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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a Saturday evening without a booking. The restaurant was full but the staff were excellent, we waited a while in the bar until they organised a table for us. The food and service was excellent! We would highly recommend this place!

Thank Timmoon27
Durham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst staying locally we came across this restaurant almost by accident. The outside does not do it justice, especially on wet October afternoon. The menu had a French theme to it and when the food arrived it was superb. Croque Madame and a BLT, were simple but well worth the wait, freshly prepared and nicely presented. Service was also to... More 

1 Thank David S
Isle of Mull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I arrived after a long drive from Scotland about 5.30pm and was greeted by Frank, the owner, a frenchman. I was shown to my room, advised about dining and ate in the French restaurant, a surprise in the back of beyond. The menu was comprehensive, suitable for all tastes, I had the chicken provencal, very reasonably priced at £7.95 and... More 

Thank NorthernDiverDervaig
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We've been a few times by ourselves and with friends, we've never been disappointed. The service, food quality and the setting. Great! The atmosphere and menu, a nice French feel. The portions are generous and the pricing is competitive, there's also a reasonable selection. I've no hesitation in recommending the restaurant to friends and we'll be going back.

Thank StevieSay
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I came in August 2015 but could never remember the name until I passed through M.I.T again recently. This place is a hidden gem, the food was beautiful! My starter (soup) was maybe too much as I didn't want to stop eating but knew I had another two courses to come. The service wasn't obtrusive of our meal and the... More 

Thank Maggie G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

...melt in the mouth amazing beef bourguignon. Steak just perfect and lamb is excellent. Everything is just fantastic the problem is fitting it all in as the portions are huge. The sharing platter for a starter is excellent (but for 4 not 2), make sure you have a small lunch (if gong for dinner) and choose if you want either... More 

Thank Jo H
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was my first visit to this restaurant, and a friend recommended it to me. I was not disappointed!! The service is superb and the food excellent. Best Sirloin steak that I have eaten for a very long time! Nice touch with the handmade chocs with the bill. Price was good too! Will be back very soon :-)

Thank Richardvarcoe
Lanchester, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great day out last week popped into this hotel for lunch ,it has a French restaurant, I opted for a chicken dish done in Dijon mustard with home made fat crispy chips beautiful,my wife had a similar dish the portions were enormous with tea the bill was only £20 good for a restsuraunt

Thank 961Tom_J
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120 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had partridge and my partner had a vegetarian option. Both were very tasty and well cooked. They came with plentiful and nicely prepared veg/chips/salad. No room for a pud. A pleasant atmosphere - you could almost be in a real French small hotel restaurant. A good selection of wines at reasonable prices although personally I'd have liked more French... More 

Thank pgwswth
Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

stopped here for 2 nights early august..brillant little place..the beer is excelent,the bed was very comfortable and the food...absolutely fantastic!!!! top guy runs the place and is very easy to chat to and makes you feel like you are at the ritz...really..really..accomodating place with friendly folk and top food..great!!!!


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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All our rooms are en suite with Freeview TV, Tea/Coffee making facilities and WiFi access. Our licensed bar is open until midnight every day and our restaurant serves outstanding French style dishes. Dogs and children are welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant

Address: 52 - 53 Market Place, Middleton in Teesdale DL12 0QH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Middleton in Teesdale
Price Range: $88 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Forresters Hotel & Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“we had the room above the bar..shower room on top floor with stairs in the room..just added to the character of the place.”
 of 5 bubbles MPBOWLEY, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer quiet choose a room at the rear”
 of 5 bubbles flamingo07, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“rooms 5 & 6 are fine, Hotel a little tired”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherE939, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“May pay to check re background noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 223ChrisS223, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Try the front rooms with the en suite in the loft, a bit of traffic noise but most unusual.”
 of 5 bubbles s8mjw, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
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