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La Spaghetatta

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66 Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NP, England
+44 191 383 9290
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“pizza” (98 reviews)
“fresh salad bar” (23 reviews)
“garlic bread” (33 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
66 Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited at lunchtimes and in the evening and never been disappointed. It's a very busy place usually but the food quality has always been consistent. Prices are very reasonable, there's lots of atmosphere and whether as a couple or with friends it's always been...More

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was doing a castle tour & decided to do lunch beforehand. As i'm a huge fan of pizza this seemed to be the sensible choice. As it wasn't quite 12 yet we got in no problem. Very nicely appointed restaurant with very pleasant staff. Ordered...More

Thank skifan101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today for a spot of lunch. Lovely place, clean and nice atmosphere. There is quite a hike up some steps but worth it because the food was delicious and lots of it. They made my granddaughter something that was not on the menu...More

Thank 919nic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely recommend to anyone looking for traditional Italian food at a reasonable price (& quite a large portion !!). I am a student and the price is really acceptable, especially the lunch menu, although the restaurant is not open for lunch everyday. Staffs are friendly....More

Thank Ying J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 2nd visit with a group of friends. Thankfully we arrived at 4.30pm as by 6pm there was a queue of eager diners waiting for tables. Service is attentive and efficient. The menu is varied, something to suit everone. Meals arrived and were well presented,...More

Thank Alicyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spags is just great, what else can I say, friendly staff , decent food and quick service. They make your experience special from the moment you enter the place, sure it’s not fine dining but well cooked and good quality.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spags is a Durham institution that is clearly not resting on its laurels. I love it. Ingredients are locally-sourced (I checked) and the food is made on the premises (I checked!) by a talented group of chefs. The result is without doubt some of the...More

Thank stukime
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Saturday evening as a group...Current booking system where you can only pre-book for parties of six or more is a shambles.All tables need to be available to pre-book,regardless of party size.This might help prevent the long queues on the stairs and the delay and...More

1  Thank glenn w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well what a disappointment this was. Shop bought focaccia which was cold and tasteless. Salad bar, that was a giggle, lettuce, tomato, kidney beans, sweet corn. (Not exactly Italian). Then Napoli pizza, well that was sloppy and tasteless and very very greasy.... one of our...More

1  Thank colsey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday evening around 5.30, easily managed to get a table as it was quiet. Service is efficient and friendly. The food was is okay, nothing special but for the portion size and price you can't complain. There is a free salad bar...More

Thank Kenven16
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Nick G
2 January 2018|
Response from Fabio C | Property representative |
Hi We are back open on Thursday. Many thanks
Black Queen
30 June 2017|
Response from Fabio C | Property representative |
We are open all day , Sorry for the late reply but we just got it. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 383 9290
Traditional independent Italian restaurant. Open since 1996. La Spaghettata brings a homely, friendly atmosphere with authentic Italian cooking at the best value for money. Not just a pizza pasta house, our talented chefs bring in fresh local seafood, meat and poultry and create our rotating specials board.
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