We’ll be adding more gallery slide shows to this page, featuring art that we like, by people who we know. For starters here are some of Luke’s Waiting Room collage illustrations…

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Common Room our Waiting Room special brew

Our own-label beer, brewed and filtered especially for us by Schoolhouse Brewery on Yarm Lane, is going down a storm. Graham Gannaway brews a beautiful pale ale, reserving especially for us a batch that goes through a special filtering process. Rather than receiving the traditional fish filings, it passes through nine layers of paper to […]

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Our new slow food restaurant for the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

New for 2017, we have created a new restaurant and art event for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.  THE SMELTERY has a Slow Food ethos, where vegetables are given high status and our famous Waiting Room dishes are served alongside locally produced free range meat dish options and North Sea fish. Luke was commissioned to […]

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Redcar is The Menu, Festival of Thrift

We created a town meal for 400 people at this year’s Festival of Thrift at Kirkleatham. Our menu was based on Redcar’s history, folktales, rumours and traits – and is a follow on to a Radio 4 series The Town Is The Menu produced by Simon Preston.

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