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“What a great find!”

The Italian Farmhouse
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: DH4 6PA
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“What a great find!”
Reviewed 4 December 2011

Dined at the Farmhouse for the first time and can truly say this is an oasis in a desert of an area for restaurants. The staff were very friendly and attentive but not obtrusive. The food was excellent with a big plus for their use of local produce. We will definately return.

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“okay but i was cold!!”
Reviewed 1 December 2011

we were sat near the exit which i was none to pleased about. The pizza we had was nice. It wasnt bad but had better

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Newcastle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Appalling service - average food”
Reviewed 19 November 2011

My wife and I recently visited this restaurant following a positive review in a local North East magazine (Accent).
I can only think that perhaps the journalist had had a little too much Chianti.
We visited on a Saturday evening and were quickly shown to a table. Our table was in the conservatory part of the restaurant and the room was very cold but busy.
The waitress advised that she had ran out of menus and scurried off. Without exaggeration it was then over fifteen minutes until we were seen again by a different waiter who asked what we wanted to drink. We ordered and the drinks eventually arrived.
The white wine was warm and when, ten minutes later, yet another waiter came to our table we asked for this to be changed. Off he went and returned some time later with the same wine which he had poured into a chilled glass. Of course the wine remained warm.
I could go on but suffice to say we waited ages for our food - had we not been famished we would of course had left - which was served to each of us at different times by a very surly waiter and was at best average.
To sum up; poor service, poor food and bad staff.
The North East has many great restaura nts but The Italian Farmhouse is not amongst them.

  • Visited October 2011
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