Based around the market town of the same name, the borough of Stockton-on-Tees has many top restaurants and country inns spread among its outlying villages and suburbs, each with its own distinctive character – all of which makes it a prime hunting ground for lovers of fine dining. So whether you're planning to spend the day splashing around on the River Tees or you're taking in a show in the town centre, why not use Quandoo to reserve a table at one of our shortlist of great restaurants in Stockton-on-Tees?
Stockton-on-Tees is packed with restaurants offering tasty British cooking both traditional and modern. For instance, Muse on the High Street, Yarm, delivers home-grown dishes with a continental slant in a bright, airy setting that's perfect for casual lunches and date nights alike. The menu changes with the seasons, but keep an eye out for the spinach and cheddar soufflé, chargrilled garlic chicken and juicy Shorthorn fillet. Meanwhile, The Vane on Darlington Road in the village of Longnewton is a good example of a local country pub where you can feast on the likes of smoked salmon with new potatoes, leek and onion pie and rhubarb crumble.
As for Italian cuisine, Stockton-on-Tees' restaurants have that covered too. Places like Lucia's Italian Kitchen and Uno Ristorante (both on Yarm High Street) bring an authentic taste of the bel paese to the North East. Expect a relaxed ambience and beautifully prepared rustic recipes – perhaps a poached duck egg or chicken liver pate for a starter, followed by linguine with fresh local cockles, vegetarian rigatoni dripping with with goat's cheese or prawns in a fragrant Provencale sauce. What's keeping you? Avanti!
It goes without saying that Stockton-on-Tees also boasts some fine restaurants with an Indian theme. Situated right on the River Tees in Stockton town centre, Vadah mixes old favourites with fresh, innovative house specials. A lightly spiced grilled salmon and baby lamb chops are among the milder options, but expect some full-on, fiery curries too. Then there's the Miraaj on Skinner Street, a spacious and versatile venue ideal for special events and family celebrations. These are just some of the local Indian eateries you'll find when you browse the pages of Quandoo.