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OK Diner

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A19 Services Southbound | Elwick, Hartlepool TS27 3HH, England
+44 1740 644884
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Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Northallerton
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We called in here on a cold Sunday afternoon after we couldn't find McDonalds!!!! We were greeted and seated quickly and ordered our drinks. Coffee and coke - both with free refills. I ordered an American breakfast which promised crispy bacon which I love. My husband ordered a burger and fries. His burger was pretty big and he said it... More 

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Thank Cumcanny
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids menu was very limited, but eventually we did get sorted with pancakes for my daughter and a 'lush' bacon sandwich for one of the boys. Yankee Doodle Dandy's for me and my other son. Bacon was a bit grey and unappetising, without the crunch of crispy bacon. No matter tho, it still tasted ok. The rest of the... More 

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Thank Darren M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped for a quick break on route to an appointment. Credit where its due, let's start with the good: Attentive and polite staff with customer service skills. Plentiful food, well cooked on the whole However sadly, The tables smelled strongly like they had been washed with a dirty cloth and they were sticky. There was no sour cream. Not... More 

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Thank Jackie W
Billingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great American food in an American themed diner, staff friendly and food good. Good value if you have kids as kids eat free with adults eating here. It's a great place to stop if traveling southbound on the A19.

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Thank Paul W
Yarm, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a little gem if you like kitch 50s style decor. It's adorable. The food is also based around 50s USA diners with milk shakes being served in tall glasses with the excess in the metal shakers used in USA in the 50s. Speaking of Milkshakes they are blooming gorgeous. Our fave is the chocolate one. The pancakes... More 

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Thank Issydimples
Leeds, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on way back from football at Sunderland as we love OK diners, as a rule. This was an unexpectedly poor experience, not particularly busy, service was slowest ever encountered at one of their sites, food eventually arrived with the drinks ordered 15 minutes before, scruffy staff, tasteless hot dogs served in dried out sub roll. Shocking

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Thank Keith B
South Shields, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My children love the milkshakes. Worth the 60 min round trip just for them. Get a membership card and fat a further 15 % off so really good value.

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Thank Gypsy2411
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

American themed diner in and out. Food was awesome and plentiful, staff were lovely and attentive. Endless coffee, what's not to like?

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Thank siouxk
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Service and food good! Plentiful and tasty, we enjoyed our breakfast choices and nice to have coffee refills all for the one price. Big menu but all food cooked fresh! It was worth the stop.

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Thank DougalWestWales
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Called in for the first time after shopping for some breakfast!!! Wow we both had the "bigger one" it was scrumptious.. and topped up the fresh filtered coffee at no extra charge.. well worth many more visits

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A19 Services Southbound | Elwick, Hartlepool TS27 3HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1740 644884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?