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Court Inn

££ - £££, British,
Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
+44 191 384 7350
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
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121 - 130 of 573 reviews

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Xmas meal last night, packed in like sardines. Food not as expected. The menu that we had booked had changed to a carvery, food ok though. Waitress service for food was good but drinks waitress was shocking. She never smiled, was miserable & threw your...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great Sunday Lunch last Weekend. Great variety of meat and veg. Yorkshire puts fantastic. Well organised and great staff

Thank Doobet
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten track slightly as set against the prison wall. Don't be put off tho as Very pretty well kept pub inside. Clean and friendly. Been a few times. Very good value. Huge portions. Meals from kitchen all excellent - salmon, burger etc. Slightly...More

Thank Pomegranate789
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at the Court Inn. Food was lovely and reasonably priced. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We will definitely return.

Thank Holly190832
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Wow wow wow ! Quite simply the best .. beautiful food , fantastic service, lovely staff , and the gin choice is too good to describe! This pub is everything a pub should be fantastic atmosphere, everybody seems so happy and so friendly, useless with...More

Thank JimmyGlaister
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Called in for light lunch. Food great and staff very friendly and attentive. Comment about the number of different tonics resulted in a fantastic gin tasting experience thanks to Ben who had in-depth knowledge about gin, mixers etc. and went out of his way to...More

Thank ontheslopes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Visited again tonight, very busy at teatime as Christmas nights out have started but staff went out of their way to find me and my nephew a table in the bar (had my dog with me too so bar fine). Food excellent, once again, a...More

Thank Ailsa1966
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Whilst visiting Durham I visited this pub for 2nd time, sat in bar area as we had our dog with us, excellent friendly bar service, Excellent food. Sat on table with manager, didn't realise at first, he got up & got us a menu then...More

Thank Lynn425
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We go quite regularly even tho it takes us half an hour drive its well worth it, sometimes you may have to wait for a seat so maybe pre book if its for a family meal. The only time I was annoyed was on armistice...More

1  Thank Michele R
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Good pub food. Plenty of vegetarian options and gluten free. Portion sizes big. Cosy and friendly staff.

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14 September 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
I think it is, the bar area should be fine, there's outdoor seating too
Jo C
27 September 2016|
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Response from Peter J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is particularly child friendly as it is a bit cramped in the bar area for pushchairs etc. But i am sure the restaurant (separate off to one side) will supply a high chair on request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 7350
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We are a Classic English Pub/restaurant in the Heart of Durham City, serving classic English food with a twist, using the finest locally sourced ingredients and first class service every time. We have a large selection of spirits and 8 hand pulls with local beer everyday
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