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High Force Hotel Restaurant

Alston Road, Barnard Castle DL12 0XH, England
+44 1833 622336
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good18%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
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British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Alston Road, Barnard Castle DL12 0XH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Seven of us ordered and were told there'd be a wait because there were so many orders in. There may have been a few people eating in the bar but we were the only ones in the. Restaurant. One of our party said 'he's not...More

Thank Basil232
Reviewed 2 June 2017

very pleasant almost classic café tacked on to the pub. Only one girl serving which made for a degree of patience but the scone was good and I loved Rodda's cream. The jam was vile and probably the cheapest type possible - very disappointing

Thank R N
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My wife and I used the hotel for a drink after going to see the waterfall, The staff were very friendly and helpful. The tea I had (driver) was not really very strong but OK.

Thank ken b
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The location is outstanding and the staff our so friendly. The food is always fresh locally sourced and truly makes your mouth water. I have brought many of my family and friends and they have all enjoyed the great atmosphere the pub gives. The warm...More

Thank Victoria T
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After visiting the waterfall we stopped here for a sandwich for and were very pleasantly surprised by the value on offer, we had the bacon and brie toastie and it was a generously filled sandwich for £4.95. Clean toilets lovely warm atmosphere with friendly bar...More

Thank soeknog
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I can not commend this establishment enough. The Landlord and his wife are very welcoming as for the rest of the staff what a great team we were made too feel more the welcome on our second visit to the hotel the food was brilliant...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Called in after a trip to the waterfall staff were extremely pleasant, great service in a great setting, food was brilliant! they even do real chips!!! good section of real ales available, Will deferentially be back!!

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had walked up to high force from Middleton-in-Teesdale and we're looking forward to a beer and some food. I ordered a pint for myself (which was fine) and 1/2 of Theakstone grouse beater which was dreadful. I returned the half and the landlord asked...More

Thank nigel321
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My mam has strong memories of Teesdale, after wartime evacuation from Sunderland. She uses a wheelchair, but we had a good trip to High Force today. The staff at the High Force Hotel were really helpful and pro-active with access. The food is good quality...More

Thank mozzchops2016
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Ordered a Ploughman's Lunch which was awful. Tomatoes soft and past their SB date as were the pickled onions. The lettuce was brown and bruised and the pickle cheap and nasty the ham and Pork Pie the same. Crusty bread was supposed to be included...More

Thank 765Catherine16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alston Road, Barnard Castle DL12 0XH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 622336
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Very good and cheap meal at a major North East UK tourisit attraction (Waterfall)
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