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Crooners Champagne Bar

2 Houndgate Mews, Darlington DL1 5SG, England
+44 1325 787313
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Best place in Darlington for cocktails

Best place in Darlington for cocktails by far. Great customer service and beautiful cocktails... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Kate B
via mobile
A little gem for cocktails

Have been for both cocktail making class, new years eve and just for a social drink. Love the... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
elephy16
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Darlington's most exclusive bar. Serving the largest selection of Champagne, Prosecco, Wine, Beer, Cocktails. We also have a large selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic bellinis. We are also open during the day for serving tea, coffee, hot chololate and soft drinksAvailable for private hire for private parties and functions.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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2 Houndgate Mews, Darlington DL1 5SG, England
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+44 1325 787313
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Best place in Darlington for cocktails by far. Great customer service and beautiful cocktails served with class. I've been visiting since my 21st birthday cocktail class 2016 and haven't missed the opportunity for a class or a visit since! Classes are an amazing experience and...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Have been for both cocktail making class, new years eve and just for a social drink. Love the relaxed chilled atmosphere, sometimes would be good to have some more up tempo music . Also it would be great if the bar stools had proper backs...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Nice drinks and good service but seems to lack the atmosphere other bars have unfortunately. I won't be rushing back but wouldn't say never either.More

Thank Claire C
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tarikameenali, other at Crooners Champagne Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback. We are very glad you enjoyed the drinks and service, however we are sorry that you felt the bar lacked atmosphere. Maybe it was just a quiet night, but we hope you would give...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

first and last experience! The place is so small, chances are your hallway in your house is bigger! The seats look like they have borrowed them from a nursing home, Previous tenants must have left them there! Only had 4 bottles of whisky, I’ve got...More

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tarikameenali, other at Crooners Champagne Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our lovely bar, however, I am not convinced you have the right location. We are on the smaller side of the standard pub however, we do comfortably hold 60+ people, so I am not entirely sure how...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Crooners on 16th December 2017. We will definitely not return in a hurray. We were a group of 10 females. We found the barman most unpleasant as we left he said and I Quote ‘ Go and enjoy your debacle of an evening...More

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tarikameenali, other at Crooners Champagne Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We apologise that the service was not up to your standard. All of our staff are purely focused on ensuring that you have a wonderful time and are made to feel at home. We...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My husband ,son,daughter-in-law and myself attended a cocktail master class at crooners on the 17th December and what an amazing experience . We were greeted by Ian the owner who talked us through the cocktails and how the evening would progress .We all could choose...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Dropped in for drinks after work to start the weekend off. Fantastic selection, very reasonably priced. Great atmosphere.

Thank Joanna C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

After going out for a meal with friends we wanted somewhere relaxing and quieter for a drink Crooners was a lovely find Cocktails were lush and the staff and owner really friendly I would definitely go back

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Fab chilled out atmosphere. Service brilliant and friendly. First time there and complimentary nibbles a nice surprise. Music fab. Would definitely go again.

1  Thank elephy16
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely surroundings and really attentive and friendly service. Cocktails were made with care and were delicious. We'll definitely visit again.

Thank Marie T
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