Food & drink in Teesdale

You’re never far from a great bite to eat in Teesdale and the Durham Dales. With independent farm shops selling locally grown produce, quaint tea rooms serving homemade cakes and biscuits in the area’s towns and villages and cosy rural pubs with open fires, there’s something for everyone.

Pay a visit to Durham’s trendy wine bars and excellent restaurants or sample the work of local producers, from from award winning butchers and cheese makers to amazing bakers and micro-breweries.

The cafe at Cross Lanes Organic Farm in Barnard Castle serves fresh, organic produce that supports local producers and is perfect if you’re after a quick spot of lunch or want to pick up some supplies for your self-catering break. Alternatively, spend a lazy afternoon at The Crown in Mickleton enjoying the award winning real ales and a meal made with fresh, locally sourced meat and fish.