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Darlington Road | Elton, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 1AH , England
01642 582350
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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent food, racist paraphernalia in the dining area

I can't comment on the recent(ish) food scares as we ate here a few times before that happened. The food was very nice, staff were lovely, atmosphere was good overall. What disturbed me was that the owners seemed ok with having golliwogs on the shelves in the lounge dining area. One golliwog... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Billingham, England, United Kingdom
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We are regular visitors to the Sutton arms and despite recent criticism we have never had a better meal and will continue going on a regular basis

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten here many times and have always enjoyed the food and friendly staff. Never had to moan and groan about anything. Having read recent reviews, I can honestly say that there are most certainly not any hanging gollywogs by a noose or any gollywogs at all. Me and my family live the place and will keep coming. Thank... More 

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Billingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I can't comment on the recent(ish) food scares as we ate here a few times before that happened. The food was very nice, staff were lovely, atmosphere was good overall. What disturbed me was that the owners seemed ok with having golliwogs on the shelves in the lounge dining area. One golliwog seemed to be hanging by a rope (noose).... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Passing the Sutton arms was a blast from the past, happy family memories of good times inside. I should have left them as memories. As we walked in my partner had a sixth sense and said, should we go. I said no, give it a chance. The decor and atmosphere was at best described as 'musky'. The menu is HUGE,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

we went here for the 1st time, after calling into 2 other pubs further down the road, one of the other pubs couldn't be bothered to stop talking to serve us, and the other didn't have anyone in it, we are so glad we popped in here , we had the 3 meats Sunday Lunch which was massive and very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Barman miserable & felt like we were disturbing him ordering food & drinks. Waitress was friendly though. Food was simply ok. Not bad but not brilliant. Decor in pub was claustropobic, puppets hanging from ceilings & ornaments & bric a brac everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Excellent meal, excellent service. A very pleasant visit. This is a lovely country pub with a warm welcome.

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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We have been using this pub for many years - with their early doors meals (including £5 bottle of wine). We have always enjoyed the food. Excellent value and choice. Friendly staff. We cannot reconcile their past hygiene problems with the immaculate dust free pub and restaurant rooms filled with period knick knacks. They always have one cask ale or... More 

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middlesbrough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

What a lovely place! My family always meet up for tea on on special occasions and so we tried the Sutton Arms and we will never go anywhere else! After all the bad press in the local papers I can safely say ignore it! The staff are super friendly and will do everything they can for you. The food is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Fab lunch on Sunday can't praise enough Yorkshire puddings to die for and beef melted in my mouth and service as always perfect glad we found this little gem of a place

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Address: Darlington Road | Elton, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 1AH, England
Phone Number: 01642 582350
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Stockton-on-Tees
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: Darlington Road | Elton, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Stockton-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: 01642 582350

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  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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