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The Bridgewater Arms

Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RH, England
+44 1325 730302
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (33 reviews)
“dover sole” (9 reviews)
“scallops” (14 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RH, England
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out to lunch with friends and decided to go here. They have a very extensive menu on the blackboard and a specials board for lunch. I had Haddock, Chips and Peas and my wife had steak and salad. My fish had an excessive...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Bridgewater Arms at the weekend. The food and the service was great. So much choice on the menu and a fantastic selection of seafood is great. All the food was perfectly prepared and tasted great. When we arrived, we...More

Thank Davew78
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely quirky but slightly dated restaurant.Owner /Maitre d/manager very welcoming and capable . Our lunch menu choices from the board were in the main excellent but Our table felt the scallops were just a tad underdone but very tasty and mussels a bit dry .Fish...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Visited last minute for an evening meal after hearing good reviews - no problem getting a table (a tuesday night though) - Gentleman behind the bar was kept busy as also serving and taking orders but this didn't affect the service as he was very...More

Thank grh1981
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you love seafood this has to be at the top of the list. This was my first visit after a number of recommendations and we were not disappointed by either the food or the service. The menu is wonderful and full of choices for...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I cant say enough about this place lovely people beautiful food for my 30th wedding anniversary scallops for starter and my favourite lobster for mains lovely old school house it is beautiful inside and lovely to sit outside in the summertime too.

Thank 50annh50
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you like seafood you could not find better They also do a good steak Nice atmosphere warm and friendly especially on cold winter Nights when the old log fire welcomes you in

Thank glynnish2017
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We came across This lovely restaurant and pub by pure chance after coming out Bowes museum late. We were quite late and finally saw the place from the Darlington road. The welcome was proper and after waiting a while at the bar we were granted...More

Thank alaimar
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Saturday lunch with Mum and what a surprise to find real food with great service, a relaxed quiet atmosphere with no annoying music. This bistro pub is located in an old school it has plenty of character and charm with the menu on the black...More

Thank michelesofaraway
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Gorgeous food. The mussels starter was the die for and generous amount of mussels. The steak was cooked to perfections with a fantastic peppercorn sauce. My only comments would be the chips were a little too crisp for my liking, and there were not a...More

Thank SuzyMoo
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Hi I'm coeliac. Do you have gluten free options on your menu. We're visiting the area this week and would like to pop in for a meal.
2 August 2016|
Response from sisteriris | Reviewed this property |
If you give them a call they can accommodate. For example, gluten- free bread can be supplied plus dishes adapted but best to give them some notice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$81
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Winston
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 730302
  • E-mail
Restaurant and Pub Food at its Best in Beautiful Teesdale Come and enjoy delicious pub food, highest quality restaurant dining or taste the best of Timothy Taylors fine ales in historic surrounding at The Bridgewater Arms, Winston in Teesdale restaurant and village pub. Our excellent cuisine, varied menu and wonderful ambience combine to provide you with a memorable dining experience. If you like eating out, good pub food, an interesting restaurant menu, the best seafood around, tasty real ales and fine wines, then try dining out at The Bridgewater Arms at Winston.
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