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The Tawny Owl

Neasham Road , Hurworth Moor, Darlington, DL2 1QE +44 1325617874

(((() British
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

The tawny owl is a lovely rustic pub/restaurant, it has a warm welcoming atmosphere, good food and great service

Colin Wilson 02 January 2017
from Stockton-on-Tees

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A distinctively ancient building, The Tawny Owl near Darlington offers fantastic country views while enjoying the traditional British pub cuisine. Featuring a pretty al fresco dining area and a cosy hearth for winter, the country pub has classic brickwork and eye-catching red slate on the outside. With Chesterfield armchairs, charming candles and traditional ornaments, The Tawny Owl has an abundance of rustic character.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Tawny Owl menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Tawny Owl ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

In the tranquil countryside, and just north of the River Tees, The Tawny Owl is just 10 minutes’ drive from Darlington.

The Tawny Owl

Neasham Road , Hurworth Moor, Darlington, DL2 1QE

Contact +44 1325389027
Reservations +44 1325617874
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Customer reviews for The Tawny Owl

4.4 (((() (based on 27 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (20)
  • lunch (20)
  • value (19)
  • child friendly (14)
  • large parties (9)
  • private dining (7)
  • al fresco (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • views (3)
  • business (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Barry Hindle from Darlington

    Sevice was good
    Food excellent
    Value for money was good

  • ((((* 16 January 2017 by Sheila Cheffings from Darlington

    Staff friendly and polite. Good menu choice. Cosy atmosphere especially in winter with the coal fires. Excellent car parking.

  • ((((( 2 January 2017 by Colin Wilson from Stockton-on-Tees

    The tawny owl is a lovely rustic pub/restaurant, it has a warm welcoming atmosphere, good food and great service

  • ((((* 26 December 2016 by Sheila Cheffings from Darlington

    Very good menu selection, caters for all tastes. Prices reasonable. Staff very friendly and welcoming.

  • ((((( 8 October 2016 by Viv Williams from Hurworth Moor

    Lovely food, service and very cosy, perfect for autumn winter. We will be back. Love the fire too.

  • ((((( 13 September 2016 by John Blee from Yarm

    TS15 9SD

  • ((((( 12 September 2016 by Wendy Lowder from Doncaster

    Tawny Owl provides a lovely dining experience both in terms of the environment - a lively rustic feel, a good menu with a great selection to suit a lot of palettes including smaller portions and some fabulous puds. It provides great value for money £86 for 2 courses five people and drinks. The service was friendly and personable - we didn't feel rushed at all ( this was a lunch serving ).

    A lovely place and have also had Sunday Lunch here before when visiting the north and that's equally great.

  • ((((( 6 September 2016 by Keith Finnamore from Richmond

    Great pub, great food, great service, the only minor detail is that as a couple looking for a quiet Sunday diner we were sandwiched between two large tables with small children on, we love children, we have four grandchildren etc but the noise, banging spoons on China plates, the on off on off chairs, it would be nice if the pub could have a family , children area and a sperate adult ares? Just a thought, hence my one star for ambience

  • ((((( 24 May 2016 by Trevor Daynes from Darlington

    Booking online was easy. Good food served by helpful friendly staff.

  • ((((* 23 May 2016 by Graham Kennedy from Redcar

    good

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