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Black Knight Restaurant

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Chester-le-Street | Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street DH3 4NX, England
+44 191 389 1111
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Chester-le-Street | Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street DH3 4NX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at the Lumley and they asked us before time if we wanted to make dinner reservations... we said okay, not knowing much about the restaurant but knowing we would be getting in from a day touring Durham late. OMG, were we glad we...More

Thank TomaSchultz
Reviewed 1 week ago

exelent food we both had scallops to start mu husband opted for sirloin steak i had beef with blue cheese it was just amazing , next morning breakfast was fab and staff were all lovely and we will be back cant wait

Thank clairby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mmmmmmmmm lovely afternoon tea with Prosecco. Nice veggie option sandwiches, scones, jam and cream, and delicious cakes served in the Black Knight Restaurant. Cannot think of a better way of whiling a couple of hours away 😋

Thank EssexReviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for afternoon T and it was very nice, tea and coffee as much as you like, fresh sandwiches, scones and lovely little cakes, mustn't forget the glass of bubbles. The service was very good and the ladies dressed the part.

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is expensive but the room is lovely, the food good and our servers were warm and friendly. We had breakfast and dinner here and would definitely go again.

Thank TravellerNorthVan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked in for Dinner on the first night of our stay and it was delicious, we first had a drink in the Bar/lounge, where we had a lovely lady who was dressed in costume who came and told us to sit down and she...More

Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our starters were tasty and well presented. The signature dish of fillet beef stuffed with blue cheese wrapped with Parma ham was absolutely delicious. The restaurant was extraordinary as it had so many unusual artefacts.There was an eclectic mix of paintings,prints and the general atmosphere...More

Thank 22kathhryn50
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Enjoyed being at the restaurant:beautiful surroundings, marvellous staff and good company. However, chicken terrine was like eating an old sock; there was no flavour whatsoever. Main course was passable although meat was a tad over done. With the pudding we ended as we had begun:...More

Thank zakattack19
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Absolutely beautiful place, with outstanding decoration in a real castle. Excellent food sith superb service.

Thank Anselmo A
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended. We needed to book as they seem to have a lot of weddings and they could only accommodate for one of the 2 nights we stayed at the Castle The staff seemed friendly as we entered the restaurant and quickly found...More

Thank ChrisBoston
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chester-le-Street | Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street DH3 4NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Chester-le-Street
  • Phone Number: +44 191 389 1111
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