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The stables beamish

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Beamish, England
+44 1207 233733
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Durham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish was very good as per usual but why change the chips ? they arrived in a basket which only made them cold, also cold mushy peas dolloped on the paper on the cold plate ( why the paper ? ), didn't enjoy it as much as usual, please go back to the peas in a hot bowl and chips... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No one goes to a real ale pub with micro-brewery expecting or wanting a posh restaurant. Staying in the hotel all we wanted was a quick lunch in relaxed surroundings. But while the decor is relaxed the Stables isn't. Although open, we weren't allowed to sit at a table we could eat at until 12. So we ordered drinks and... More 

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york
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have said variable only because we had a meal that was good on Friday but the Saturday meal was excellent. So, just a tad disappointed about Fridays. I recommend ordering french fries rather than chips. Also don't miss the Game Pie if this is your thing. It was gorgeous. The staff were excellent and a small error was corrected... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for my daughters birthday last week. The service was excellent, staff really friendly and helpful. Everybody loved their meal and without exception the food was fantastic. Great menu and great value! Will definitely be back

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Thank Eliz68
beamish, england
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. The stables always seems busy which is surely a good sign. They have their own micro brewery on sight which is quirky although have had the odd dodgy pint (can't be helped). My wife and I both has fish and chips with mushy peas. Fish was nice if not a little greasy. Mushy peas... More 

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Thank GaryDunc
Whitley Bay
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were back in the north east over Christmas and didn't waste any time in arranging a visit. Genuinely my favourite place in the north east. Lovely staff, excellent food, wood fire and amazing beer brewed by John onsite. I can't recommend the Silver Buckles highly enough! It's a fantastic place year round but add a touch of snow at... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The staff were all very friendly and efficient but the menu was very limited. Most of the meals were casseroles or broth they did have 3 fish dishes on and burgers the only grills were steak no chicken grilled or roast no pasta meat dishes so we found it very limited for our taste. The food we did have was... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was a family lunch which was in some respect good but in others it was a little disappointing. Service was very good, well looked after and everyone was very attentive. A small niggle but not a major problem were a group of young children who ate in the restaurant and whilst a little lively, I found it strange they... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This really is a quite nice little venue situated at the side of Beamish Hall. A pleasant, warm atmosphere and they have made the very most of the stables part of the restaurant, which boasts a rather impressive fireplace with log fire. The food was pretty good but let down badly by a couple of things. My partner had the... More 

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Thank Paul S
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had the sunday lunch here and to be honest it wasnt that good. we have eaten here before and have had good food off the menu but wouldnt go for the Sunday lunch menu again - stick with the main menu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beamish, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Beamish
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 233733

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