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Blue Lagoon Restaurant

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25 Grange Road, Darlington, England
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This restaurant has been a feature in Darlington for many years. operated...
This restaurant has been a feature in Darlington for many years. operated by two brothers since the fifties. Has been reviewed on Sugarvine.com
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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Late night dinner

We went to the Blue Lagoon for a late night dinner, what a lovely restaurant. We were welcomed and seated at the table by a friendly waitress who brought us menus over quickly. I had the garlic mushrooms to start with and the chicken parmesan for my main course. Both courses were served quickly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Jessica783
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England
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
England
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We went to the Blue Lagoon for a late night dinner, what a lovely restaurant. We were welcomed and seated at the table by a friendly waitress who brought us menus over quickly. I had the garlic mushrooms to start with and the chicken parmesan for my main course. Both courses were served quickly and hot. The mushrooms were tasty... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Excellent friendly service. Lovely food. Nice and relaxing night. No rush. Chicken la creme is very nice.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The Blue Lagoon is a famous haunt in Darlington. The menu remains simple and classical, largely unaltered in decades - but if you've struck a good formula, why change it? People know what to expect here, and that is why it is a success. You won't find many other traditional family-run restaurants around like it any more, and that's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I have been visiting the Blue lagoon Peter, Chris and all the girls for many years I can honestly say I have NEVER had a bad meal the food is gorgeous, the atmosphere is homely and the staff treat every customer with the utmost respect. Would highly recommend this place to anyone!!! Thanks for years of good grub Jennyne from... More 

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Stanley, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Discovered this restaurant by accident on the way back to our hotel last Saturday, we liked the sound of the menu so we asked if we could book a table for that night. The owner said that they were very busy but if we didn't mind waiting until around 8:30pm he would arrange a table for us - I am... More 

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Darlington
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We have visited this restaurant so many times over the years for numerous occasions and celebrations and it never fails to deliver a friendly, helpful service, lovely homecooked food, an extensive menu with competitive prices, along with 3 course set menus which are fabulous value. Everybody that walks through the door becomes this family business friend...its always a pleasure to... More 

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durham
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

First visit here for lunch and yes the place is dated and abit stuck in the 70s/80s but the food was nice and plentiful they serve huge portions , owners and staff are so lovely and friendly nothing is to much trouble. If you want good old fashioned grub then this is the place. I will definately return.

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We decided to have lunch on a whim and nipped across the road to The Blue Lagoon. The food was wonderful and plentiful too. To be honest we ate so much we nearly had to have an afternoon nap. Well worth a visit. It is a great place even if the décor is a little dated. If you loved old... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Like some other reviewers, we had also not been to the Blue Lagoon for quite sometime. Feeling nostalgic, we decided to go on a windy wet night. First surprise was, that unlike some other empty restaurants in the town centre there was a good level of customers inside. Greeting was warm and friendly and that set the tone for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Was amazed at getting a booking at very short notice! upon arriving the staff were jolly and super friendly and actually seemed like they were enjoying their job! The food was good more than enough, homemade chips was a massive bonus nowt better than home made chips! worth a visit

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Grange Road, Darlington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

This restaurant has been a feature in Darlington for many years. operated by two brothers since the fifties. Has been reviewed on Sugarvine.com
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?