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The Spotted Cow

31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
+44 1429 266373
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mushroom pie” (4 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to return , with family for lunch , was quite busy , but got seated , Ordered our food, & was very pleased when it arrived , nice & hot & "Real Chips" are back , Yay , Thank you , Happy customers.

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on Valentine's night. The starter of nachos came with lots of over cooked cheese on top, with a bag of Doritos underneath. Very little of anything else apart from more cheese that was grated. The member of staff who came to collect the...More

Thank Reena K
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

12 of us ordered our meals, all meals came in half an hour, everything was cooked perfectly and bar staff where polite and brought all drinks to our table :)

Thank Katey P
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Tried a fair few things off the menu and always "spot on". Staff are friendly and decent range of drinks. Something for everyone on the menu.

Thank 143Food_Lover
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have visited this pub every month or so for some time. Sadly our last visit gave cause for concern. The light bite lunch had always being very filling but not this time. We both felt hungry after finishing- a first here....More

1  Thank theflyingdoctor
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Have been a few times & enjoyed it heard it was under new management but decided to still give it a go. Food was ok , but the Most disappointing thing is the Chips ! Used to be proper nice home cooked chips , but...More

4  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A lovely pub in a lovely village - with lovely staff and food ! We arrived for lunch with our little dog - were made to feel welcome and directed into the bar. Food was excellent - beware, huge portions ! I had the light...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Staff were very friendly and helpful , but food was very teastful it was a mixed verity , from mussels mixed grill , Parma to Guinness and mushroom pie, Mixed grill taested if all meat had been deep fried, Parma not enough cheese and to...More

Thank jcowlam
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We called in for lunch on a Saturday and although quiet the food was excellent and in fairness too much to eat My wife had the Salmon and prawns which was excellent and I had the gammon and the plate wasn't big enough for what...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Had a date night with the hubby and was first time visiting here but had heard food was lovely. Didn't disappoint food was gorgeous portions are very generous and great value for money. The staff were very friendly also will be going back again soon.

Thank sarah198717
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Questions & Answers
31 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from chris s | Reviewed this property |
we have been twice on a lunch time and got a table no bother
laura c
10 February 2017|
Response from Chris1980-2012 | Property representative |
Hi Laura yes we have quite a few things, if just one of our staff members when you come in they will be happy to help :) Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 The Green | Elwick Village, Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS27 3EF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 266373
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