When winter finally arrives there’s nothing I love more than catching up with friends over drinks, and the new winter roof terrace at The Botanist, in Newcastle, is the perfect place to do just that. Among the Nordic-inspired setting you’ll find huts draped in fairy lights and baubles, ski posters and vintage-looking skis hanging on the walls, glistening trees and…

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It wasn’t long ago that I was at The Botanist, in Newcastle, to sample its selection of delicious new cocktails, and last week I was back to taste some of its brand new desserts. Nestled in the beyond gorgeous function room myself and a handful of bloggers gathered around a table filled to-the-brim with dishes, platters and plenty of tipples.…

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After being invited to enjoy a festive feast at The Botanist, in Newcastle, I’m finally in the Christmas spirit. That’s right, I’ve officially said the “C” word! When the invitation landed in my inbox I wasn’t sure what to expect, but if the Tipples and Tunes event was anything to go by, I knew it was going to be a…

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After enjoying an afternoon at The Botanist’s taster lunch before Christmas, when another invitation came through the post for its official launch I was extremely excited and rsvp straight away. And I wasn’t the only one. After strolling through my Instagram feed I knew a lot of people were going to be there, but I couldn’t believe how many people…

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