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The Fighting Cocks
Georges Restaurant

                                                                                                                  AND                   BAR & RESTAURANT
                                                                                                                                 FORMERLY THE NEW GRANGE HOTEL

“themed like a Pullman carriage, offers fine dining and can be hired for private parties, weddings and
The Fighting Cocks is a friendly pub with a lively and unique atmosphere located in the village of
Middleton St George on the outskirts of Darlington, Co Durham.                                                  A STUNNING GRADE II LISTED TOWN HOUSE HOTEL
We are at the heart of a lively and diverse community, close enough to the town to be convenient
and far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside.

                                                                                                         maxine’s bar & restaurant
Good food at The Fighting Cocks.
Our aim is to provide our customers with the best and freshest food available. All our produce is
sourced locally and all the food is cooked to order. Everything from a bar snack to a Sunday Lunch       Contemporary in style Maxine’s is the perfect venue
with all the trimmings, you will be spoilt for choice.
                                                                                                         for all your dining requirements, having an enviable
Our menus are extensive, varied and interesting. We do our best to make sure that we take
advantage of seasonal vegetables for our main courses and vegetarian dishes and seasonal fruits          reputation for superb food accompanied by a fine
feature in our desserts. Make sure that you have a keen appetite, you’ll need it!. Take the time to      wine list and malt whisky selection.
choose an old favourite, or be adventurous and try something new and exciting.
Whatever you choose to eat, you will want a drink to accompany it. We have an extensive choice of
wines and several guest ales that will compliment your meal.                                             lunchtime special
The Fighting Cocks has established an excellent reputation for good food and our restaurant, bar         monday-saturday 12-3pm £4.95 2 courses
snacks and outside catering menus reflect the diversity and talent of our chefs. If you combine this
with the entertainment and sporting activities that our pub supports and encourage, you could say
that we are a ‘food let community public house’ and that is why we believe that a good pub should
                                                                                                         traditional sunday lunch
always be a place where you feel welcome from the moment you walk through the door, greeting             3 courses £10.95pp
with a smile.
Owner                                                                                                    dining for early birds
Ian and Sue Kemble                                                                                       3 courses monday-saturday £8.95 5-7pm
Darlington Road, Middleton-St-George, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 1JT
                                                                                                         new a la carte menu
01325 332327
                                                                                                         served monday-saturday 5-10pm sunday 7-9pm
01325 332327
Web address                                                                                              CHRISTMAS AT HOTEL BANNATYNE
Weekly opening times
Pub: Mon-Fri 12-11pm (exc Mon-Thurs shut 3-5pm)
Sat 12-12pm; Sun 12-11pm
Georges Restaurant: Lunchtime menu 12-2pm everyday; A la carte menu 6-9pm everyday; Sunday
roast 12-4pm every Sunday; Food is served all day Saturday and Sunday
Price range
Smoking Area
Restaurant is non-smoking, pub has smoking areas                                                         Celebrate this Christmas Season
Services provided
Family friendly
                                                                                                         in style at Hotel Bannatyne.
Beer garden                                                                                              Whether you’re enjoying time with friends and family
Disabled access                                                                                          or letting your hair down at the office party. We have
Vegetarian menu
Parking facilities
                                                                                                         selected the perfect festive events to suit everyone.
Special dietary requirements catered for

                                                                                                                   call now on 01325 365859
                                                                                                                    Hotel Bannatyne and Maxine's Bar & Restaurant,
                                                                                                                         Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ
                                                                                                         Email: or visit:
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Woodham Golf                                      The Saddle Restaurant                              Woody’s                                     The Sundial Hotel
Club                                              The Scotch Corner Hotel                            The Black Swan

