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The Bridgewater Arms

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Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RH, England
+44 1325 730302
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love seafood this has to be at the top of the list. This was my first visit after a number of recommendations and we were not disappointed by either the food or the service. The menu is wonderful and full of choices for everyone, including seafood, chicken, lamb or beef. For me it had to be the scallops... More 

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Scorton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant say enough about this place lovely people beautiful food for my 30th wedding anniversary scallops for starter and my favourite lobster for mains lovely old school house it is beautiful inside and lovely to sit outside in the summertime too.

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Thank 50annh50
Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like seafood you could not find better They also do a good steak Nice atmosphere warm and friendly especially on cold winter Nights when the old log fire welcomes you in

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Thank glynnish2017
Nantes, France
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across This lovely restaurant and pub by pure chance after coming out Bowes museum late. We were quite late and finally saw the place from the Darlington road. The welcome was proper and after waiting a while at the bar we were granted seats in the restaurant . The board to choose from was so wide and all... More 

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Thank alaimar
Nice, France
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Saturday lunch with Mum and what a surprise to find real food with great service, a relaxed quiet atmosphere with no annoying music. This bistro pub is located in an old school it has plenty of character and charm with the menu on the black board giving you some mouth watering dishes. The Calves Liver and Lambs Liver was excellent.... More 

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Thank michelesofaraway
Darlington, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Gorgeous food. The mussels starter was the die for and generous amount of mussels. The steak was cooked to perfections with a fantastic peppercorn sauce. My only comments would be the chips were a little too crisp for my liking, and there were not a lot of starters for non-fish eaters. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening and the food.

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Thank SuzyMoo
Scottsdale, Arizona
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Despite the menu board being predominantly seafood I opted for the steak. I wasn't dissapointed it was simply superb, probably the best I've had. It's not the dining experience of local restaurants but is a pub after all. Whilst good it was also quite pricey. I'd go back for sure and need to sample some of that seafood on offer.

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Thank PippiCoDurham
durham
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

very polite staff, excellent food. no veggy option though. excellent ale. this will now be our no. 1 lunch venue. best cheese plate ever

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Thank annunziataDurham
Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My date and I arrived to comfortably park in the spacious car park, I was immediately struck by the wonderful former school house, it's incredible period windows and once inside, the warmth and very inviting welcome from the staff was the beginning of a very wonderful evening. The menu looked sensational, plenty to choose from without being torn too much,... More 

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Thank Lisa O
Darlington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I have been here once before. And the food then was amazing. But tonight the guys were on point. From walking in, ordering our drinks, the chap on the bar knew his stuff. He was extremely welcoming and gave good advice. The young ladies that waited on us were brilliant. And the food...... The food really was fantastic. One of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 80
Cuisine
British, Pub, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Winston
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 730302
Description
Restaurant and Pub Food at its Best in Beautiful Teesdale Come and enjoy delicious pub food, highest quality restaurant dining or taste the best of Timothy Taylors fine ales in historic surrounding at The Bridgewater Arms, Winston in Teesdale restaurant and village pub. Our excellent cuisine, varied menu and wonderful ambience combine to provide you with a memorable dining experience. If you like eating out, good pub food, an interesting restaurant menu, the best seafood around, tasty real ales and fine wines, then try dining out at The Bridgewater Arms at Winston.

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