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The Zetland Hotel in Middlesbrough is a hidden Victorian gem. A year-long restoration was completed in the summer of 2018 and has seen the building restored to its former glory. The Zetland Hotel will provide bespoke hospitality for those wishing to enjoy its brasserie, a new-look bar or simply bask in the ambiance of one of Middlesbrough's most iconic buildings. 

Long regarded as one of the North East's most notable establishments, The Zetland Hotel has been painstakingly restored and adds a sense of character and charm that has long been missed in Middlesbrough's town centre. Built c. 1860, the Grade 2 Listed Building is noted for its special architecture and historic interest.

Traditional mosaic floor tiles welcome patrons into the building, where molded handrails, carved paneling, original coving and a chandelier make for the grandest of first impressions. 

For married couple Joanne and Philip Christie, the building became a passion project, with Philip having previous experience of restoring a Grade I listed building in recent years. In July 2017, the couple began restoring The Zetland back to its former glory where it will be run as a brasserie and bar in Middlesbrough's historic quarter. Philip, vastly experienced in the hospitality sector, will be able to call on his 23 years of experience of working with the renowned McCoy's family, most notably at The Cleveland Tontine. 

With its close links to Middlesbrough train station, the emerging BoHo development and, of course, Middlesbrough Town Hall, The Zetland is now the first choice in the town's historic quarter for not only enjoying hospitality from its acclaimed brasserie, but also for networking, taking business meetings and impressing clients. 

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A welcome from us

Autism is a huge part of our lives & we know only too well just how difficult it can be to open your front door & face the world that at times feels like it is full of ignorance.

So we welcome all our VIP guests with Autism and/or any other disabilities that can be socially challenging with open arms. We have a ‘Social Story Picture Board’ you can view on this link to prepare your loved one for there visit ahead.

We have sockets to charge your iPads in our dining room (as we know how important they are to our VIP’s), we can offer any meal combination (if you can let us know in advance we are willing to go out & source your child/adults particular tastes) disclaimers may need to be signed if you bring along your own products for our staff to prepare.

Please do not think twice about asking a question or a suggestion as I doubt it will be something my husband & I have not already thought too!

We want your family outing to be successful & The Zetland to be a place you feel safe & happy to return too.  

Stay strong, 

Joanne & Philip Christie.