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The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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, a large selection of wines & sparkling wines is also available by the glass. Watch out for regular music entertainment Food served Tuesday to Saturday from 12.00pm All our rooms are en suite with Freeview TV, Tea/Coffee making facilities and WiFi access. Our licensed bar is open until midnight every day and our restaurant serves outstanding French style dishes. Dogs and children are welcome.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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36Car recommended
Grade: 36 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 10 km
10Attractionswithin 10 km
93Room tips
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This hotel has a French proprietor and the decor reflected his origins, especially through the shabby chic ambience created by peeling and stressed paintwork. There is no elevator and our bedroom, with an interesting view over the street-side bar and general streetscape was a
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I would not have anticipated such an outlet in this relatively remote location and not only that the food but best of all, the service..... was excellent. We all took 3 courses which is unusual for us but the temptation to try as much of the menu prevailed, and each was
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We arrived a little early to check into our cottage in the village and was all hungry so we made our way to The Forresters and we was so glad we did. I had the most amazing toasted ham and cheese sandwich, best I have ever tasted it came with a gorgeous dressed salad and the
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Welcoming, quiet hotel in a bustling market town. We were walking the Pennine Way from Middleton to Dufton and found this a perfect base for our 2 day's walking. The tasteful en suite room was spotless, quiet and comfortable. Frank and his lady wife were friendly and
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It’s rare to get a really good restaurant in a little village like Middleton in Teesdale but to get a quality French restaurant too is incredible. After a hard day climbing mountains our appetites were rewarded with the most excellent French cuisine. Shame I was driving as
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Room 5
what is best room with onsuite please
5 has a shower upstairs giving much more room in the bedroom ,6 has a separate bathroom but not as much room in the bedroom, but 6 is at the back so no traffic noise.
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what is best room no with on suite bathroom with shower
Sorry, we live locally and have never stayed there.
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Is there a room with a step in shower ?
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"Book a table for dinner ASAP to avoid disappointment!"
"don't book the room above the bar can be noisy"
"At the rear if possible"
"Back rooms better for good night's sleep. Make sure you know safety drill because owner not on site I am reliably told."
"we had the room above the bar..shower room on top floor with stairs in the room..just added to the character of the place."
US$65 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the forresters hotel and restaurant
United KingdomEnglandMiddleton in Teesdale
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