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The Oak Tree Inn

Main Road | Durham, Hutton Magna DL11 7HH, England
+44 1833 627371
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Main Road | Durham, Hutton Magna DL11 7HH, England
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 18 September 2017

This place is amazing. Its like sitting in someone's front room the place is so tiny but do not be fooled by the unassuming surroundings. This place warrants a michelin star, seriously, it's that good.

Thank Gill R
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The Oak Tree never fails to deliver amazing food in a relaxing setting. Claire is a fantastic host and the ever changing menu never fails to disappoint. We have been coming here for over 10 years and the quality and consistency of the food and...More

1  Thank Jason P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Staying in the area, we were recommended the Oak Tree Inn and what a wonderful find it was .. The food was excellent - service with a smile - and i really couldn't fault it. made to feel very relaxed from the moment we arrived....More

Thank puppies105
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Good Food Guide reviews persuaded us to try this small country inn some distance from where we were staying. It was worth it. Delicious nuts and cheese biscuits and great bread paved the way for our dinner. Lobster ravioli to start was superb in a...More

Thank Judek34
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A nice village publ. small so not many covers available and not open every day so booking essential. Good range of choices on menu but a bit pricey. Disconcerting when locals pop in for a pint dressed in work clothes when diners are dressed for...More

Thank Pollythecatwoman
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Once again the most fantastic of meals,flawless from start to finish, an absolute gem of a place!!!!!

Thank JonnyRyan
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

As the hosts approach 15 years in residence they have never taken their eye off the ball, consistency of food quality and service remains as high as the day they opened. Little touches like fresh made nibbles with your drinks, chefs home made fresh bread...More

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was our second visit to this restaurant and again did not disappoint, we have been looking to revisiting for a couple of years. The owners are excellent producing a friendly atmosphere where nothing is too much trouble and wonderful food. My wife is vegetarian...More

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely meal, packed with summery flavours, asparagus soup, prosecco poached seafood, halibut with a wonderful lovage purée, Tonka bean and raspberry creme brûlée, served with the usual warmth and charm. I simply love this place, the cooking is in a class of its own.

Thank gilmoreCoDurham
Reviewed 23 May 2017

What a find, if you are ever this way do pre book a table at this intimate venue. Owner managed the Chef and Front of house do an amazing job to provide a professional and warm welcome. Food delicious and it shows that they used...More

Thank MarinaandStuart
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2 August 2016|
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Response from FloSol | Property representative |
Hello there. My apologies for not replying sooner, but I only happened to chance on this question - for some reason there was no alert sent. In answer to your query, most of our dishes are suitable or can be altered to be... More
Eric S
31 July 2015|
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Response from FloSol | Property representative |
Thank you for your message regarding our menu and wine list. The reason for the lack of vegetarian dish on the menu is twofold: when we first came here 13 years ago we always had a vegetarian option included but found that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$53
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Durham, Hutton Magna DL11 7HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Hutton Magna
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 627371
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Seasonally-led food served in intimate surroundings. Bookings only.
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