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The County

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13 The Green, Darlington DL5 6LX, England
+44 1325 312273
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a delightful place to stay. Clean, well presented, great staff. After a long journey this was just the place to rest and relax.

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Thank paul b
Scotland and New Zealand
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78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff really first class, friendly and fun but also good attention to detail. Food in the restaurant was really, really good, the king prawn starter superb especially the pea/samphire/pea shoot combination. Meat & fish superb. The vegetables had only been shown hot water, they really needed a little cooking. The salty, fruity lamb sauce was not the best, it was... More 

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Thank alhcookboy
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a business trip, my colleague and myself were taken to The County for dinner, and what a great experience. Firstly, we were able to sample the array of local ales ( not done as a rule in the south) then had a wonderful meal. The Steak and ale pie was fantastic, and the meals chosen by the others were... More 

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1 Thank Petergb51
Darlington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A gem of a place. Unpretentious, has a 'local' pub feel bar but offers high quality food and drink in their restaurant. The menu is, relatively, small but that is because what they do serve is very very good. Smaller portions for older parents is not a problem and service levels are impeccable. Watch out for the specials board, which... More 

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1 Thank lesox
Darlington, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We booked a table for a birthday meal with several friends. The restaurant was very smart and clean (but same can't be said for the toilets!). Two of us ordered the steak and ale pie. If it wasn't for the fact we were in a large group and the majority of them were happy with their meals we would have... More 

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Thank LynzP365
Oxfordshire
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very local so we visit frequently. The food is far above the usual pub fayre and the vegetarian courses for my partner are always superb. Highly recommended.

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Thank kateenstone
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The food was great, the risotto, the tomato soup... and the Home made ice cream... the best. And a service with a smile. Thanks

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1 Thank Eldad M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Really good quality food, locally sourced, nice friendly people. Nice atmosphere and really tasty meal. Great find as I was staying locally for work and the hotel recommended this place.

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1 Thank Ness1976
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Lovely pub restaurant. Great atmosphere, excellent good value for money food. Great for a special occasion or just to call in for one of the lunch specials

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1 Thank John K
Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Visited on Saturday night as a party of four. Every meal was excellent. My confit of duck was gorgeous as were all the meals.Plenty of real ale on tap for the boys. All in all a great night.Will be visiting again soon.

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1 Thank Blackswan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 The Green, Darlington DL5 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 312273

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?