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The Old Mill

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Bar, British, Pub
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The Old Mill, Consett DH8 9EL, England
+44 1207 581642
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Durham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Was very unimpressed with lunch here, the starters were very small, the soup was tasteless and the lunch itself was very average - wont be hurrying back

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Lanchester,Durham England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A really lovely lunch today with my son, waitress with hair tied up greeted us and said we could choose where we sat....we opted for the table in bar next to a lovely warm open fire. Same pleasant waitress took our drinks order and handed us menus, also explained the specials boards to us. I went for the two course... More 

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Crook, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Fabulous meal with superb service. Greeted with champagne and canapes. There was great choices for each course and each arrived beautifully cooked.

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Thank LiverBird2358
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Well after the week before's trip to the Bradley Gardens we did not expect anything to top it for our Eatery of the Year 2016 but wow this must at least equal it. We all had the Lamb Dinners and boy where they something else the lam was tender and melt in the mouth whilst the veg was perfectly cooked.... More 

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dunston
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142 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best places we have had visited in a long time. We were met by a very pleasant young lady called Paige and shown to a table in front of a roaring fire. Then Pauline came and introduced herself which was a nice touch. I had the pate and my husband had thai fishcakes both were presented very... More 

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Thank kathersdunston
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Food delicious...well presented...large portions and excels for pub food...roaring fire...well recommended

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Thank Janette V
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Food was excellent, we took a fussy teenager, and a fussy grandma and had not one complaint from a party of six. We have now been several times and it's lovely. Really good value for money, none of these silly portions. ;) Staff were nice and location is beautiful. If you visit in the warmer months the seating area outside... More 

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Thank Maxine A
Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Well visited with Itson Voucher for 3 course meal. Lovely welcoming real log fire on a cold Nov night. The starter lovely, the main wasn't , it tasted like reheated slow cooked belly pork. I asked for a black coffee for the third course which wax questioned and my partner requested a raspberry cheese cake with ice cream. His arrived... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had a lovely lunch here in the bar, though the restaurant looked nice too. In a lovely setting with the old watermill turning as we arrived. Good pub grub, sandwiches, burgers and nice choice to starters mains and puds. Staff were friendly and efficient. Real fire, real chips, what more could you want!

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Thank Steve H
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a delightful place to eat. My wife and I and our 14 year old son had a delicious meat platter of ribs, chicken skewers, belly pork and chilli beef nachos to share as a starter. Sensational. The roast of the day ( the wife and I ) and the New Orleans burger ( the son) were all raved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Mill, Consett DH8 9EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Consett
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 581642

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?