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The Keys

65-67 High Street, Yarm TS15 9BH, England
01642 782534
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Ranked #3 of 38 Restaurants in Yarm
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $32
Cuisines: Contemporary, British, Bistro, Family Fare
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: With its fantastic setting in the heart of Yarm High Street, The Keys has always been famed for its nightlife, but recently it is the quiet revival of the restaurant that has had people talking.Coupling friendly attentive service with a warm, homely feel, The Keys has continued to fine tune its menu to the highest standard. Whether you simply come in for a coffee or light lunch, or order from our daily specials menu, we guarantee you’ll approve of the quality of our meals and service.British favourites with a twist sit beautifully next to wonderful Mediterranean choices. With an emphasis on seasonality and locality and a commitment to simple cooking using fresh produce, the menu includes a wide range of light bites and more substantial offerings.The Keys’ Sunday lunches are said to be the best in the area and feature a choice of four locally- sourced meats, homemade Yorkshire puddings and sausage meat stuffing, served with seasonal vegetables and roast potatoes, all at a very reasonable price.The Keys is child-friendly and open to group bookings, it’s the perfect place for your get-togethers and family gatherings.Our teatime special menu is now available very week day evening from 5-9pm
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English first
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Visited the keys for dinner on Monday the 13th of October with my mother. The food was of a high quality aswell as the service. We were told that it was the launch of the new menu on that day which we were intrigued for having eaten on the old menu you. I went for the pappardelle ragu which was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Well I've been to the keys on many occasion but only for drinks and a lot of my friends rave on about the food so thought it was time to take the family out for dinner and boy was I wrong! I ordered the chicken burger which was basically two chicken smiley faces in a wholemeal roll that had obviously... More

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

As locals, we regularly call in at the Keys for a drink in the lovely beer garden or for a meal. The addition of the teatime menu, 2 courses for £9.95 is a welcome one. The quality of the food was very good, however the size of the portions meant my partner was still hungry after the two courses. We... More

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Saltburn-by-the-sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Can't praise the staff highly enough. They had an area set with birthday balloons (which we hadn't even asked for). They were warm and welcoming. The food was lovely with a great selection. They even went to the trouble of a special pudding for her. I have to mention the cocktails as well, what a selection!! We will certainly be... More

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TheKeysYarm, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hello Philip, We are so happy that your daughters birthday was a success! Here at The Keys we aim to make all our customers feel special not only on their special days but on every occasion they spend with us. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The Keys More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

As always..... A warm, pleasant welcome, excellent, professional service and consistently wonderful food. You can sit inside, in comfortable cosy areas, or more formal areas, or sit outside in a lovely decked area. I would recommend the Keys to anyone, for any occasion, without hesitation!

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TheKeysYarm, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hello Choops, Thank you for your feedback and we are over the moon that you speak so highly of us. We hope to welcome you back soon to try our new menu. Kind regards, The Keys More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Came here for Sunday lunch with my boyfriend last Sunday, just came for one course however absolutely loved their menu and couldn't resist having a 3 course meal, had a lovely goats cheese salad that was amazing! For main we both had the lamb, absolutely lovely! Really pleased that they serve it pink as many restaurants don't, also the three... More

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TheKeysYarm, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hello Abbey, Thank you very much for your feedback and we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal especially the lamb. We hope to see you again soon to try our new menu. Kind regards, The Keys More

Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Visited The Keys with my two young children for a family occasion. In my experience dining with small children it is hard to find a restaurant with good food and also child friendly. Firstly the outside area is ideal for children as it is enclosed so perfectly safe to let them play. The staff were more than accommodating and extremely... More

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TheKeysYarm, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hello Grace Eva, Thank you very much for your feedback and we are so glad you are happy with our food and service here at The Keys. We hope you will come back and see us soon to try our new menu which goes live on Friday 10th October. King Regards, The Keys More

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Went for meal straight from office today(Friday)at The Keys Yarm for yet another fantastic experience where we sat outside in the fab garden which was very busy due to lovely temperature today i had the Penne Arrabiatta which was absolutely delightful and certainly had a kick to it ! would recommend this place to anybody as great all round venue... More

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TheKeysYarm, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hello Bracken7, We are so glad you have enjoyed our beer garden and hope you'll come and try our new menu that goes live on Friday 10th October. We are still collecting signatures for our children's play area so thank you very much for helping with our efforts. Kind regards, The Keys More

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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The real beauty of The Keys on a Sunday is you can walk in off the street, unannounced without a booking and 9 times out of 10 get a cracking table and matching lunch. Served by Emilie who was just lovely. Keep it up guys as you're the Sunday lunch benchmark for me!

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TheKeysYarm, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hello PJ Palmer, We are very proud to be your Sunday lunch benchmark and endeavor to retain that title! Emily is very grateful for your kind feedback and we hope to see you again on a Sunday soon! Kind regards, The Keys More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I visit the keys often and have visited for all occasions and have never been let down by either the quality of the food served or by the quality of service both have been excellent. Whether I have been out for a meal with the hubby, drinks and snacks with the girls or treating my two young daughters to a... More

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TheKeysYarm, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hello Julie, I'm happy to hear that you enjoy your time with us and that we cater for all of your needs. Don't forget that our new menu goes live on Friday 10th October so we hope to see yourself, your family, and the girls very soon! Kind regards, The Keys More

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