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Tavistock Italia Gastro Pub at The Board Inn

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Penshaw View | Birtley, Chester-le-Street DH3 2JL, England
+44 191 447 4487
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Real Italian food in a converted estate pub. Friendly service, great menu, well cooked. And reasonably priced!!

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Thank Rob T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little find, Lovely friendly service. Food came very quickly so was a little suspicious but it was very fresh and tasty. think I had the sea food risotto. would definitely visit again.

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Thank Co-opMatt
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a new restaurant nearby and this venue certainly meets the bill. The food was delicious. The staff were attentive but not overly so. We ordered a range of starters, soup, potato skins and mussels. All were delivered in good time and we were all happy. We all had fillets steaks, my son commented that it was... More 

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Thank Madeleine M
gateshead
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food value very good ,wines 100% staff second to none with speed of service chef cooks as you like it no problem. one craft beer only short fall .rate it 99%

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Thank GatesheadProfesser
South Yorkshire
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely, lovely meal with great service and friendly waiters. Would definitely recommend this restaurant, good variety to choose from the menu and the shiraz which our waiter recommend waste great.

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Thank sunnygirl081
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by travel lodge reception. Had early bird menu delicious food, great service, great value.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a Sunday's lunch with a minimum of expectations. The place proved to be much more than a typical pub-grub pusher but rather a full restaurant with the possibility to have traditional English dishes as well as Italian food. Very good indeed!

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Thank Ola R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly atmosphere, arrived early for our sunday reservation and were offered either to go through to our table or to have a quick drink in the bar straightaway. We had a quick drink and then went through and ordered our food, I had calamari followed by Steak and my parents had soup of the day followed by sunday roast... More 

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Thank striker990
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service when it needed to be quite prompt . It was a shame we had to rush to get across town, then I may have rated it more highly.

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Thank Indianromeo
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cold winter night, stepping into this little corner of Italy is a delight. The decor is right, the food is right, the price of the wine is right, and the waiters attitudes are right. What more can I say.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$36
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Penshaw View | Birtley, Chester-le-Street DH3 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Chester-le-Street
  • Phone Number: +44 191 447 4487
Description
Previously known as "Italia Retro Restaurant at The Board Inn"

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?