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The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant

52-53 Market Place, Middleton in Teesdale DL12 0QH, England
+44 1833 641435
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (6 reviews)
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3:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
52-53 Market Place, Middleton in Teesdale DL12 0QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Forresters on our first night in Middleton and what a surprise!! We have stayed in many small towns in England and never have we run into a restaurant of this quality. The cuisine is of a French theme and it was spectacular....More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were I'm Middleton for some walking. Booked in advance for Saturday night. Food very good - old fashioned French style. Friendly, attentive staff. Definitely makes a change to trad pub menus.

Thank dazler01
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time of asking for us regarding a meal but it was as good this time as last we came. Genuine French restaurant run by a Frenchman serving mouth watering food. Who'd have though the village at the head of the Tees...More

Thank FormulaCubRacer
Reviewed 1 week ago

All excellent well worth a visit. Very good restaurant in a small location and friendly service. No room for dessert after such a good starter and main course.

Thank Mrsscottie53
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely place for a meal in Middleton. The atmosphere is lovely, and roomy, not sitting on top of each other's lips, which is nice. The service is friendly and the food was good. So this was really a nice evening out.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Already awarded the 'certificate of excellence' from TripAdvisor, this hidden gem is a must for every traveler. This little French restaurant based in Middleton-In-Teasdale, serves the best quinine I have ever tasted. The staff are very friendly and professional, making you feel at home as...More

Thank Robertbarnes1960
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

The Forresters continues to serve excellent food and good real ale at reasonable prices. A must visit place if you're in Teesdale!

Thank AndyLW
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We ate early and had the 20% reduction but the full price would still have been excellent value for such well prepared and presented food. The chicken dish we had was also available with quorn so great for vegetarians who don't want the usual options....More

Thank AshleyOX
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best French style restaurants we have eaten at. The venison sausages were excellent. Do not be put off by the exterior and the very ordinary bar that adjoins the restaurant. Strongly recommended

Thank Otanaki
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Our favourite place to eat - wonderful French menu using many local ingredients. Stylist cooking and presentation, well thought out menu. Well kept beer and a very drinkable house wine. Highly recommended.

Thank Chriptic
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Averil Lee
April 14, 2017|
Response from RachelRox | Property representative |
Hi Yes we are open all day today, Regards, Franck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-53 Market Place, Middleton in Teesdale DL12 0QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Middleton in Teesdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 641435
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The Forresters Hotel & French Restaurant in Middleton in Teesdale offers French Cuisine “The Northern Portion” in a restaurant which has the authentic look and ambience of its French counter parts. Enjoy classic French dishes sush as Beef Bourguignon, Magret de Canard, Cheese Soufflé, King Scallops as well as delectable pastries, homemade Ice Cream and homemade chocolates. Watch out also for special nights such as moules frites and crepes. The Forresters also offer a Bar with Pool Table and large Selection of drinks, Lagers, Ciders including some French Cidre, large selection of Spirits and local Real Ales, Cocktails a large selection of wines & sparkling wines is also available by the glass. Watch out for regular music entertainment
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