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The Oak Tree Inn

Main Road | Durham, Hutton Magna DL11 7HH, England
+44 1833 627371
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Main Road | Durham, Hutton Magna DL11 7HH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice village publ. small so not many covers available and not open every day so booking essential. Good range of choices on menu but a bit pricey. Disconcerting when locals pop in for a pint dressed in work clothes when diners are dressed for...More

Thank Pollythecatwoman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again the most fantastic of meals,flawless from start to finish, an absolute gem of a place!!!!!

Thank JonnyRyan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As the hosts approach 15 years in residence they have never taken their eye off the ball, consistency of food quality and service remains as high as the day they opened. Little touches like fresh made nibbles with your drinks, chefs home made fresh bread...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was our second visit to this restaurant and again did not disappoint, we have been looking to revisiting for a couple of years. The owners are excellent producing a friendly atmosphere where nothing is too much trouble and wonderful food. My wife is vegetarian...More

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely meal, packed with summery flavours, asparagus soup, prosecco poached seafood, halibut with a wonderful lovage purée, Tonka bean and raspberry creme brûlée, served with the usual warmth and charm. I simply love this place, the cooking is in a class of its own.

Thank gilmoreCoDurham
Reviewed 23 May 2017

What a find, if you are ever this way do pre book a table at this intimate venue. Owner managed the Chef and Front of house do an amazing job to provide a professional and warm welcome. Food delicious and it shows that they used...More

Thank MarinaandStuart
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After waiting 3 weeks for a table we wee not disappointed at all. Very quaint and quirky inside and full of books. Staff exceptionally friendly and more than happy to explain the menu and wine list . The food was top class and well worth...More

Thank m4vlb
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Our son -in-law was just off to 6 months unaccompanied in the Congo. We wanted to give him a great sand off and we certainly did. The food produced by the one man chef proprietor was of the highest standard, the only marginal criticism was...More

Thank Dr CK C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Warm welcoming and personal, but not intrusive. Great menu and wonderful food would definitely go back.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We booked this restaurant because of a recommendation from a friend and we were not disappointed !! I think there are only 22 covers each night so you have to book well in advance and the menu only covers 4 starters and 4 mains,I presume...More

Thank Paul B
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2 August 2016|
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Response from FloSol | Property representative |
Hello there. My apologies for not replying sooner, but I only happened to chance on this question - for some reason there was no alert sent. In answer to your query, most of our dishes are suitable or can be altered to be... More
Eric S
31 July 2015|
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Response from FloSol | Property representative |
Thank you for your message regarding our menu and wine list. The reason for the lack of vegetarian dish on the menu is twofold: when we first came here 13 years ago we always had a vegetarian option included but found that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Durham, Hutton Magna DL11 7HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Hutton Magna
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 627371
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Seasonally-led food served in intimate surroundings. Bookings only.
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