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Bells Fish Restaurant

Market Square, Durham, England
+44 191 384 8974
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (266 reviews)
“tartare” (15 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British
££ - £££
Market Square, Durham, England
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A nice fish and Chip supper and it didn't disappoint, I go to many different place looking for a good fish bar and have to say this is up with the best

1  Thank Kirsty D
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We visited this Fish and Chip restaurant and were greeted by a lovely lady who found us a table upstairs, the staff were very efficient and friendly even though the restaurant was very busy, we didn't have to wait long for our food and it...More

1  Thank Jan934
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Worth the extra effort to seek out this inspiring traditional fish and chip restaurant. Cooked to perfection the cod is the best on the menu. We have tried this restaurant many times and it never fails to surprise us of excellent quality fish fried to...More

1  Thank consulbcn
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Excellent fish and chips, good service and competively priced. Very enjoyable experience. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank Shelagh J
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Massive portions, quality food and good service. This place is well worth a visit. Highly recommended

1  Thank BangkokAndy1976
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We had the best cod dinner ever! The fish was amazing, juicy and perfectly cooked with the lightest batter. I couldn't manage all of the chips but they were also very well cooked and tasty. We would recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Rosie452
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Visited for the first time despite living in Durham for more than fifty years !!...why I haven't been before I have no idea however I will definitely be back. possible the nicest fish and chips I've ever had so won't be long before a return....More

2  Thank StuartWflyfisher
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Food was good bit pricey and first time I have heard this one,asked waitress where the bread was which was included in the meal price ,reply was we did not ask for it so it was to avoid waste,nothing to do with cost savings I...More

Thank sadler_jim
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Some of the best, freshly cooked, haddock and chips I've ever had. Not the first time I've been either, and everytime has been great.

1  Thank 1bigspender1
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This really is a nice chip shop with great chips. Really love to pop in for a cone. Queues can be quite long but it's worth it.

1  Thank durham05
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27 September 2017|
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Response from PicklesFarnborough | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help, give them a call really nice people.
28 September 2016|
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Response from Durhamfogies | Reviewed this property |
The Take Away you describe is part of the Restaurant on the corner of Market Square & is indeed Bells. Their website confirms that they use beef dripping for frying. Their chips are lovely but sadly don't sound suitable for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Durham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 8974
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