                                                                                                     Woody’s Restaurant, formerly of
Set in 229 acres of mature parkland, a            A tradition in hospitality for centuries, Scotch   Northallerton, and Angela and Peter         Successful and highly run hotel suited to both
genuinely warm and friendly welcome awaits        Corner has been an important stop on the           Wood, are now well established at The       family and corporate alike. Perfect location for
you at Woodham Golf Club.                         road from England to Scotland, offering the        Black Swan Inn in Thornton le Moor. The     access. Rooms are of the highest standard and
With a relaxed atmosphere Woodham Golf            facilities of a fine inn and a warm, friendly      move was sparked by the need to find        decorated as such. The area offers a vast array
Club is open to the public and the perfect        Yorkshire welcome.                                 bigger premises, a function that Angela     of tourist attractions and major towns. Our
venue to meet friends, family and business        High-quality food is served throughout the day     and Peter believe The Black Swan fulfils    well appointed Star of Siam Thai Restaurant is
acquaintances, whether it’s to enjoy a 3-course   with bar snacks and light meals served in the      well.                                       open seven days a week serving lunch and
meal or a bar snack whilst you take in the        large, welcoming bar and comfortable, non-         Woody’s Restaurant now forms one part       dinners and we cater for small or large parties.
spectacular views.                                smoking lounge.                                    of the inn which also features a lounge     Owner
With food served Monday - Saturday from           The Saddle Restaurant has an a la carte menu       bar, public bar and a 80 seater, newly      Star of Siam Trading Co Ltd
12pm - 8pm and the ever popular Sunday            designed to suit all tastes with daily specials    refurbished restaurant.                     Address
Carvery served 12pm - 3pm, Woodham Golf           also available, complemented by our carefully-     Whether you want a light lunch or an a la   Darlington Road, Northallerton, DL6 2XF
Club is ideal for all.                            selected wine list.                                carte gourmet meal, Woody’s is an ideal     Telephone
Located on Burnhill Way, one mile north of        Sunday lunch is served in our Saddle Restaurant    venue.                                      01609 780525
Newton Aycliffe and half a mile from Rushyford    until 3pm from only £9.95 per person, with all     The Black Swan provides a friendly, cosy    Weekly opening times
Village, Woodham Golf Club is available for       meals freshly prepared from locally purchased      atmosphere in which to enjoy Woody’s        12-3pm lunch; 5.50 -11pm dinner
Weddings, Christenings, Parties or                produce.                                           excellent food.                             Last orders 10.30pm
Conferences.                                      Owner                                              We offer an extensive wine list to          Price range
Address                                           The Scotch Corner Hotel                            complement the food.                        ££
Burnhill Way, Newton Aycliffe DL5 4PM             Address                                            We can cater for functions up to 80         Services provided
Telephone                                         Scotch Corner junction A1 / A66 Richmond           people.                                     English meals
01325 301551                                      Telephone                                          Owner                                       Bar menu available
Opening times                                     01748 850900                                       Angela and Peter Wood                       Function rooms
11.00am - 11.00pm, Monday-Saturday                Facsimile                                          Address                                     Vegetarian options
12 - 10.30pm Sunday                               01748 825417                                       The Black Swan Inn, Thornton le Moor,       Credit cards
Price range                                       Web address                                        Northallerton                               Take-away - collection only
££                                                             Telephone                                   Air conditioned
Smoking Area                                      Email                                              01609 774117                                Parking facilities
Yes                                                      Weekly closing                              Disabled
Services provided                                 Weekly closing times                               Closed Sunday Evenings and
Family friendly                                   Monday - Saturday 10.00pm                          Monday Lunch
Beer Garden                                       Sunday 9.30pm                                      Price range
Disabled access                                   Price range                                        ££
Vegetarian menu                                   £££                                                Services provided
Function room                                     Services provided                                  Family friendly
Parking facilities                                Family friendly                                    Beer Garden
Special dietary requirements catered for          Parking facilities                                 Parking facilities
                                                  Disabled access                                    Function room
                                                  Function room

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The Queens Head                                      The Golden Lion                                   Aroma Restaurant                                   Memsahibs
                                                     Hotel                                                                                                Kitchen

                                                                                                                                                          An authentic taste of India always awaits
The Queens Head is a 16th-century Inn with           When you first see the Georgian facade of the     A true taste of India & Bangladesh awaits you at   you when you visit Memsahibs Kitchen.
open fire, oak beams and a warm welcome              Golden Lion overlooking the market place in       Aroma Restaurant, Northallerton. Proud             Located in T  ow Law, Memsahibs offers
from our friendly staff.                             Northallerton, you almost feel the hustle and     owners Nij, Sammy and Atikul Hoque are             exquisite Indian cuisine along with
It is open from midday every day from April 1st      bustle of the coaching era. And today whether     relentless in their pursuit to provide the bet     professional and friendly service.
until December 31st and closed Mondays from          you’re on leisure or business, you’ll fiend the   eating experience available.                       There is always something to suite
December 31st until the last Monday in March.        hospitality just as warm as it was in the heady   With fantastic service and expectional cuisine     everyone with an extensive menu to
A full menu is available with daily specials, with   times of the horse drawn coach. Inside the        coupled with a stylish open plan restaurant and    choose from and plenty of mouth-
a lunch menu, from midday until 5pm and a            ambience continues, period fireplaces and         the brothers are looking to take Aroma beyond      watering dishes available.
dinner menu from 6pm until 9pm.                      furniture create an atmosphere of Georgian        the highest levels of all expectations.            Why not come and enjoy the Indian
The dining room seats 50 and the bar seats 45.       grandeur in the reception rooms, whilst the       Aroma achieved Flavours of Hambleton               experience Memsahibs style.
Sunday lunch bookings are always essential.          bar has its very own 17th century well.           runners up position in the first trading (2005)    We know you’ll be back.
The best kept secret in the Dale, you will want      For small meeting, the main hotel has the         now with the wind beneath there wings, a           Owner
to return time and again.                            Yorkshire and Swaledale suites. These rooms       re-vamped menu and the all new Sunday night        Mr Miah
Owner                                                offer professional atmosphere with availability   buffet, were you can sample there newest           Address
Peter Farhall                                        of conference equipment. In addition, we have     mouth watering dishes alongside their              Boundary Cottage Farm
Address                                              a conservatory, which is perfect for small        traditional specialties for only £8.95 per head.   Inkerman
Fingall                                              syndicate meetings.                               They are set to soar.                              Tow Law
Nr. Leyburn                                          The Golden Lion boast two large banqueting        Now taking Christmas party bookings.               Co. Durham
Telephone                                            suites, which between them they                                                                      Telephone
01677 450259                                         accommodation up to 300 guests. They are          Owner                                              01388 731818
Email                                                ideal for hosting wedding receptions,             Nijamul, Sammy and Atikul Hoque                    Opening times                                    conferences, and other special occasions. The     Address                                            7 days
Price range                                          hotel also holds a wedding licence, which         1 Zetland Street, Northallerton, North             5.30pm - 11.00pm
££                                                   means that a civil ceremony can be held on the    Yorkshire, DL6 1NB                                 Price range
Services provided                                    premises.                                         Telephone                                          ££
Family friendly                                      Owner                                             01609 774239                                       Services provided
Beer garden                                          G Crow                                            Weekly closing times                               Family friendly
Parking facilities                                   Address                                           11.30 Sunday to Thursday                           Conservatory
Disabled access                                      High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8PP               12.00 Friday and Saturday                          Parking facilities
Function rooms                                       Telephone                                         Price range                                        Disabled access
                                                     (01609) 777 411                                   ££                                                 Function room
                                                     Email                                             Services provided                                  Separate bar
                                                         Family friendly
                                                               Parking facilities
                                                     Weekly opening times                              All you can eat
                                                     11am - midnight the bar area and restaurant,      Takeaway available
                                                     the 2 ballrooms have late licences
                                                     Price range
                                                     Services provided
                                                     Family friendly
                                                     Beer yard
                                                     Parking facilities
                                                     Disabled access

