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The Bay Horse

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45 The Green | Hurworth, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AA, England
+44 1325 720663
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've wanted to visit the Bay Horse for a while, my husband ordered chicken only part way through he realised the chicken was raw in places. Complained to the manager / owner on duty, she went to the kitchen with my husbands plate, came back, went to the bar did a few bits and bobs and then came back to... More 

Thank Tired of B
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this place twice now. Really excellent food and probably the best gastropub type food I've ever eaten. They do a 2 course lunchtime menu for £15. A must.

Thank imcdon
Osmotherley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was invited to a dinner meeting here in the private dining room This is an excellent space for a group up to about 15 - 10 of us very comfortable Food excellent again - especially fillet steak Good wine list too Highly recommend

Thank Ian G
Durham, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a good six months since we last visited here, has it chnged in that short time? No. A very warm welcome given on arrival shown to a table in the bar area as out table was not ready, we did arrive early Drinks order taken and drinks arrived pretty quick. A great menu Starter was guinea fowl, never had... More 

Thank 167Dave8
Durham, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't been here for some time but had been promising ourselves a repeat visit so decided to go with friends for a 'special' pre Christmas meal. After fighting our way through a packed and rather rowdy bar (not the best way to enter) we had a comfortable table in the very pleasant restaurant. We waited probably 15 minutes to... More 

Thank David K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food and helpful waiting on staff but when going for just a drink you can be made unwelcome. Food is beautiful and full of wonderful flavors but the portions aren't the best.

Thank Carly H
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food... I had Pheasant & my wife had Chicken - both excellent. Even the white wine was lovely.......decent service, nothing special. All done at a really decent level,nice place, a bit upmarket and all good - all of it.....Bit pricey to be fair @ over £70, but expected I think for a nice 2 course luncheon...

Thank RowlandC
Durham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on New Years Eve for lunch, the attention to detail is superb, everything is just so. The food, service and value for money are all exceptional. We will be back.

Thank Maria134_13
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here a few days ago to celebrate my brother's engagement and absolutely everything about the meal was perfect. From the cosy atmosphere, stylish decor and open fire to the quick service and to die for food! We went at lunchtime and got three courses for £25 which was such a good deal! Especially as the food is nothing... More 

Thank Emma R
Stokesley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunchtime with a friend. We had the set lunch menu. Water was offered for the table. Home made lovely wam bread buns served before our meal. We both had starters of smoked salmon soufflés which were light and really tasty. Mains were pan fried hake and mushroom and shallot hash cakes. We couldn't manage pudding but had tea with homemade... More 

Thank Lynn C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 The Green | Hurworth, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington  >  Hurworth-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 720663
The Bay Horse retains an emphasis on the finer details of a real old English pub, hand pulled local ales in dimple glasses and side dishes served in copper pans. The menu is made up of classic British cooking with a twist & has a strong emphasis on flavours & presentation. The premise has achieved a Michelin Bib Gourmand for the last four years.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?