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“Spa weekend” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Manor House Hotel Restaurant

The Manor House Hotel Restaurant
Price range: US$31 - US$44
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A charming and unmistakably English manor house that dates back to the 12th century, The Manor House Hotel is home to a team who believe that warm hospitality is as strong a British tradition as the luscious landscaped gardens the building stands in. There are rumours of ghosts haunting the halls, but nothing untowardly shocking on the menu. Indeed, the Manor House Hotel���s restaurant continues the British theme, offering traditional and exotic but always locally sourced British cuisine to the highest standards and most artistic presentation, whilst the adjacent brassiere maintains a similar lofty standard in a more relaxed setting.
Newcastle
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Spa weekend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

Just returned from the manor house and what a lovely hotel this is! Lovely old building very quirky and right up my street, hotel staff friendly and welcoming. We had a back massage and used the leisure facilities all really good. Agree with other comments about lack of info at check in and having to ask questions about check out etc but overall a brilliant stay and will be returning. Food was good and prosecco out on terrace was very relaxing. Shower was a trickle had to use hand held shower for bath to get a decent wash
but that was only fault.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank KJC99
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English first
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Local Gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

This is a charming place with lovely surroundings and ambience.
We had a family meal which was very enjoyable but quite expensive.
The internal geography of this establishment is a little confusing but not a frustrating challenge!
Overall a pleasant experience.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank tezfez1959
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South Milford
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Definitely returning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a spa break with a friend. Absolutely fabulous. The room was spacious and comfortable (room 1). Everything about the spa was super including the treatments we both chose. Luxurious robes and towels supplied. The changing rooms were clean and tidy.
This is a very old country manor and has oodles of character with creaky doors!!
The staff were very friendly and obliging especially Bobbie who had to endure our banter till the early hours and Ben who served our evening meal.
Without a doubt a hotel stay to recommend.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Aprilshowers23
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Wide choice on menu also good value for money, food was really nice served by very pleasant helpful staff.

Visited August 2014
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Thank Sheila M
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Berkeley, Ca
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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Chewy Steak”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

Quirky place. I would not choose to enter their establishment again. The food was well cooked and I had the steak, but I could not eat any of it as it was stringy and full of sinew etc.
Having got up the courage to complain I was avoided thereafter, and on leaving, someone came bounding over, presumably to ensure I paid before I left.
No apology-no have some money back, or a free mint julep. Goodnight Vienna.

Visited June 2014
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Thank EdwardoCalipso
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