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The Tawny Owl is one of the oldest buildings in Darlington, a town steeped in history. Beginning as an Anglo-Saxon settlement on the River Skerne, it was later taken over by the Danes, a fact that explains the number of place names in the area with a Viking origin. The Tawny Owl provides the ideal setting to relax, eat and drink, surrounded by history and heritage.
Our menus are full of hearty favourites and country pub classics, as well as our seasonal spring dishes, and we’ll be ready with a well-stocked bar, including cask ales, fine wines and British gin to suit very taste - which will taste all the better when enjoyed either in our beautiful gardens or by our crackling log fires.
We look forward to welcoming you!
Picture this: a warm, inviting country pub, nestled in the heart of your local community, brimming with character and charm. Welcome to Vintage Inns in Darlington, where tradition meets modern comforts to offer you an unforgettable experience.
At Vintage Inns, we believe that great food is at the heart of every great pub experience. Our chefs take pride in crafting classic country pub meals, each plate a testament to our love for hearty, wholesome food. From our signature dishes mouthwatering Sunday roasts, our menu is as varied as it is delicious. Sign up to our email club to be the first to hear of any future exclusive offers.
If you're visiting Darlington, let The Tawny Owl take you under its wing. Originally The Bit & Bridle, this is one of the oldest buildings in the area, its wooden beams having witnessed the happenings of centuries.
What’s a pub without a fantastic selection of drinks? At Vintage Inns, we've curated an impressive range of cask ales and fine wines to tempt even the most discerning of palates. From traditional, locally-brewed ales to a world-class selection of wines, there's something for everyone at The Tawny Owl. Our knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help you find your perfect pour. Speaking of our staff: we’re always looking for new people to join our Vintage family - check out our jobs page for the latest vacancies.
The Tawny Owl is a dog friendly pub in Darlington.
We welcome four legged friends and have water and treats available
to ensure they're as comfortable as you are during your visit!
Dogs are allowed in the bar area of our pub, as this is the most friendly environment
for you and your four-legged friends to feel relaxed, safe, and happy at all times during your visit.
Call The Tawny Owl on: 01325 389027
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