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The Stables

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The Stables | West Herrington. DH4 4ND, Houghton-le-Spring, England
+44 191 584 9226
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Stables | West Herrington. DH4 4ND, Houghton-le-Spring, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Once we found where it was (there's no external signage), we walked into a characterful stone-walled pub and were promptly welcomed by a cheerful member of staff. Our drinks order was taken straight away and we were given menus - the prompt service was maintained...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended The Stables Bank Holiday Monday 2/4 at 2pm. Probably our 12th-15th time, previously loving the food, drink and ambience. Arrived to about a 60% full restaurant, no-one behind bar, or in sight. Waited 5-10 minutes for a member of staff, who showed us to...More

6  Thank Glen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here often for a family lunch and we're never disappointed. The food is always very good. The staff are friendly and always good with the children. A Sunday lunch with wine and puddings for two adults and two children comes in at under...More

Thank tom d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this pub for the Tapas night Friday) and found that the pub had loads of character with a great variety of tables and chairs, a piano in the corner, pews for some seats, arches and little nooks and crannies and a great atmosphere. We...More

Thank davemcbeth
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Recently visited for tea with a friend and had a really enjoyable evening with good food. The pub is tastefully furnished and had a relaxed atmosphere. Will definately return

Thank maxine s
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Had my husbands wake at the Stables 3 weeks ago. What a send off, over 50 people came back & everyone was impressed with the location, the quick service, the food, the atmosphere and the staff. As a regular I knew all would go well...More

Thank 1953ljgray
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Three of us for Saturday lunch, I had the steak and ale pie which was excellent, the others had roast beef which was more braised than roast but still good. The mash and gravy very good. Only small letdown was their yorkshires which had obviously...More

Thank alron1
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon where we had a great meal. Staff were brilliant, nothing too much trouble, food great, prices very reasonable. Would definitely recommend and will be returning soon

Thank Ronnaze
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I found this place because I wanted to meet a friend that lives as far south as I live as far north from from it. I just researched restaurants in the middle-what a find! The Stables is a real pub, warm and welcoming with a...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Snow made it impossible for our planned visit to Newcastle so I brought my dad here for his birthday meal. Absolutely fantastic all around, and after two courses we were both stuffed. Food always served piping hot and service very laid back and friendly.

Thank markeastaugh
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Jayne W
16 September 2017|
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Response from Ann M | Property representative |
Thank you for thinking about us but unfortunately we can't . We don't have the resources to do both a busy Sunday lunch and a buffet. We could serve you with cheese boards and olives
13 April 2017|
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Response from Ann M | Property representative |
yas we do
24 October 2016|
Response from Joanne W | Reviewed this property |
There is a menu shown on the website but not for Sunday lunch. They usually do a few starters from the menu shown and for the main a choice beef/pork/lamb and chicken and a vegetarian dish. Personally I love the jam roly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Stables | West Herrington. DH4 4ND, Houghton-le-Spring, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Houghton-le-Spring
  • Phone Number: +44 191 584 9226
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