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Restaurant at Saltholme Nature Reserve

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Seaton Carew Road | Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, England
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Stockton-on- Tees, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

If eating here you are assured a fresh hot meal.There are always 3/4 choices of hot meal,along with home- made soup and a roll.Tea ,coffee and a range of cold drinks, cakes and scones.

Thank Anne H
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900 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at Saltholme regularly since the reserve opened and this is our second review. In our first review in 2012 we commented favourably about good food at a fair price. Snacks are now regrettably quite expensive e.g £2.75 for a sausage bun and the latte coffees rather weak that we now have think twice about eating here and often... More 

Thank mikeedeedee
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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778 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Some of our party had drinks and snacks while 2 of us explored the reserve. Drinks and snacks were excellent

Thank Maxim123153
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great place to call in to have a snack, whilst looking out over a lake/pond Birds of all species flying about. there are walks around the lakes etc great place to spend a few hours.

Thank weegram
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We came into the restaurant freezing cold to find a warm welcome & a delicious gluten free hot chocolate & scone suitable for me as a Coeliac; gorgeous. Thank you to the helpful, friendly staff.

Thank Penny H
Billingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Nice walking around the site .Lots of birds to see and the lake was lovely .Nice café overlooking the lake .In the main foyer there is a shop and lots of telescopes to view the birds.Children will love it

Thank ruggies45
North East
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Often call in here when we are out with the grandkids at Saltholme. It’s a good day out and the café is ideal for a bite to eat.

Thank David L
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

We visited Saltholme on bank holiday Monday and even though it was very busy the staff were still very informative and accommodating. The place is a wildlife haven for birds and they have something for everyone. The toilets are spotless and the restaurant is wonderful. The staff are really lovely and so helpful to all including children and the disabled,they... More 

Thank GillianD628
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201 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

Lovely little café in the Salthome Nature Reserve. You can get hot food which always looks nice, homemade soup or sandwich [served with choice of chips or soup]. Lovely food, freshly prepared. My only slight criticism is that by late lunch everything goes and there is nothing to get. By 3pm forget trying to get a sandwich. Beautiful views of... More 

Thank Whamchick
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

The cafe area is upstairs at the RSPB visitor centre. My wife and it went during the week so it wasn't too busy. We both had well filled baguettes (many places skimp on the fillings) plus you get chips or crisps. I had the chips (fries). Wow, chunky with a yummy coating. There's a balcony area where you can look... More 

Thank PetenCaz63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaton Carew Road | Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
This restaurant is situated inside the Salthome Nature Reserve

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?