Romantic in Newcastle
|| Although Viz magazine
stars, the Fat Slags, hardly paint a romantic picture
of the city, there are places in and around Newcastle
where you can enjoy a romantic rendezvous or two.
Taking the time to enjoy a cosy meal together is usually
a good bet for a romantic evening, especially if your
other half isn’t on a diet. There are plenty of
places to eat out in Newcastle even if you’re just
considering fine dining, but if you want something special
try Treacle Moon [map].
The name was coined by a newly-wed when describing the
time spent with his new bride and the restaurant itself
provides all the ingredients for a romantic night with
a loved one. Because the restaurant can only seat 30 people
it makes for an intimate dining experience amidst the
warm and modern décor. And the French influenced
cuisine with oriental twists inspires dishes like Sautéed
King Prawns with Sweet Chilli and Coriander Butter and
Char Grilled Beef Fillet with Fondant Potato, Asparagus
and Truffle Sauce as well as some divine desserts.
If you plan to take your romantic evening right through
to the next morning then a hotel room may be in order.
With its individually decorated rooms, Malmaison [map] on the Quayside could be the ideal backdrop to your amorous
activities. To add that extra touch, be sure to ask for
a room with a view across the River Tyne and some extra
But if you’re looking for locations for daytime
dalliances, then you could take a walk along Newcastle’s
historic Quayside [map] or around the Sunderland Winter Gardens [map],
you could buy a piece of art from The Biscuit Factory
go ice skating at Whitley Bay Ice Rink [map] or try to get that Latin spirit going with some hot stepping
at Salsa Viva at the Black Swan [map].
One of the main things to remember about romance is that
like beauty, it’s subjective, the important thing
is spending time together.
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