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Red Alligator

Auckland Road | South Church, Bishop Auckland DL14 6SP, England
+44 1388 605644
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (20 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Auckland Road | South Church, Bishop Auckland DL14 6SP, England
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch and as usual we both enjoyed our meals. Excellent quality, very well cooked and presented. Without doubt terrific value for money

2  Thank Mowhay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Sunday carvery, washed down with a very good pint of cask Sharp's Doom Bar. Could not be bettered.

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food... Reasonable prices... Good atmosphere. Will definitely be calling again soon. Cant wait.

1  Thank Sarah Balnaves G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another visit and not dissapointed yet again would return definitely. Party of six and nobody had a bad word to say thanks again will return soon.

1  Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with friends for an early evening meal, the food was well presented and tasty. The waitress was extremely pleasant and friendly. The menu was reasonably priced with plenty of choice.

1  Thank Oldagetravellers67
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

My sister and her husband visited “The Alligator “ for lunch after hearing me singing it’s praises , her opinion was “the best pub meal we’ve had in a long time “ . Enough said.

3  Thank Mowhay
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

First time I've been here for years. First time I've eaten here. Went out with wife and friends and didn't realize it was steak night. What absolutely fantastic value for money and totally delicious. All 4 of us really enjoyed our meals and will definitely...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went in for quiet drink was told we could sit on any table ,about 5 mins later the barman told us to move as he had people wanting to sit down .Well if anyone wants this sort of service go there I myself will definitely...More

1  Thank peter d
littleB_11, Manager at Red Alligator, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Why the word "pathetic" springs to mind I don't know, how ever let me respond to your comments about your visit and fill in some of the blanks which you seem to have over looked. Your visit was on a Sunday lunchtime when we are...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Just downloaded trip advisor as wanted to leave a review to say how nice this place is. Food 10/10, service was great & thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Thank you, we will most definitely be back.

Thank mariamariaa-5
Reviewed 13 January 2018

After a recommendation from a work collegue my family and I visted the Red Alligator and we are so glad we did!!! Inside it has a lovely charming and cosy feel to it and we sat right infront of the fire and we felt like...More

1  Thank Sara W
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Questions & Answers
debbie k
14 March 2017|
Response from littleB_11 | Property representative |
Yes the entrance to the pub is wheelchair friendly, and there are tables either side of the interior doors, which allow easy access. There is also a disabled toilet.
23 February 2017|
Response from littleB_11 | Property representative |
Yes we have a variety of meals which are gluten free
21 November 2016|
Response from littleB_11 | Property representative |
It's advisable to book on Tuesday's Friday's and Saturday's, we open each evening at 5.30 and last orders for food is around 8pm. Many thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:15 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Auckland Road | South Church, Bishop Auckland DL14 6SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Bishop Auckland
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 605644
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