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“Darlingtons best tapas, by far.”

The Old Yard Tapas Bar
Ranked #10 of 288 Restaurants in Darlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $17
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Old Yard Tapas bar is a longstanding independent business in the heart of Darlington Town Centre. We have an extensive Spanish tapas and Greek meze menu, we cater for everyone, indviduals to large parties. Bar opening hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 12pm-10:30pm Food Service hours are featured below: Please note we serve lunch and evening meals Sunday-Friday and serve food all day on Saturdays only
Reviewed July 20, 2013

Ate here last night (19/07/13). The place was buzzing with drinkers and diners alike.
Arrived on time & taken straight to table. Drinks ordered at the bar. San Miguel on draught is great also sangria is well homemade. You write your own order down & take it to the bar.
The food came out after a non-offensive wait, all hot & tasty & enjoyed by all.
Upstairs is hot at the best of times. During this hot spell like an oven even with the windows open (the ceiling fan is just for show), certainly helped the drinks to flow.
This is he most consistent tapas bar in town, of the 3 you can choose from.
I think it could be improved if booked tables were treated with waitor service especially if dining upstairs.
£100 for 5 to eat & a few rounds of drinks, is good value.
Other than that, keep up the great work.
We will be back soon.

Thank Bigday-tripper
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Called in on Saturday lunchtime and enjoyed a perfect lunch. Selection for two was ideal with a range of delicious tapas etc. Look forward to going back to try the evening menu. Super service by friendly efficient staff.

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Thank 45Chrissie
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

I haven't been to this place for a long time as we tend to frequent Sol Tapas as we feel the food is more authentic.

I met up with former work colleagues. We were seated quickly by friendly staff.

The food was hot and arrived fairly quickly but it was a little plastic for me! The Calamari tasted bought rather than booked fresh. The Saganaki was nice but the chicken/chorizo in tomato sauce was average.

Plus side, the draught San Miguel was lovely and I had a couple of pint!! :)

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Thank Uggnboo
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

No matter if a quick business lunch, lunch on the hoof or a nice dinner with a partner, the TApas BAr covers it all. Excellent variety of food, some great A LA Carte dishes and excellent real ales, a pleasure to eat in every time.

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Thank Kelvin M
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

Food great, served by a jumped up full of herself kid who exclaimed " keep your plates" the said plates were actually dirty and when we said we wanted clean ones, she was clearly disgruntled! She returned with clean ones and frisbeed them onto the table, v unprofessional. Major HR issues at this place.

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1  Thank sam b
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