Eat and Drink - Best Restaurants in Darlington
Boasting an array of outstanding and indeed award winning restaurants, cafes and bars, eating out in Darlington is a culinary delight offering a wide and diverse mix of places to eat and drink which will appeal to all tastes and budgets.
The dining options in Darlington are fairly endless and, once you look past the clichéd restaurants selling haggis to the tourist market, it's got a real mix of cuisines. The city boasts five restaurants with Michelin stars, along with a handful of diners and bistros that don't fall far short of earning a similar merit. If you'd prefer a more casual eating experience or a simple drink with friends, then Darlington is home to pubs that are centuries old and serve the best beer in a friendly setting. Throw in modern bars and a buzzing nightlife and you realise why Darlington genuinely can cater for every taste.
Passionate about our food, we use the Freshest Local Meat, Fish, Cheese and other ingredients to enhance the flavours of our food. Our ‘Real Ales’ are heaving in B Vitamins, Iron and anti-oxidants- so they really are good for you.
Situated in the delightful village of Escomb, overlooking the famous Saxon Church in the heart of Wear Valley, this 18th century inn offers a pub, dining areas, eleven en-suite rooms and outdoor seating looking out towards the church and hills beyond
The award winning kitchen produces modern British food that reflects the fabulous local and seasonal produce of the region, including ingredients from the Hall's own kitchen garden. Headlam Hall has a working farm so we understand the importance of strong relationships with local suppliers and provenance to give us traceability and confidence in the ingredients we use.
Anthony and Selina welcome you to this charming old pub in Upper Darlington. Along with our choice of wines, single malts etc., we serve great local ale with food is available 6 days a week. closed Tuesday.
The Blacksmiths Arms, Mickleton, ideally situated on the B6277, in the Upper Darlington village of Mickleton, near Barnard Castle is the traditional old English Pub, aptly named the Blacksmiths Arms. We offer traditional Sunday lunches between 12.00 noon to 2.30 pm at £7.95.
Come and enjoy delicious pub food, highest quality restaurant dining or taste the best of fine ales in historic surrounding at The Bridgewater Arms, Winston, restaurant and village pub. Our excellent cuisine, varied menu and wonderful ambience combine to provide you with a memorable dining experience.