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“Wow!! Best pub grub around!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Half Moon Inn

The Half Moon Inn
High Street | Lazenby, Middlesbrough TS6 8DX, England
01642 452752
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Ranked #44 of 210 Restaurants in Middlesbrough
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
1 review
“Wow!! Best pub grub around!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

I have been visiting this place for a couple of months now and cant find a better, value place that can rival it!!
Its food is brilliant. Lasagne and mince and dumplings are a particular favourite but my husband enjoys a sunday lunch, excellent!!
Im shocked to read the comments about staff/landlord as i find them really brilliant and over- caring! (If thats possible!)
We will definitely keep visiting and recommending this place to all!
We have booked for xmas fayre tomorrow cant wait!!!!! Mmmm :)

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
“Excellent food with great atmosphere and fantastic staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

Me and my wife attended the half moon inn and were delighted to say that the food was delicious, i can also say that all staff on duty offered great customer service and were all polite and welcoming, our waiter was a young tall dark haired man who catered to our needs extremely well and nothing was too much trouble, I would recommend this pub/restaurant to you all. Well done

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Disgraceful !!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

What a shame!

Up until tonight this was my favorite pub to walk to on a sunny day with the family. We have also had many a family event here too, all of which have been very pleasant. My wife went out tonight with her friends for a quiet pre-Christmas meal. When their food arrived at the table, one of the friends noticed that her chicken was pink and a little iffy looking. She then politely spoke to the waiter who said he'd get a new meal made up. Half an hour later after the other girls had almost finished their meals, there was still no sign of her meal. She then asked another member of staff what was happening and was told "another five minutes". Just after this, the landlord stormed over and asked if she wanted a refund, he then shouted at her saying that she'd now wasted two meals. He then proceeded to them that they had to leave or they would be escorted of the premises. Very shocked after being told to leave, one of the girls told a female member of staff that she'd never been spoken to like that in her life, the staff member replied with "Well there's a first time for everything love".
Honestly, my wife and her friends are not the type of people to go out and cause trouble, and for them to be told that they'd be escorted from the premises makes me laugh.
Simply put, the landlord did not know how to deal with the situation which he had created, and is clearly not articulate enough to respond in a manner you'd expect from any service provider.

I truly hope that you all get to read this review before making the decision to eat or drink at The Half Moon.
This is a real shame as The Half Moon has the potential to be a lovely family orientated pub. (As it used to be prior to the management change)

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Nice Home cooked food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Different theme evenings as well as a set menu always offer up plenty of choice. Popped in one Saturday afternoon, prawn sandwich and chips (home cooked in proper fat/dripping), nothing fancy just well prepared food. Will go back and see what its like on an evening.

Visited June 2012
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Four of us went for lunch yesterday and all enjoyed the meals. We eat out at least one a week, often twice. The atmosphere was very sociable and we had good service. We will return.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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