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The Dining Room

Seaham Hall Farm Lord Byron's Walk | Seaham Hall, Seaham SR7 7AG, England
+44 191 516 1400
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“halibut” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
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CUISINES
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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Food
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LOCATION
Seaham Hall Farm Lord Byron's Walk | Seaham Hall, Seaham SR7 7AG, England
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Having visited the spa a year or two ago, we returned and decided to combine with an overnight stay in this fabulous hotel. The spa and the massage treatments are great and the restaurant didn’t disappoint. With a very creativity be menu and enough choices,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Madone3
Chara F, Operations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I am happy to read that your overnight stay, treatments and meal didn't disappoint. I will certainly pass on your kind feedback to the team and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Great food, attentive service, fantastic homemade bread. Great setting. Would highly recommend. Im a vegetarian and they adapted a dish for me.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AAnderson1970
Chara F, Operations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review, I'm glad to read that you enjoyed your experience in The Dining Room and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 21 July 2018

The layout of the dining room has changed since we last came - the bar has gone to make space for more tables and the table layout has changed around a little bit. The food was excellent and service also very good as always. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fiona H
Chara F, Operations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for your review, I'm glad to read that you enjoy the changes we have made to The Dining Room. I have shared your feedback regarding the menu pricing to the relevant members of the management team for review. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

We had dinner in this restaurant on two occasions, outstanding both times. Our dining experience was excellent, the staff are professional and friendly offering great service with a marvellous choice of food and drink.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank chriscook10
Chara F, Operations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you very much for your review and I'm glad to read that you enjoyed The Dining Room, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 10 May 2018

We booked a night away and afternoon tea as part of an 80th birthday year celebration. The afternoon tea was rather disappointing - no choice of teas, no hot water to top up the tea, bland food. Nothing special. The breakfast the following morning was...More

Thank Fiona R
Chara F, Operations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you very much for your review. I am disappointed to read that aspects of your stay did not live up to expectations on this occasion, even further so as I was not afforded the opportunity to discuss these with you during your stay or...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great new menus with locally sourced food and prepared to a very high standard - great balance of quality and quantity with first class service.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ABCDMAX
Chara F, Operations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you very much for your review of The Dining Room, I'm glad to read that you had an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

The spa was fabulous and totally met our expectations, however the experience in the restaurant was very uncomfortable, we were sat at the table and ignored for the next ten minutes, no menus /drinks, staff seemed to be wandering aimlessly attending to clearing tables rather...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Leeanne77
Chara F, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review, I'm sorry to hear that your experience of Byron's Restaurant did not live up to expectations on this occasion. I have shared your feedback with the relevant departmental managers in order to review and would like to sincerely apologise that...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Dined here whist staying at Seaham Hall. Ambience perfect for the Georgian Country House that it is. Friendly staff offering excellent, but unobtrusive, customer service. Food was outstanding.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MalcolmH65
Chara F, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review of your dining experience in Byron's Restaurant. I'm glad to read that you had an enjoyable experience and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2018

An incrediblely friendly restaurant offering beautiful food! We were impressed with the food choice and the flavours were delicious! On point servicebwhere nothing was too much trouble! Thank you to Jamie!

Date of visit: April 2018
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Chara F, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review! I will be sure to pass your kind comments on to the team and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 21 March 2018

5 star Resturant located in the Seaham Hall resort. Perfectly prepared meal in a very posh / cozy setting . Need I say more. I had lamb , probably the best I’ve EVER tasted. My husband had the Halibut and he couldn’t stop raving about...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Chara F, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review and I am glad to read that you had an enjoyable experience! It certainly reads as though your evening was filled with good food and nice wine and we look forward to welcoming you back for more of...More

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Response from AUKTourist | Reviewed this property |
Not fixed price options. Starters £6-12, mains average £20, desserts £7-10. Not worth it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$252
Cuisine
British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 21:00
Monday
18:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 21:00
Thursday
18:30 - 21:00
Friday
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaham Hall Farm Lord Byron's Walk | Seaham Hall, Seaham SR7 7AG, England (Formerly Byron's Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Seaham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 516 1400
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to The Dining Room. Our focus is to celebrate British ingredients and its producers who dive, harvest, hunt, nurture and gather them. Our menu changes to reflect the seasons in Britain and the dishes emphasise the quality of what our Island can offer and that they can stand proudly next to the rest of the world. Offering a relaxed and friendly environment celebrating regional and tasty food!
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