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The Bay Horse

28 West Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PE, England
+44 1325 312312
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (40 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 West Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PE, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Popped in yesterday on Fathers day after walking out of Redworth Hall's 1744 restaurant because they couldn't be bothered to serve us. Was really worried without a reservation on Fathers day I would not get seated at short notice but they found us a place...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed today

A party in the pub for the landlady's birthday, I am far too nice to state her age. The welcome was terrific. The beer and other drinks were well kept and tasted great, the buffet was one of the best I have eaten in a...More

Thank Brainiax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the look of the menu online and we weren’t disappointed. Quick service and lovely food from the lite bite range, 2 courses for £9.95, nothing lite about it! Will definitely be another visit.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have given it a 3 Average as the staff were excellent. The pub is very pleasant as is the seating, we commented how comfortable the chairs were. I was impressed with such a pretty village too. The food let our visit down, the starter...More

Thank newtocountydurham
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

2 meals for £12 between 5 and 6.30. Had liver and carbonara. There wasn't much sauce in the pasta. I had chips instead of mash which were nice. Portions small even though 2 for 12

Thank mturnbull
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I live in heighington and regularly pop in for a pint. Went today as I had told me dad how good the food was. It wasn't good. It was grassy. I had the scampi. It was £10 for six peices of scampi. That's not on....More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Wow this has really gone down hill . The fish was so greasy i had pools of oil on the plate and the portion was so small for nearly £15.00 for fish and chips .Also got a bowl of greasy batter scrapings?? . The kids...More

Thank Deano7719
Reviewed 18 March 2018

very good service, lovely carvery, nice and warm and cosy atmosphere the pecan waffle was amazing. The improvement is huge since my last visit and I will definitely re visit. only one observation is the waiters door into the kitchen needs repainting.

Thank helenglenn7
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Called in on the off chance that we could get a Sunday carvery. We were seated almost immediately and our drinks order taken at the table. We went for the carvery and both had the roast beef which was delicious. It was really tender and...More

Thank abu467
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Went for Sunday Lunch yesterday, A few years ago this was a premier eating house in the area. How the times have changed, I would like to say it was ok but that would be exaggerating it was very very poor. The staff were dressed...More

4  Thank Mike R
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17 March 2017|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
there is a good selection of food ranging from Fish and chips to coq au vin
Janice S
26 January 2015|
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Response from Dissapointed300 | Reviewed this property |
I can assure you that the Pub can be accessed from both front and rear by wheelchairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 West Green | Heighington Village, Newton Aycliffe DL5 6PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Newton Aycliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 312312
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