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Mary Rowntrees

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York Place, Hartlepool TS24 0QR, England
+44 1429 868313
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 17:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Food is plentiful, very tasty and well presented, but I found the place was too quiet and lacked atmosphere even though many of the tables were accommodated

Thank Michelle H
Richmond, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We visited three times and have enjoyed it on each occasion. Food is good and the mince and dumplings are excellent, although there is a varied menu. The service was good and it was nice to speak with local people. The toilets were clean but need smartening up as did the seats in the restaurant. I know it is currently... More 

Thank joyced63
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My daughters treat me to afternoon tea. It was wonderful, the variety and flavours of the food. The drinks were great, too. We were given exactly the right amount of attention by the friendly staff.

Thank WavyHarvy
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Been eating here for over 2 years never had a bad meal but went for lunch Saturday worst meal I have had here don't know if they have changed chef chips soggy large fish would have been better off with a gold fish just all batter sort it out Mary Rowntrees

Thank Ejjct
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Afternoon tea bought on Groupon which made it very cheap as it would be worth the full price. Beautifully decorated and great views over the sea. Definitely recommend this place for afternoon tea and it looks good for evening meal so I will return.

Thank Tom T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Lacks atmosphere expected with such a lovely building. It felt more like a canteen. Food was mediocre. There was no room on the small lunch plate for the vegetables that were served separately

Thank Elaine S
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

First class service, very good value for money, food was excellent, plenty of choice and good ambiance

Thank Kevin S
Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was a groupon voucher for afternoon tea for 2. The experience started quite well as we were taken upstairs and seated with fantastic sea views. Lovely teacups and plates were given to us and a pot of tea promptly brought to us followed by a plate of finger sandwiches and a tea plate of various afternoon tea bits and... More 

Thank Ginny068
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Group of 4 visited for festive afternoon tea, promptly seated, lovely view from table. Festive drinks order taken and brought to table promptly, which were all delicious. Afternoon tea was plentiful and very tasty. Clearly freshly baked (scones still warm) and all home-made. Staff attentive but not annoying in anyway. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Price excellent, will defiantly return.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stop for coffee and more. Tea time special offers are good to with lovely views upstairs.

Thank Dot S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: York Place, Hartlepool TS24 0QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 868313
Mary Rowntree's is a beautiful tea room during the day and restaurant on an evening. The staff are friendly, polite and helpful to make sure you enjoy your experience. The food is freshly made from local suppliers and the view, especially from the top floor, can be staggering if you get the timing right. You can book the top floor (Seating around 40-50 people) or the whole premises for a function (Seating 100-120 people) - simply ring the phone number provided to enquire and book. Mary Rowntree's is suitable for many types of functions including

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?