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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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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and service... A must! Met James which was a lovely bonus! It is well deserved of the Michelin star! We went for lunch nd plan on returning for evening meal very very soon... Won't disappoint

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived and were warmly welcomed into the small bar area, we knew we were in a very special place. Checked out the cocktail list and chose a Winston Churchill (chocolate and cigar flavour.. you have to try it!) Absolutely wonderful meal (5 taster menu) last night (5th June) .. each course intriguing in its description and... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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 April 25, 2015 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
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 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
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 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
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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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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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88 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 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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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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