Welcome to the award-winning Old Yard Tapas Bar

We are delighted to welcome you to Darlington’s Award-Winning Tapas Bar at The Old Yard.

TripAdvisor Reviews
  • Could not fault it good San Miguel and great tapas

    Colin McCune Avatar
    Colin McCune
    4/14/2019
  • Although it was obviously busy last night the customer service was excellent and the quality of the food was superb. Best tapas we have ever eaten.

    Sandra Metcalf Avatar
    Sandra Metcalf
    1/01/2017
  • Great food and friendly staff make this place a hidden gem in the centre of town.

    Gary Cossins Avatar
    Gary Cossins
    7/15/2016
  • Been going here for over 10 years! Always delightful, always welcoming always good!! Highly Recommend!

    Andrew Noon Avatar
    Andrew Noon
    9/29/2016
  • Good service excellent food and reasonable prices.

    Carol Leak Avatar
    Carol Leak
    3/19/2017
  • Always a great afternoon when the football is on, great crack amongst the locals, and as ever plenty of choices of both food and drink, with friendly efficient staff it's a win win situation...

    Paul Kane Avatar
    Paul Kane
    10/02/2017
  • Nice place nice atmosphere

    Mark Martindale Avatar
    Mark Martindale
    6/24/2018
  • One of mine & my husbands favourite restaurants. Recommended by a family member about 2 years ago and have been back ever since. Lovely food, great service & a very relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended!

    Jayne Malloy Avatar
    Jayne Malloy
    7/01/2014
  • Great food and a wide selection of beers. Staff very friendly, will definitely be back

    Jason Ramsay Avatar
    Jason Ramsay
    10/23/2017
  • We had driven to Darlington just to eat, as we were staying at Redworth Hall and had eaten at their restaurant the night before. We certainly weren't disappointed! The immediate atmosphere was obvious, as the whole place was packed. Despite this, we got a table straight away and our greeting was friendly and genuine.

    When our food arrived we were really pleased. The portions were huge and we definitely over-ordered. However, it was so worth it as each and every dish was absolutely delicious. And when we couldn't eat anymore we were gutted!

    We will definitely come back here again, and make a trip from Sheffield especially. Next time we'll bring more friends for the food and stay for the cocktails! A great find!

    Gemma Eden Avatar
    Gemma Eden
    2/26/2017
Google Reviews
  • Good food. Good atmosphere. A bit noisy but very good.

    Paul Thompson Avatar
    Paul Thompson
    3/06/2019
  • We visited the old yard tapas bar as a large group of 15. The food was excellent with a wide variety of Spanish and Greek tapas menus. What was really good was the 6 or more group menu which came out with over 10 (the beer was flowing so I cannot remember the exact amount) well sized dishes. The service was brilliant and what was nice was that they catered for individual needs, the pizza was available as an online pre order but not on the in-house menu and yet they still made it. It was a great night for all of us and I would highly recommend this restaurant.

    Paul Whitty Avatar
    Paul Whitty
    4/06/2019
  • Lovely food and very friendly

    Jon Bear Avatar
    Jon Bear
    6/08/2019
  • Had a lovely meal on good Friday really enjoyed it

    Linda Colman Avatar
    Linda Colman
    4/23/2019
  • Great place to eat, absolutely delicious fresh food.
    The staff are all friendly and polite, couldn't fault this place and have been many times. You are all doing a good job, keep it up.

    Sandra buckle Avatar
    Sandra buckle
    2/05/2020
  • Last Sunday me and my friend were in this restaurant and having red wine that was too good and the whole staff of The Old Yard Tapas Bar were so polite.. I'll come back soon!!!!!!!

    Eddy Trace Avatar
    Eddy Trace
    6/21/2019
  • My partner and I were passing through Darlington last night on our way home to Scotland and decided to stop here for a meal. We arrived wearing tracksuit bottoms etc and were told on arrival that there was a dress code which meant no tracksuits allowed. We were given a table, however.

    We ordered our food and didn't have to wait too long for it to arrive. Everything was lovely until I found a long hair in my Tzatziki. I pushed it aside and continued with everything else. At the end of the meal I pointed out the hair and was relieved to have the item removed from the bill and a very embarrassed waitress couldn't apologise enough.

    I would definitely come here again if I'm passing through Darlington in the future as it was genuinely a nice place to eat.

    Peter McDougall Avatar
    Peter McDougall
    3/12/2019
  • Had a lovely meal here last night. Great selection of tapas. Would highly recommend.

    Jackie Bell Avatar
    Jackie Bell
    12/03/2019
  • The service is great. The staff are lovely and accomodating. Food is really nice. Hygiene is very good at the moment.

    Nirujan Kaileswaran Avatar
    Nirujan Kaileswaran
    7/26/2020
  • Great food and drink reasonably priced. Good busy atmosphere, very reasonable prices!! Great night out!!

    Matt Marsh Avatar
    Matt Marsh
    11/18/2019

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