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The County

Certificate of Excellence
The Green, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6LX, England
The County
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Country village pub. Nice pre dinner drink outside on a lovely summers evening. Lovely menu. Good quality food. Wish I had the shrimp as appetizer after seeing all the dishes come out! All dishes very good. Deserts also really nice, had lovely Turkish Delight ice cream which was a first. Great spot

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The County is well known for its excellent food and because of a recently diagnosed food allergy the chef sat down with me on my arrival and worked through how he would adjust the ingredients of the various dishes on the menu to accommodate me. What he achieved was superb. All the staff were very helpful and friendly. Accommodation is... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an evening meal here with friends recently. We used to come here all the time, but it's the first time we have been in a few years. The menu was good - enough choice but not too much. We opted for 3 courses, but sadly the waitress completely forgot our starters! We didn't complain, but were a little... More 

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Seaton, Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked here for post-graduation meal recently. Everything was superb, from the welcome to the wine via excellent food and discreet efficient service. My only regret is that we discovered The County at the end of my son's three years in the NE!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Upon arriving at the County I was amazed at how busy it was for a Monday night. . .it was packed and had a really good vibrant atmosphere. We had a drink at the bar whilst waiting for friends and were made to feel very welcome. The menu was varied and a specials board was also available. I had smoked... More 

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Darwen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were made very welcome on arrival and individually shown to our rooms which were in a separate building next door. Beautifully decorated and furnished and extremely comfortable. Food in the pub/restaurant both at dinner and breakfast was excellent. Very reasonable rates too. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A great pub which offers excellent dining but also serves fine ales. Never had a bad meal here and the staff are always friendly. Sunday lunch is excellent. Atmosphere is always vibrant. Give it a bash!

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Orford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My wife and I were travelling by car from the English East coast to North Berwick on the Scottish East coast and we found The County a perfect place to break our journey both ways. It is just off the A1(M) and adds very little to the overall mileage. Our room in an adjoining building to the restaurant was compact... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a fantastic weekend stay in The County to celebrate a wedding and the food was amazing, great service, very professional. Collette was very accommodating as we had a new born with us and a 4yr old. Loved the breakfast, eggs benedict was lush! Overall it was a fab weekend, a great place to stay and a lovely venue... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We visited for lunch and although impressed by the pub and the staff we left feeling disappointed about the food. The menu was extensive, and the food tasted pretty good but the portion sizes and vegetables in particular were very poor. We eat out a lot and we've never been anywhere with such small side orders and at around £20... More 

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