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All 43 Barnard Castle Restaurants

Valentine's Restaurant

11 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8EQ, England
01833 637146
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Newcastle
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Great night had by us all seven in total amazing food. Turkey was so delicious it melts in your mouth. And very large portions .😃😃😃😃 Great attention to detail and great choice of starters and deserts. This gem of a place is a must staff really happy to see you and nothing is to much trouble. You also get the... More 

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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It was pouring with rain and blowing a gale when our party of four found this small but welcoming restaurant just of the high Street in Barnard Carsle in Co Durham, I asked for a table for four and was immediatley shown to the table by a a very polite and smiling waitress. We all ordered coffee which was reasonable... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words I'm pleased you had a great visit Kind regards Mark More 

Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have dined at Valentine's tonight and it was an absolute delight. A big smiley welcome and a lovely table in the corner with friends. The menu is varied and the food locally sourced where possible. I order the twice cooked belly pork with potatoes and vegetables. Oh my, the pork was delicious and just melted in mouth. My friends... More 

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

Thank you for a great review I look forward to your next visit Kind regards Mark More 

Toulouse, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were very lucky to find this restaurant in Barnard Castle, with many gourmet options on the menu list, at a very reasonable price. If you add the friendly and efficient staff, there are many reasons to visit again !

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

Thank you for writing a great review I'm pleased you gad a great experiance with us Kind regards Mark More 

Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place to eat good service and friendly staff good choice of food and veary well presented very pleasant owners

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

Thanks for a great 5* review we look forward to welcoming you back gain in the near future Many thanks Mark More 

Newcastle
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Revisited valentines again with my family, as staying at our holiday cottage for a few days . Very busy again but managed to get a table for 6 of us on the early bird menu. Noticed that it had all new soft seating and a fresh coat of paint. Had a great evening and all empty plates yet again. The... More 

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

Thank you once again it's great to see you both and hear about your progress with the cottage. It's great to know our menu has managed to offer you a different choice each visit Kind regards Mark More 

Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

My husband brought me here for our anniversary. From walking through the door to leaving the service was 5*. The food was outstanding, good sized portions and fantastic presentation. Will definitely be returning and highly recommending to friends and family. Thanks for a fab evening.

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

Thank you for an amazing 5* review customer feedback is alway great to read. I'm in my 16 th year with valentines and it's so refreshing to know all our hard work is paying off and we gave very happy customer !! Kind regards Mark More 

London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We went here, on the recommendation of our hosts. Generally it was a bit disappointing. The vegetable soup was poor although the steak and chips were good

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

Thank you for your review I'm sorry to hear the homemade soup wasn't to your liking but pleased you enjoyed your sizzling platter and handcut crispy chips Kind regards Mark More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We walked into this restaurant last night after finding out our hotel was only serving bar meals. I am so glad it was because we had some fantastic food and wine served by very attentive staff in this little gem of a place. The food was delicious and hot and the garlic chicken was huge and I couldn't eat it... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review I'm really pleased to hear your meals went down well. I take great pride it serving homemade dishes and it's so rewarding to get such great feedback . Kindest regards Mark More 

1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Terrible, the worst steak I have ever had. Brought to the table in a sizzling platter full of grease which proceeded to spatter all over my clothes. The steak knife on the platter was also covered in fat when I picked it up and the steak, which was ordered medium, continued to cook until it was grey, tough and completely... More 

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

First things first!!! * you didn't have a booking and your face said it all as well as your attitude. * your table was courtesied twice and a third time by me and not a mention of any complaint * the only food left was your sirloin fat * I received 2 complaints about the disgusting way you spoke to... 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: British

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