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Argent D'Or

Close House Hotel, | Heddon on the Wall, Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 0HT, England
01661 85 22 55
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Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I had booked a special lunch for four a few weeks before the planned meal. I received an email reminding me of the booking a few days before but then on the morning I received a telephone call to say that they could no longer accommodate us. They did offer us a place at the golf club No 19 where... More

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Longframlington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Ok, lets deal with the positives before the lengthy list of issues with Argent D'Or. POSITIVES: Cooking - generally good Restaurant Service - attentive and helpful NEGATIVES: 1. Arrival at Hotel Reception - we were welcomed but invited to go and sit ourselves down in the Lounge/Bar - if you can find a seat. 2. The Lounge/Bar - is VERY... More

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Newcastle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My wife and I were taken to this restaurant by our best friends for my 75th birthday. Reception was fine , but the lounge was extremely cold and we had to sit in the bar area for pre dinner drinks, this was just ok. We then went into the main dining room which again was cold and when we complained... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We had a lovely Sunday lunch , the food was delicious , the service was exceptional, the table was beautiful , wonderful room , top top class, not only will I recommend but I have recommended many times to friends and family !

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Tyne & Wear
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

The surroundings etc., are faultless but we had afternoon tea and at a price of £18.50 per person it was well overpriced. If we go back it will be for a lunch which seems much better value.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We went their for lunch. The restaurant was empty and very quiet. The staff members were talking very loud and said very unpleasant comments in French... unfortunately, we are French too...and that spoiled our moment! Foodwise, the mains were great and the dessert (rice pudding for me) was one of the best I have ever had! Overall, the place is... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Been to Close House a number of times this year to eat at Argent D'or, the food, wine and cocktails are always fab and we always have a wonderful time. Specifically we went for a meal on a Thursday evening at the end of June. We asked the hotel to call us a taxi to take us home (our usual... More

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This was our second visit to this restaurant (previous review created under the Hotel name ). On prev occasion it was for lunch and on this was for Dinner. Location - Fantastic views & approach roads also handy for Heddon on The Wall village. Staff - Efficient, polite, helpful & knowledgeable Décor - Relaxing, high quality & well maintained. Menu... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We've never been in the evening but each time for lunch has been a real treat. The restaurant and hotel are beatifully presented, the staff unassuming and attentive whilest maintaining an appropriate distance. The lunch has, on each occassion been meticulously prepared and presented and (unlike so many places these days) perfectly seasoned. As others have mentioned, the lunch offer... More

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newcastle
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Once again a lovely lunch in the Argent D'or restaurant. Beautiful dining room decorated in cream grey and gold. At 2.00pm groups of people coming in for afternoon tea which looked delicious. Great value for lovely food. Sumptuous lounge for pre lunch drinks and after lunch coffee. Fire lit. Good access for wheelchairs.

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