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The Three Horseshoes

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Pit House Lane | Leamside, Durham DH4 6QQ, England
+44 191 584 2394
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Cavendish, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A relaxed, comfortable environment to have a meal or a few beers. I could tell as soon as I walked in it had a good vibe. Despite the mahoosive menu, this did not deter from the quality of the food. We ate here twice in 4 days. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Portions are large and good value as well... More 

Thank hagedd
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We continue to go to this restaurant on a regular basis. We are not afraid to take our friends, because we know the service and food will be good. The friends we took last week had not been before, but loved their meal and thought that the prices were so reasonable.Next time we will try their other bar and restaurant... More 

Thank Shirley G
Co Durham
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Read a comment on a friends FB and decided to call at this restaurant. I am so delighted to have done so. The ambience was very great, the staff very pleasant and the food second to none with the added bonus of a varied menu to choose from. Both my husband and I enjoyed our meals very much and we... More 

Thank Aine01
Durham, United Kingdom
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379 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hanging Kebabs of Leamside and a drink for £11.95 represents great value. My Lamb Kofta kebab with a bowl of salad and a bowl of chips was very filling and my Leamside Brewery pint of Sicknote was a delightful blonde bitter. We ate in the bar which was cosy and a great alternative to the restaurant which was packed... More 

Thank IanMac1960
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just moved near to this pub, we have been in about 5 times now and each time, received excellent service and the food was delicious each time. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff, as I'm a very fussy with food, but can't fault anything. Keep the tasty food coming - we'll be back and I would definitely... More 

Thank Lynn B
Level Contributor
108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for the first time in about 4 years, today and was delighted to discover it was just as outstanding as ever. It's a bit off the beaten path so I haven't had a chance to come back before now but I'm glad we did. The service, from the moment you enter the door, is excellent and very... More 

Thank Hairgone_Ronay
Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed, unlike previous visits. Food was luke warm and I do not think serving mushy peas is acceptable with a Sunday lunch. Gravy was like water and veg selection was very poor.However, staff were very nice. Great shame 😢

Thank vbcav
Fakenham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Food was excellent in particular the Surf and Turf Kebab The portions are good value and the prices are good value Treat yourself with the Guest ale I am trying hard to remember a better pint Service was courteous and swift lots of choice on menus

Thank chris A
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My wife and I booked for the Kebab night , and we weren't disappointed. Efficient friendly service , food was very nice and plenty of it. Drinks and food both reasonably priced. Will definitely be calling again.

Thank danorr
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I came here with my partner on a Sunday, not realising it was a set menu. They very kindly made us something off their regular menu with no fuss. The food was lovely and came very quick even though the place was packed. And the meal only came to £27! Will definitely be returning here!

Thank Stephanie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pit House Lane | Leamside, Durham DH4 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 584 2394
Traditional roadside English country pub/restaurant, recently extended creating new dining areas, kitchen and toilets. 'Brewery tap' for Leamside Brewery which is housed in an adjacent building.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?