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Court Inn

) #26 of 251 Restaurants in Durham ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
+44 191 384 7350
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • 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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Reviewed 23 August 2016

While my wife went shopping I managed a quick walk and a pint in this excellent pub (in a side street at the back of the police station (but do not let that put you off!!) Lots of floral displays and a very pleasant interior...More

Thank Cavershamroyals
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Service a little slow. Gave us time to chat. Lovely food. Would come again. Little away from town centre be prepared for bank if you're walking to pub.

Thank SBNE2015
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It was 6 of us and we loved the meal. 5 of us had the Sunday carvery which was good. We also orders the assortment of bread and cheese which was delicious. It also came with a chutney. The dessert death by chocolate was presented...More

Thank Tehani P
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had been recommended The Court by our hotel. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our table. There was a good selection of beers and other drinks and a vast selection of Gin and Whiskey. There was a good selection on the menu from...More

Thank Betty2011
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Trevor Pat and staff were so friendly and helpful and catered to every whim. Ben behind the bar was superb and knowledge of gin is beyond extreme. His cocktails are amazing. Could not recommended highly enough........oh and the food? None better in Durham.

Thank Andy_Robinson1979
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Went here for lunch and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I had the escargot for starters which was very good and came with some bread and salad and then for my main I had the lamb which I must say was a very...More

Thank JNYV13
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say, we are/were regulars to the restaurant but feel it's slipped. The food we had last weekend was average but the serve was quite strange. We arrived on the Saturday evening to have to look for a waitress in the restaurant area...More

Thank Katherineluke26
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Popped into The Court for lunch earlier today with my wife, daughter and our dog and was very impressed. Sat outside due to dog. The food was lovely (especially the home made chips - amazing!), as was the service. The lady behind the bar brought...More

Thank josag
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to What a menu ! Squirrell, kangaroo, ostrich! Friendly staff Highly recommend Cant say enough good things

Thank gchc_11
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Great value food served in a pleasant pub dining room.Not the quickest service I have received but pleasantly muddled. Food was good quality and portions generous.

Thank Conqueror17
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Jo C
Are you child friendly and have high chairs available?
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.
Angela S
Hi! We are interesting in trying Wellington beef. Do you serve it?
3 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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