Casual Dining at Mercure Darlington 

Breakfast is served in the King's Grill Restaurant, all other dining is located on the ground floor by reception. Private dining is available in the restaurant for numbers over 10 or more at a supplement. 

The Kings Grill

We offer sophisticated menus of delicious gourmet dishes made by talented chefs using only the highest quality, locally sourced ingredients. Popular with both hotel guests and locals, The King's Grill is a culinary attraction in itself!

Serving breakfast, dinner, light bites and afternoon tea, see our menus below.

Lunch & Dinner menu available from 12 noon with last orders at 9.15pm.


Enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea at the Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel at only £18.00 for two guests.


Our traditional afternoon tea includes a selection of finger sandwiches, cakes and freshly baked scones with jam and clotted cream.
Gift vouchers also available for purchase from Hotel Reception and online through the 'Gifts' page.

To be served in the Kings Bar located on the ground floor by reception.

Only Jubilee Afternoon Teas are served between 30th May – 5th June. Located in the eat and drink tab and offers tab.



Treat your family to a delicious lunch with all the trimmings, and let us do all the hard work for you. 

Served from 12noon – 3pm.

1 course – £9.95

2 courses – £12.95

3 courses – £14.95

(Children Under 12 are half price)


Situated on the ground floor of the hotel, and open to all, pop in and see us!  Enjoy premium Douwe Egberts coffee prepared by our talented baristas or browse the selection of bar snacks and light bites available. We have an impressive selection of spirits, wines, craft ales and soft drinks behind the bar, and are partial to a good cocktail too.


The King's Bar is also available for hire complimentary for drinks receptions, so please get in touch to find out more about this amazing event space!

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