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Stonebridge Inn                                  Thai Harbour                                         Elgees Restaurant
                                                                                                      Helme Park Hotel

The Stonebridge Inn is proud and ready to play   Thai Harbour is a new modern style Thai              Helme Park Hotel has undergone an extensive refurbishment and would like to introduce their
host to you!                                     restaurant which has already gained an               fabulous new restaurant Elgees with its picturesque surroundings and stunning views of the gardens
Sit back and breathe in the vibrant atmosphere   outstanding reputation for superb food and           and restaurant boasts a contemporary and modern feel yet still retains all the original features you
this airy, modern restaurant provides. For all   excellent service in an intimate atmosphere.         would expect from a country hotel.
your al fresco dining. Our extensive menu        The restaurant seats up to 75 guests and caters      Our well renowned chef Linda Graham prepares a mouth watering menu that changes every 6
contains thick, juicy steaks, fresh fish and     for large parties and private functions. The         weeks offering modern food with a home-made concept
mouth-watering desserts. Don’t forget to         menu covers a wide range of tastes from non-         For exceptional food and quality service do not hesitate in booking your table ready for our opening
check our delightful daily specials.             spicy, vegetarian, low fat and gluten free           on September 15th.
Our staff only add to our perfect atmosphere.    requirements. Children are welcome.                  Book early to avoid disappointment.
Perfect for parties: birthdays, weddings,        The restaurant regularly receives 5 star             Sample Menu: pan seared king scallops with piquent fennel cream and fresh asparagus spears;
Christenings, anything, the more the merrier.    reviews and has developed a loyal and                smoked duck and orange salad, port & redcurrant reduction, crispy pancetta; goats cheese & red
Call now to make your reservations.              widening customer base across the region. The        pepper creme brulee with pesto shortbreads; chefs home-made soup of the day with warm crusty
Owner                                            Thai staff excel in making the customer              bread roll, balsamic poached pear william with slow roasted fig air dried pancetta and stilton parfait,
Graham Baldridge                                 welcome from the beginning and comfortable           crab & avocado tian with red pepper coulis & confit of roast tomatoes; fillet of weardale beef with
Address                                          throughout their visit. As well as the regular       caramelized shallots, oyster mushroom on peppered baby spinach with roast jus; magret breast of
Stonebridge, Durham City, DH1 3RX                favourites, the menu includes some unique            duck with sugar burnt kumquats & grand marnier syrup rested on cranberry & duck roulade;
Telephone                                        chef’s specials including crispy fillet of duck in   venison with bitter sauce, parisienne root vegetables & braised cabbage; chargrilled monkfish with
0191 3869591                                     bitter sweet sauce and a beautiful seafood grill     chorizo & prawn creamed risotto, buttered spinach splashed with white wine truffle oil; charred
Opening times                                    with thai curry sauce. If you haven’t tried thai     asparagus, sautéed potatoes, oyster mushroom compote with herb sabahon & roast vine tomatoes;
12 noon - late                                   before, once you have experienced the rich yet       pan seared tuna edged with road pepper on a pakchoi & citrus salad; honey thyme road vegetables
Price range                                      subtle flavours at Thai Harbour it is likely to      with sunblushed tomato risotto & blue cheese mousseline; caramelized pork fillet with gingered
£                                                become your favourite!.                              sweet potato, chinese green stir fry & hoi sin liquor; amaretti & bitter sweet chocolate ganache with
Services provided                                Owner                                                chocolate curls; slow baked meringue vanilla pod ice cream & summer soaked strawberries; chefs
Family friendly                                  Thai Harbour                                         rich chocolate tart with gingerbread ice cream & cointreau reduction; warm blueberry & almond
Beer Garden                                      Address                                              frangipan with rosemary creme anglaise; farmhouse cheese selection, granny smith chutney &
Parking facilities                               Unit 3                                               savoury biscuits.
Disabled access                                  Navigation Point                                     Owner
3 Cask Mark Awards for Excellence                Middleton Road                                       Dr David Ratliff
                                                 Hartlepool Marina                                    Head Chef
                                                 Hartlepool                                           Lynda Graham
                                                 TS24 0UG                                             Address
                                                 Telephone                                            Helme Park Hall, Fir Tree DL13 4NW
                                                 01429 866789                                         Telephone
                                                 Wed address                                          01388 730970
                                                 Email address                                        01388 731799
                                                                 Weekly opening times
                                                 Weekly Opening                                       Mon-Sun 6.30-9pm
                                                 Lunch 12 - 2pm Tues - Sat; Happy Hour 5.30 -         Price range
                                                 7pm Tues - Fri; Sunday 6pm; Closed Monday            £££
                                                 Price range                                          Services provided
                                                 £                                                    In bar non smoking restaurant
                                                 Smoking area                                         Family friends - no kids menu
                                                 No                                                   Disabled access
                                                 Services provided                                    Vegetarian menu
                                                 Family friendly                                      Conservatory
                                                 Disabled access                                      Patio
                                                 Vegetarian menu                                      Parking facilities
                                                 Parking facilities                                   Function rooms
                                                 Amex / credit cards                                  Special dietary requirements catered for
                                                 Lunch / evening specials
                                                 Parties welcome
                                                 Real ale / draught
                                                 Air conditioning
                                                 English meals

