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The Spotted Dog

££ - £££, British,
6 The Green | High Coniscliffe, Darlington DL2 2LJ, England
+44 1325 374351
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6 The Green | High Coniscliffe, Darlington DL2 2LJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a midday lunchtime here with a client of mine, I informed the bar staff that I was in a rush and was already late. The food came very quickly so I was very impressed with the service,food looked great ,so again even more...More

Thank pfc302
Reviewed 6 days ago

Recently visited the Spotted Dog using a Groupon steak voucher. Had been before but not for at least 2 years. Good size car park to rear of pub, ramp access to rear for wheel chair accessibility. Very nice decoration, warm and friendly. Coal Fire was...More

Thank tracyt212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for Sunday lunch with friends, I ordered the pork dinner as I wanted to have some crackling. The Sunday lunch was presented well with a huge Yorkshire pudding. We ordered some cauliflower cheese and some pigs and blankets to come with our meal....More

Thank Jessica8631
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food Good service Have been here a few times when it’s freezing outside and there’s no heating on. It doesn’t make you want to stay!!

Thank phil s
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We visited for a late lunch on the Groupon Steak deal & were not disappointed! We were greeted warmly by Nicola who is very pleasant and friendly. She was very knowledgeable about the food & wines. The meal was superb, the steak was cooked to...More

Thank kym0392
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Husband was given dirty glass. Had groupon steak voucher. Steak was lovely but chips were drowned in salt so couldnt eat them. Daughter had burger covered in salt too and she couldnt eat it. Complained about food and drink and they nicely didnt charge for...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 23 November 2017

My family and I,came here unplannedfor our daughters 18th birthday. The food was gorgeous as always, the staff and manager went out of there way to sing happy birthday as they brought out here dessert, lovely place, and lovely staff.

Thank linzipringle2017
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

The latest proprietors of this village pub have made superficial changes in an attempt to create an upmarket gastropub. That would be admirable if it were not for the fact that the manager is out of her depth and some members of staff are surly...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely dog friendly pub with great food. Home made steak and black sheep ale was cooked to perfection and the grill salmon on crispy noodles was novel and very tasty.

Thank daniinuk
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal and couldn’t decide if to eat or not - in the end wished we hadn’t . Food was ok but partners food was served with cold mashed potato on a cold plate. The pub offered to redo but by that time...More

Thank Shaune E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Green | High Coniscliffe, Darlington DL2 2LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 374351
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We're a family friendly country pub, focusing on fresh local food. Located in the quaint village of High Coniscliffe, on the A67, we're just a short drive from Darlington. The Spotted Dog is the perfect place to relax, catch up with friends and family in comfort and enjoy fine, home cooked and local cuisine. We have a friendly bar perfect for a quiet pint by our open fire. Our restaurant has a private dining area for groups of up to 12, perfect for family gatherings and dining with friends. We also have a large beer garden and ample parking. We welcome families and have a children's menu of popular kids choices. As well as lovely food we have pool, darts and dominoes making The Spotted Dog a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike, we are also Dog Friendly. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
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