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The Punch Bowl Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Edmundbyers DH8 9NL, England
+44 1207 255545
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“four cheese” (3 reviews)
“game pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Edmundbyers DH8 9NL, England
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Well we were told this is a lovely please for food and I would have to agree as what we all had was nice but it's a shame the service and some of the staff let it down. The lady the served us our food...More

Thank Terry J
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I had been looking forward to eating here at the end of our holiday in the area and after it being highly recommended. I opted for the fish and chips after two of our first menu choices were not available; unfortunately the fish turned out...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Visited the Punch Bowl Inn for a meal yesterday. Reserved a table for four which was ready and waiting for us in the bar area. Asked if we could move to the restaurant section (not that there was anything wrong with the bar area -...More

Thank lottiedan2017
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Popped in here as the pub I was planning on going to for lunch was full and what a lovely surprise. My mother had the Ploughman’s lunch that was absolutely huge and my fish dish was gorgeous. Just the sort of place I like, nice...More

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My wife and I booked a table for 5 to celebrate our wedding anniversary with a small family group. The booking was made and we arrived early, being shown to a table in the bar area. We asked about the restaurant seating but were told...More

1  Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Came here to catch up with an old friend, and made some new ones! With a warm greeting from Landlady Lorna, the pub is picturesque as the setting. Very friendly staff and good selection of food and drinks. Cheese vodka, who knew? We ate here...More

Thank Tim M
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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
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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