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Forresters Hotel                                   Dog & Gun                                           The Bay Horse

The doors of The Forresters Hotel and              In May 2006, Chrissy & Chas Wrightson fulfilled     Since taking over the Bay Horse 6 months ago, mother and son team Nicola and Chris Widdall along
Restaurant, Middleton in Teesdale were             their ambition of becoming hotel/restaurant         with chef Dave Henry have transformed the pub into a picturesque high quality no smoking eating
opened to the public in June and have 8 en-        owners on buying the Dog & Gun. Located at          venue set on the green in the beautiful village of Hurworth, serving a la carte menu offering local
suite rooms and a restaurant capacity of 40.       the foot of Cleveland Hills, the Country Inn is     produce from local suppliers at all times. The conservatory has been refurbished into a luxurious
The attractive bar has been imported from          easily accessible from A19 and A172 just 5 mins     and intimate restaurant with a well thought use of blinds making you forget it is actually a
Milan and the restaurant has a European feel       from Stokesley. Accommodating a 70 seater a         conservatory. Booking now essential!.
with a lovely warm atmosphere. There is also a     la carte restaurant, 38 seat conservatory and       The lounge area (now non smoking) and bar offer a comprehensive range of home cooked food
calm and cosy lounge with beamed ceiling           50 seat bistro, the future looks busy. The bistro   including daily specials with attention to detail so often lacking in bar meals. There are regularly
where you can relax in front of a log fire.        & conservatory double into a function room,         changed guest ales which along with the friendly local atmosphere and real fires makes for a truly
All food is locally sourced, home-made and         ideal for any celebration complimented of           enjoyable experience.
cooked fresh to order. The a la Carte menu         course by their 5 en suite letting bedrooms (all    There is a large walled beer garden with heated patio area and ample secure car parking
included traditional dishes such as Steak and      with full private facilities.                       Menu Examples:
Theakston’s Ale Pie and Fillet of Cod for          Chrissy & Chas hope to bring recognition to         Roast butternut squash soup; deep fried skate wing on a bed of celeriac remoulade with red pepper
around £8, and extends to Hawaiian Chicken,        the pub since their new bar re-fit and wide         aioli and crisp leaves; wild mushroom risotto with parmesan shavings and herb oil; pan fried boudin
Shoulder of Lamb with garlic and rosemary          selection of drinks, real ales and fine wines.      blanc, spinach, apple and calvados sauce; Pan fried 8oz greshingham duck breast with parsnips
served in a rich red wine gravy, and Savoury       Their daughters Sam and Jenny and sons Craig        puree, fondant potato and a cassis sauce; grand reserve fillet steak with home-made chips and a
Pancakes stuffed with creamy garlic and white      & Jonathan assist too. A steak night has been       peppercorn sauce; roast rack of English lamb set on a potato pancake with roast cherry tomato and
wine mushrooms. Of course Fillet, T-Bone and       introduced on Mondays (full menu available          a basil jus; seared fillet of sea bass with broccoli and sorrel sauce; carrot & coriander soup with
Sirloin Steaks are always popular. There is also   too) and the ever popular carvery remains on        crusty roll; buffalo mozzarella and beef tomato salad with basil and balsamic syrup; chicken club
a Daily Specials Board. The lunchtime choice       a Sunday. The regular Sunday evening family         sandwich, bacon, tomato and baby gem lettuce with herb mayonnaise; warm road beef baguette,
includes bar meals and snacks from £4.95. On       quiz proves fun. Our chefs are amiable and          onion gravy and home-made chips; corned beef hash served with poached egg; chicken caesar salad,
Sundays the usual menu is available but Ben’s      willing to cook anything. All suppliers are         char grilled chicken with croutons, pancetta, anchovies and caesar dressing; The bay horse mixed
traditional Sunday Roast goes down well.           English and local produce is used and delivered     grill, steak, pork chop, lamb cutlet, cumberland sausage, gammon, black pudding & egg; king prawn
During the coming autumn and winter a three-       fresh on a daily basis. Chas suffers from celiac    linguine with chilli oil, rocket & goats cheese, fresh cod in beer batter with home-made tartar sauce
day deal of Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for £99 per    disease so our chefs are excellent adapting         and chunky chips; penne carbonara, bacon, mushroom & cream sauce with parmesan shavings;
person is offered with special three-day breaks    dishes to ensure they are gluten free.              home-made steak ale and mushroom pie with puff pastry lid and seasonal vegetables; lamb burger
for Christmas and New Year. Telephone or visit     Thursday 7th September sees live band The           topped with goats cheese served with tomato and mint jam and skinny fries; traditional shepherds
our website for details.                           Bryan Adams Experience appearing for the            pie topped with cheddar mash and seasonal vegetables; sautéed fish cakes, home-made tartar sauce
Owner                                              second time. Thursday 21st September sees           and cherry vine tomatoes.
Family run by Ben, Gemma, Peter and Jackie         Eclipse, 3 piece rock band playing. Friday and      Please also see our daily specials board.
Address                                            Saturday evenings can be busy so booking is         For reservations call 01325 720 663.
52-53 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale,         advised.
DL12 0QH                                           Chef always have a selection of exciting            Owner
Telephone                                          ‘Specials’. Children are welcome (kiddies menu      Chris and Nicola Widdall
01833 640 467                                      available. A wide variety of home made deserts      Head Chef
Web address                                        area always readily available. Come along and       Dave Henry                            enjoy our Real Pub, Real Food and Real People.      Address
Weekly opening times                               Owner                                               45 The Green, Hurworth on Tees, DL2 2AA
Daily 12pm-2pm, 7pm-9pm exc Wed                    Christine Wrightson                                 Telephone
Lunchtimes. Mon-Fri 11am-2.30pm,                   Address                                             01325 720663
6.30pm-11pm exc Wed 6.30pm-11pm,                   Potto                                               Weekly closing times
Saturday 11am - 11pm,                              Near Hutton Rudby                                   Open 11am - 11pm daily; Food served 12 - 2pm & 6-9pm Tues to Sat; Sunday Lunch 12-4pm
Sunday 12noon - 11pm                               North Yorkshire                                     No Food served Mon
Price range                                        Telephone                                           Price range
££                                                 01642 700232                                        ££
Services provided                                  Weekly opening                                      Smoking Area
Family friendly                                    Monday to Sunday 12pm - 3pm                         Yes
Beer garden                                        and 6pm - 12am                                      Services provided
Parking facilities                                 Price range                                         Family friendly
Function room                                      ££                                                  Beer garden
Conference room available for christenings,        Services provided                                   Disabled access
weddings, private functions, Christmas parties     Non-smoking restaurant                              Vegetarian menu
                                                   Vegetarian options                                  Conservatory
                                                   Disabled access                                     Parking facilities
                                                   Parking facilities                                  Function rooms
                                                   Function room                                       Special dietary requirements catered for
                                                   Conservatory                                        Can cater for functions (restaurant) call for details
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Tockettes Mill                                     O’Gradys                                            The Four Alls                                     The Smiths

