• Food,  Out and About

    The Purple Bear

    We recently visited Purple Bear in Newcastle (formerly Northumbrian Arms).  I got a Living Social voucher for my birthday so we went one Friday for breakfast. The place is very welcoming and upbeat. The decor is modern with quirky features. It was rather quiet when we were there which was a shame. I had pancakes, maple syrup and bacon, it’s a favourite of mine, and my husband had the full English, it’s a favourite of his. The food was tasty and well presented. The waiter was the appropriate amount of attentive. The menu has some great food combinations and a ‘What’s Occurring’ section. They also have a good range of…