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The Otter and Fish

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Hurworth-on-Tees €€ - €€€ , British, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Strait Lane, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AH, England
+44 1325 720019
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 Strait Lane, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had dinner with friends here whilst staying at Rockcliffe Hall. All our dishes were excellent and good value for money. The young lady that served us was professional and friendly (and funny). Highly recommended.

Thank p c
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a family gathering here on our visit from new Zealand. None of the others had been here before, choice was based upon recommendations. A perfect choice we ended up spending 3 hours here from 2.00pm I could see by the number of other patrons...More

Thank KiwiJohn01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been here many times and always great food.everything from start to finish is faultless. I particularly love the Eton mess for dessert ... love the decor too.in fact writing this I'm going to book again. See u soon !

Thank Lindsey12345
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time at the otter and fish food was very nice with lots of flavour I had the king prawns to start which was very beautiful I'd defiantly reccomend it and the service was fantastic overall 10/10

Thank Darlofinest
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was ok and the staff were very good but it is expensive for what it was .the Yorkshire puddings were ok but in the words of my 9 year old i do them better so when I pay over £120 I want food...More

1  Thank clare r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a member of our family who lives locally we decided to give the restaurant a try.Would recommend that you book well in advance as it was very busy.We went on a Saturday evening. The staff were so friendly & welcoming & the food...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had several lovely times here. Well ran and reasonably priced. Food corny poi food with an elegant twist. Always satisfied here. We go for a treat every few months. Make sure to book however!

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took some friends out for Sunday lunch here and all had different starters which were excellent, followed by the set Sunday lunch menu , there were plenty vegetables and the staff were lovely and friendly, a good sign is that it was very full...More

Thank cagsy243
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Otter and Fish on a Friday night. Reservations highly recommended as the place was packed. Parking also a little challenging. We arrived at 7:30 and were happy to see that the Early Bird Specials lasted until 9! We had the Chicken...More

Thank SWFSuzy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I went out for a Wednesday evening meal. They do a set menu, early bird but this is from 18.00 - 21.00 during the week. £17.95 for two courses or £19.95 for three. Husband and I both had steak as part of a...More

Thank Tired of B
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Questions & Answers
25 February 2016|
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Response from davekimc | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone else has said you would need to phone - we were only there again last Friday and it was full as always
25 February 2016|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi we can cater for large parties. If you could please give us a call to discuss the details. Ask for Richard or Sam. Thanks
Grace T
16 February 2016|
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Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your question. We certainly do cater for gluten free. All of our food is cooked to order so there will be no problem at all. Just mention this when booking and we will look after you. Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Strait Lane, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington  >  Hurworth-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 720019
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Overlooking the river tees in the picturesque village of Hurworth close to the north Yorkshire border. Fully refurbished inside & out to the highest standard, creating an ambiance second to none, in what has to be the best interior in the area. Family owned & run since 2006, we pride ourselves on our food & service. Our menus and service create a warm & welcoming atmosphere with the emphasis on food & service, ensuring a great experience. We serve traditional bar meals as well as a full a la carte menu, giving customers of all tastes plenty of choice. Our food is all homemade, prepared on the premises and sourced from local suppliers.
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