Le Mini Macaron
Small family company established in 2014 making traditional gluten free French macarons to a high standard.
Sarah Farooqi Art
Landscapes, townscapes and illustrated maps in Sarah's unique style.
Twenty Nine Degrees
Handcrafted exquisite chocolates in a variety of interesting and exciting flavours.
Gracie & Belle
A mother and daughter business creating hand-poured soy candles and wax melts, from their home studio in the North East.
Kennedy and Rhind
From crusty sourdough loaves to decadent sweet tarts and pies filled to the brim with quality ingredients, customers will find it all at Kennedy and Rhind.
Award-winning, long-established sandwich shop and deli with a difference.
Finale Shoes and Accessories
A family-run, award-winning independent shoe shop in the lovely village of Corbridge, Northumberland.
A fashion boutique that showcases simple, effortless and budget-friendly style.
The Careless Collection
Luxury filled chocolate bars. The first MasterChef product brought from TV to you.
Described as ‘more desirable than world peace’... Introducing the award-winning North Chocolates, handmade by Bev Stephenson in Newcastle Upon Tyne since 2013.
Smorgasbord Catering Company
Providing grazing boxes, boards and tables that make for an eye-catching focal point for an event or gathering.
Tyneside's first urban winery, producing high quality, handcrafted wine made from English grapes.
Offering Supper Clubs, Private Events, Cooking Classes, At-Home Paella kits and other tasty tidbits.
WL Distillery are an award-winning Durham based independent producer of handcrafted premium spirits with a focus on the distillation of small-batch unique gins.
Kay Carter Studio
Beautiful, handmade home accessories in a variety of eye-catching terrazzo and marbled designs.
The Good Tempered Chocolate Company
Local chocolatiers making delicious chocolate in plenty of interesting and always on the mark flavours. Don't miss them if you spot them at a market and definitely hit 'buy' if you're browsing the website.
The Origami Café & Gift Shop
Gift shop serving cake and drinks with vegan options, including a vegan cake daily.
A rambling, quirky secondhand bookstore, with open fires, armchairs, model trains and a simple café.
Baby at the Bank
A family-run baby and nursery store in a converted old bank.
A cookware shop situated in the centre of Corbridge stocking everything from screws to saucepans.
Award-winning craft bakery in Corbridge, serving outstanding cakes, pastries and sweet treats.
Jasmine & Lilah
Offering a new luxurious experience in home decor, furniture and lighting.
Corbridge Garden Room
A family-run business specialising in an eclectic range of handpicked gifts, homeware and garden accessories.
An award-winning patisserie by Chef Emma Carlton, with a couple of tables to enjoy coffee and a cake in-store.
Kork Wine and Deli
Visit for wine, beers, charcuterie, cheese and bread that's worth the difference.
An independent store for stylish homeware and lovely gifts.
The Cheese and Wine Shop
Darlington's only cheese and wine specialist. Hidden gem of a shop, running for over 20 years in Darlington's historic Clarks Yard.
Fork in the Rose
The only cafe florist in the North East. Grab your coffee and plant fix in one.
A takeaway and deli shop selling handpicked products with a focus on bringing you a useful and unique shop which is as kind as possible to people and planet.
Handcrafted, small batch bakery specialising in sourdough breads, viennoiserie, sandwiches and great coffee.
Florist and plant shop.
Tynemouth Surf Co.
An established Surf Shop and Surf School that has been running from Tynemouth Longsands Beach since 1995.
Keel Row Books
The longest established antiquarian and second-hand bookshop in the North East of England.
Interesting Books and Zines
Indie bookshop in Berwick-upon-Tweed specialising in books, art, magazines & zines from small press and independent publishers.
North Star Home Edit
Beautiful, practical and sustainable home interiors and accessories.
The Little Shop
Specialty coffee, quality beers, natural wines, fresh artisan donuts & merch.
Vaux Brewery and Taproom
Independent craft brewery and taproom in Sunderland.
Under the Ivy Flowers
Florist in Sunderland covering occasions, weddings and fresh/dried flowers.
The one stop shop for independent clothes, beer and coffee in Sunderland.
Fat Unicorn Kitchen & Stores
General Store & Delicatessen - Artisan Cheese, Charcuterie, Wine & Craft Beers.
Carmichael’s Food Specialist
Independent family-run food shop and delicatessen working with handpicked, individual suppliers to bring you award-winning products.
Sustainable Lifestyle Store • Vintage • Homeware • Magazines • Plants
Bellwoods Lifestyle Store
Independent and beautiful things for you, your home and your life.
Estate Tea Co
Specialises in superior quality and single estate loose leaf teas.
Jesmond Wine Co
Independent wine shop based in Jesmond. Stocking all sorts of bottles you won't find in the supermarket, but still at entry level prices. Great advice if needed from Jon, and spirits also stocked.
Bringing traditional Korean kimchi to Newcastle, Cat has perfected her recipe and even brought out her own twists. Kimchi is a side dish made from fermented vegetables and a mix of Korean seasonings. It has a spicy and tangy taste, and can be used as a side - Cat likes to have it with a grilled cheese sandwich. Or you could use it as a base for other recipes like stews or fried rice dishes. Cat also does a vegan option.
Block and Bottle
Multi-award winning free-range butchers and craft beer shop, based on Heaton Road. Great advice available if you're not sure, and delicious fresh meat, as well as dairy products, some veg, and eggs too. Busy at weekends so get there early!