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Chapters Tea Rooms and Kitchen

16-17 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA, England
+44 191 386 0649
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (14 reviews)
“cakes” (33 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
16-17 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA, England
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1 - 10 of 329 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a cup of tea and scone. Scone was a little dry, but Jane and clotted cream were great-and kid course tea was fab. Nice atmosphere with friendly staff-indoor and a little outdoor seating.

Thank webster09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hot day in Durham with son. Fancied some ice-cream and saw this on walkabout so went in. Heave to go to top floor for the icecream parlour. Very American decor. Nice sundae at reasonable price. About £4- manageable size. Get nice ice cream sundaes where...More

1  Thank Shankar2526
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to love this place but it has gone downhill. Toilets dirty with urine all over seat. Also on our visit yesterday we felt staff couldn't wait to get rid of us. The place was empty upstairs so there was no reason why they kept...More

Thank Greenlady7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A random choice for breakfast while walking into the city centre but a good one. We only had coffees and bacon rolls but both were excellent. Service was good and the interior was comfortable and pleasant.

Thank stevehutch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting our Grandson in his University city, and went to Chapters for coffee. As it was almost noon, we decided to also have lunch. The hot sandwiches were very satisfying, and the accompanying chips were excellent. The following morning we decided to go back for...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Arrived about 2:3- pm (past busy lunch time) ordered coffees and two sandwiches. Coffees came quickly but finished coffee and the sandwiches took at least 20 mins to arrive. To me a sandwich is 2 slices of bread with a filling but we received 2...More

1  Thank Grumpyoldsoandso
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue for meeting friends or for helping a friend with work. WiFi is missing to make this an expert venue, but I will be back soon!

1  Thank Anyothername1987
Owner1617, Manager at Chapters Tea Rooms and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your great review, we look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We wernt planning on eating here but decided to sit outside in the sun and have a lemon drizzle cake and a red velvet. Both really lovely. Coffee was good too!

1  Thank Charlie M
Owner1617, Manager at Chapters Tea Rooms and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your review,we're pleased you enjoyed your cake in the sunshine, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Dropped in for a light lunch and wish we hadn’t bothered. Looking for a healthier light bite option we choose salad from the ‘mains’ - chicken Caesar and Mediterranean respectively. The Caesar dressing was sparse as was the Parmesan shavings. The chicken was tasteless and...More

1  Thank M F
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Won this as part of a prize and wow I was delighted ! Afternoon tea for 2 Gammon and tomato sandwich Beautiful soft bread gammon perfect not too salty 10/10 Tuna cucumber sandwich not ruined by mayo 10/10 Top of the range scones with clotted...More

1  Thank tt2110
Owner1617, Manager at Chapters Tea Rooms and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review,we're pleased you enjoyed your visit,we do look forward to welcoming you back again soon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:30
Thursday
09:00 - 17:30
Friday
09:00 - 17:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-17 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 386 0649
Description
Independent tearooms serving home made scones,cakes,breakfast and lunch, hand pressed Burgers,fresh sandwiches and salads. home made locally sourced fresh produce, serving fresh italian coffee beans hand crafted with a wide selection of tea
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