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Valentine's Restaurant

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11 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8EQ, England
01833 637146
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  • 120
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 6
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  • 4
    Terrible
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
Welcoming and superb food

We ate here with a visiting work colleague from the USA. Nothing disappointed from the welcome to the delicious food. There is always a lovely and relaxed atmosphere when dining at Valentines.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Alison M
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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167 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We ate here with a visiting work colleague from the USA. Nothing disappointed from the welcome to the delicious food. There is always a lovely and relaxed atmosphere when dining at Valentines.

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daveybear
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

On a visit to Barnard Castle (lovely place) and walked past during the afternoon. It looked an interesting menu so we went back on spec in the evening. Despite being very busy, a table was found by the helpful and courteous staff. The service was good but the food was excellent. Despite being full and it being a relatively small... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Saturday evening meal, the restaurant looked good, had to eat later due to it being busy, but staff were very helpful and attentive and the food excellent, would definitely visit again if in the area

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Trentham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Meals were okay, nothing special, but good choice and value for money. They had duck wraps on the menu which is why I chose to eat there 2 nights, but both nights I was told there was 'no duck'. First night I had chicken wraps instea, but there was hardly any chicken, and maily salad. The 2nd night I had... More 

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

Thank you for your 3 star review but I'm at a loss you made such a fuss for me to find you a table the next night why if it was only ok .you were told by the waitress that the duck is discontinued from our supplier and you then asked again on the Easter Saturday. The Chicken wrap gets... More 

Staindrop, null, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

there was about 17 of us went for my husbands 70 th birthday it was our first visit there but our daughter has been there seberal times and reccommended it to usand we all were vey impressed with the food and the service will call in again very good

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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I love this restaurant. We have a meal at Valentines about 5 times a year including our 'Christmas Special'. Our expectations are high and we are never ever let down. Tonight was no exception. The thing is that we can depend on good quality, locally sourced meat and vegetables. I ordered pate starter, twice cooked belly pork main and flap-jack... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Lovely food with great service.. Would definatly recommend & visit again 👌 Had a great night with friends 💜

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A meal at valentines is always a pleasure brilliant food, lovely atmosphere, a good selection of food choices all handmade and beautiful. Mark who owns valentines is a wonderful man who always makes you feel welcome in his happy, well presented and very clean restaurant and is a fantastic chef. Here's to many more wonderful visits, Thankyou Mark!

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england
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Fantastic food , service and Atmosphere. The chips are by far the best you will ever eat ,the selection of meals in fantastic. Something for every one. Nicely decorated, spotlessly clean , the staff are very pleasant and helpful too

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have visited this local restaurant a number of times over the years. It has built up a very good reputation over this time in the local community. On each occasion we have received very friendly and efficient service. We have visited as a couple and with friends in large groups for birthday and anniversary celebrations. The menu choice is... More 

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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: British

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