Co Durham


County Durham Restaurants 

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✪✪ 12 HARLAND PLACE  Norton Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1AL 
Popular local cafe/restaurant in Norton village
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✪✪✪✪ THE BAY HORSE Hurworth on Tees Darlington DL2 2AA
Classic and more complex cooking in welcoming, relaxed gastropub
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✪✪ THE BLACK BULL INN AT FROSTERLEY Frosterley nr Bishop Auckland Co Durham DL13 2SL
Delightful classic (and classy) old village pub in Weardale with some very good cooking
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✪✪✪✪ BISTRO 21 [CLOSED October 2015] Aykley Heads House Aykley Heads Durham DH1 5TS
Terry Laybourne's atmospheric modern British restaurant close to Durham city
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✪✪ THE BRIDGEWATER ARMS Winston Teesdale County Durham DL2 3RN
Classic confident cooking in atmospheric village gastropub, specialising in fish
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✪✪✪✪ CAFÉ LILLI 83-85 High Street Norton Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1AE 
Modern Italian, Greek and French influence, Norton village
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✪✪ THE CELLAR DOOR 41 Sadler Street Durham DH1 3NU
Small, attractive restaurant in the centre of Durham, with some good cooking
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✪✪ CENA TRATTORIA 85 The High Street Yarm TS15 9BG
Modern Italian cafe, great gluten-free menu including pizzas
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✪✪✪✪ DH1 Farnley Tower The Avenue Durham DH1 4DX
Tiny fine dining spot in Durham city
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✪✪✪✪ FINBARR'S Aykley Heads House, Aykley Heads Durham DH1 5TS
Traditional restaurant with modern, interesting menu
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✪✪✪✪ THE FORGE The Avenue Washington Village Tyne & Wear NE38 7AB
Good food in a very pleasant old Smithy in Washington Village, near Sunderland
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✪✪✪✪ THE GARDEN HOUSE HOTEL Framwellgate Peth Durham DH1 4NQ  
Clever, solid, modern cooking in lively Durham city gastropub
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✪✪✪✪ LORD CREWE ARMS The Square Blanchland Consett County Durham DH8 9SP 
Medieval inn in Blanchland with old British recipes reinterpreted by former head chef at HIx Soho 
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✪✪THE MORRITT HOTEL Greta Bridge near Barnard Castle Co Durham DL12 9SE
Imaginative cooking in historic hotel restaurant near Barnard Castle
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✪✪✪✪ THE RABY HUNT Summerhouse near Darlington DL2 3UD
2016 Secret Diner Restaurant of the Year - fine dining, 2 Michelin stars
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RAMSIDE HALL HOTEL (THE RIB ROOM) Carrville Durham County Durham DH1 1TD
Steakhouse/grill with 28-day dry aged local beef
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✪✪ ROCKLIFFE HALL HOTEL (THE ORANGERY) Hurworth-on-Tees Darlington DL2 2DU
Former Michelin-starred chef Richard Allen has transformed Rockliffe Hall's flagship restaurant
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✪✪SEAHAM HALL (BYRON'S BAR & GRILL) Lord Byron's Walk Seaham County Durham SR7 7AG
Some very good cooking from chef Simon Bolsover and quality fish at this smart hotel restaurant
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SOUTH CAUSEY INN Beamish Burn Road Stanley County Durham DH9 0LS
Large uninspiring hotel and restaurant complex near Beamish Museum
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✪✪STABLE HEARTH 33-35 Duke Street Darlington County Durham DL3 7RX
Really good pizzas and other Italian food at small, attractive Darlington pizzeria
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✪✪TRUFFLE [CLOSED] 20 Grange Road Darlington County Durham DL1 5NG
Classic French technique, good ingredients & great cheese board in central Darlington restaurant
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✪✪ THE TOWN HOUSE DURHAM 34 Old Elvet Durham DH1 3HN
Eccentrically styled boutique hotel with simple classic British food and steaks
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✪✪✪✪ WYNYARD HALL (WELLINGTON RESTAURANT) Tees Valley TS22 5NF
Grand country house hotel, food improving
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