A traditional taste

of Italy in the heart

of County Durham

A rustic dining experience right on your doorstep.

Have you visited our newly refurbished bar?

Our wonderful bar has had a complete renovation for 2022.  Join us for Wines, Champagne, Poetic License Gins and S43 Brewery Craft and Cask beers, along with a beautiful traditional Tapas selection.  

We can’t wait to see you!

Expect a menu filled with honest, delicious food.

Traditional Italian cuisine is noted for its regional diversity, abundance of difference in taste, and it is probably the most popular in the world. Not only purveyors of authentic Italian cuisine, the Italian Farmhouse embraces the Italian way of life, enjoying a good old get together with family, friends and loved ones to savour classic dishes.

Authenticity is what inspires the flavours of the food on our plates at Italian Farmhouse West Rainton

At the Italian Farmhouse West Rainton, we take pride in the produce of our region, and we’ve taken to heart the Mediterranean practice of using what’s on our doorstep at.

Lots of our produce is sourced nearby – such as our white fish, which is landed on the North East coast, and our beef is reared on farms just up the road.

However, we know that only the best of Italian ingredients will do for our dishes to be truly authentic, therefore our produce is imported directly from the region that inspired it. This includes the very finest olive oil, risotto rice and cheese.

Our Special Offers and Events

Sunday Lunch

Sundays 12 – 6.30pm, A la carte menu is also served
A traditional Sunday roast served with all the trimmings
£12.45 for two courses and £14.95 for three courses

Kids Menu

Our Children’s meals are made with the same fresh ingredients as yours, without any processing or additives!

Father’s Day Menu

Join us for Father’s Day this year!

Happy Hour

Monday – Thursday 12.00pm – 2.30pm

& 5.00pm – 6.00pm 

2 Courses from £9.95 ( Starter and main )
3 courses from £12.95 ( Starter main and dessert ) 
T&C’s apply: Seafood and steak excluded.  Please note this menu is not available during special occasions such as Valentine’s, Easter, Mother’s Day, Christmas or any special event running in the venue


An authentic Italian Experience

The Farmhouse experience allows you to embrace the stunning aroma and rustic setting of a traditional Italian kitchen. Our menu has a vast array of exciting flavours, including numerous vegetarian and gluten free options, not to mention our ‘Skinnylicious’ range of dishes for those who prefer lower calorie dining.

Welcome to a real slice of Italy…

Come find us just off the A690
South Street
West Rainton
Houghton le Spring

Bar opening times

Monday – Friday: Midday – 2:30 / 5pm – 11:30pm

Saturday: 12pm  – 11:30pm

Sunday: Midday – 10:30pm

Food Service times

Monday – Saturday: 12pm  -2:20/5pm – 9pm

Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

Call Us: 0191 584 1022


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