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The Keys

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
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65-67 High Street, Yarm TS15 9BH, England
+44 1642 782534
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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713 reviews
446 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here on a works lads night out. Modern bar with good service and a good range of beers and lagers. No issues whilst we were here (compared to another place we visited on the same night). Worth using as a meeting place and also a mid night drinking place. Not sure how busy it gets later on!

Thank bill c
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing service, wonderful people, great food and relaxing atmosphere.....what more do you want from a Sunday Lunch! My Daughters love this place!

Thank RichBusby
Durham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff Food was ok. Reasonable priced and served quickly Would go again with friends

Thank Gillian C
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a late lunch with my partner on Friday. Although the restaurant was busy we were quickly and comfortably seated and drinks were brought promptly. The burgers were lovely; and served with the minor modifications we'd requested. Our server Karen was a delight; charming and personable with the perfect balance of friendly and professional.

Thank a1b2c3d4etc
Acklington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went to the keys on Tuesday for the first time ever,as im from York and just moved here 3 month ago.it was 12 off us which the whole family,it was full when we got there.we were met by a guy that looked very elegan and pro.i have been in the restaurants world for 30 years including my own for 7... More 

Thank neviensoliman
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my Southern partner tonight to celebrate his birthday, his first since moving up 6 months ago, and to show him how we party - on a Tuesday - something you never get down south. He waited,and waited whilst the one bar person serving a busy bar and struggling to read the instructions and trying to make someone a cocktail... More 

2 Thank Chris R
Vicky P, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hi, First of all may I offer our apologies that you felt you were provided with poor bar service on your visit to the Keys on Tuesday. I would like to look into this matter further and investigate. Would you be able to call us on 01642 782534 or email us at enquiries@thekeys.co.uk and provide us with some extra details... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to the keys for a while and am happy to say I detected a change in the place to my last visit .Although the place is always immaculate and arguably one of the smartest places in our area the whole experience seemed to have moved up a couple of notches . The service was fast ,efficient and professional... More 

Thank annabela07
Vicky P, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for giving up your time to write such a glowing reveiw. I have passed on your compliments to the cleaners, front of house team and chefs and they are all delighted to hear the feedback. We look forward to seeing you again in the new year! More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Had a great meal in lovely surroundings. There was forty people in our party and all the meals were well cooked, tasty and enjoyable. The waitresses were attentive and efficient, thank you to all the staff for making our office party enjoyable.

Thank Lynda W
Vicky P, Manager at The Keys, responded to this review

Hi Lynda, We are happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to the Keys for your Christmas booking. Our head chef Luca and his team have worked hard to ensure service to large tables is quick and efficient and we are glad this was evident. I have also passed your compliments onto the waiting team. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Me and my colleagues visited the Keys in yarm for our Christmas afternoon lunch . It was such a pleasant meal . Every single person seemed to enjoy the meal they had been given . All the staff were very helpful which was positively satisfying for me as a customer . The Staff would come round plenty of times to... More 

Thank tweb2016
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Come here regularly with family and friends and it's always great. Food is really good, especially Sunday dinner! Staff are pleasant, and in the summer it's really nice sitting outside in the beer garden. Not too overpriced either

Thank nittymills

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: +44 1642 782534
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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