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Tocketts Mill is on the outskirts of Guisborough   O’Gradys is conveniently situated within            In the picturesque Ovington, situated between     Set in the picturesque village of Carlton, this
set in the beautiful tranquil countryside. This    walking distance of Redcar town centre, also        Barnard Castle and Darlington, accessible via     refurbished pub and restaurant prides itself on
restaurant and pub is a relaxing and inviting      within easy access to the many attractions in       the A66 or A67, the Four Alls can be found        serving excellent food in a relaxed and informal
place to spend you time, whether leisure or        this seaside town including the beach, Redcar       waiting to offer the perfect meal and pint to     atmosphere.
business you’ll find the hospitality to your       Racecourse and museums to name but a few.           every traveller through the doors.                Chef Daniel Keen and his team prepares
satisfaction. Head chef Sherif and his team        The hotel comprises of 26 bedrooms providing        Serving food of an excellent standard seven       everything themselves, their skill resulting in
cater to all delicious food on offer in this       the highest of standards of comfort all with en-    days a week, you are made to feel extremely       delicious, high class food that everyone can
welcoming environment.                             suite bathrooms, colour TV, direct dial             welcome within this quaint village inn, with      enjoy at affordable prices. With the rest of the
Owner                                              telephones and courtesy tray (fax and e-mail        children welcome during lunchtime serving         family committed to providing an exceptional
Karen Whitaker                                     facilities available at reception).                 hours.                                            service. The high levels of enthusiasm and
Head Chef                                          O’Gradys restaurant offers a traditional            The Four Alls is the perfect place to tempt       dedication are clearly visible in this
Sherif                                             lunchtime menu served menu served either in         your palette, with a constantly changing          establishment where customer satisfaction is
Address                                            the restaurant or in the adjoining O’Gradys Bar.    specials menu each and every Wednesday,           the main priority.
Skelton Road, Guisborough                          The a la carte dinner menu served in the            along with a wide range of vegetarian options.    Owner
Telephone                                          restaurant has a varied array of dished             A special feature of the Four Alls, which owner   Daniel and Barbara Keen
01287 639120                                       prepared with only the freshest ingredients.        John is very proud of, is the in-house micro      Head Chef
Weekly opening times                               The hotel also offers the use of its conference     brewery, producing a range of full-flavoured      Daniel Keen
12-2 pm lunch Mon-Sat; 6- 9pm Mon-Sat              room which has its own private bar and is ideal     ales to perfectly accompany your meal. Served     Address
Saturday Carvery 12-4.30pm                         for many occasions such as wedding                  alongside many other rotating ales, John’s        Carlton Village
Price range                                        receptions, christenings etc. The function room     home made brew has a loyal following of very      Stockton on Tees
££                                                 will equally lend itself to use as a meeting room   satisfied customers.                              TS21 1EA
Services provided                                  or seminar and teaching area.                       Owner                                             Telephone / Fax
Family friendly                                    We also provide a full wedding package upon         John Stroud                                       01740 630471
Beer farden                                        request incorporating within this package we        Address                                           Web address
Disabled access                                    can offer: full menus for both wedding              Ovington                                
Vegetarian menu                                    breakfast and evening receptions, bridal suite,     Near Richmond                                     Opening times
Conservtory                                        special room rates, entertainment and any           North Yorkshire DL11 7BP                          Bar: Sunday 12pm - 10.30pm; Monday Closed;
Parking facilities                                 special requests.                                   Telephone                                         Tues - Sat 12pm - 11pm.
Function room                                      Owner                                               01833 627302                                      Restaurant: 12pm - 3pm; Monday Closed; Tues
Draught beer                                       Roy Myers and Janet Couser                          Opening times                                     - Sat 12pm - 2pm
Parties welcome                                    Head Chef                                           Monday - Thursday 7 - 9pm                         & 6pm - 9pm
                                                   Alan Davies                                         Friday & Saturday 6.30pm - 9.30pm                 Price range
                                                   Address                                             Sunday 12 - 2 (Sunday Lunch),                     £££
                                                   20 Queen Street, Redcar, TS10 1AE                   7 - 9pm Evening Meal                              Smoking area
                                                   Telephone                                           Price range                                       Yes
                                                   01642 477624                                        ££                                                Services provided
                                                   Facsimile                                           Services provided                                 Family friendly - high chairs
                                                   01642 482059                                        Family friendly for Sunday lunchtime              Beer garden
                                                   Web address                                         Beer Garden                                       Disabled access
                                                               Parking facilities                                Vegetarian menu
                                                   Weekly closing times                                Disabled access                                   Parking facilities
                                                   Closed Sunday evenings                              Games Room                                        Function room
                                                   Smoking area                                        Real Ale, brewed on site                          Special dietary requirements cater for
                                                   Yes                                                                                                   Coach parties welcome
                                                   Services provided                                                                                     Credit car accepted, bookings essential
                                                   Family friendly                                                                                       Accreditations
                                                   Disabled access                                                                                       Tees Valley Smile Awards
                                                   Vegetarian menu                                                                                       Chef of the Year 2005 / 2006
                                                   Function rooms                                                                                        Runners-up in the Shine Awards
                                                   Special dietary requirements catered for
                                                   On street parking available
                                                   Conferences, weddings and special occasions

