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The Avenue Inn

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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
The Avenue has recently refurbished to a very high standard. The Avenue Inn is ideally situated in the beautiful village of High Shincliffe it is the first point of call off the A177m, and just a little over a mile from the historic city of Durham and only 2 miles from junction 61 on the A1(M) giving easy and quick access to all parts of the region, meaning theres plenty to do and see! The inn is run by a couple Nicola and Alan who are passionate about the Quality food, drink and accommodation they serve, together with creating the right warm & welcoming atmosphere for all, with the highest of service standards...you wont be disappointed!
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Visited with my husband and daughter for lunch as had not tried here before. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful, the atmosphere and surroundings were good. We decided to try the two course lunch menu, and after ordering the food arrived pretty quickly. All the
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Monthly catch up with girlfriends and we try The Avenue Restaurant/Pub. The place is cozy and the night we were in it was packed. I ordered mussels in white wine with garlic sauce (which was spelt muscles on the board). The sauce was well seasoned but thin and watery. The
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Fantastic value - generous portions. Beef - choice of rare or well done ,mashed potato, roasties, carrot and turnip mashed, broccoli, cauliflower and carrots. Yorkshire pud. Piping hot . Lovely gravy. Lots of alternatives - pork, chicken etc and specials "on the board"
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Went there last Saturday with family & friends for anniversary meals. The bread & oils was amazing, honest the best I have ever tasted. However if I had thought that the main meal was going to be disgusting I would have eaten more of the bread. The starters were very good but
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Had a meal here while meeting some friends who live in Durham and they go regularly. Service friendly and quick, had the fish burger (big bit of battered fish, tasty!), my husband and friends had the pie, which hubby says was the best he had ever tasted. The only thing that
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I stayed here specifically for access to the Uni (specially Physics). The bus from the Inn goes just past the edge of the Uni, and it's an easy walk from that stop just after the bus leaves the main roads.
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do you have a childrens play area?
sorry about the late response as I have been on Holiday, no there is no play area
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Would you allow a well behaved cocker spaniel?
Sorry, we do not.
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"I have not stopped in the hotel but if the food is anything to go by it will be spot on"
"Try to get a room on the first floor, steep steps up to the second floor."
"Stairs to rooms very steep. Not wheelchair friendly."
"Top room, Number 6...lovely big bathroom!"
"Had the premier suite which had a lovely view of the country side"
US$92 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandDurhamHigh Shincliffe
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