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Dolphin Centre

Horse Market, Darlington DL1 5RP, England
+44 1325 406000
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Food well below expectation

We called in for a quick snack a few days ago and we were very disappointed. A cherry scone was... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Barry M M
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Menu changed food was average chicken dishes always tough Don't even do a basic sausage and chips... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Dawn R
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Horse Market, Darlington DL1 5RP, England
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+44 1325 406000
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We called in for a quick snack a few days ago and we were very disappointed. A cherry scone was too dry. A panini was not toasted enough. The bread in a BLT sandwich was just about stale. The Horsemarket cafe where we ate was...More

Thank Barry M M
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Menu changed food was average chicken dishes always tough Don't even do a basic sausage and chips for my son

1  Thank Dawn R
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and it never disappoints us. We have loads of fun and my kids love it. The slides are great, the diving boards are loads of fun and the pool is great and a decent size. Staff are friendly...More

1  Thank oocher1979
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Brilliant night out, good food served hot, excellent service. Band really good thoroughly enjoyed evening would recommend to friends and will be booking again for next year.

Thank claregeraghty
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I mostly visit this restaurant when on my dinner break with friends it’s good value for money and you don’t have to wait long for your order which is perfect when you only have a short time to eat. The food is always nice my...More

Thank sherrelle88
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Beyond impressed with the bistro/cafe. What a fab family friendly place within the well known dolphin centre. Prefect for feeding a newborn in as it has its own bottle warmers. Even better when it's the bottle warmer to match the bottles you use. The food...More

Thank 52Laura
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Myself and my daughter came here to enjoy an afternoon of swimming here and we really enjoyed! It was really clean (they provide showers and toilets) and they encourage you to have a shower before getting in the pool. The inflatable was great and we...More

Thank 2017JLW2017
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Great comfortable settees for coffee unfortunately gets noisy in school holidays with children also running around. Staff need to be more assertive in behaviour. Coffee always good, hot and tasty.

Thank boydy73
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Staff were great, the place could do with a some modernisation but the kids really enjoyed the trip!

Thank Faye H
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Poor choice on the menu as well as unhelpful staff. Not helpful for youths only the older generation. There is no plain options on the menu and they can be overpriced. Food quality varies.

Thank nonnahs99
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Response from soph190728 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe because its England and it's bloody freezing
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