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Valentine's Restaurant

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11 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8EQ, England
01833 637146
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Holiday evening meal

Very good food and we'll presented by attentive staff. God variety of dishes on offer. A measure of this restaurant's popularity is the need to book table in advance. This was our second visit in two years as holidaymakers in the area. The standard remains high.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Emyr R
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Mold, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
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Mold, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very good food and we'll presented by attentive staff. God variety of dishes on offer. A measure of this restaurant's popularity is the need to book table in advance. This was our second visit in two years as holidaymakers in the area. The standard remains high.

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent service and food, well priced and terrific portions, along with a good option of different dishes. Couldn't fault the place in any way, will be here regularly !

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Grundisburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Good size portions ( massive). I had the fishcakes which were nice. Chef only had 2 portions left and 3 people had ordered them. He came out to discuss options and gave us 1 fishcake each with prawn tempura, instead of the 2 fishcakes each. Loved this as often restaurants dont offer an alternative and leave you to sort it... More 

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Staindrop
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Bang for your buck this is the only place in Barnard Castle for a proper sit down dining experience, We have been many times and to all eating establishments in the area and this is number one. I own an eating establishment and when we go out - this is the place we go. Great food and great owners.

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newcastle ,england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

four of us went last saturday, what a lovely restaurant, the food was excellent,, good size portions and fairly priced. we didnt have to wait long for our food to come. the restaurant has a lovely feel to it... will be going back very soon !!

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Almunecar, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Friendly staff, generous portions, went early but lots of other people creating good ambience, best pork belly and crackling ever tasted, excellent value for money.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited here for the first time following a recommendation from fiends. It doesn't look much from the outside but inside it is pleasant and welcoming. Were 'greeted' by staff and shown to our table. Restaurant was about 2/3 full so nice ambiance. Decent menu on offer with specials board. For those interested there was also a good size gluten-free menu... More 

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We are a group of lady's who meet once a month ! We visited marks place and was not disappointed What a gem of a place Defo recommend the goats cheese salad All made fresh ! And very well look after by him and his staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Went to Barnard Castle for the first time in years. Came across this cafe/restaurant for lunch. I can only say the food and service was first class me and my better half went for one of the daily specials which was Thai fish cakes it came with a delicious salad ,coleslaw and fresh home cooked chips. Our meal companion went... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

On 15.05.2015 myself and my family visited Valentine's Resturant. There were a few things we wern't happy with but overall the prices are reasonable and the portion sizes are big. We were served proseco in wine glasses not flutes, the resturant was cold. My sister ordered her steak rare, it came out on a sizzler plate (this was not stated... More 

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Marks30, Owner at Valentine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I'd like to reply on several comments on your review. The menu has over 30 main courses all freshly cooked and a separate gluten free menu with an additional 12 main course dishes to order from clearly ranging from £8.95 to £16.95 . Descriptions of each dish including the sizzling platters which states the... More 

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Address: 11 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8EQ, England
Phone Number: 01833 637146
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Barnard Castle
Cuisine: French, British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: 01833 637146

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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