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The Raby Hunt Restaurant

Summerhouse, Darlington, England
+44 1325 374237
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (120 reviews)
“razor clams” (50 reviews)
“oysters” (38 reviews)
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European, British, Gluten Free Options
Summerhouse, Darlington, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable evening with the taster menu lots of seafood which I liked..though my least favourite was the lamb rack. Desserts were lovely and price was reasonable

Thank MN8888
Reviewed 3 days ago

Before reviewing the Raby Hunt it would be helpful for you to understand the reviewer (myself). I not wealthy and therefore give some consideration to what I spend. I live local to the Raby Hunt and enjoy dining out with my wife on a regular...More

Thank langerDurham
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been to one other 2 star Michelin restaurant (L'Atelier in London) and a fair few single star establishments in my time but I reckon this was probably the best meal overall, that I've ever had anywhere... definitely up there anyway! An outstanding, varied menu,...More

Thank PDogBeerHound
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the Raby Hunt to experience fine dining and the attraction of an establishment that has been awarded a Michelin star. There is no doubt the food is of the highest quality and the technical expertise of the chef and his...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been wanting to go there for ages. Big treat! Food spectacular and wine pairing was superb - trying to track some of them down! Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. It’s well worth the trip. Out in the country, so worth staying perhaps????

Thank 966julianc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met friends and relatives for a birthday treat for a cousin. What a treat it was! Unbelievable food presented beautifully. The staff were charming and engaged with all the tables in a gentle manner that worked well, The staff added to the occasion and...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us at the kitchen table, watching with interest as our food was assembled in front of us. The chefs answered all our questions, gave us information on how some of the items were prepared. Many, many little courses followed one after another through...More

Thank KarenRichardson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is place is like no other. Upon arrival to departure EVERYTHING was outstanding. We stayed overnight and the room was perfect for purpose, large comfortable bed, bathroom etc. We had the taster menu which, having ate at numerous venues claiming to be of the...More

1  Thank kathyecarr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice village pub style resteraunt on outskirts of darlingyon, good quality but very expdnsive fine dining style.

1  Thank Dave P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I was excited to try this brilliant place. It lived up to my expectations and had, as hoped for, a load of extra surprises and extravagances. It's undeniably expensive, but they bring the 14 courses over a long time so at no stage do you...More

Thank CulturalExplorer7
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Questions & Answers
4 September 2017|
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Response from Nicola R | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would be welcome however it depends whether the children are used to fine dining and sitting at the table. For me it's a special place to go so I'd rather save the occasion to be with my husband
Susan C
1 November 2016|
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Response from Iain F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do gift vouchers....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summerhouse, Darlington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 374237
  • E-mail
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