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The Punch Bowl Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Edmundbyers DH8 9NL, England
+44 1207 255545
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“four cheese” (3 reviews)
“game pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Edmundbyers DH8 9NL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay at the Punch Bowl Inn because it was dog friendly. We originally booked for 2 nights but extended our stay to a third night so we could partake in the special Valentines Menu which was being served on the Friday night....More

Thank WalkersCumbria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived on a Tuesday lunchtime as snow was falling to be greeted by a very pleasant barmaid and a roaring log fire. The menu looked very inviting, but we were only interested in the soup which was extremely tasty, value for money and warming. Certainly...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I normally call over 2-3 times a year to meet up with family friends for an evening meal and drinks and I’ve never wrote a review so I thought I’d take time to write this! The front of house service was friendly, attentive and efficient,...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I wrote a review in 2013 and gave 5*. My wife and I have visited since then and been happy with what we had. However, having been out of commission for quite a while, we hadn't been for quite a long time. We've usually visited...More

Thank TednS
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We Visited this delightful pub while staying nearby at Slaley Hall hotel, wanting something different to the hotels offerings. We were not at all disappointed. We both ordered starters and Main with a pudding to share. The food was some of the best I have...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We stayed for 2 nights with our dog recently and really enjoyed it. Service was friendly and efficient and the room was sufficient to meet our needs. Whilst the heating was out of action, we were provided with a portable heater which did the job,...More

Thank martandvic
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Visited whilst on business and was impressed with how nice and friendly the staff & Landlady are. We ate in the hotel after a few beers and the food was very good & enjoyable. Everything including the morning breakfast went down very well. The hotel...More

Thank Shimmy192
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Very dog friendly, and with pleasant helpful staff, this is an excellent place for a lunch or dinner, and by the looks of it a good place to stay as well. Homemade soup was excellent and the service very good.

Thank coln M
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The food here is definitely above average for 'pub food'. This was my third time eating here in the last two years and I've been impressed each time. The menu is varied, interesting and tasty. There are also good specials on offer. It is in...More

Thank tthalliday1
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been here a few times over the years and so decided to bring some family. The food is very nice quality and the portions are decent. My rump steak was good but not special although the chips and onion rings...More

Thank sheepygold
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Lesley H
6 June 2017|
Response from alethings | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - we didn't need one so never looked. I'd call the Pub to check! Cheers Alan
Victoria Y
25 May 2017|
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Response from Sandie M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know we've only spoken to the manager who is a man
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edmundbyers DH8 9NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Edmundbyers
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 255545
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