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45 The Green | Hurworth, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AA, England
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Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Bay Horse retains an emphasis on the finer details of a real old English pub, hand pulled local ales in dimple glasses and side dishes served in copper pans. The menu is made up of classic British cooking with a twist & has a strong emphasis on flavours & presentation. The premise has achieved a Michelin Bib Gourmand for the last four years.
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  • English first
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to eat. I went with my wife and the service was fantastic. The food is well cooked and presented very well. I think they try different things to see what works best , this keeps the menu from getting stale.Make sure you book, busy at the week end. I asked if the taster dessert was... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Visited for my brother in laws 50th birthday party. Nice atmosphere in the restaurant and the service was impeccable.... But.....not my kind of food at all . Found everything too fancy. Very strange accompaniments and sauces to the dishes. I struggled to find something I would eat and ordered a steak this was cooked to my liking and a few... More 

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north yorkshire, england
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210 reviews 210 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Never had such brilliant food for this price in England! Between the 2 of us we tried all 6 dishes on the price fixe lunch and all were brilliant. Was it just our lucky day? Starters were posh cottage pie or salmon parfait with beetroot; mains bream with squid rings and seafood bisque or woodcock(fancy!) with mushroom duxelles; deserts banoffee... More 

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Osmotherley, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Booked the private dining room for my wife birthday with 4 other couples Excellent evening - waiter was very attentive without being intrusive - top marks Food simply excellent - 10 fillet steaks all cooked exactly as people had requested As this was a Monday night dry January booking there wasn't as much alcohol consumed as a "normal" big group... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Just recently visited for my birthday with friends and whilst it isn't cheap you absolutely get what you pay for. Service was first class. The food was sensational, everyone's meal had a wow factor. Desserts topped off an outstanding meal. Highly recommended.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Another amazing visit to the Bay horse! Parsnip soup was delicious! As well as the pork belly served with vegetables and black pudding and onion stuffing!!! Wow! !! The staff were so friendly and welcoming.. Felt sorry for them as they were all rushed off their feet- they work hard! Such a lovely atmosphere in a pretty little village!! Can't... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I have visited this pub a few times over the years and although there has always been a wait of half an hour for the food to arrive, the food has been good. Not this time. We were told there would be a 15 min wait for our food which turned into the usual half an hour. I had the... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A very warm welcome from all of the staff and very good service throughout. Was pleased to see that there were a variety of unusual gins behind the bar and the beer was very good. The meal was excellent - I would particularly recommend the beef wellington with beef daube (melt in your mouth and would have happily consumed a... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I fvisited this gastro pub on the off chance and were pleasantly surprised by not only how lovely and cosy it is but the fact they really do cater for vegetarians . Great overall experience, good food & friendly service a great combination , we had a fabulous Sunday lunch. I am sure we will be back.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

What an amazing meal. It simply could not be faulted in any respect. The service was good, the bread basket was very tasty, but the starters, mains and puds were awesome. All four in our party agreed that it was possibly our best meal ever and we have eaten in some of the best restaurants around the world. YOU HAVE... More 

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Address: 45 The Green | Hurworth, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AA, England
Phone Number: 01325720663
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington  >  Hurworth-on-Tees
Cuisine: English

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