About The Pennyweight

Found on Bakehouse Hill in the main market square of Darlington’s town centre, The Pennyweight is a trendy twist on a traditional British gastropub, serving up tasty bar snacks and pub food favourites in a cosy setting that will make you feel right at home. Whether it's for some Sunday lunch, a family meal or to enjoy some drinks and listen to some live music in the evenings, The Pennyweight is a favourite among locals. Pair your pint with some merlot and chilli tomato meatballs or fish and chip bites, or go all out with options like the hunter’s chicken, bangers and mash, and halloumi burger – just remember to book a table in advance to avoid missing out!

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 9:30 am
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm


The Pennyweight
8 Bakehouse Hill, Town Centre
Darlington DL1 5QA

Menu Highlights



Cajun Crab cakes with sweet chilli


Merlot & Chilli Tomato Meat Balls


Mound of Fries

• Mature Cheddar (V) £3 • Chilli Con Carne £3 • Five Bean Chilli (V) £3 • Dipping Gravy (V) £2 • Peppercorn Sauce (V)

13 The Pennyweight Reviews

13 Reviews
Waiting time:Good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Good value
Sue h.4 months ago · 1 review

Lovely friendly place in the town centre,we enjoyed our sharing platter and wine and have also had Sunday lunch here before and it is dog friendly

Tiffany S.5 months ago · 1 review

A great night was here, the food was yummy,some of the best chips I have ever had! And the music was fantastic (went on the jazz night)

Stewart F.a year ago · 1 review

Great food (burgers and parmos all-round) , excellent selection for drinks, especially IPAs and the band for the night, Hip Hop Hooray were fantastic! A fun night out!