Please Note: The tastecard discount is only applicable on the food only and always excludes drinks. Found in Jesmond, just north of Newcastle upon Tyne, is the charming White Hotel, which houses one of the best bars to chill out and unwind at in the area; Bar Blanc. Inviting both guests of the hotel and passing gourmets alike, Bar Blanc serves a plethora of British pub grub, which can be enjoyed at a fantastic price when members call in advance with their tastecard. Richly furnished with plenty of comfortable booths, flat screen televisions and projectors showcasing the latest sports, and fun little touches like a beer pong table, Bar Blanc promises to be a relaxing den in which to enjoy some satisfying fare and good drinks. The menu changes fairly regularly in order to treat returning customers to something fresh with each visit, yet British classics like hand battered fish fingers, juicy stacked burgers and succulent steaks are available all year round. Also available for those without too much of an appetite are an array of light bites, such as a wide variety of sandwiches and some refreshing salads, which when combined with some of the master crafted cocktails on offer make for a fantastic and fun lunch. An ideal stop off for those visiting the area for both business and pleasure, Bar Blanc has something for all palates and appetites.