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Mary Lambert's Cafe and Takeaway

1 Villiers Street, Hartlepool TS26 9DD, England
+44 1429 279077
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (45 reviews)
“corned beef” (5 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Villiers Street, Hartlepool TS26 9DD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely restaurant traditional lots of choices on the menu. food totally delicious. Nice and clean toilets well maintained and clean disabled friendly as ramps at entrance very reasonable priced. Staff are very friendly and are willing to assist with any requests

Thank Veronica D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a family breakfast. Lovely atmosphere and service with a smile. Food was excellent quality, fresh and tasty. Nice to have a real warm fire in the corner.

1  Thank Adam C
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Me & my daughter popped into Lamberts today when I visited her ( I live in Stockton). On walking in we spotted the Afternoon Tea offer, x2 for £15. We didn't realise that it was an offer for vouchers only and should be pre booked....More

1  Thank cwilkinson70
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Tried the fish and chips here today and they were delicious. They do a small fish and chips and a cup of tea or coffee for 2 people for only £10. It is just enough for us OAP's. The fish was lovely and white with...More

1  Thank ct29142018
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I found Mary Lamberts by accident on a visit to Hartlepool, when I cut across from the Arches to the back of Middleton Grange shopping centre. The smell of fish & chips led me to the spacious cafe/restaurant. The fish was fresh & tasty with...More

2  Thank Theasby A
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We all have places we have to give another try, even after a previous disappoint. They did themselves proud this time. It was more like I remembered. The chips were better by far, I was only sad that by bowl of curry sauce ran out...More

3  Thank 174ianf
Reviewed August 6, 2018

it was my first visit today although I pass here quite often! It has been voted as Hartlepool's best fish and chips a number of years in a row!! I ordered the small cod and chips which also came with a coffee or tea for...More

4  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We go to Mary Lamberts quite regularly. My daughter has autism, she likes familiarity. The staff are always very pleasant and understand my daughters needs. The staff are very patient and very obliging. The fish and chips are the best. The bread and pastries are...More

2  Thank Allison M
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Being back again Hartlepool for a while I know had to visit here again. My past visits had been a joy. So what has changed. As I walked in I was pleased to see all the awards from TripAdvisor and the one from the Hartlepool...More

Thank 174ianf
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I recently visited with a group of friends and enjoyed afternoon tea. The food was delicious and we had a lovely selection of sandwiches and cakes! I would recommend a visit!

1  Thank Shelby W
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June 22, 2018|
Response from 62JMU | Reviewed this property |
I’ve taken my dog in for before, they just ask if they are well behaved 🐶🤣
December 17, 2017|
Response from barbaral407 |
Hi, we have a large salad bar with good selection of fresh salad everyday, jacket potatoes, roast vegetables, vegan cheese, dairy free chia bread (our best selling speciality bread) and a delicious vegetable and chickpea... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Villiers Street, Hartlepool TS26 9DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 279077
  • E-mail
Mary Lambert has been listed in the top 50 fish shops in the uk by fry magazine , awarded a special commendation by fish & chip awards 2014, has 5 stars from environmental health and gained a Quality Award. "The NFFF Fish & Chip Quality Award Scheme is all about finding those shops throughout the UK that give their customers the BEST QUALITY fish & chips... And rewarding successful applicants who pass the inspection & the taste test, with the 'BIG Q' Quality Award sign... So you can be assured of eating top quality fish & chips from a top quality fish & chip shop! Everything is home made from the artisan breads to the tarter sauce & mushy peas, from soups to desserts and we serve the finest italian coffee and good old yorkshire tea, easy disabled access , baby change high chairs and ample room for push chairs
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