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                                                                                                                                                        Lion Hotel
                                                                       Families welcome - Beer garden                                                               NORTHALLERTON
Stonebridge, Durham
Golden Lion, Northallerton
                                                                2 Meals for just £7.25                                                                              Invites you to a

                                                                                                                                     Wedding Fayre
                                                                All day Monday & Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 3-7pm
Tocketts Mill, Redcar                                                        Food served 7 days a week
                                                                                  Sunday Lunches
Fighting Cocks, Middleton St George
                                                                     Christenings, Weddings, Birthdays
Maxines, Darlington                                                       all occasions catered for
                                         in the next                                                                                       on Sunday,                    1st October 2006
Thai Harbour, Hartlepool
Helme Park, Bishop Auckland
                                         edition of
                                                                           3 Cask Ales                                                                   in the YORKSHIRE                      SUITE
                                                                  as featured in the 2005 Good Beer Guide
Woodham Golf Club, Aycliffe
                                                                                                                                                                    11.00am - 4.30pm
                                                                Bookings Now                                                                                        Complimentary Glass
                                                                Being Taken For                                                                                     Bucks Fizz on Arrival
                                            please call
                                             Linfoot on         Christmas                                                                For our comprehensive Wedding Package or details
                                                                                                                                             about this event please contact reception on
                                         505236                                                                                                                 01609 777411
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Dog & Gun, Potto                                  A whole new restaurant
Queens Head, Shildon                                   experience with a                                                                                                                      HOTEL
                                                    touch of olde worlde
Ochis, Darlington                                                 charm                                                                                                          BANNATYNE
                                                                                                                                                                                 AND              BAR & RESTAURANT
                                                                                                                                       • Restaurant • Fine Dining                           FORMERLY THE NEW GRANGE HOTEL
Star of Siam, Northallerton & Durham                                                                                                   • Bar menu • Functions
                                                  Tockets Mill Restaurant                                                              • Catering • Fine Wines
                                                                                                                                       • Traditional Ales
Aroma, Northallerton                                  is set in an area of                                                             • Beautiful surroundings
                                                                                                     Christmas Menus
                                                     outstanding beauty                               Now Available
Oven, Darlington                                       and offers you an
Memsahebs, Tow Law                                     array of wonderful
                                                                                            George’s                                                                        A STUNNING GRADE II LISTED TOWN HOUSE HOTEL

                                                                                                                                                                         maxine’s bar & restaurant
The Forresters, Middleton in Teesdale
                                                                                            Re s t a u r a n t                                                           Contemporary in style Maxine’s is the perfect

                                          To c k e t s
                                                                                                                                                                         venue for all your dining requirements, having an
O’Gradys, Redcar                                                                                                                                                         enviable reputation for superb food accompanied
                                                                                                                                                                         by a fine wine list and malt whisky selection.
                                                                                            Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Four Alls, Ovington, nr Richmond                                                            night for ultimate dining available                                          lunchtime special
                                                                                            for parties upto 6 people.

                                                                                                                                                                         monday-saturday 12-3pm £4.95 2 courses
Bay Horse, Hurworth
                                                                                            A la carte menu available                                                    traditional sunday lunch
The Scotch Corner Hotel, Scotch Corner                                                                                                                                   3 courses £10.95pp
                                                                                            Seating up to 40 covers, George’s Restaurant has been
                                                                                            themes to a Pullman carriage, offering intimate dining,
                                                                                                                                                                         dining for early birds
                                                                                            use of private parties, weddings and conferences.                            3 courses monday-saturday £8.95 5-7pm

                                                                                            Whatever your reasons for visiting us, you will always be                    call now on 01325 365859
                                                           Skelton Road,                    welcome                                                                      Hotel Bannatyne and Maxine’s Bar & Restaurant,
                                                            Guisborough                                                                                                  Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ
                                                                                                                                                                         Email: or
                                                          01277 639 120                      For further details visit: or                    visit:
                                                                                                 Call us on: 01325 332 327

