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Eating Out

Caruso's Italian restaurant on Varo Terrace in Stockton. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Caruso, Stockton-on-Tees

The Burgoyne Hotel in Reeth. Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

The Burgoyne Hotel, Reeth

Bradley Burn Farm Shop near Wolsingham.  Pictures for Eating Out feature for the Darlington and Stockton Times.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Bradley Burn Farm Shop, Wolsingham

The Rose Tree at Shincliffe Village, Durham City

The Rose Tree Inn, Shincliffe, Durham

VEGAN: The Holistic Cafe in Stockton. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Labyrinth Holistic cafe, Stockton

The White Swan at Middleham.Picture: Richard Doughty Photography

The White Swan Hotel and Restaurant, Middleham


Fantinos, Sowerby, Thirsk

Oak Tree Inn, Hutton Magna

Oak Tree Inn, Hutton Magna

The King's Head Inn, Newton under Roseberry

The King's Head Inn, Newton under Roseberry

Horsley Hall, Eastgate

Horsley Hall, Eastgate

The Woodman Inn at Burneston.

The Woodman Inn, Burneston, near Bedale

The Garden Rooms, Leyburn

The Garden Rooms, Leyburn

The Eastern Bamboo in Northgate, Darlington

Eastern Bamboo, Darlington

Vennell's restaurant in Masham

Vennell's Restaurant, Masham

EATING OUT: The Ketton Ox in Yarm Picture: DAVID WOOD

The Ketton Ox, Yarm

Breakfast is served at the light and airy Seasons cafe/restaurant at The Station, Richmond

Seasons at The Station, Richmond

The Morritt, Greta Bridge

The Morritt, Greta Bridge

Berry’s Farm Shop and Cafe, Swinthwaite

Berry’s Farm Shop and Cafe, Swinthwaite

The Old Mill, Metal Bridge

The Old Mill, Metal Bridge

The Taste of India restaurant in Bedale

Taste of India, Bedale

The Little 3 Bar & Brasserie in Thirsk

Little 3, Thirsk

The Coach House at Middleton Lodge

The Coach House, Middleton Tyas

The baronial dining room at Horsley Hall

Eating Out Top Ten: Table-topper Horsley Hall has a perfect score

The Masham pub, Hartburn Village, Stockton

The Masham, Hartburn, Stockton

The Hemelvaart Bier Cafe at Aiskew

Hemelvaart Bier Café, Bedale

BLACK BULL: our top eating place of 2014

Eating Out review of 2014

The Undercroft Restaurant at Durham Cathedral

The Undercroft, Durham Cathedral


Sardis, Darlington

The Dining Room at Boroughbridge

The Dining Room, Boroughbridge

The Saddle Room is a beautifully vrafted, equine-themed restaurant

The Saddle Room, Coverdale

The red decor generates some welcome warmth in 1744 Restaurant

1744 Restaurant at Redworth Hall Hotel

Quattro Ragazzi, a new Italian restaurant in Northallerton

Quattro Ragazzi, Northallerton

The Brownlow Arms at Caldwell, near Richmond, North Yorkshire is a busy eating out destination

The Brownlow Arms, Caldwell, near Richmond

Hoboken Grill, in Duke Street, Darlington, is a burger place with a quirky style  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Hoboken Grill, Darlington

The Keys on the High Street, Yarm.

The Keys, Yarm

The Fox Hole, Piercebridge.      Picture: ANDY LAMB

The Fox Hole, Piercebridge, County Durham

The Bay Horse, Hurworth

The Bay Horse, Hurworth-on-Tees

EATING OUT: The Town House on Old Elvet in Durham. Picture: DAVID WOOD

The Town House, Durham

COUNTRY PUB: The Freemason's Arms in Nosterfield. Picture: STUART BOULTON

Freemasons Arms, Nosterfield

GRAND ROOM: The Library restaurant is a pleasant and formal place to dine, with views of parkland and roaming deer

Whitworth Hall Hotel, Spennymoor

MARITIME THEME: The Ship, Redmarshall. Picture: ANDY LAMB

The Ship, Redmarshall

Simonstone Hall

The magic of Simonstone Hall

TRANSFORMED: The former Beaconsfield pub has become stunning new restaurant Il Palazzo

Il Palazzo, Barnard Castle

CHOOSE YOUR SEAT: Sitting outside

Casa Rustica, Northallerton

WHITBY POSH: The Marine, Whitby

The Marine, Whitby

EFFICIENT SERVICE: Lucky House on The Bank, Barnard Castle

Lucky House Chinese Restaurant & Takeaway, Barnard Castle

HISTORIC SETTING: The Cafe on the Green in Durham City

The Cafe on the Green, Durham

RAISING THE BAR: Cena in Yarm High Street

Cena, High Street, Yarm

DISAPPOINTING: A hip name and funky decor don’t quite make up for underwhelming food at The Purple Pig in Yarm

The Purple Pig, Yarm

FULL OF PERSONALITY: The Grantham Arms at Boroughbridge – the look is part cool and classy hotel, part Parisian bordello

Grantham Arms, Milby, Boroughbridge, York

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