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The Orangery

Rockliffe Park Hurworth-On-Tees, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2DU, England
+44 1325 729999
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (27 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (14 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (42 reviews)
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European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Rockliffe Park Hurworth-On-Tees, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2DU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked up for afternoon tea for my friends hen weekend to end the party with a bit of relaxation and in style. And we werent dissapointed in our choice! The surroundings were absolutely perfect, the food was outstanding and the staff were exceptional, especially...More

Thank 00charlotte00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful meal - we made our reservation late but had one of our most enjoyable experiences! I'm not a culinary expert but I felt it when tasting all the 'taste explosion' courses :-) if you're into fine dining then don't miss this experience...More

Thank FrancescaRea1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxing, scenic, fabulous place to eat. Large menu choices for breakfast with friendly, efficient staff. Cannot be faulted

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. Made to feel rally welcome. Delicious combinations of food which I had not tried before

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Orangery for dinner and breakfast mid week in March to celebrate a joint Birthday and Anniversary as Part of a "Laid Back Luxury Spa Package" We were warmly greeted at the entrance to the restaurant by the Maitre D and shown to...More

Thank mark w
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last Saturday night and were not disappointed! Last visited a few years back when Kenny Atkinson was chef and had a great meal but did not like the dull cocktail bar adjoining. This time another great meal great service and the cocktail bar is...More

Thank daveedinburgh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Orangery is fine dining at its best the al a carte menu is absolutely fabulous although portion size is an issue you just get what it states on the menu no vegetables etc. For me personally it was good but some members of our...More

Thank cpj0hns0n1
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to the orangery in the last 10 months and whilst the food is if the same high quality the service has deteriorated significantly! Shortly after being seated and given the good and wine menus the manager came to take our...More

Thank cwatas
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Special occasion on a Saturday night and chose to have the 7 course tasting menu The food was very tasty and well presented on the whole although there was a very unpleasant lychee desert which was gritty and left bits in your mouth as though...More

Thank LandBG
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Michelin star restaurant is the perfect way to spend an evening. The food is prepared to perfection and every mouthful is just truly mouthwatering. I would recommend upgrading to atlas the 7 course meal in future as 4 courses is just not enough for...More

Thank Andy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$97
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rockliffe Park Hurworth-On-Tees, Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington DL2 2DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington  >  Hurworth-on-Tees
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 729999
  • E-mail
Fine British Dining