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The Spotted Cow

) #23 of 171 Restaurants in Hartlepool $$ - $$$ , British,
31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
+44 1429 266373
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“mushroom pie” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
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Reviewed 4 days 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 4 weeks ago 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 30 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

Thank simon e
Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped on our way home for an impromptu meal,pleasant place to dine or have a drink.we had the parmo's,excellent service ,great food piping hot .will return again.

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Yet another outstanding visit 10 of us had starters & meals muscle starter was huge! And in a very tasty garlic sauce Parmo was the best I've had with lovely chunky home made chips My hubby got fish which was the sz of a whale...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Ok pub. Where the 'Gastro' comes from I have no idea - the fevered imagination of somebody who's never seen, let alone visited one. Plates were cold, food was luke warm, veg was over cooked and flaccid. My steak was tasteless and fatty. My wife...More

Thank Niall B
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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
10 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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