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Foresters Arms

££ - £££, British,
Coatham Mundeville, Darlington DL1 3LU, England
+44 1325 628549
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“christmas day” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Coatham Mundeville, Darlington DL1 3LU, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Where do I start? Being a 'country pub' one would expect to be able to walk in at 8pm on a Saturday night for food. It was like a ghost town with what I could only assume would be local alcoholics sitting around staring at...More

3  Thank lesley m
EmmaSylwester, General Manager at Foresters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Where should you start? Maybe check that you are writing a review for the right location. Are you sure were at the right pub, because building has been boarded up since July 2017 and is up For Sale. I would check your facts before to...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Having read the review from dml80 I must say that some people are difficult to please. My husband and I have been going here for sunday lunch for quite some time and have never ever had a bad meal yet. Sylwester is an excellent chef...More

2  Thank LizKips
Reviewed 22 June 2017

after reading the good reviews I went for sunday lunch with my husband,we had the chicken which was ok,califlour broccoli and carrots were raw,frozen Yorkshire puddings to I expected a home made on it was the worse meal I have been out for awful.

2  Thank dml80
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I would have loved to review this pub but after checking it was open we walked there and although according to the sign on the door it was open .... it wasn't so

2  Thank jnash36685
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Nice selection of ale traditional pub and easily reached from the A1 so give it a try.Great atmosphere and food very good

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Extremely tasty. Loved all the fresh ingredients. Would recommend to anyone passing by. You won't be disappointed.

Thank 1daisy0
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Work / birthday celebration. Saturday night and there was only our table of 7 in. The menu is what I would say sparce to say the least but don't let this put you off. The food was REALLY nice and QUALITY ingredients used. Every one...More

Thank mrsmidge67
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were on a hen weekend, went to the pub at 5 and were greeted by the chef and a lady who worked behind the bar (not sure if she is the owner). Asked if they could accommodate 12 people, weren't too concerned about getting...More

2  Thank MandyKisbee
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Saturday night, 8.15pm unable to walk in for a meal. 4 punters drinking and nowt else - this place was closed a few months back, doubt it will be long before it's closed again.More

2  Thank David S
EmmaSylwester, Owner at Foresters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

What a shame for your review, which we do not appreciate at all. Firstly we would like to respond by asking is it impossible for you on a Saturday at 8.20pm to pick up a phone and check if there was tables available. We would...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Firstly I must say the Sunday lunch - all 3 courses - was lovely But the service was deplorable. There was 5 of us only one ordered soup. This took 45 mins to come, I stopped looking at my watch for the main course. All...More

1  Thank daveannmarie
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Questions & Answers
20 July 2016|
Response from Stephen186470 |
apparently closed for business and up for sale
Thea H
18 December 2015|
Response from Keep-it-real-guys | Reviewed this property |
As there has been no response from the owners / staff to your question, (this doesn't surprise me as the staff show a lack of interest & un helpfulness in general at this place ! ) I will post a reply as someone with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coatham Mundeville, Darlington DL1 3LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 628549
The Foresters Arms went under extensive refurbishment in September 2015 and changed under new experienced management team. The mission of the pub was to bring back a community facility and high quality cuisine. The Foresters Arms is set in the rural outskirts of Darlington Town Centre in a countryside environment. The Pub boasts generous outside space,with a alfresco courtyard, small children's play area and parking available for 30 vehicles. The interior is warming and comforting with open fire perfect for relaxed evenings and gatherings. At the Foresters our restaurant is open Tuesday to Saturday offering high quality British cuisine, Sunday opening is offering the full Sunday lunch experience. Functions are available at both inside our pub or we can offer events in a marquee in rural fields.
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