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The Old Well Inn

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews curry thali rice sunday roast haddock pies onion bhaji the pub lovely beer garden authentic indian stayed here for one night comfy bed cask ales friday night friendly welcome lovely food rooms
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Stayed here for one night and managed to get a table in the restaurant on a Saturday night. The owner was very accommodating in fitting us in last minute and serving us early. Thoroughly recommend the Indian meal for two including a bottle of wine...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Popped in for a quick snack. We ate inside once and another time outside. When we ate outside there was a nice but small garden for the dogs. the food was very limited and the place smelt of fried food. Our chips tasted like the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Holsat46
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Would definitely recommend The Well Inn Barnard Castle, massive Sunday’s dinner with ample veg and real beef stock gravy ! Now for the personal part, I like my roast potatoes and stuffing and these were top notch for me 😁 add to that our dogs...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TonyGUK
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a campsite nearby and were looking for a dog friendly pub for Sunday’s dinner, we googled & saw that this pub offered everything we were looking for but were a bit put off by the reviews. We decided to give them a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TLB-G19
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Great place for a Sunday lunch, we called in after 1pm the place was busy but full choice still available, portions are plentiful, staff very friendly and biggest bonus for us dog friendly !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stef M
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We had to have a drink in the pub mentioned by B.B. Good range of beers and friendly service. Well decorated and clean

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights in August, and ate their special curry each night. It was delicious both times, not run of the mill Indian food, but properly cooked with real knowledge and care, plus beautifully presented. It also had a wonderful selection of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mia J
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have never been amazed by the food or service here but we thought we would give them another try recently. The bar service was very slow and the lady seem a little flustered even though there were only three tables in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Emma M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited here recently and I have scored two points for this venue, which is a "poor" rating"; 1 point is for the female bar member who was very pleasant and informative of the menu; the other is for the lovely conservatory and beer garden which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BrightEyes1711
rimachatts, Owner at The Old Well Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Dear Guest, Allow me to apologise for not being able to satisfy your tastebuds. Once in a while we do face that too unfortunately. Not because we offered you substandard food but because the expectations were different. I believe your husband was very vocal about...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I often visit The Old Well, either as a couple of with friends. We love the friendliness of the owners and staff and it's got a homely atmosphere. We have enjoyed the Sunday roast here a few times, and also the homemade...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank emilyrosebrown
rimachatts, Owner at The Old Well Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you so much for your faith and support. We truly appreciate your custom. Cheers!

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