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The Bridgewater Arms

Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
+44 1325 730302
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (40 reviews)
“dover sole” (12 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
Seafood, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner here, attracted by the prospect of good seafood. We were not disappointed. prawns and duck livers for starters, mussels and halibut for mains. We tried a recommended rose wine.and were not disappointed. Staff really friendly but not over fussy. Plan to...More

1  Thank J0hn_H720
Paul G, Owner at The Bridgewater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John I'm really glad you enjoyed your experience with us, thank you for your review Looking forward to seeing you next year Paul The Bridgewater Arms

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 2nd visit to this fabulous restaurant, from the moment you walk in you feel your in somewhere really special. The owner is a great guy with lots of info and suggestions on the dishes and great knowledge of gin! For dessert we...More

1  Thank Craig B
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Two of us ate here and found the whole experience excellent. The food was good (particularly the lamb) and we had a wide selection of wines to choose from. I should add that the emphasis is on a fish and there's lots to choose from....More

3  Thank Bill H
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We had booked a table for lunch to take our daughter who was home for the weekend,prior to going on to Bowes Museum for an exhibition she wanted to see.There was some doubt about her appetite as she had rather enjoyed the food and alcohol...More

1  Thank pjh1957
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the beer. The service was good. The old school house has character. The bar area requires blinds to shield diners from the sunlight.

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I suppose you could call it a business trip. Three of us travelled from North Derbyshire to Wolsingham in Weardale to look at a caravan - as you do! Knowing that we would need to find somewhere for lunch we picked out' The Bridgewater Arms'...More

4  Thank Irene01246
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at this Restaurant many times and can't fault it. Very friendly cosy atmosphere,Tom behind the Bar is our favourite with his dry sense of humour!! The fish dishes here are plentiful and always very fresh .. try the Cheddar Soufflè, Dublin Bay...More

3  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Decided to go out of town for lunch for a change, decided on Bridgewater Arms as we hadn't been there for years. Service was great, we were given a table opposite the bar, as it was re-set for two we were even asked if we...More

3  Thank chunkboozy
Reviewed 31 March 2018

made a last minute reservation at this former village school in Winston. Menu choices were very imaginative, we had confit duck leg and monkfish on curry prawn risotto both were superb. will be back

4  Thank JGraham12
Reviewed 24 March 2018

My husband booked this restaurant knowing that I am a total fish lover and it was my birthday. What can I say....... from the minute we arrived, we were well looked after and I was offered a local gin to try. The meal itself was...More

2  Thank Yogakoolkat
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2 August 2016|
Response from sisteriris | Reviewed this property |
If you give them a call they can accommodate. For example, gluten- free bread can be supplied plus dishes adapted but best to give them some notice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$84
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Winston
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 730302
  • E-mail
Restaurant and Pub Food at its Best in Beautiful Teesdale Come and enjoy delicious pub food, highest quality restaurant dining or taste the best of Timothy Taylors fine ales in historic surrounding at The Bridgewater Arms, Winston in Teesdale restaurant and village pub. Our excellent cuisine, varied menu and wonderful ambience combine to provide you with a memorable dining experience. If you like eating out, good pub food, an interesting restaurant menu, the best seafood around, tasty real ales and fine wines, then try dining out at The Bridgewater Arms at Winston. Sorry we are not a dog friendly pub as we serve food in all areas of the bar/restaurant.
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