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Judges Country House Hotel

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Kirklevington Hall, Kirklevington TS15 9LW, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my afternoon tea at Judges. The tea and sandwiches came first. There were six different finger sandwiches ranging from smoked salmon to cheese and cucumber They were freshly made and the bread was moist. Next came the fruit scones which were slightly warm. There was a choice of jam ,cream and butter . The teapot was kept filled... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and also for your understanding. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Judges on a future occasion. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 1/7/15 More 

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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is truly wonderful. On every occasion that I have visited I have been extremely happy with the service. The first time I visited was as a guest for a friend's wedding. Although I was not a significant guest I was made to feel incredibly important, as was everyone there. I was so impressed that my wife and I... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

This is great to read. On behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words, you have certainly made me smile! Please do tell your friends about us and we all look forward to welcoming you both back to Judges in the years to come. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 1/7/15 More 

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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time on the 'Chef for the day experience' here recently. I was bought this experience as a birthday gift and it was certainly something different! The hotel itself is a beautiful building set in lovely grounds, however this experience is focussed on spending time in a busy working kitchen. I enjoy cooking at home but by no... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and I am glad that you had an enjoyable day with my kitchen team. Please do tell your friends about how much effort, time and money that goes into producing food of this quality. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 26/6/15 More 

redcar
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181 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned home after having afternoon tea at Judges, and must say that it could not have been better. The staff the surroundings the food were all first class. It was not surprisingly very busy for a Saturday afternoon but that all adds to the ambience. We shall certainly be back

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Super; thank you very much for your kind words. Please do tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 22/5/15 More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing in response to my brother in laws review titled "nothing special" It was my wedding reception he was writing about and I disagree completely with his review. Everyone I have spoken to said the they had a brilliant night at judges and that it is a beautiful place to go to. The BBQ we had was lovely... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of us all at Judges a heartfelt thanks to you for your kind words and for your public support. We very much look forward to being of service again in the years to come. Every happiness to you and your husband. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 17/6/15 More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I got married here yesterday and all we can say was it was the best day of our lives, from start to finish the staff had everything organized from helping me. Thank you Emma (wedding coordinator) to the food n organising everything, people say the best service is the one don't now, that was judges amazing staff.... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

What a super review and on behalf of us all thank you very much for your kind words. Please do tell your friends about us as every man and his barn seems to be offering to do weddings these days. Great happiness to you both in your future together and we all look forward to being of service in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on Saturday evening for a lovely meal at our favourite venue. We have eaten at Judges on numerous occasions and we never fail to be impressed. From the minute you are greeted at the door the staff are all very welcoming. We enjoyed a some lovely appetisers along with a glass of bubbly while we pondered over the... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Super. Thank you for your kind words and please do tell your friends about us. Here at Judges we are trying to do something special and although we have been one of the highest rated restaurants in the country since 2003, sometimes it still feels like we are ploughing a lone furrow here in Teesside. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM... More 

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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came her for my brothers wedding reception. The food was nice but nothing special. The drinks were very expensive at £4:50 a pint I would of been disappointed if this was my weeding reception. If they do a few treks then this could be a great place.

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

We care deeply about what we do as well as loving specific feedback that helps us to improve and so I was particularly bothered by this review. Straight away I asked the reviewer to help me by giving some more detail and especially regarding his last remark which I didn't understand. To date he has not replied to this request.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife wanted a magical wedding that everyone would remember and that's what judges delivered!! The place itself is perfect, lovely building and great well maintained garden areas perfect for those important photographs. The food that was served on the day was first class, especially the evening BBQ! You could smell this being cooked all round the grounds and everything... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, they really do mean a lot to us all. Please do tell your friends about us! Every happiness to you both in your future together and we all look forward to welcoming you both back to Judges in the years to come. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 11/6/15 More 

Billingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel venue in January 2014 for my daughters wedding and from the moment we booked it we could not have been more impressed.Let me just say Suzanne,Emma and Neil are so professional and helpful in every way . All our guests have since commented on how beautiful the venue was and how professionally they were treated by... More 

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TimHowardJudges, General Manager at Judges Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Brilliant; on behalf of all the team thank you very much for your kind words. Please do tell your friends about us and we all look forward to being of service again in the years to come. Kindest regards, Tim Howard GM 9/6/15 More 

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