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The Fir Tree Country Hotel, bar and restaurant is nestled in the small village of Fir Tree itself and is surrounded by beautiful countryside, right on the doorstep of the Durham Dales. Just a 10 minutes drive to Bishop Auckland and only 12 miles from the City of Durham we are ideally situated to take advantage of the many local attractions and historic sites in our region. After a major refurbishment lasting over 18 months The Fir Tree Country Hotel, bar and restaurant reopened its doors. We welcome you to our beautiful, new surroundings, whether you’re having a meal in our restaurant or just a quiet drink in the bar we feel confident that your first visit won’t be your last. There has been
US$4 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
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All reviews beef seasonal veg yorkshire pudding fish and chips couldn t booked a table brought to the table sunday lunch carvery food was amazing arrived quickly piping hot few weeks near future excellent staff portion sizes mid week plenty of choice
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Reviewed 28 September 2020

Can't recommend this place enough. From the moment of arrival to the moment of leaving the service was fantastic. Thankyou to Karen and Sammie for making us so welcome , not forgetting our Gorgeous Food. Felt very safe and will be visiting again in the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 28 August 2020 via mobile

Five for a Meal for our Birthdays, four of which had past; Out together for a Laugh and a Joke, our Celebration at last. One cannot Fault the Cleanliness and Extra Preparation; We thought best to call ahead and make A Reservation! The food for...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 4 August 2020

I have eaten here often since its re open. It has never failed to be excellent. It always serves piping hot fresh food in impressive portion sizes. I've eaten steak in numerous restaurants including some very top end and this compares I like mine rare...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 July 2020

The food was excellent staff we're really helpful and friendly will be returning and will recommend it too all my friends

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 19 July 2020

We called in here on.our way past for dinner the food was amazing the portions were very big you won’t go hungry the staff were very polite and couldn’t do enough to help you

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020

Stumbled upon here whilst staying at a cottage with family, the food was amazing especially the lamb rump. Huge potions so make sure your hungry. Only one down side was they had music playing throughout the bar/Resturant which was back ground music, but the music...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 5 March 2020

Spotlessly clean, excellent food, well presented, staff polite and very efficient. The cleanest toilets in a public place I have ever seen.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 14 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely food, friendly helpful staff and dog friendly. The staff couldn’t do enough to help and make our visit enjoyable. Even our dog was made to feel welcome. The food is beautiful, I got a Yorkshire pudding wrap, the beef was tender and was there...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 5 February 2020

Like some other reviews I can only comment on the total lack of people/service skills which in our experience were non-existent. We booked a table for our daughter in law's birthday, for four adults, a five year old and a two year old. we were...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 2 February 2020

Arrived as a large group and had not booked so we all appreciated it may not be possible to seat us all for food. We was met by a very unfriendly man who made us feel most unwelcome. People in our group was left standing...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Julie F
27 August 2020|
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Yes we are Julie. Menus and details haven't been finalised yet but we're working on it. Once everything is complete we will contact everyone who has provisionally booked.
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  • The Fir Tree Country Hotel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5