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The Keys

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Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
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65-67 High Street, Yarm TS15 9BH, England
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Yarm, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Joined by 5 friends for one of our regular get togethers, met for lunch on a Wednesday. Although we had reserved for inside, they did manage to accomadate us outside in the garden as it was such a nice day. After that things went rapidly downhill. Served with drinks but informed there were some problems in the kitchen so there... More 

3 Thank Chris B
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although the lunch menu wasn't massive it had something for everyone , staff were very pleasant , and the food was really tasty . Only down side I have to say is that it is quite dark inside and I had to hold me small printed menu up to a table lamp to be able to read it X

Thank Judith B
Yarm, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently visited the keys twice last week and both times was very disappointed. We decided to go for food and drinks in their garden, staff walking past and no one noticed we had not been served drinks, so after 20 minutes we went inside and ordered them at the bar. We had originally gone for food but lost interest... More 

1 Thank Hannah2696
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154 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at 12 noon on a Thursday and sat in the garden as the sun was shining! Immediately told (by a very polite waitress) that kitchen wasn't serving until 12.30 for some reason. Even though we had two small children we decided to wait. While we were waiting the garden became very busy without a seat to had but inside... More 

1 Thank Pinwins
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Call in on spec the other night for an early tea. Pretty good selection of grub, but limited, quality excellent, portion size very good, without being wasteful Wine selection reasonable, price very good Would I go again?? Yes

Thank howie999
Catterick, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I came here a few months back with the wife and kids and had an amazing time, great service and lovely food. However on this occasion both service and food where of a poor standard. I came here with a friend on Saturday for a pint and a bit to eat as i had highly recommend it. Right where to... More 

1 Thank Dave B
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

booked for sunday lunch 14/8/16. arrived and seated on time. ordered within 5 minutes - waited 10 minutes for drinks to arrive and 25 minutes wife's starter to arrive. After a few more minutes asked waiter if my starter was on the way. 5 mins later her returned saying sorry they had run out of mussels . Nice guy but... More 

1 Thank bobsjob
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just been in for children's afternoon tea and adults afternoon tea I had to write to say how fantastic it was there was plenty of food and the children's come on a icecream van it was brilliant I didn't feel robbed when I went to pay for it I certainly would go back and not forgetting the lovely staff.Thank... More 

2 Thank lizzybizzy
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here yesterday. We had one course and it took 2 hours!! We arrived at 12 noon and there were only 2 other tables occupied. Having stood at the bar for a few minutes I managed to find a member of staff to ask if we could sit outside and could she bring some menus. The other members... More 

2 Thank Deborah L
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

summers evening in Yarm - What's better than getting away from it all with a couple of beers and great friends ? Superb service, brilliant venue and a balmy summers evening as the sun came down in this beautiful old small town. Fabulous inexpensive food, on time, discretely served by friendly staff. Oh to be in England in the summer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $32
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65-67 High Street, Yarm TS15 9BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yarm
  • Phone Number: 441642782534
With its fantastic setting in the heart of Yarm High Street, The Keys has always been famed for its nightlife, but recently it is the quiet revival of the restaurant that has had people talking.Coupling friendly attentive service with a warm, homely feel, The Keys has continued to fine tune its menu to the highest standard. Whether you simply come in for a coffee or light lunch, or order from our daily specials menu, we guarantee you’ll approve of the quality of our meals and service.British favourites with a twist sit beautifully next to wonderful Mediterranean choices. With an emphasis on seasonality and locality and a commitment to simple cooking using fresh produce, the menu includes a wide range of light bites and more substantial offerings.The Keys’ Sunday lunches are said to be the best in the area and feature a choice of four locally- sourced meats, homemade Yorkshire puddings and sausage meat stuffing, served with seasonal vegetables and roast potatoes, all at a very reasonable price.The Keys is child-friendly and open to group bookings, it’s the perfect place for your get-togethers and family gatherings.Our teatime special menu is now available very week day evening from 5-9pm

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