Did you know that approximately 10 percent of marriage proposals happen on Valentine's Day? If you took our advice and popped the questions this Valentine's then you'll be looking for somewhere to celebrate. That calls for one thing... Champagne! Here are our top spots in the North East to indulge in a bubbly tipple.
1. Glass House
Learn the art of good drinking at Glass House, located in the magnificent Milburn House. With a sleek tiled floor and gold detailing, the interior exudes the feeling of 1920s opulence. Sample their Moët tasting package or enjoy a Champagne afternoon tea.
Newcastle upon Tyne
2. Silk Room Restaurant & Champagne Bar
Perfect for city centre dining, the Quayside's Silk Room offers great food and drink in a stylish boutique environment. As the North East's first dedicated Champagne bar, the restaurant boasts an impressive 25 brands of Champagne and 16 fizz-based cocktails.
Newcastle upon Tyne
3. The Cleveland Tontine
With its decadent decor and laid-back elegance, The Cleveland Tontine's Champagne Bar is the perfect place to enjoy pre-dinner drinks, a cocktail or a nightcap. The attentive bar staff have an extensive knowledge of the range of Champagnes, guaranteeing that you'll be sipping on the perfect glass.
4. Ebony Champagne Bar
Whether it's for a romantic liaison, a family celebration, or simply the chance to unwind with a glass of bubbly, Ebony Champagne Bar is one to visit. The beautifully decadent interior, with its dimmed lighting and soft leather chairs, is the perfect den for drinking fizz.
5. Oh You Pretty Things
Retail therapy and Champagne are two things that we (foolishly) had never thought of putting together. Oh, how we've been missing out. Oh You Pretty Things provide a fabulous place for you to watch the world go by whilst sipping on the finest fizz. Best enjoyed after a hard day's shoppin (perhaps for particularly special piece of jewellery).