                                           Ever wanted to “Thai” new food?                     Helme Park Hall
                                                    NOW IS YOUR                                 Country House
                                                      CHANCE!                                Hotel, Restaurant & Bar
                                                                                                                                                                                                New Menu Served
                                                                                                                                                                                  Monday - Saturday 12 noon - 8pm
                                              Beautiful Thai Food
                                                 served in a                                                                                                           Served Every Sunday
                                                                                                                                                                       12 noon - 3pm
                                             Wonderful Atmosphere                                                                                                                      1 Course - £5.25
                                                                                               Fir Tree, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham
                                                                                                                                                                                        2 Courses - £7.25
                                          Customers, old and new, with enjoy our                           T. (01388) 730 970                                                           3 Courses - £9.25
                                               5-Star Specials of Salmon,
                                                     Crab and more                                  Quality Restaurant
                                          Now with Red, Green and Yellow Curries                    With Quality Menus
                                         AND Tiger Steaks, why not give our 5-Star                Superb bar meals, party
                                                      service a try!                              nights, private functions
                                                                                                        & weddings
                                               Thai Harbour                                   Elgees Restaurant                                                            Woodham Golf and Country Club
                                                                                                                                                                         Newton Aycliffe, Co. Durham DL5 4PN
                                              Tel. 01429 866789                                Opening September 15                                                                     For all bookings
                                                                                                            Booking Essential
                                                   Mob. 07968 702577                                                                                                             Tel. 01325 301551
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             THE DOG & GUN                                            The
              COUNTRY INN
                 Now Open Mondays                                                                               THE TRUE TASTE OF CARIBBEAN & MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE
               Come along and try our new Cask Ales                    The Peoples choice                             THEME NIGHT
                     EVERY MONDAY -                                                                             Wednesday 27 September                                                                     at

                      STEAK NIGHT                                                                                         commencing 7.00pm                                               The Sundial Hotel
                                                                                                                                                                                          Darlington Road, Northallerton
                Function Room Available for Weddings,
                          Anniversaries, etc.                                                                           CARIBBEAN BUFFET                                                        Tel. 01609 780525
                    Can cater for up to 120 people                                                             plus complimentary glass of rum punch                                                and also at
                  Always a selection of Chef Specials                                                                With live entertainment from                                        The Highfield Hotel
                               available                                                                               The Paradise Steel Band
                 Booking essential. Book early to avoid                                                                                                                                    Durham Road, East Rainton,
                           disappointment                                                                                 Only £16.95 each                                              Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear
                The Dog & Gun boasts 5 en-suite letting                                                                                                                                        Tel. 0191 584 8745
                                                                                                                              Look out for further events                             For authentic Thai food go to one of
                    rooms with full private facilities.
                                                                                                                ★ LIVE SAX EVERY FRIDAY ★                                                 the Star of Siam Restaurants
                   NOW TAKING BOOKINGS
                     FOR CHRISTMAS                              Fine Food, Real Ales 7 days a week                          Christmas Menus                                                    OPEN FOR MEALS
                           Booking essential                                                                                 Now Available                                                      Lunch 12 - 3pm
               Bistro & Restaurant facilities both available                                                                                                                                 Evening 5.30pm - 11pm
               Cooper Lane, Potto, Nr. Northallerton,
                                                                      The best kept secret                                 Bookings now being taken

                        North Yorkshire                                  in The Dales                                       Open Mon-Thurs 5.30-11pm,                                        Set meal for two and an
                                                                                                                        Fri-Sat 12 noon-2.30pm and 6-11pm                                        overnight stay
                         To book, call
                      01642 700232                             01677 450259                                          01325 282675    
                                                                                                                             1st Floor, 30-32 Bondgate
                                                                                                                          (by the roundabout) Darlington
                                                                                                                                                                                                 for only £89
                                                                                                                                                                                           (available Friday and Saturday only)

                                                                                                                    Licensed Indian Restaurant & Take Away
                                                                                                                        Boundary Cottage Farm, Inkerman
                                                                                                                              Tow Law DL13 4QB
              Indian & Bangledeshi Cuisine                                                                      Telephone 01388 731818 or 730614
                                                                                                                  Tandoori and curry dished are our speciality, also
                                                                                                                                                                                      Feast your eyes on the
                 Sunday Nights                                                                                     various modern Tandoor Curries and Biryanies

                 All You Can
                                                                                                                Specialist outside catering in authentic Indian food for
                                                                                                                                     all occasions
                  Eat Buffet
                                                                                                                        Restaurant & Take Away
                                                                                                                            Opening Hours                                               Hotel
                                                                                                                      Sunday to Thursday including Bank Holidays
                                                                                                                                   5.30 till 11.00pm
                                                                                                                                                                                        Middleton in Teesdale
              Come and sample some of our newest mouth                                                                   Friday & Saturday 5.30pm till 11.30pm
                watering dishes alongside our traditional                                                                                                                              Good value, hearty food
                              specialities                                                                      We accept cheques, Mastercard, Eurocard and Visa                          served by warm and
                                                                           NOW OPEN                                    We provide free carriers and containers.
                                                                                                                                                                                      friendly staff in a laid back
                            All for only                           Specialising in home-made English
                                                                                                                  Please telephone your order to save valuable time
                     £8.95 per head                                  and French high quality food              Also book your table at our licensed restaurant to avoid
                                                                              Opening Times
                Now taking Christmas Party bookings                  10am - 2pm Monday to Saturday                              Happy Nights                                          Open 7 days per week
                                                                         (Business lunch available)
                                                                                                                Special 6 course set meal only £9.50                                    to wine and dine
                                                               60m - 9.30pm (last order) Tuesday to Saturday
                1 Zetland Street, Northallerton, DL6 1NB                                                       1. Starter           2. Main Dish 3. Side dish
                    01609 774 239                                           01325 466668
                                                                       30 Duke Street, Darlington
                                                                                                               4. Rice Dish         5. Nan Bread 6. Papadoms                          Call 01833 640 467

