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“Durham City Centre Restaurant” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bells Fish Restaurant

Bells Fish Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 304 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast food, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Take-away.
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
“Durham City Centre Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

The fish and chips in Bells certainly rivals the famous Magpie fish restaurant in Whitby and the service is probably better.

  • Visited July 2014
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Durham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Brilliant !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

felt compelled to write another review as on Saturday Durham was hectic with the miners gala. Despite this the staff and food at Bells was first class, even though the queue was out the door.

Absolutely delicious meal, cant wait to return !!

  • Visited July 2014
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Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best fish and chips, EVER!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

Two very happy people after having wonderful fish and chips! Mushy peas were very good too. Great service.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Chipper Chip Shop!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

Well situated in a historic building on a corner of Durham's ancient Market Square. The building was rounded off because carts kept crashing into it when entering The Saddlery (street). Now has a modern frontage and interior with very clean facilities. The fish and chips were easily on a par with the famous Magpie at Whitby and, in my view, better than Harry Ramsdens at Scarborough. I enjoyed a superb haddock, battered and fried in beef dripping. Not the healthiest combination perhaps but a great flavour. Moist, sweet fish in a mouth watering batter. My wife had poached cod, which was also excellent. The chips were some of the best we've ever had. The staff were friendly, polite and very helpful. I can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best fish and chips ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

This is the best fish and chips we have ever had, fish fresh and tasty with proper chips. You can also have takeaway .

Visited June 2014
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