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The Springfield


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Bar, British, Pub
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat down with Russ and Val today. A fantastic couple. Gladly to announce that we will be working together. The Springfield is set for new heights. Good things are coming. Is going to be a great year. From March The Springfield will have a full...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I drink in the Springfield quite often and the previous review in October is totally fake,the management and staff are always helpful and polite,most weekends there's free entertainment which is always good, I don't eat there very often as I go in to drink,play pool...More

Date of visit: October 2018
8  Thank Andywilko69
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

A truly amazing gastro experience on all levels. I found this establishment one of the only public houses in Darlington to be completely customer centric. I have previously been a mystery shopper and I found our experience to be one of the best. Nothing was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank Sian M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Well had a pint of hobgoblin, it didn’t taste to clever, explained to member of staff, and was told nobody else has complained. So asked for a pint of Cameron’s but after a few sips again this pint didn’t taste clever either. So asked for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank kevin h
Reviewed 1 June 2018

If you order a medium rare steak and it comes out tough and blackened - that's a red light. Every pint of beer we had tasted off and wrong.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Charles L
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I visited the Springfield when the current manager took over ! Her attitude was absolutely disgusting! There was 3 adults and 6 children all eating ! We tried to order food however during changing their food supplies they had very little in as she said...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank gemmalouisecarney
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Came in for some food to find only two people in the bar one of which were talking to the bar lady who wasn't bothered about anything but the conversation she was having with the other person. I got served sat down and all we...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Val and Russ are fabulous hosts. They have certainly made big changes to the pub, bringing some fantastic free entertainment for everyone. They also have a vast food menu at very reasonable prices. I can highly recommend The Springfield. Well done Val and Russ 😊More

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank angelaming
Management58, General Manager at The Springfield, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your very kind review @angelaming We are glad you are impressed with the changes we have implemented so far. We are very excited about what we are bringing to The Springfield throughout the year so please keep an eye on our facebook...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Met up with friends for lunch. Friendly staff and excellent service. Delicious food and great atmosphere. Highly recommended

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank Beth R
Management58, General Manager at The Springfield, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thankyou for your very kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon 😀

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Got order wrong on a table of 6. How can the order be made incorrect when the place wasn't even remotely busy I will never know. Waited what felt like an age for our mains. Apparently the mega kids meal looks exactly like a normal...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Andrew M
Management58, General Manager at The Springfield, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

I'm really sorry to hear you had such a long wait; this should have been communicated better between the kitchen and front of house and has been addressed in our latest staff meeting to avoid happening again. I am glad to hear the waitress was...More

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