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Oven Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, British,
30 Duke Street, Darlington DL3 7AQ, England
+44 1325 466668
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Duke Street, Darlington DL3 7AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very attentive. Good food, excellent black pudding starter. Got a bottle of wine for my dad from the manager. Made to feel very special. A huge thank you

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here yesterday evening with a mate. Found that the early bird menu was on all day on a Tuesday, bonus. Lots of variety on the menu Started with Black Pudding in batter with mash and a lovely sauce. Main was shin beef in a...More

Thank Jabba30-10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited The Oven on Saturday night again excellent service, outstanding food and value for money. Keenan and his staff couldn't be more helpful. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank jackiea61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast service, great menu and tasty food. The staff were very friendly and three courses with wine comes to less than £50.

Thank LCDarlo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Havent been here for many years and was so impressed! Took us about 15 minutes to order as was so much on the menu we both fancied and when the food came we weren't let down! Starters were really tasty, wife had fishcake and I...More

Thank Kart0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the great reviews on TripAdvisor we gave it a try... Sloppy mash, raw roasted new potatoes and cold meat...expensive drinks!!

1  Thank jaynosim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my friend for her birthday and were not disappointed had a wonderful meal and wonderful service always make you feel special have no hesitation in going back again or recommending

Thank Susan_1838
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here for Sunday Lunch a couple of weeks ago and it was quite possibly one of the best I've ever tasted. Its not the cheapest place to go at £10 for a one course lunch, but it is worth the little bit extra. My...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly atmosphere, food delicious at a very reasonable price. Plenty of selection on the menu priced for one, two or three courses. Our waiter was lovely. Thank you we will be back.

1  Thank chrissiekite33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going to The Oven 4 or 5 times a year since it first opened. Always had a wide variety of choice but this year they have added to the menu & made it more family friendly. Very good food at a very reasonable...More

Thank keithdonlon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Duke Street, Darlington DL3 7AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 466668
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Oven Restaurant is a busy, local, neighbourhood restaurant on the outskirts of Darlington town centre, close to the west end. Oven Restaurant is a bustling and vibrant restaurant that serves fabulous food. It's express and pre theatre menu is unrivalled, the food is just so good- 1 course for £7.95, 2 Courses £9.95, 3 Courses £11.95 From12-2 .30 Pm/ 5-7 pm Tuesday - Friday.. Oven Restaurant has a great a la carte menu which is available every day for lunch and dinner- prices range from just £12.50- £21.50 And is really worth a try. Sunday lunch is quite a special affair- the restaurant is open 12-4 pm on a Sunday and Sunday lunch is amazing- £9.95 For roast topside of beef with all the trimmings. Sunday lunch is also available to takeaway There is a large room upstairs that can hold roughly 40 people for private hire or for a private party. Oven restaurant caters for businesses and families alike and always has an eclectic mix of people eating. Whether you want to visit for an intimate meal or a professional meeting you can trust Oven Restaurant to look after all your needs.
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