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The Bridgewater Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, British,
Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
+44 1325 730302
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
“dover sole” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Perfect food, Perfect service , Tom spent ages patiently helping my partner choose a dish, such a polite and knowledgeable guy, a true asset ,if you haven’t visited then you are so missing out !

Thank Northern A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for a meal as we'd read lots of good reviews about the great seafood they serve. My husband had a starter of scallops and black pudding (£12). The portion was quite small, but he enjoyed it. For mains we had turbot and halibut....More

Thank FynnNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hadn’t been here for over 20 years during which time, I believe, the management has changed many times. Had an exquisite meal there last night with family. Ambience- great. Staff, lead by Tom, very helpful and knowledgeable about the menu, the wines and beers. What...More

Thank Catpilla
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been to this restaurant many times before and it is always perfect; wonderful atmosphere with log fire, always very friendly staff who know us and really excellent food served either at the bar or in the restaurant. No unnecessary music blasting out so...More

Thank watson354
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you very much Tom & team for a delicious lunch. The Dover sole was perfect! Thoroughly enjoyed as always

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.....quite a statement but there is honestly nothing to fault! Excellent, friendly yet professional service, superb food with seafood being a speciality although my partner had a beautiful fillet steak on this particular occasion. Really knowledgeable bar staff fully able to advise on all stocked...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit this establishment. We live in Bucks. but visit the north east about twice a year. I was so impressed on our last visit I asked our friends to book for last Friday evening. We were a party of six and...More

Thank jdoradio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place for a pleasant evening meal with my wife in wonderful surroundings. The seafood was excellent as was the wine and the sweets. Recommended for a special evening.

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Cheese Soufflé is just the best, they might tell you the ingredients but they wont share how it’s all put together and cooked. Great specials menu before 7, all prepared and cooked brilliantly. I would recommend a visit it won’t disappoint.

Thank Graham A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mussels scallops steak and chips Monkfish wrapped in ham. Absolutely fabulous. So full couldn’t manage a pudding. Can’t recommend the Bridgewater enough for a special meal.

Thank Craig S
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2 August 2016|
Response from sisteriris | Reviewed this property |
If you give them a call they can accommodate. For example, gluten- free bread can be supplied plus dishes adapted but best to give them some notice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 85
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Winston
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 730302
  • E-mail
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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