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The Grey Horse Inn

| Old Penshaw Village, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 7ER, England
+44 191 512 6080
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (37 reviews)
“sundae” (3 reviews)
“mash” (9 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
| Old Penshaw Village, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 7ER, England
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51 - 60 of 235 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Came across this lovely little pub by accident, but what a wonderful find. The food was delicious, we had steak for 2 and followed it with dessert, It was so reasonable in price. We will certainly be back. Great food and wonderful staff, couldn't ask...More

Thank SusieQ8717
Jimmy G, Owner at The Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

So glad you found us. Thanks for a great review. Really pleased you enjoyed your meal and your experience at The Grey Horse. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Jimmy & Jacq

Reviewed 23 August 2016

the food was good very good ales staff friendly not bad prices my family really enjoyed our visit there and it was clean

Thank Col W
Jimmy G, Owner at The Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you back again soon. Regards Jimmy & Jacq

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely mint had potato skins followed by the tomahawk steak. Food superb as were the staff. Good food mint staff nice drinks n a lovely pub with nice friendly atmosphere what more could you ask for cheers Jimmy n jacq n all the staff

Thank robert h
Jimmy G, Owner at The Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Really pleased you enjoyed your food. Thank you for the great review. Look forward to seeing you back again soon. Regards Jimmy & Jacq

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Living local I've never really tried this place as been in for a drink before and felt a bit like everyone turns round from the bar and looks at you as if " you're not from round here" lol, however, what a treat! Decided to...More

Thank Petericho30
Jimmy G, Owner at The Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Lovely review. Thank you very much. We realise that sometimes visiting a village community pub can make you feel like a stranger lol However we are very lucky that we have marvellous customers and although you maybe a newbie I can guarantee that they dont...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Once again another fantastic meal at the grey horse, me and my partner tend to go up for steak nite, which we had tonite. but as we where finishing off we saw the new wraps on the menu which looked fab and huge so next...More

Thank kelnjohn
Jimmy G, Owner at The Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Lovely to get a review from a repeat customer. Thank you very much its always appreciated. Regards Jimmy & Jacq

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Decided to try a meal there after reading the positive reviews on Tripadvisor. Lovely atmosphere and all staff were without fault. My husband and myself both chose the steak and ale pie, which came with chips, carrots, garden peas and a extra portion of gravy....More

Thank Guapa46
Jimmy G, Owner at The Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you so much for your review. really pleased you enjoyed your meal. We dont add salt to the Steak & Ale pie but do use a bullion stock. Hope this didnt put you off trying other dishes from our menu. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent meal last week. We both had the skewers, one lamb, one chicken and they were delicious. Attentive staff and great ambiance.

Thank Gillian H
Jimmy G, Owner at The Grey Horse Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Lovely review thank you and really pleased you enjoyed your meal and experience at The Grey Horse. Regards Jimmy & Jacq

Reviewed 1 August 2016

I was having a walking day with my daughter, we stopped for lunch at the Grey Horse as I remembered it from about thirty years ago when I lived in this area. The staff were very helpful and polite. We ordered starters but seeing the...More

Thank Redindian2015
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

What a lovely friendly pub. Food was amazing i would highly recommend this place 5* all the way. Staff are very polite

Thank Lesley J
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered 'tomahawk steak' & lamb kebab from the new Mediterranean menu. Mammoth pork chop! Lovely glazes. First class food and service.

Thank Tony P
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135nettie
21 October 2016|
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Response from Jimmy G | Property representative |
hi sorry for the late response. we are now open as The Italian Kitchen thank you
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Petericho30
7 August 2016|
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Response from olwynhayes | Reviewed this property |
Yes and was very nice too
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Mo R
3 June 2016|
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Response from Jimmy G | Property representative |
Yes, we do a Rock and Roll bingo. Tickets are free, you win two free drinks if you win a line or a bottle of wine if you get a full house. We usually play two games every friday night :) Look forward to seeing you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Old Penshaw Village, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 7ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Houghton-le-Spring
  • Phone Number: +44 191 512 6080
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Description
The Italian Kitchen is situated within The Grey Horse pub Old Penshaw Village. A traditional village pub with a real open log fire for the winter months and loads of character.Serving excellent home cooked Italian food.
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