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The Raby Hunt Restaurant

Summerhouse, Darlington, England
+44 1325 374237
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (119 reviews)
“razor clams” (53 reviews)
“oysters” (39 reviews)
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European, British, Gluten Free Options
Summerhouse, Darlington, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Dined here with my husband and it was an amazing experience. The staff were extremely helpful, friendly and knowledgeable, and in particular the sommelier was excellent. The food was stunning and absolutely delicious, innovative layering of flavours left your palate wanting more and each course...More

Thank rachel j
Reviewed 4 days ago

There isn't much more that I can say about this restaurant than has already been said. The tasting menu was amazing, the wine pairing delicious, the extra cheese course tasty and the dessert wines delightful. The bill was equally staggering. We elected to stay the...More

Thank g12doc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was out of the world but the best thing was the staff the service was unbelievable! So helpful and very knowledgeable about every dish and the wines could not rate it any better!!

Thank Chunkyladx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This wasn’t our first visit to Raby Hunt and the food didn’t disappoint. My wife and I loved the fact that the menu had changed significantly since our last visit and all courses remained full of flavour. The signature razor clam dish was again fantastic...More

2  Thank Auditmachine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just something else this place the varied taste of the dishes the presentation, the service, the refit and ambiance. If you have not been you must for a treat. We have visited three times now and this was the best. Don’t know what to say...More

2  Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a rather ad hoc visit having not seen the episode of Masterchef it featured on. I booked for a Saturday lunch at short notice based on a tweet from Tommy Banks at the Black Swan where we had dined earlier in the week...More

2  Thank MrGreenWifeAndRugs
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing food,well worth 2 Michelin stars. Was here on a business trip to promote the highland pipes.

Thank Ribb0
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We visited the Raby Hunt restaurant as part of a birthday weekend for both my wife and our friend. We were warmly welcomed by the front of house staff and seated at our table. From that moment on we were looked after so well, every...More

2  Thank n0rf0lk_lad
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable evening with the taster menu lots of seafood which I liked..though my least favourite was the lamb rack. Desserts were lovely and price was reasonable

Thank MN8888
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Before reviewing the Raby Hunt it would be helpful for you to understand the reviewer (myself). I not wealthy and therefore give some consideration to what I spend. I live local to the Raby Hunt and enjoy dining out with my wife on a regular...More

85  Thank langerDurham
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Towzer W
15 December 2017|
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Response from PDogBeerHound | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but there were a million* or so courses. I eat a lot and did not leave hungry. *possible exaggeration
5 September 2017|
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Response from Lesleyj566 | Reviewed this property |
God no 😳
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Summerhouse, Darlington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 374237
  • E-mail
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