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Raby Hunt Inn & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Summerhouse Nr. Darlington, Darlington DL2 3UD, England
Raby Hunt Inn & Restaurant
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
36 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here several times over the years and it gets better and better. Now having a Michelin Star. Dinner was excellent with fresh ingredients imaginatively used by self taught Chef James Close. Two tasting menus to choose from; one 5 course and the other 8 courses, both reasonably priced. Very friendly and helpful staff and happy to adjust menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This one star on the out skirts of Darlington is rapidly becoming a clear icon, stunning execution of great ingredients, talent and passion abound, a rare thing in this neck of the woods, I would date say you would not find better anyware regionally

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Fantastic little place in the countryside. A real hidden gem would recommend booking a room. Spotlessly clean with all that you could need and a great breakfast. The meal was fantastic and the service matched. Would definitely recommend

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We came to celebrate my husbands 40th. Friendly, knowledgable informal service. Amazing food and the suckling pig was spectacular. A fabulous lunch on the doorstep. Perfect team between front of house and kitchen. Thank you for helping us celebrate! X

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten here twice in last three months. Excellent and interesting menu although I would personally be happy without a full description of menu at time of ordering! Look forward to our next visit

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This sampler meal was a food experience absolutely delicious, well worth every penny, it is small however the service was efficient, informative and friendly. A memorable night and I would certainly go back. Excellent

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North East England
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Went on a Saturday lunchtime . Staff extremely welcoming and really seemed to enjoy their jobs and care about the diners experience. Outdoor seating for drinks available in warm weather Interesting non alcoholic drinks available in addition to usual brands. Had the tasting menu at £30, 5 courses plus amuse bouche to start. For another £30 you can have the... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Where to start .. Building is stunning .. lit up at night .. On site parking which is fab .. very polite and friendly staff showed us to a seat in bar area .. quickly showed us wine list .. my champagne was £12.50 a glass but was beautiful and had 3 more .. then we were shown the menus... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Four of us dined here recently and we were all agreed it was one of the best restaurants we'd ever eaten in. It is expensive but you are paying for real expertise, talent and hard work. We had the 9 course menu and every bit of it was beautifully presented and so tasty. The service was warm and friendly which... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

In the Teesside / Durham area this has to be one of the best restaurants if you wish to go fine dining!! We went as a party of 6, we had the most pleasant meals in such a long time. Michelin star warranted. Great story how the son has set this business up with help of his very proud and... More 

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