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The Old Yard Tapas Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

About
The Old Yard Tapas bar is a longstanding independent business in the heart of Darlington Town Centre. We have an extensive Spanish tapas and Greek meze menu, we cater for everyone, individuals to large parties. Bar opening hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 12pm-10:30pm Food Service hours are featured below: Sunday 12-3pm \ 6-9pm Mon-Wed 11.30am-2.30pm \ 5-9pm Thur & Fri 11.30am- 2.30pm \ 5-9.30pm Saturdays only food all day 11.30am-10pm
PRICE RANGE
US$17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Favourite tapas restaurant. The food tastes lovely and there’s so much to choose from. Portions don’t look like much but are always incredibly filling.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lucyrhay
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I have recently visited Barcelona and yet the paella at the Tapas Bar is actually better than some we ate there! It’s freshly prepared and takes around 45 minutes but you can actually pre order beforehand if you didn’t want to wait...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jo W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great evening meal together - 6 of us. Huge menu of tapas. Not rushed. Very relaxed. Great value. Great fun.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 932gd
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive review. We hope you and your friends will return to us again for another enjoyable gathering. Kind regards- Tapas Bar Management.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here really is outstanding, with so much choice from light bites to slow cooked meats. There's plenty of vegetarian, vegan, dairy free and gluten free options as well. The atmosphere is cosy and very thoughtful, so much so that you could believe it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PennysMummy
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That's an outstanding review- Thank you! We put a lot of effort into our menus & creating a warm atmosphere, so we really appreciate your time leaving this positive feedback. We look forward to meeting you again in the future. Kind regards- Tapas Bar Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s many years since our last visit and I don’t know why. The food was excellent, service faultless and a great atmosphere which is lacking in many of the town centre restaurants. We visited as part of the Love Darlington restaurant week,which offered excellent value....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PaulandJane7
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We'd like to thank you for leaving us a lovely review! Your feedback is brilliant we're so pleased you have returned to us & taken part in the Restaurant Week offer. It's great to hear you enjoyed your meal and were impressed by the service....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and service we felt like we were re living our wedding menu in Greece and the place has a great atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kate H
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our page, we really appreciate it! We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us, that's a lovely memory to re-live! We hope to see you again soon - Kind regards, Tapas Bar Management.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This would always be my go to place for tapas.. Gambas pil pil and patatas bravas are the best I've tasted. Wouldnt go anywhere else for tapas. Timing is brilliant and service is great. Always accommodating and if you want something different they will always...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank E5303KAnicolaf
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this outstanding review, what a compliment! We are delighted to hear about your wonderful experience. The efficiency of our service is very important to us so it’s lovely for a customer to notice these efforts. We will pass on your...More

Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Excellent selection of tapas ideal for sharing. Friendly staff and good service. Very popular so I would definitely book ahead. Reasonable prices well worth a visit

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ritchie20142015
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review. We work hard training our staff to a high level, we will pass on your compliments to them! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards- Tapas bar Management

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

I’ve been coming for meals here for years and for different events, and I can honestly say Tapas Bar never disappoints, and is one of my favourite places to eat in Darlington. The food is always amazing, specials change on a regular basis, and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KatP900
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our page. It's great to read a review from a returning customer. We are so pleased you enjoy each experience, we hope you will return again soon. Kind regards- Tapas bar Management

Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Went with my husband and baby, always receive top service and the food is amazing 👌🏼 been coming here for years and will continue to. A+++More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tourist597613
Tapasbar M, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We'd like to thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It's so important to us when we receive a positive review, especially from loyal returning customers like you! We hope you will return again soon and we will continue to provide...More

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Elizabeth A
9 November 2018|
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Response from il0vef00d89 | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. Yes we are kids friendly & we have a children's menu. We ask that children remain seated with their peers. Kind regards Tapas Bar management.
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Elizabeth A
9 November 2018|
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Response from il0vef00d89 | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. Yes we are kids friendly & we have a children's menu. We ask that children remain seated with their peers. Kind regards Tapas Bar management.
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cathrobson
28 May 2018|
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Response from TapasBarManagement | Property representative |
Hello, Yes dogs are very welcome in designated areas; our outdoor cafe, and bar areas, we do not permit dogs in our seated restaurant areas though. We hope to see you and your dog soon! Kind regards, Tapas Bar Management.
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