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The Raby Hunt Restaurant

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Summerhouse, Darlington, England
01325 374237
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A first rate gastronomic experience

Last time we visited this place was some 5 years ago when it was clear that here was a chef going places. Now having honed his art we have a highly imaginative, assured and accomplished practitioner. The Summer tasting menu is simply superb, as good food as it has ever been my fortune to taste... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
jaj0409
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Durham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Durham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Last time we visited this place was some 5 years ago when it was clear that here was a chef going places. Now having honed his art we have a highly imaginative, assured and accomplished practitioner. The Summer tasting menu is simply superb, as good food as it has ever been my fortune to taste anywhere. The attention to detail... More 

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lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Went here for a friends birthday treat - a table for 8. Had an excellent taster menu with the wine suggestion by the staff. Food excellent, interesting and well presented. Staff knowledgeable and helpful.

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n yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were lucky enough to get a late deal DBB here in July. The service was excellent, from the restaurant manger seeing us arrive & coming out to the car park & taking us in the back door as service had already started to the moment we left. The food was of a very high standard (unfortunately I can't say... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A great restaurant in a great location. We ate here for the first time last week and the quality of the food was excellent. We tried the 5 course tasting menu and the quality of the ingredients and the high standard of cooking were evident during each course. We particularly liked the lamb cutlet but all the courses were beautifully... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Took my partner for her birthday on July 10th , went last year for our anniversary so was expecting great things and I was not dissapointed.Had one of the in house made sodas to start which was very refreshing then went to the table.We had the summer tasting menu 10 courses in all and it was truly delicious and very... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I visited with my husband to celebrate our first wedding anniversary. We booked on the day we went, and were lucky to be able to get a table as there had been a cancellation. It seems booking well in advance is advised. The restaurant was well signposted and easy to find. We were welcomed upon arriving and shown to our... More 

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Richmond North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Having eaten in several of the UKs best restaurants recently this compares very favourably and surpasses several! Some of our recent guests from Millgate House have raved about the food. We felt it high time for another visit and were not disappointed. The Summer Tasting menu was exquisite. Our vegetarian friend had a whole menu to himself bursting with flavours.... More 

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I went here with two work colleagues for a Friday lunch and we all thouroughly enjoyed our food. It's a small place in the beautiful countryside. The attention to detail is what you would expect from a Michelin starred restaurant. Each course was delicious. The dessert, a sort of posh Mars bar ice cream style dish, was very memorable.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food is absolutely delicious and not over fussed as can be the case with some Michelin Starred Restaurants. I have only ever been in the evenings and this is definitely a place for a spoily treat not just a "cannot be bothered to cook tonight". The prices dictate this and are well worth every penny. For my taste the... More 

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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It has taken some time to get here, they are very good at keeping in touch to let you know if they have a free table.well worth the wait, champagne on arrival, perusal of menu in peace, shown to table, and the feast began. Went for the spring tasting menu, wonderful, I think my favourite was the 62o landis farce... More 

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Additional Information about The Raby Hunt Restaurant

Address: Summerhouse, Darlington, England
Phone Number: 01325 374237
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington
Open Hours:
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Summerhouse, Darlington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: 01325 374237

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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