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“Excellent food”
Review of The Spotted Dog

The Spotted Dog
Ranked #54 of 277 Restaurants in Darlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$19
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: We're a family friendly country pub, focusing on fresh local food. Located in the quaint village of High Coniscliffe, on the A67, we're just a short drive from Darlington. The Spotted Dog is the perfect place to relax, catch up with friends and family in comfort and enjoy fine, home cooked and local cuisine. We have a friendly bar perfect for a quiet pint by our open fire. Our restaurant has a private dining area for groups of up to 12, perfect for family gatherings and dining with friends. We also have a large beer garden and ample parking. We welcome families and have a children's menu of popular kids choices. As well as lovely food we have pool, darts and dominoes making The Spotted Dog a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike. We look forward to welcoming you soon.
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

We went to this pub for lunch on Good Friday. The food was excellent and portion sizes very generous. Definitely recommend the fish bake, which was perfectly cooked, and the burger (homemade from meat from a local farm). All topped off with great service. We'll definitely be back!

1 Thank emg205
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English first
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Had a lovely meal here staff couldn't do enough for you, prices are very good. Food was well presented and was not disappointing.

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Jase1205
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Lovely surprise”
Reviewed 5 April 2014

Our granddaughter and her fiance, took us, as a surprise. We had never been before, but we will definitely return. The food was first class, from a smallish menu, but with a nice selection of dishes.The atmosphere is good, the tables well spaced and excellent service. Our steak, fish and pasta dishes were all very good and presented nicely. Overall, it was a nice relaxing evening and no wonder it's so popular.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Terence J
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“New Owner Just What Was needed!”
Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

Visited the re-opening of this pub/restaurant last week and was really impressed by the taster menu on offer. We tasted most dishes from the new menu and all were tasty and obviously home made.

What is nice to see is a lunchtime menu designed for a quick bite, ideal for myself and the family.

Another big plus is the additional of extra cask ales!!!!

We will be back soon

1 Thank Anthony T
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Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great little pub”
Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Under new owner Steve but still with Lisa and Marino out front, the food is superb, the menu is slightly smaller than previously but the quality is superb, the burgers are hand made and massive,the fish bake is wonderful and the service is as always first rate, keep it up guys your doing well, if you've never been get on down and give it a go, oh by the way Sunday Lunch is excellent as well

Visited March 2014
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