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“Great food”
Review of The Castle Bar Hotel - CLOSED

The Castle Bar Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in the picturesque Market Square of Bishop Auckland The Castle Bar Hotel is easily accessible from the A1 and close proximity to Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland, Barnard Castle and Darlington. Quite literately a stones throw away from Auckland Castle and it's impressive grounds we are open to tourists, business or leisure travelers alike. The Castle Bar Hotel has been refurbished to a high quality with the bar on the ground floor serving modern English food - all freshly cooked using freshest ingredients to order. The 1st floor restaurant can cater for guests from 10 to 50 with bespoke menu's to suit your party and can be hired for private parties or meals. With 10 letting rooms available which have also been refurbished to a high standard, all have flat screen TV's and all amenities.
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great food”
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Haven't stayed here but been twice for a meal in a group lovely food at a good price and all staff friendly and polite and the table looked. great will certainly be going back again quality food at quality prices x

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  • English first
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English first
Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“lovely hotel”
Reviewed 27 March 2014

lovely hotel, I have stayed in hotel all around the country for twenty years and can honestly say this is the best one I have stayed in, it has been completely refurbished, rooms are nice and spacious single rooms have a double bed, showers are powerful, food is first class and always plenty of it, staff and management are very polite and always happy to help, would definitely recommend this hotel. it is spotless.

Visited March 2014
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3 reviews
“Birthday meal”
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Visited this hotel with friends for a birthday meal, the service was really good, the staff you couldn't fault only happy to help, the food was beautiful , well presented and you could see and taste everything was fresh

Definitely recommend and we are booking again for the nxt birthday party

  • Visited February 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice”
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Good fresh food at reasonable prices, Unfortunately the Camembert starter wasn't available but other than that I enjoyed my surf and turf served with chips and side salad on a wooden platter.

Visited August 2013
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Thank imblacky
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“Great!”
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Food was great, lovely presentation cooked how I liked it and service was great and friendly, would definitely reccomend and would visit again.

  • Visited July 2013
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