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Fighting Cocks - CLOSED

Darlington Road | Middleton St George, Darlington DL2 1JT, England
+44 1325 335253
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“pie” (6 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Darlington Road | Middleton St George, Darlington DL2 1JT, England
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Service very good staff very friendly steak night really well worth it good food desert really good nice and clean pub

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A sunny Sunday afternoon was spent in Platform 1's beer garden with a group of friends. The Sunday roast was amazing and I would definitely return for it. Homemade Yorkshires and cauliflower cheese made it special too. The desserts all looked delicious, and I can...More

Thank Mhamf
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Family outing for sunday dinner, looks ok after the refurbishment, ( it will always be known as the cocks tho ), food was of good quality, but the portions could be bigger, slow service let it down, staff fantastic

Thank oatesyUk
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Went as two couples service was very good along with all meals which were very good and all reasonably priced. Would definitely return again.

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This has recently changed hands and is now called Platform 1. We visited with family 9 of us for an evening meal. Food was very good especially for the price. a good selection and we were well looked after.

Thank JGraham12
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Brought a friend for an evening meal here last Friday night (28th). It was lovely to see the place busy. The meals took a while to arrive but this didn't matter as we weren't in a rush. The table next to us didn't have the...More

Thank NCH_10
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Loads of parking, nice outside terrace, very clean and well presented inside. Friendly welcome and excellent service from the staff. Platform 1 (formerly Fighting Cocks) has recently had a facelift including a fantastic new menu with plenty of choice. All food is fresh (no processed...More

1  Thank MKD-UK
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Immaculately clean pub restaurant. Not a sticky menu or unclean cruet set in sight. Nothing was too much trouble for the very professional staff who greeted us as if we were very welcome regulars. Two Parmos were excellent and the one with Chiili had a...More

1  Thank HectorsHouse8888
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem now called platform 1 and totally rebranded 😬 called in for lunch had chicken parmo and belly pork it was absolutely delicious not a wonder mash chip or microwaved disaster in sight 👍 all beautifully home made food well worth the visit...More

Thank Heatherntribe
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Been here 3 times in 2 weeks and absolutely love it! Taken advantage of the current 2-4-1 on main meal offer which you have to book in advance for. Tried so many meals between the 4 of us in our visits it would be hard...More

Thank Bethany S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darlington Road | Middleton St George, Darlington DL2 1JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 335253
  • E-mail
Platform 1 is a traditional Country Pub and Restaurant, situated in the village of Middleton St George, just on the outskirts of Darlington.Steeped in history, the pub was originally the Booking Office for passengers using the Darlington to Stockton Railway in 1825, and to this day still retains strong links. Boasting a traditional Country Pub Menu, our Chef's specials board and weekly special offers, with an excellent range of fine wines, draught beers and lagers and cask ales, whether it be light lunchtime snacks, evening meals, that special occasion or simply a quiet drink in a relaxing atmosphere, Platform 1 is well worth the visit.
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