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The Open Jar

23 Navigation Point, Hartlepool TS24 0UJ, England
+44 1429 682433
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (15 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
“pepperoni” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 10:30 Hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
23 Navigation Point, Hartlepool TS24 0UJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On Saturday 19th January, myself and two others decided to venture out for dinner without having made a booking anywhere. We headed out to the Marina area, as there are lots of bars and eateries in close proximity. Often we find it a challenge to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SueyJ177
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was perfect I had a half hot shot Parmo It took a while to arrive but at least you know it’s cooked fresh and not just re heated . Plenty of real chips n salad to go with , would go back in a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hartlepudlian1976
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

After visiting here and waiting almost a hour for food .. it came wrong and I refused there alternative suggestion.. but what got me the most was after posting a review the owner replied by questioning my partner's actions by giving me a few chips...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Curious62668916411
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I had an Amazing time with the family at The Open Jar, top notch quality services, great meals to choose from, now it is our goto favorite restaurant to relax and enjoy good meal with my family, you should try their chicken Parmos.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank paulakande
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Went last week for a Parmo did not enjoy it at all for 10 pound for half a chicken breast I would expect good quality chicken but the chicken I got was watery and full of veins🤮🤮will not be back

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank hougton84
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

First time at the open jar after reading a couple of reviews though why not let’s try it. Parking to the front of the venue is right on the marina so that was nice. After entering the venue was stood for a couple of minutes...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Billy H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

one of our favourite places to go for food or drinks. First place ive found that does a decent parmo, now hearing they do take out is even better! Always accommodating to my picky boyfriend and helping as much are they are able to. Definitely...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank nicole30121998
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Went with work friends and most of us ordered Parmo, They are just amazing, best I've tasted. Lovely thick cut chips and generous portion of salad and coleslaw which is served separately. Staff were really helpful and small mistakes were quickly rectified and they were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I had never been to The Open Jar before but my brother raves about it, so I thought I'd finally give it a go. Wow, I've been missing out! I ordered a half original Chicken Parmo with chips and coleslaw (no salad, I'm not a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 432gavinc
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Open Jar yesterday after seeing some lovely photos on Instagram. The place looked really modern when we arrived and we sat near the window. However after ordering our food we waited nearly an hour for this to be brought over. My partner ordered...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Simpson_hannah
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Louise H
7 April 2017|
Response from Hendo1969 | Reviewed this property |
12 January 2017|
Response from Hendo1969 | Reviewed this property |
The marina has lots of different restaurants depending on your taste, Indian, Jamaican, tapas, Turkish,thai, italian and also English. My son loves the parmos in the open jar and he's 8 the Turkish restaurant agora do kids... More
12 December 2016|
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Response from Biff S |
If you search google or facebook for The Open Jar you will see a current menu with prices. lee manager/headchef The Open Jar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Navigation Point, Hartlepool TS24 0UJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 682433
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