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The Raby Hunt Restaurant

Summerhouse, Darlington, England
+44 1325 374237
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (121 reviews)
“razor clams” (57 reviews)
“oysters” (42 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Summerhouse, Darlington, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate and stayed here back in April. We arrived early, and luckily it was sunny so we could have a beer or two (pre-dinner) on the "terrace" (really the smoking area). The room was comfortable and well appointed, but it is the food you...More

Thank SimonTLondon
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our meal was a wonderfully unsnooty affair. The staff were mainly very young but their enthusiasm was infectious. Rightly so, as the food was some of the best I've ever eaten: as inventive and playful as it was complex and utterly delicious. We'd return in...More

Thank CherryMc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed an excellent trip to Raby Hunt. The service from the staff throughout the night was excellent and attentive with a high attention to detail. The food was fantastic as you would expect. Sadly I was driving so never got to try the wine pairing...More

Thank PRM1984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Raby Hunt for my husbands birthday on Friday night and had one of the best ever meals of our lives! Each of the 15 courses were exceptional, making it impossible to pick out a favourite. Without wanting to give away any secrets,...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try The Raby Hunt after seeing it used as one of the contestant venues on Masterchef so we clearly had high expectations. We were not disappointed as the overall experience was a gastronomic delight and the accompanying wine selection complemented the food...More

1  Thank GizmoCairo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the Kitchen Table for the Saturday evening, and worth every penny. Staff were excellent, the chefs were very chatty, and James controlled the kitchen brilliantly - all calmly and collected. Food was excellent, and seeing the guys in action and for so many...More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Rabat Hunt about 3 times and each time it is an absolute treat. The staff are friendly and welcoming and quick to serve you. The meal runs very smoothly with around 10 courses. All of them are made beautifully and...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we accepted and more! Amazing staff and service excellent attention to detail clear and descriptive explanations of all the dishes. Explosions of flavour with each course. Best birthday treat

1  Thank JCDC100616
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What can be said about this place.....other than gastronomic delight! Our 1st 2 michelin star experience and what an experience it was! A very warm welcome on arrival, glass of pink champagne to start. Decided to do the wine flight... quite pricey but some...More

1  Thank Parky1974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have heard amazing things about the Raby Hunt and we were not disappointed. It was our first 2 Michelin star experience and the food was outstanding, we had a brilliant experience from start to finish! The staff were friendly, attentive and they had a...More

1  Thank Melissa B
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Response from BigGerodieJ | Reviewed this property |
I was there a few weeks ago and it was 90 each but we had the bespoke wine tasting and it was 125 each Hope this helps
9 February 2018|
Response from whatnamecaniuse | Reviewed this property |
It was mixed really. Men in smart jeans and nice shirts, some in smart trousers. Ladies in nice dresses and heels, some ladies ladies dressed more casually. No suits in sight.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summerhouse, Darlington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 374237
  • E-mail
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