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The Bay Horse

28 West Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PE, England
+44 1325 312312
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (40 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 West Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this has really gone down hill . The fish was so greasy i had pools of oil on the plate and the portion was so small for nearly £15.00 for fish and chips .Also got a bowl of greasy batter scrapings?? . The kids...More

Thank Deano7719
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very good service, lovely carvery, nice and warm and cosy atmosphere the pecan waffle was amazing. The improvement is huge since my last visit and I will definitely re visit. only one observation is the waiters door into the kitchen needs repainting.

Thank helenglenn7
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Called in on the off chance that we could get a Sunday carvery. We were seated almost immediately and our drinks order taken at the table. We went for the carvery and both had the roast beef which was delicious. It was really tender and...More

Thank abu467
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Went for Sunday Lunch yesterday, A few years ago this was a premier eating house in the area. How the times have changed, I would like to say it was ok but that would be exaggerating it was very very poor. The staff were dressed...More

4  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a family lunch and have to say was very pleased with the standard of food and the service. We were a family of four all had starters and mains with drinks all for £60. Well recommended.

1  Thank Glenndabear
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Just popped in for a beer and found this pub very friendly and homely. This was a Wednesday afternoon and seems to get a good following with diners as it was fairly busy. The menu looked appetising and food looked very good. Being an ex...More

1  Thank dridok
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I stopped for lunch at this village pub when traveling Hull to Newcastle on business. I just wanted a sandwich and went for the Beef & Horseradish on brown bread. Now you would expect any pub / restaurant to use fresh baked bread, but no...More

Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Nice local village pub; just as you would expect. Friendly staff, good choice of drinks. Nice seating areas.

1  Thank Vicky W
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Really nice country pub with a good range of food on offer and reasonably priced. Set in a very pretty village.

2  Thank FelicityCandle
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Second visit and once again enjoyed the night food lovely staff very pleasant and bar manager very informative about wine selection will definitely be returning

1  Thank aileen c
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Questions & Answers
17 March 2017|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
there is a good selection of food ranging from Fish and chips to coq au vin
Janice S
26 January 2015|
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Response from Dissapointed300 | Reviewed this property |
I can assure you that the Pub can be accessed from both front and rear by wheelchairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 West Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Newton Aycliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 312312
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