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The Otter and Fish

1 Strait Lane, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AH, England
+44 1325 720019
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Gastropub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Strait Lane, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food and great atmosphere. I would recommend this restaurant for any occasion. The staff are always very attentive and helpful. Service is great.

Thank Sue131422
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've had a couple of lovely meals here and it's always been very good. Not only is the food lovely but the staff go out of their way to make you feel very welcome. Lovely, atmosphere and a great day or night out.

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the Otter and Fish about 18 months ago and the return visit did not disappoint. The food and service were good and the place was busy for a Tuesday night which must be a good sign. More choice of draught beer would...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend to visit by friendship and booked in advance,shown straight to our table great choice of mains and very friendly service, no one could find any fault either in the food and drinks or the service and can see why it was voted the best...More

Thank phillip r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out for Sunday lunch which was a revelation. Great service, nice menu with some specials so had a Malay chicken curry whilst others had traditional roast with fluffy Yorkshire puds. Grandma very taken with their gravy so massive kudos there!

Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to this restaurant several times over the last few years. Today we had my husbands 50th birthday meal here. The staff were so helpful and Sam was superb- decorating the table for us, looking after the cake and even typing out a menu...More

Thank Sammyseal1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

12 of us met at The Otter and Fish for our annual dinner last night. A tiumph!! We all chose the set menu though the a la carteis actually my favourite, a fab choice but the set menu is surprisingly broad and very satisfying. We...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place the food is amazing. Such a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Well worth a visit. Must mention outstanding customer service from Katie, it completes the whole dining experience.

Thank Lorraine O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I met friends here for lunch as it was handy for both couples and the menu sounded varied. It was an excellent choice with a lovely atmosphere and a very welcoming lady greeting and serving in the restaurant. The food was good,...More

Thank 607daw12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the most amazing Birthday lunch with friends and family (group of 20) on Easter Sunday. The staff were amazing and so attentive, especially Sam. We all enjoyed the delicious food, and there was lots of choice for everyone. I live overseas, but can't...More

Thank TraceyGoldie1967
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do you take coach parties approx 30 guests for lunch
26 February 2016|
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Response from davekimc | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone else has said you would need to phone - we were only there again last Friday and it was full as always
do you take parties approx 30 to 40 people for lunch
26 February 2016|
Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi we can cater for large parties. If you could please give us a call to discuss the details. Ask for Richard or Sam. Thanks
Grace T
Hello does this restaurant cater for gluten free on their menu?
17 February 2016|
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Response from Richard W | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your question. We certainly do cater for gluten free. All of our food is cooked to order so there will be no problem at all. Just mention this when booking and we will look after you. Many thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
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18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Strait Lane, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington  >  Hurworth-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 720019
  • E-mail
Overlooking the river tees in the picturesque village of Hurworth close to the north Yorkshire border. Fully refurbished inside & out to the highest standard, creating an ambiance second to none, in what has to be the best interior in the area. Family owned & run since 2006, we pride ourselves on our food & service. Our menus and service create a warm & welcoming atmosphere with the emphasis on food & service, ensuring a great experience.
We serve traditional bar meals as well as a full a la carte menu, giving customers of all tastes plenty of choice. Our food is all homemade, prepared on the premises and sourced from local suppliers.