A trip to Hartlepool is never complete without exploring its seaside. After all, what could be better than a beach-side stroll followed by your favourite seaside treat?

What’s not to love about a visit to the glorious British seaside? From nostalgic treats including hot waffles and ice cream to peaceful evening meals spent gazing at the sea, Seaton Carew is the idea spot for some much-needed relaxing.

With so much to do at Seaton you’re bound to work up an appetite. Whether you have spent the day playing sports, building sandcastles and relaxing on the beach or partaking in some fun family competition with a game of bowling at Larry’s Lane’s, there’s nothing better than some good food to recharge your batteries. Visit our feature page on Seaton Carew to explore the full visitor offer of this stunning location.

If you’re in the mood for some classic fish and chips then Seaton Carew will not disappoint. The Almighty Cod and Surfside Fish Bar & Restaurant are great options for this must-have seaside dish. Why not enjoy this tasty dish as you stroll on the promenade – make sure to stop and admire the views!

A rather unique option that is becoming increasingly popular with locals is Napoli Wood-fired Pizza. This delicious stall situated on the scenic seafront serves up fresh and authentically-sourced Italian pizza’s that are absolutely to die for!

Glady’s Vintage Tea Room is a great option for fancying a cosy café treat. This glamorous vintage tea room serves up excellent dishes ranging from freshly-cooked breakfasts and sandwiches to stunning afternoon teas and pastries.

Even after a full meal, there’s always room for some ice cream! Seaton has plenty ice cream stands for those wanting to grab a quick treat, as well as two sit down parlours serving up an excellent selection of ice cream flavours. As well as delicious ice cream, Gelato Jojo’s and Larry’s Bar (inside Larry’s Lanes) serve up a great selection of food including pizza, hot dogs, panini’s, sandwiches and so much more. Both are ideal spots to enjoy a chilled lunch or a light snack with the whole family.

Larry’s Lanes also offers a great selection of quality dishes – from sharing trays and light bites to mammoth burgers and pizza’s (not to mention an array of cocktails!), its a great place to visit even if you don’t fancy the bowling!

Looking for a relaxed restaurant atmosphere? Look no further than Matteo’s. This delightful family-run, Italian restaurant truly transports you to Italy, serving up classic dishes at fantastic prices. Another option is Seaton Tandoori – a popular Indian restaurant offering up an eclectic mix of Indian favourites. Wanting to try a local delicacy? Head to The Open Jar, where you’ll find the must-try  Teesside Parmo. 

To unwind after a long day at the seaside, Kitty Bill’s, The 9 Anchors  and The Hidden Tap situated along The Front, are great venues to enjoy a quiet beer and some delicious beautifully-crafted cocktails. For a more lively atmosphere head to Seaton’s Place To Be – a local sports bar serving up great well-priced drinks.