About The Italian Farmhouse - West Rainton

The Italian Farmhouse Houghton-le-Springs offers rustic Italian dining that will have you dreaming of the delicious, honest food served here for quite some time after you dine. With restaurants in both Roker and Coxhoe, this space in West Rainton on South Street boasts all the charm and passion of the other two venues, which means you’ll be in for a feast to remember, that’s for sure. Serving up a range of regional Italian dishes, the Italian Farmhouse offers high quality dining in a relaxed atmosphere – it true Italian style. The quality here is second-to-none and the menu is home to dishes like traditional Bolognese with your choice of freshly made pasta; chargrilled steaks; fresh seafood; delicious pizzas and an impressive selection of antipasti. One of our favourite dining spots in West Rainton, book your table now!

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Italian Farmhouse - West Rainton
South Street, West Rainton
Houghton-le-Spring DH4 6PA

Menu Highlights



Carpaccio di Manzo

Beef carpaccio, with lemon, rocket and parmesan

Insalata di Gamberie e Salmone Affumicato

Smoked salmon and Greenland prawns on a bed of dressed leaves with spicy Marie Rose sauce

Ali di Pollo alla Diavila

Chicken wings, breaded with our own recipe and served with spicy tomato salsa (contains peanuts)

Crostini Zucchini

Bruschetta of Goats Cheese, cherry tomatoes and pan fried courgettes with garlic butter



Strips of Chicken, Onion and Pancetta cooked in Wild Mushroom, Cream and Parmesan Sauce

Frutti di Mare

Mixed Seafood in a Tomato, Garlic and White Wine Sauce


Miniature Meatballs sautéed with Garlic, Mushrooms, Caramelised Shallots in a Tomato Sauce

2 The Italian Farmhouse - West Rainton Reviews

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Value for money:Reasonable value
Waiting time:Average
Noise levels:Average
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Angela D.5 days ago · 1 review

Absolutely amazing food and friendly service. We had to wait a little while for our table but completely worth it. Best Italian restaurant in the area.