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Ruskins Bistro

2 Grange Road | Douglas Hotel, Hartlepool TS26 8JA, England
+44 1429 272038
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (37 reviews)
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“parsnips” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Grange Road | Douglas Hotel, Hartlepool TS26 8JA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought I would re-visit and have a Sunday lunch. I class myself as a good cook, but I really could not of cooked any of the Sunday lunch better. All the products used were fresh. An absolute must for foodies.

Thank rbage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here before and enjoyed it and tonight was no exception! This time, we were also staying for a couple of nights in a very comfortable room. As usual, the food was clearly home made and very tasty - lots of it too! The...More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and daughter went for the Sunday carvery and it was one of the best I've had. Choice of 5 different meats and plenty of fresh veg. Roasted parsnips, sweet potato, mashed potato, roast potato, turnip, cabbage, mushy peas, etc etc. Gravy was beautiful with...More

Thank twinkle234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was amazing and very reasonably priced. I expected the bill to be a lot more than it was.Room itself is vey cosy. Staff really helpful and friendly.

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for my Nan's birthday we have been before and have always enjoyed it. It lived up to our expectations and ones again couldn't fault it. Lovely food and great service

Thank ecarrick22
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. The food is second to none. The parmos are the best around (i've had a few) and i can't find a better carvery. Thanks again for a truly outstanding meal.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We won a free meal for 2 and went for the sunday carvery. It was the first time that we had visited the Douglas and were very pleased with the reception. I had telephoned to book a table and was given 4 different times as...More

Thank Teena L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Booked a table for Easter sunday as we were visiting my parents and had read good things about the place. We were promptly shown to our table and could go immediately to the carvery. I myself had gammon but the rest of our party also...More

Thank C F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I'd originally went with my mother to Toby Carvery for a meal, but on arrival found they'd ran out of mash potatoes. My mother suggested we come to the Douglas Hotel instead as the bistro does a carvery of its own, so I gave it...More

Thank Liam H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

First ever visit to visit to Hartlepool and because of that one meal at the Ruskins Bistro I will be coming back to this town! The hospitality was wonderful, never felt like I was in need of anything. The menu itself was so varied. I...More

Thank Rachel L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Grange Road | Douglas Hotel, Hartlepool TS26 8JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 272038
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