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The Spotted Cow

) #21 of 176 Restaurants in Hartlepool $$ - $$$ , British,
31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
+44 1429 266373
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this pub numerous times now, and always get excellent service, meals very wholesome and good portion sizes even the light bite menu. Prices very reasonable, although advisable to book beforehand, plenty of on site parking

Thank Dazzler F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traditional pub, food was nice, kids menu a little disappointing, looks like it gets busy durig peak times.

Thank Panman83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times to the spotted cow in the village of Elwick. Had Sunday lunch. Not the best I've had. Quite bland. Two big chicken breast that looked like they had been boiled. Over cooked watery veg. Yorkshire pudding and gravy nice. Roasties were...More

Thank DarrenHartlepool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful friendly country pub, weather i am popping in for food or just a drink your always made very welcome not only from the staff but also from the locals. I can totally recommend a visit here.

Thank Jennie B
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Simple menu which it does really well and the food is good but the pub is a mess, it could be so much better, the rear beer garden is horrible yet could be decent with a little tlc, the inside needs an urgent refit. Worst...More

Thank monkeyhan
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I have always enjoyed eating at the Spotted Cow so I recommend it to my relative and we came for lunch. We ordered mussels for starters but we should of just got a portion to share as they were huge! Very tasty though!! We were...More

Thank Zoe42013
Reviewed 29 May 2017

First time to this pub and was thoroughly impressed. Meant to go here a few weeks ago but decided to go to the pub next door (McCorville), wish we had just come to this one instead, benefit of hindsight though. Food was lovely, I had...More

Thank lindsay031167
Reviewed 25 May 2017

First time at the Spotted Cow in the small village of Elswick near Hartlepool. We went with friends who had been before. Not impressed either with the décor or the food. Only one other couple dining when we were there. The food was nondescript, bland...More

Thank Hazelnut1939
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This may look a little tired on the inside but don't be put off. The owners take pride in the place. The food is amazing and so tasty. Everything is piping hot ( don't burn your mouth). The garlic mushrooms and potato boats are yummy....More

1  Thank simon e
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Dined here this evening with family. Between us we had, scampi, steak pie, burger and hot shot parmo, everything was great and "pub" portions. Parmo was very delicious, not greasy, I asked for it extra hot and it still could of done with a bit...More

Thank captainadamreith
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Questions & Answers
31 May 2017|
Response from chris s | Reviewed this property |
we have been twice on a lunch time and got a table no bother
laura c
9 February 2017|
Response from Chris1980-2012 | Property representative |
Hi Laura yes we have quite a few things, if just one of our staff members when you come in they will be happy to help :) Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 266373
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