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The Old Yard Tapas Bar

98 Bondgate, Darlington DL3 7JY, England
+44 1325 467385
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (90 reviews)
“saganaki” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
98 Bondgate, Darlington DL3 7JY, England
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little Tapas restaurant, every dish we had was tasty and a good portion size, excellent idea to use the menu ordering sheet and just hand it in at the bar, service was very quick with all of the dishes cooked perfectly excellent fresh...More

3  Thank Bennettbrian
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food as always. Lovely staff, lovely atmosphere. Love coming here. Best restaurant In Darlington by far.

Thank Ricky B
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely tapas and wide range of menu which would suit anybody. Nice to sit outside for lunch in the sunshine.

Thank matt246888
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Celebrating my wife's birthday with the family. The food was out of this world with a massive choice of Spanish and Greek food and also an extensive children's menu. The service was outstanding where nothing was a problem and everyone had a fantastic evening. There...More

1  Thank GrahamSykes7
TapasBarManagement, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for this glowing review! We are so pleased your family enjoyed their time celebrating your wifes' Birthday with us at The Old Yard Tapas Bar! It's great to hear our efforts are well received. We hope to see you and your family again...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Recently had my mam's 90th birthday party in the private room next to the Tapas Bar. This was a fantastic place for a private function for 30 people. The tapas food was excellent and the selection of real ales both in the private room and...More

Thank Ian746
TapasBarManagement, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us!. We are so pleased your all enjoyed your private event in our 'Jonny Maracas' function room. We love it when our customers give feedback, its great to hear you enjoyed our quality food and selection of...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We were celebrating a family birthday & booked a 'function room' for 3.5hrs for private use. 1of 2that you can book) The staff behind the bar were very friendly & efficient. As we had booked the room for private use we were allowed to pre-order...More

Thank Dave M
TapasBarManagement, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you so much for this detailed review, you've really absorbed the atmosphere and quality of products. I'll pass on your compliments to our staff & chefs. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards- Tapas Bar Management.

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The best tapas and the best pint ! Great place to eat, great friendly staff and the food is out of this world, spoilt for choice on the menu there is loads to choose from. The larger is the best pint in darlington too !More

Thank davidl001
TapasBarManagement, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you so much! We are delighted to be put on this pedestal! We strive for quality in everything we do. It's so wonderful to receive feedback like this. I'll ensure our staff are congratulated. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards- Tapas...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Will never go anywhere else for tapas, the best in town without a doubt. Food is to die for and the staff are wonderful. Fabulous job as always!

1  Thank Katie J
TapasBarManagement, Manager at The Old Yard Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We all work very hard to ensure our customers are satisfied in every way. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards- Tapas Bar Management.

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Yes I know Tapas are supposed to be little snacks but for the price you pay for each Tapas they are really expensive. The King Prawns at over £5 work out £1 each as do the Calamari and the 'Platter' of specialist Spanish cured meat,...More

2  Thank xxxGenRevxxx
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Went there with a group of friends for dinner. Food was tasty and staff friendly. Personally we prefer sol tapas in town but if you are looking for a nice dinner this won’t disappoint.

Thank Michael D
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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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Jo S
6 February 2017|
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Response from Rob D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have set course menus to choose from usually 6 people or more. But it just as easy to create your own, if you are undecided what to have the staff are really helpful!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Bondgate, Darlington DL3 7JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 467385
  • E-mail
Description
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, indviduals to large parties. Bar opening hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 12pm-10:30pm Food Service hours are featured below: Please note we serve lunch and evening meals Sunday-Friday and serve food all day on Saturdays only
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