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The Secret Diner is the North East of England's definitive critical restaurant guide

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The Roxburgh in Whitley Bay

Secret Diner: The Roxburgh, Park Avenue, Whitley Bay

An unlicensed restaurant that only opens during the day wins the approval of the region's most discerning critic

Miller & Carter restaurant in Newcastle

Secret Diner Review: Miller & Carter, Mosley Street, Newcastle

Steak-based meal fails to impress Secret Diner They're "having a laugh" at Miller & Carter, reckons Secret Diner, but not because they're a comedy duo

Red Flame restaurant

Secret Diner Review: Red Flame, Newcastle

Having a bite before the match took a lot longer - and was a lot more dramatic - than the Secret Diner bargained for

The Grainger Market in Newcastle

Secret Diner Review: Newcastle's historic Grainger Market food stalls

Amid the greengrocers, butchers and purveyors of a wide range of goods, Secret Diner finds the Grainger Market caters for a refined palate

Tyneside Bar Cafe

Review: The Secret Diner goes undercover at The Tyneside Bar Cafe in Newcastle

'This place is a gem, even if you’re not actually going to the Newcastle cinema, because they made the smart decision to get themselves a proper chef'

The French in Manchester

Secret Diner Review: The French, Manchester

The Secret Diner has been out and about and was delighted to take in lunch at the recently re-launched north west restaurant

Nicely grilled fresh squid, dressed with a mouth-tingling chilli, garlic and coriander sauce

The 2014 Secret Diner Awards: And the nominees are....

Here come the nominations for the 2014 Secret Diner Awards, which celebrate culinary excellence throughout the North East

Electric East

Secret Diner Review: Electric East, St James Boulevard, Newcastle

Our candid restaurant critic visits Electric East to sample its promised innovative dishes from Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand

The Holystone Lodge

Secret Diner Review: The Holystone Lodge, North Northumberland

'Comfortable, interesting and confident cooking' is on the menu at the popular restaurant, which enjoys a gem of a location

The Blyth Boathouse

Secret Diner Review: Blyth Boathouse, Quay Road, Blyth, Northumberland

The Secret Diner made his debut in Blyth with high hopes for an evening of sea food


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