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The Bay Horse

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45 The Green | Hurworth, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AA, England
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Honestly, they are the size of rugby balls and so nice and tasty. It's worth going just for the Yorkshires, but in fairness the roast beef and veggies that accompany them aren't bad either ! Best Sunday lunch in the area. Wonderful.

Thank John B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant with friends and had a fabulous night!!!! What can I say.... from the starters to the deserts we loved every mouthful....... the new autumn menu had some great choices it was hard to decide what to choose....... the service from Lisa was perfect.... very friendly and helpful.... I would highly recommend this restaurant and can't wait... More 

Thank Angeline M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and amazing staff... the food just keeps on getting better and better if that's even possible!! The atmosphere is fantastic big open fires just what you want on these cold winter nights.. if you haven't tried this gorgeous picturesque village restaurant i would highly recommend this place to anyone just brilliant...!!

Thank Frances H
Darlington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a night out with some good friends earlier this month. Couldn't fault it at all. Amazing food, brilliant atmosphere, wonderful service. I had duck for starters and venison for main, and both were absolutely beautiful. Would strongly recommend anyone to go. Can't believe this place hasn't got a Michelin star! Fabulous in a word. Looking forward to returning again... More 

Thank lnhb1234
Darlington, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a meal with friends , There was 12 of us so we had our own room. The food was fantastic, The staff where really nice and very good, They never stopped all night. Can't wait to go back .

Thank Joe D
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing: food, service, atmosphere. A little expensive but worth every penny!!! We went for our anniversary & will definitely go again.

Thank john c
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Goodness gracious me. That was - quite simply - one of the best meals I have ever experienced, echoed by each of the other 3 diners. I am only bemused as to why the Bay Horse doesn't actually have a Michelin star? Celebrating a lovely friend's 50th birthday and my husbands birthday (a little belatedly!) we snaffled a 6pm booking... More 

Thank Bunny F
Preston, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a local restaurant with good food if we were to venture out from Rockliffe Hall and The Bay Horse did not disappoint. The menu is really good with a lot of choice and Market menu available also [set menu]. Three of us went from the Market menu and me from the normal menu. Food came out in good... More 

Thank D H
Darlington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bay Horse is one of our local favourites and always delivers whether it be a family celebration or business dinner. This time we had a difficult diet to accommodate - the boyfriend of our niece - when I saw the lists of what he could and could not eat I panicked and booked the bay horse. After consulting with Marcus... More 

Thank EmilyH1968
Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to the Bay Horse, Hurworth, for our wedding anniversary at the beginning of October, 2016. The evening began well – this gastropub has a lovely ambience, with softly candlelit tables, and the staff were delightful – very welcoming and polite. But I’m sorry to say that this gastropub is not as good as it’s claimed... More 

Thank Ray M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 The Green | Hurworth, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Darlington  >  Hurworth-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: 441325720663
The Bay Horse retains an emphasis on the finer details of a real old English pub, hand pulled local ales in dimple glasses and side dishes served in copper pans. The menu is made up of classic British cooking with a twist & has a strong emphasis on flavours & presentation. The premise has achieved a Michelin Bib Gourmand for the last four years.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?