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ORB Micropub

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Excellent Micropub

Was visiting Darlington and as we were on the look out for something different it was suggested we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Eric51
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Luton, United Kingdom
Great micro

A recommendation proved extremely rewarding, smart micro just past the excellent 22 bar and well... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Charles F
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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5 days ago
“Excellent Micropub”
8 Sep 2018
“Great micro”
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Darlington’s first Micropub - ORB Micropub; Ale and Whisky House. We focus on providing the highest quality local real ales, craft beers and a wide range of single malt whiskies. We also provide excellent bottled beers (including gluten free beer...more
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28 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington DL3 7RG, England
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+44 7903 237246
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was visiting Darlington and as we were on the look out for something different it was suggested we might like to visit this establishment. Great choice of ales, something for everyone. We were warmly welcomed despite the downstairs was being busy but we found sanctuary...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

A recommendation proved extremely rewarding, smart micro just past the excellent 22 bar and well worth checking out, clean, tidy, neat toilet facility, and 5 or so well selected and excellently kept ales, friendly owners with good advice, interesting list of all the ever expanding...More

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lsillars, Owner at ORB Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review- we really appreciate it.

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic host, great beer and great crowd. Belgium beer selection best in Darlington. Ian has extensive knowledge of real ale. The crowd are fantastic and friendly.

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lsillars, Owner at ORB Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you Ian- great to hear!

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

After finding out the orb was just next to 22s I thought I would give it a go. Really lovely place and appeared really decent clientele. The very lovely bar lady took the time to let me try a taster and offered advice on what...More

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lsillars, Owner at ORB Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you very much for the review and we’re really pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Smart, quiet though small, bar in town, mercifully free from fruit machines, TV screens, cooking smells as it concentrates on serving a wide variety of craft beers and micropub products. It also has a selection of single malts to be proud of. Just be aware...More

1  Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My ideal type of bar - small but cosy with people who appreciate good ale and a chat. Everything finished to a high standard and thoughtful seating arrangements to maximise the space. Superb selection.of beers and innovative customer blackboard to add your notes about beers...More

2  Thank pb56422
lsillars, Owner at ORB Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Ian and I really appreciate you taking the time to do this and lovely to hear about your experience. Having just done our first Belgian Beer Festival, we are overwhelmed by our customers support and love for the...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This ale house opened recently in Darlington and is fast building up a reputation for its cosy atmosphere and its great selection of real ales and malt whiskies. It is obvious that the proprietor knows about the beers on offer and also how to keep...More

1  Thank iainrossmac
lsillars, Owner at ORB Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Apologies for the delayed response but thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Ian and I really appreciate it. We are overwhelmed by our customers and how much they love the place and you never know, we may be able...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

Orb gets better and better each time I venture through the doors. There is always a warm welcome from owner Ian Clough and his wife Louise and they take time to get to know your name and favourite type of ale. It is the kind...More

3  Thank redwine16
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Newly opened micro pub. Wonderful selection of real ales, with something different every week. Ian the landlord is a really friendly, easy going person. Highly recommended. Deservedly gathering more customers every week.

3  Thank Thelonewolf2020
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