2011.