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Restaurant at Headlam Hall

Headlam, Gainford | Co Durham, Headlam DL2 3HA, England
+44 1325 730238
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (11 reviews)
“warm salad” (2 reviews)
“sea bass” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Headlam, Gainford | Co Durham, Headlam DL2 3HA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Simply gorgeous! Food well presented, superb taste, locally sourced ingredients. Varied menu and good selection of wines.

Thank Annie603
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the restaurant with my family who have eaten here before many times. We found the food very average. Mushy vegetables, very tough roast lamb and beef. The service was very poor, no connection at all made by the waiting staff. On asking for...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Visited Headlam Hall today with a view to having lunch in the restaurant as a way of picking up my wife a little after the recent death of our son . On enquiringly at reception if a table was available for lunch, the receptionist looked...More

Thank venetianx
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate here as we were staying in the hotel. We ate in the restaurant itself where you can choose from the bar menu as well if you wish to have a lighter meal. We went for 3 courses including one from...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We have visited Headlam a few times during the past 12 years seeing it expand and develop. We visited for dinner on a Saturday evening, the staff were efficient and friendly as ever. Sitting in the main lounge is like being at home, comfortable, relaxing...More

Thank arlene232014
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here and ate in the evening. Huge king prawn starter and excellent sea bass main were the highlight. The pea and mint risotto was on point as well. Great service. Lovely ambience. Will definitely come back when I'm in the area again.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic great Service would eat there even if not staying in the hotel Red snapper like having it in Barbados or somewhere first class

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Enjoyable bistro style eating with views over grounds and golf course. Interesting and different meals on menu.

Thank Rona F
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Part of a 2 night package, although our second night we had booked to eat elsewhere. Food was excellent, well presented, cooked and flavoursome. King prawns were on the money along with the lamb. Cold fish starter was very good with a good selection of...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Excellent meal with good service; properly cooked food (not bought in frozen that you often get at other establishments). Food was not too expensive for the type and quality. Overall a very good restaurant.

Thank Adrian J
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23 December 2014|
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Hi just seen your question, if you where lucky enough to get booked hope you enjoyed your meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Headlam, Gainford | Co Durham, Headlam DL2 3HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Headlam
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 730238
  • E-mail
The Restaurant at Headlam Hall offers 2 AA rosette food that utilises the best of local produce including ingredients grown in the gardens and reared on the farm. There is a delightful lounge and bar area and a choice of superb private dining rooms for 6 - 40 diners.
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