Spending Valentine’s day at Plawsworth Hall and around Chester Le Street is an excellent option for this special day. This area is a fabulous place to stay as it’s accessible from London in a few hours, where you can enjoy northern landscapes, hospitality, and great food. You’ll undoubtedly be after a flavourful dinner and drinks to complement time with your loved one. This beautiful local town is full of great places to eat or get a takeaway for time indoors if you want delivery to your accommodation instead as it’s only 10 minutes from the Hall. Either way, when you need help choosing what to eat, we’ve created a list of our favourites below.
Lambton Worm Pub
Named for the Lambton Worm that was said to have cursed the Lambton family for generations (you can read the story here), the Lambton Worm Pub boasts local quality ingredients, craft beers, gin and cocktails. Run by a passionate team offering outstanding service, you can’t miss Valentine’s evening out here if you want elevated British pub food.
Deano’s offers authentic Italian cuisine from locally sourced ingredients that will win you and your loved one over. With a welcoming and cosy restaurant atmosphere, great service and even better food, Deano’s is a great Valentine’s day option to indulge your desire for an Italian home-cooking style meal.
Le Raaj is ranked highly on the review sites for excellent food, fantastic decor, and service. There is no doubt this combination will captivate couples. Each item on the menu – from the authentic food to delightful drinks – is designed to please. Consider this fabulous venue for your special evening out when you want something a little spicy. There are also vegetarian and vegan dishes available, providing options for every diner and preference.
The Lambton Arms
Set in the heart of Chester-Le-Street, the Arms offers a fantastic menu filled with delicious yet uncomplicated pub grub, along with an extensive selection of beers, wines and spirits to cater for all tastes. So when you want a chilled evening and relaxed service, this is a great option for your Valentine’s day evening out.
After great pizza for your V-day dinner? Try Antico Birtley. This cute pizzeria combines traditional English pub vibes with flavours of Italy that will impress with every slice. Here you can expect great food, a selection of enjoyable wine, beer and even better service. Toppings offer something for carnivores and vegetarians alike and can be enjoyed in the restaurant or by takeaway or delivery. See the online menu for more.
This friendly, local Italian restaurant in the heart of Chester-le-Street is known for authentic Italian dishes using fresh, local ingredients while offering a warm, friendly atmosphere for a romantic evening out. Delicious crafted cocktails, wine and drinks are also available to ensure every aspect of your night is memorable. The menu also caters to Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan diners, so there is something for everyone to enjoy.