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Sardis Restaurant

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196 Northgate, Darlington DL1 1QU, England (Formerly Sardi's Restaurant)
01325461222
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly venue with very good food

Sardis is something of an institution in Darlington, and I, like many people, have always considered to be one of the best restaurants in the town. I am happy to report that my last visit was no exception, with our group enjoying some lovely food with friendly, attentive staff in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Martin G
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sardis is something of an institution in Darlington, and I, like many people, have always considered to be one of the best restaurants in the town. I am happy to report that my last visit was no exception, with our group enjoying some lovely food with friendly, attentive staff in attendance. There is a lunchtime offer of starters and main... More 

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Thank Martin G
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was part of a party of 20 to celebrate my sister in laws 50th birthday. We all choose from the a la carte menu, the food was well presented, nicely cooked and the service was excellent. The only reason I have marked it down is the decor which is a little bit tired and it could do with a lick... More 

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Thank Terry W
Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Along with 5 friends I had a lovely evening in Sardi's. It had been some time since I was there, but nothing changes. Cosy yet intimate atmosphere. Staff were not overbearing . The quality of food is still superb. I had a cheese soufflé for starter followed by a small sirloin steak in mushroom and red wine sauce and the... More 

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Thank Christine S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited this place close to Christmas for lunch with my partner. The food was of a high standard and you won't leave hungry! The staff are very friendly and there's a very relaxed atmosphere. Great value for money with 3 courses for £16 at lunchtime I'd recommend this place to anyone!

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Thank David B
Darlington, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We went out to lunch with friends to Sardis. They had a festive menu on. The food was absolutely fabulous. You get really large portions. The vegetables served with the main course were delicious and the desserts were fantastic. The waiters were extremely friendly and the service was first class. It's a great place to eat! Great food! Great service!... More 

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Thank David N
Darlington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I cannot believe that I have not written a review on Sardis, we go here quite often either with friends or as a couple. Lunch or evening everything about this restaurant makes me want to come back again and again. The food is absolutely the best! the service second to non! The food oh my the food I can never... More 

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Thank Margaret D
Durham, England, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Well, I've said it before and I'll say it again. Sardis is one of the best restaurants in the northeast if not the uk. The food is unbelievable as is the wine choice and you don't have to pay through the nose either. The staff and the atmosphere cannot be beaten, I have never seen anyone ever leave without having... More 

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Thank Rob D
Darlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is a lovely restaurant although a bit tired now - could do with some redecoration - having said that the food, service and atmosphere is very good. Certainly feel like you have had a great night out and been well looked after the staff are supberb and very attentive and friendly.

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1 Thank Christine B
Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A lovely little restaurant just outside town centre . The staff always present as welcoming, happy and obliging and offer a great personal service with food of the HIGHEST quality food which is well priced. Two course lunch deals are available and QUALITY is the key to all the food no matter when.

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Thank Geraldine523
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I recently visted here for lunch, a party of six. We chose our various mains from an interesting menu where, sensibly, set menu dishes could be ordered with a la carte choices. The food was served in good time, beautifully presented......and delicious! My guests who had never visited here before were hugely impressed. I will return as will my guests.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 196 Northgate, Darlington DL1 1QU, England (Formerly Sardi's Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: 01325461222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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