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Menu of the Moment at The Raby Hunt Chef’s Table

Strikingly Simple Food, Gives The Raby Hunt its Edge

Located in a beautiful Grade II listed building, in the pretty village of Summerhouse near Darlington, is an intimate 30 seat restaurant. However, don’t let size fool you…

The Raby Hunt Restaurant is intimate and elegant. It also has a variety of impressive awards under its belt – it was the first North East restaurant to be awarded a Michelin Star and it has proudly held onto it for four years now. In 2014 The Raby Hunt also broke into the Top 50 of the Good Food Guide and achieved an impressive number 26 in the Sunday Times top 100 restaurants.

It's thanks to head chef, James Close and his team, why the restaurant keeps going from strength to strength. James believes in keeping things simple and using well tried combinations for his dishes. His style is Modern British, using the finest seasonal produce. As well as a Michelin Starred restaurant, The Raby Hunt also features two beautifully modern ensuite bedrooms.  The perfect base for exploring the lovely Tees Valley, Durham and Northumberland area.

Check out The Raby Hunt's Menu of the Moment and booking information below.

Cod Skin


62 Degrees Lindisfarne Oyster


Razor clam, brown shrimps, dandelion & celeriac

Raw Beef

Sea bream, spinach & cod roe

Smoked eel, beetroot & cherry

Deer loin, ragu, cauliflower & kale

Licorice, lime, fennel & almond

Pineapple, passion fruit, cardamom & brioche


Book a place at The Raby Hunt

Opening Times:

LUNCH Wednesday - Saturday 12-2pm
DINNER Wednesday - Saturday 6-9.30pm

Telephone: 01325 374237 or Email

Address: Summerhouse, Darlington, Co Durham, DL2 3UD

Telephone: 01325 374237


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