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The Stainton

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2-4 Meldyke Lane, Middlesbrough TS8 9AZ, England
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

We had booked an early evening family meal for 19. This is a pre Christmas treat for the whole family. Most of the adults meals had been pre booked so they were prepared or so we thought. 3 Christmas fare meals were ordered so 3 yes 3 Christmas crackers were put on the table. I gave back to the waitress,... More 

Thank Megsmum1952
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Just had afternoon tea at the Stainton with a couple of friends.This was our first visit since the tearoom was opened for business I must say it was a pleasant surprise lovely wood burning stove and calming décor. Leather seats wood floors and wood tables all very comfortable and welcoming. The afternoon tea was very generous, egg sandwiches, cheese savoury... More 

1 Thank june k
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2016

I tend to request the round table every time we go there, and have never been let down as my good lady and her aunt love to sit there, The landlady (Vivian) recognises my voice and always books it for us.

Thank Tony S
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137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and coped well with visiting football supporters who were an educational review of local kulcure . Beers ok but no local real ales . Food was the usual fare at great prices , the highlight for me the special jam rolly poly ! with lumpy custard ! Outstanding!

Thank Stephen U
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Pop in for a Sunday lunch with my wife and youngest son for a bit to eat and to see the carvery was on was great. When to the bar and order drinks then food. My wife had turkey and I had roast beef and the pork the Yorkshire puddings are home made and tasty and a good choice of... More 

Thank rout84
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We reserved a table for 7 for an important family meal. The eating area is lovely - well laid out and tastefully decorated. The staff were friendly and welcoming. But... The main menu only had one vegetarian option - an unimaginative cheese quiche. I asked if there was another option and was told there was usually a lasagne but the... More 

1 Thank HighC60
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Took my grandchildren, the food is home made, excellent value & possibly the best pub food in the area. Current owners took over in April, & have created a welcoming atmosphere. They are working hard to make the pub work for the community, well worth a visit, we will be returning.

Thank bargra2016
Stokesley, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

First time back for a few years as been busy away, food good, service good, staff friendly and plenty of easy parking, prices ok, food choices good, not a bad place to visit, will call back.

Thank Dave J
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited here as a family group. We have been many times in the past and have always been impressed by the value for money and delicious food but there is a new menu and the times of great value for money are sadly behind us along with a fair number of customers judging by the almost empty dining room.... More 

Thank jdaviesMiddlesbrough
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

4th time here. Work long hours.come here for tea (dinner) excellent food. OMG missed early doors this time (loved mince and dump!ings previously) new menu..had starter of pork and black pudding parcels then sea bass on pickled veg...gorgeous

Thank Wendy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Meldyke Lane, Middlesbrough TS8 9AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: 01642-59-99-02

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?