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The Raby Hunt Restaurant

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Summerhouse, Darlington, England
01325 374237
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Rabey Hunt is an unexpected culinary jewel worth travelling many miles to. It is small and intimate with a single tasting menu and no choices. Theft is cleverly put together and has a touch of Heston about it, by which I mean I don't think any of the dishes would you order from an a la carte menu but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this was simply amazing! we had the wine flight with the taster menu and the food was incredible especially their signature dish of razor clam. every course had something that surprised and delighted us and the wine sommelier was brilliant and paired the perfect wines to go with each course. does it pass the question "would you go back?" -... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a fantastic evening. We went as a special treat not knowing what to expect . Had 13 course tasting menu. The courses were petite as one would expect but packed with ingenious texture, presentation ,flavours and surprises. We shred the cheese board as we had had sufficient -this too was wonderful . The staff were pleasant and attentive... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the family over for my parents' Golden wedding anniversary. We had a really brilliant time, the food was as good as you've read. The wine list even better. I can see some of the other reviewers are having a moan about flexibility in the kitchen. We had a couple of requests to change things and it all happened without... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an impressive property almost as impressive as the excellent food ambiance and staff Really did themselves proud the food was tasty good value and the service was efficient You nevervfeltbthat you were a trouble I would highly recommend you visit

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good, very impressive, but didn't blow me away. It was as good as I had expected it would be, considering the price. The atmosphere was the real let down. The restaurant felt formal and old fashioned in ambiance. The furnishings and decor etc were a bit cheap looking and it just lacked ambiance. Perhaps their market audience... More 

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 2nd visit this year. What a wonderful menu,from start to finish! Pork taco to the Amalfi lemon split into 3 courses "Amazing" The presentation,friendly staff , glasses, cutlery EXCELLENT! Thank you for such a wonderful evening once again. We will be back soon.

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Thank Rozalyn I
Tyne & Wear
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was treat to a fantastic tasting menu with wine pairing and an evening stay by my daughter and her fiancé for my birthday. What can I say but ............... Amazing. If you get the chance to go, don't hesitate.

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Thank Gromit04
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked to eat here with my partner at 12pm. At 9:30am that morning I contacted the restaurant and left a message asking to push the time back. I didn't hear back but luckily managed to get there for 12pm. When we arrived, the staff were welcoming and helpful. I asked about their "summer salad" item on the menu and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked for tasting menu with accommodation, and as soon as I arrived, I was greeted by one of the staff members as I was walking from the car park. They showed us the room, we settled down and went downstairs for the meal, we got aperitif 1st, in which I got a lychee Royal ( champagne drink), it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summerhouse, Darlington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: 01325 374237

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