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The Bridgewater Arms

Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
+44 1325 730302
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“dover sole” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve just visited this restaurant for the fourth time, as I have relatives in the area. Each time has been great, but this time it was better than ever. The food is absolutely top notch. I don’t mind paying a bit extra if it’s worth...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank grahammiller58230
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us visited on a cold winters evening but the warmth of the Bridgewater Arms was apparent from the minute we entered the place. With the menu strategically placed above the roaring log fire we had just enough time to get settled before we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 852denisp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On a freezing cold night with snow and hall we set out for our Christmas dinner. It might have been cold outside but inside there was a warm welcome. A lovely old building with a great homely feel. The food was amazing and the wine...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bethe606
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a quality seafood restaurant in Teasdale and we found it in Winston. Warm welcome on a freezing night. The menu was comprehensive but altered as fresh food is available. All to choose from on a large blackboard in the bar. Seafood plate including...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rachelandkevin
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Six of us had dinner. The food was excellent with very pleasant surroundings and helpful friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere. We have been several times and it is always absolutely superb. We are going again on New Year's Eve. It is the best restaurant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard A
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We fancied a nice meal and this place was recommended for its fish dishes I had langoustines in garlic butter for my starter and all I can say is wow. A bit messy to eat but well worth the effort. with a ribeye steak for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank djlk32
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Came here for a rare “date night” with my husband. Lovely atmosphere, cosy open fires. A warm welcome from Tom behind the bar who is a fantastic host. Really great food. Couldn’t fault it. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Well worth a visit and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stargette
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This fabulous venue never fails👍🏽, we spent last week at a 5 star hotel in paphos the Elysium, food was very good , hotel fab, but back home and 5 days later visited the Bridgewater at Winston. We had a fabulous meal beef cappsccio followed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RitaW2
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I cannot speak highly enough of this place and by far the best food in the north east. Chef Paul Grundy did a special request and made his famous spicy barbeque ribs which were sublime. Every thing is fantastic with lovely staff in a relaxed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Seaside830207
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We booked in advance and was seated to our table promptly. Great food and service and could not fault either. I would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HomerJSimpson01
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2 August 2016|
Response from sisteriris | Reviewed this property |
If you give them a call they can accommodate. For example, gluten- free bread can be supplied plus dishes adapted but best to give them some notice.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$83
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Teesdale County Durham, Winston DL2 3RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Winston
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 730302
  • E-mail
Restaurant and Pub Food at its Best in Beautiful Teesdale Come and enjoy delicious pub food, highest quality restaurant dining or taste the best of Timothy Taylors fine ales in historic surrounding at The Bridgewater Arms, Winston in Teesdale restaurant and village pub. Our excellent cuisine, varied menu and wonderful ambience combine to provide you with a memorable dining experience. If you like eating out, good pub food, an interesting restaurant menu, the best seafood around, tasty real ales and fine wines, then try dining out at The Bridgewater Arms at Winston. Sorry we are not a dog friendly pub as we serve food in all areas of the bar/restaurant.
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