                                                                           A True Free House
                                                                                                                                The Bay Horse            Under new management

                                                                                                                                                                                      The Scotch Corner Hotel’s Restaurants
                       Hotel • Bar                                    OVINGTON (near Winston)
                                                                                                                              Newly refurbished non smoking restaurant now opem         and Bar have the facilities and menu
                       Restaurant                                    ☎ 01833 627302                                                        New beer garden and heated patio area
                                                                                                                                                                                            choices whatever your dining
                                                                                                                                                                                      requirements, from private dinners to a
                                                                 • A la carte • Specials Board                                                        Lounge menu also available      light snack, in our no-smoking Lounge.
                    Sunday Lunch                                       • Bar Meal Menus                                                      Real cask ales and extensive wine list    Our newly appointed chef will cater for
              Main Course only £3.95                                Fine Food and Drink from a                               Food served 12-2pm and 6-9pm Tuesday - Saturday                       every need
                         served in the bar                                family-run pub                                                                                                Sunday Lunch is currently available
                                                                 FOOD SERVED EVERY NIGHT
                                                                                                                                                      Food served 12-4pm Sunday       between 12noon and 3pm every week at
              1-3 course meal served                                  Monday - Thursday 7-9pm;
                                                                                                                                                       Please call for reservations         only £9.95 per person for
                 in the Restaurant                                 Friday and Saturday 6.30-9.30pm                          The Bay Horse, The Green, Hurworth on Tees                        2 courses with coffee.
                        Prices range from                          Traditional Sunday Lunch 12-2pm
                                                                       and Evening meals 7-9pm
                                                                                                                                                   Tel: 01325 720663                                  Please call
                        £5.95 - £8.95                               OPEN ALL DAY SATURDAY &                                                                                                  01748 850 900
                                                                       SUNDAY FOR DRINKS
                  Only fresh produce used                           Accommodation now available                                                                                           for bookings and further details
                    Booking essential                                                       John’s Own
                                                                                              30/- Ale,
                 20 Queen Street, Redcar                                                 ABV 3.8%, brewed
                  Tel. 01642 477 624                                                      on the premises                                                                      
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                                                                             Recipes . . . . . .
Chorizo and Tomato Salad                                                       Sir Steve Redgrave’s Spiced Beef                                          Chocolate Marquise with
Serves 2 as a light meal, four as a starter or six as a                        and Coriander Koftas                                                      Raspberries
tapa                                                                           Makes 8                                                                   Serves 4-6

INGREDIENTS:                                                                  INGREDIENTS:                                                               INGREDIENTS:
500g small ripe plum tomatoes, halved                                         450g beef mince                                                            100g best quality dark chocolate
2 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped                                   50g white breadcrumbs                                                      50g unsalted butter, softened
sea salt and freshly ground pepper                                            grated zest of 1 lemon                                                     50g caster sugar
4 tbsp sherry vinegar                                                         1tsp ground cumin                                                          2 tbsp cocoa powder
250g picante or other cooking chorizo sausage                                 1tsp ground coriander                                                      2 large egg yolks
1 tbsp light olive oil                                                        1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed                                         1 tsp orange flower water
1-2 tbsp torn flat leaf parsley                                               2 tbsp freshly chopped mint                                                150ml double cream, whipped until thick
                                                                              salt and freshly milled black pepper to taste                              fresh mint leaves for decoration
                                                                              1 medium egg, beaten                                                       raspberries, to serve

METHOD:                                                                       METHOD:                                                                    METHOD:
Put tomatoes in a bowl, add spring onions and season with salt and            In a large bowl mix all the ingredients together, then divide into eight   Line a 16cm tin or an 8 x 22cm loaf tin with cling film. Break chocolate
pepper. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and sherry vinegar and toss to    equal portions. Roll each portion into a sausage shape then mould          into a heatproof bowl set over a pan of hot water and melt gently.
mix then set aside to marinate for 30 minutes. Cut the chorizo on the         around eight wooden or metal skewers or eight extra long lemon grass       Remove from heat and stir until smooth. In a mixing bowl, beat butter
diagonal into chunky 1.5cm thick slices. Heat light olive oil in a heavy-     sticks. (Wooden skewers or lemon grass sticks should previously be         with half the sugar until pale and fluffy. Sift in cocoa powder and mix
based frying pan and gently fry chorizo slices for two minutes on each        soaked in water to stop them burning). Cover and refrigerate for five      well. In another bow, beat egg yolks with remaining sugar until pale and
side. Add two or three teaspoons of oil from the pan to tomatoes and          to ten minutes. Cook under a preheated, moderate grill for 12-16           smooth, then add orange flower water. Mix melted chocolate into
toss to mix. Transfer tomatoes and spring onions to serving plates then       minutes turning occasionally, then serve on a bed of mixed tabbouleh       butter mixture, then fold in egg yolk mixture and, finally, cream. Spoon
pile hot chorizo slices on top. Spoon juices from tomato bowl over the        with a side serving of houmous.                                            into tin and chill for three hours or until set. Turn marquise out on to a
salad, season with pepper to taste then scatter over torn parsley leaves                                                                                 serving dish and decorate with fresh mint leaves. Serve with
and serve.                                                                                                                                               raspberries or other fruit of your choice.

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