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Sachins in the top 10% of restaurants worldwide

Photograph of naan bread and an assortment of Punjabi curry dishes displayed on a table in Sachins restaurant

It’s official: Sachins has been ranked in the top 10% of dining spots worldwide by TripAdvisor. Sachins is delighted to have been awarded TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Award 2023. This is a tremendous accolade for our long-standing Forth Banks restaurant and one that we couldn’t have secured without the support of our […]

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Sachins celebrates 40th anniversary

This year, Sachins’ celebrates its 40th anniversary as one of Newcastle Upon Tyne’s most-loved and iconic Indian dining spots. Located on the city’s historic Forth Banks, we have become one of Newcastle’s most revered restaurants over the past four decades, offering authentic cuisine to diners looking for a taste of Punjab in a stylish setting. […]

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Meet the owner behind iconic restaurant Sachins

Chicken Biriyani

Iconic restaurant Sachins is Newcastle’s favourite spot for first-class Punjabi food, but who is the face behind this beloved establishment? Well, that’s what we’re discovering today. Head Chef and Owner, Bob Arora, has been heading up operations at Sachins for over 23 years now. Today, we’re sitting down with Bob and taking the time to […]

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Dine by the Tyne

Bob Arora served centre table at the unbelievable Dine by the Tyne; a sky table raised 100ft in the air by the River Tyne. Local foodies from across the North East got experimental with their dining experience, having Bob serve their delicious meal to them, 100 feet in the air. The breath-taking views of the […]

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Kia Stinger

The Korean invasion from Kia has been very much under the radar. They came to the UK selling quite boring looking, cheap cars with a great warranty. A break through was in 2006 when they launched the Cee’d; this car was a real wake up call for European manufacturers. It matched its competitors for quality […]

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BMW X2

I haven’t driven a BMW for a while and I relished the chance to drive the new X2. I was surprised to learn Mercedes have beaten BMW to be the Global Premium Brand. This has been BMW’s title for quite a while now, but they are fighting back yet an onslaught of new cars. The […]

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VW Arteon

The last large expensive VW saloon I remember driving was the Phaeton. This huge and expensive car was aimed at stealing sales away from the S Class, it was full of tech and gadgets but it just didn’t sell in the numbers VW expected it would. I suppose where I’m coming from is if you […]

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Lexus LC

I was amazed to read Lexus have been around for 28 years, they launched the LS which was aimed squarely at the Mercedes S Class. It wasn’t the most beautiful looking car but it was filled with gadgets and they were always the most reliable cars around. Add to this a level of customer service […]

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Range Rover Velar

To say Range Rover can’t do any wrong at the moment has to be the understatement of the year! From being a company that just produced one car, they are successfully launching cars in every market segment possible at the moment. They successfully launched the Range Rover Sport and then the equally popular Evoque, both […]

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Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio

Any petrol head will tell you that until you’ve owned an Alfa you aren’t a proper petrol head. Alfa’s have never had the best reputation for build quality or reliability but they have made some stunning looking cars that also drive really well. As you may expect, I’ve owned one Alfa, I bought a 156 […]