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The Tawny Owl

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

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

The place and the food excellent quality

Paula Emmott 02 July 2017
from Darlington

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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

4.5 (((() (based on 39 reviews)
97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (29)
  • lunch (26)
  • value (25)
  • child friendly (17)
  • large parties (11)
  • private dining (8)
  • al fresco (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • business (3)
  • views (3)
  • entertainment (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((( 15 August 2017 by Gitte from Darlington

    Lovely pub with beautiful colourful well-kept garden area. The indoor seating is varied and homely. The restaurant is well organised with plenty of room between tables. The food is plentiful and beautifully presented. The service is fast, efficient, polite and good humoured. A great experience.

  • ((((( 2 July 2017 by Paula Emmott from Darlington

    The place and the food excellent quality

  • ((((( 28 June 2017 by Bernie Atkinson from Darlington

    Very happy with all aspects of the dining experience

  • ((((( 12 June 2017 by Paul Arrowsmith from LEEDS

    I have dined at the Tawny Owl numerous times with my family and it has always been excelent.
    Yesterday we were waited upon by a delightful young lady with red hair who was very helpful.

  • ((((( 14 May 2017 by Andrew Jennings from Newton Aycliffe

    Great service, fantastic food and a brilliant atmosphere.

  • ((((* 17 April 2017 by Sarah Johnson from Darlington

    Great Sunday lunch

  • ((((( 17 April 2017 by Simon Douglas from Darlington

    Very good...Great food and the staff were brilliant.

  • ((((( 9 April 2017 by Nigel Goddard from Darlington

    The food was well cooked and presented and I like the new menu.It is also good that some of the old favourites have been retained.

  • ((((* 27 March 2017 by Bernie Atkinson from Darlington

    Very happy with the whole Dining experience

  • ((((( 27 February 2017 by Sarah Kharko from Seaham

    Excellent food, grate service.

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