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The Hilltop Bar & Restaurant

) #6 of 33 Restaurants in Stanley €€ - €€€ Steakhouse, , British
East Street | East Stanley, Stanley DH9 0UE, England
+44 1207 233217
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
East Street | East Stanley, Stanley DH9 0UE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I live local to the Hilltop and often go for a meal which I have always enjoyed. Today however we went to try the 'Sunday roast' which they advertise. You have chicken or beef as an option - we tried beef! The beef was not...More

Thank Griceyz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely on the two for one meals, sometimes takes too long to get served at the bar. Don't goat peak times as it takes too long to get your food

Thank janetstan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and value for money. Staff are pleasant and helpful with the menu. Good location and easy to find. Child friendly too. Nothing was too much trouble

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent staff,average food,poor general standards,grubby tables,condiment holders filthy,tired surroundings,seems to be lacking in a good cleaning staff,won`t be going back till this place improves,clean cutlery should not be left in containers on table,as i have came across instaces where dirty cutlery has been put back...More

Thank albbie d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service no complaints, food very well priced compared to other pubs in the area yes I will make another visit again

Thank brianstobbart
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

very surprised at the range of food on offer. The prices were more than fair for the amount of food. Every meal we ordered in our party was delicious and more than enough. I will definitely be back again and would definitely recommend.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Having loved The Hilltop before it changed to a Flaming Grill, I was always sceptical about having food there. However, I went last week and it really was great. Obviously, you know what you're getting with a Flaming Grill and the menu/prices reflect this but...More

Thank Mhamf
Reviewed 28 June 2017

nice friendly staff but chef has a very heavy hand with the amount of BBQ sauce on everything. food really poor and disappointing. it wasn't busy only about 10 other people in so should have realized. wont be going back

Thank c h
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Meal with family both of us got burgers both tasted nice better thsn they used to be. My child ate for £1 as a had a voucher which was great i will be back

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank stevenpM1149JB
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Nice resturant very family friendly with very helpful staff. Food very good for price and generous portions. The staff were very helpful as we booked for 5 on father's day and turned up with 6. Tables moved arround by staff no bother. Nice patio area.

Thank Derek B
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yes hilltop is open and number remains the same 01207 233217
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East Street | East Stanley, Stanley DH9 0UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 233217
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If you're looking for a restaurant near Durham and Chester le Street, go no further than The Hilltop. With over 35 years' experience in the bar and restaurant business, we realise that quality-assured food and excellent service are key factors in making any pub a success. This is why the Hilltop achieves such a high standard in all areas. We are situated close to the famous open air museum at Beamish and the many local attractions surrounding this beautiful section of County Durham. We are pleased to offer you our carefully selected Pub Fayre, using the finest ingredients and quality products and there are choices to suit all appetites. Take your time to browse our extensive menus on our food page and Chef's Specials Board & Offers, and, if you fancy something different, please ask and we will endeavour to satisfy your request - we aim to please. To accompany your meal we have a fine selection of carefully chosen wines and fresh ground coffee.
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