Eat Well, Drink Well, Sleep Well
Join Us For Drink at Teesdale’s ‘Pub of the Season 2015’
We are currently the only pub in Barnard Castle in ‘The Good Beer Guide’, to have won many accolades ! Winner of Teesdale Pub of the season in 2011, 2012, 2014 , 2015.
We’re well known for our cask ales and the bar serves a wide range – usually five and has an extensive wine list.
From time to time we hold beer festivals with 10 real ales on tap and a selection of speciality ciders. Come and join us and enjoy the afternoon and evening live music and entertainment. Our next one will is scheduled for September.
We keep surprising our customers and ourselves. Turns out – nothing tastes as good as our Real Ales!
Come and try our new menu – a delicious mix of popular cuisines that we keep changing regularly. Predominantly British, you will find Italian, Indian , Thai and food from other parts of the globe. We also have a delectable dessert counter!
There’s a comfortable lounge, a quiet restaurant, a beer garden with gorgeous views and the castle wall enclosing it and a bright and warm conservatory with a coffee bar.
We also offer excellent facilities for business meetings or training sessions, with a private meeting room and wireless internet access.
The Old Well Inn offers you traditional value and ambience with contemporary service – the best of both worlds. We are a family friendly, pet friendly hotel and pub and we welcome you to the Old Well Inn experience.
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Join Us For A Hand-Pulled Real Ale!
It’s a clean and simple pale lager and one of the more popular beer varieties.
Stouts have an unclear history, yet it’s strongly held by many that they derive from porters.
Pale ale is one of the world’s most popular beer styles. It’s made with the use of pale malt.
It’s a very old style beer, whose history dates back to unhopped ales.
In the Old Well you’ll find a warm and cosy atmosphere and a range of drinks to suit all tastes, including a fine selection of wines and cask ales. We normally have 5.
Our range of casks changes every week and includes great beers from lots of local breweries including;
Timothy Taylor, Mitral Ales, York Brewery, Coniston, Consett Ales, Pennine Brewery, Black Hill Brewery, Hambleton Ales, Camerons and many more…
The Old Well Inn features in ‘The Good Beer Guide’ and has done since 2011. Unlike other beer quality awards this is solely based upon CAMRA members votes. It is something that can’t be bought!
We have also has been voted 1st in the Darlington branch of CAMRAs pub of the season competition 2011,2012,2014 and are delighted to be the reigning champions 2015!
Relax with real coffee, home-baked cakes
and a children’s play area.
Relax in our newly furnished coffee lounge in the conservatory whilst enjoying the view across the beer garden. We are a family friendly and pet friendly pub so you need not worry about a babysitter while you relax!