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All reviews traditional pub real ale friendly locals city centre four poster bed like stepping back in time off street parking few minutes walk full english breakfast cooked breakfast great room breakfast was excellent enjoyable stay tea and coffee fires ales coal
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for a pint , its like going back in time , coal fires ,proper old fashioned rooms , great beer ,dont be afraid of the locals ,they dont bite nor do there dogs , could have spent hours in here chatting ,if im ever in durham again ill head straight for it ,.

Date of stay: November 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank John_WF2130UB
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

Was visiting the University of Durham and loved my stay here - lovely Inn, great stuff, comfy rooms, clean, and FULL of character and charm. The staff are great, highly recommend this place! Have a good beer in the nice bar, and admire the collection of spirits and English stuff here - wonderful!

Date of stay: November 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Thank Chris P
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

Traditional pub with central bar and lounge rooms around this bar. Period features are all maintained. Open fire was roaring.
Good choice of cask beers available at reasonable prices. A short walk from the city centre.

Date of stay: November 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

When you walk through the doors it’s like you are walking into the 1960s. And how characterful it is. Timeworn kitsch decor, a talkative and welcoming community of locals, a traditional open fire, superb hand pulled beer and endearing bar staff who keep everyone in line. There isn’t a mod con in sight; nothing digital, no juke box and no food. Pub perfection and always a joy to visit. The biggest worry is that some fool comes along and changes it.

Date of stay: January 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank CulchethClan
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Full of character, good beer, friendly (mildly eccentric) locals. Cosy coal fire.

If you like traditional pubs there is nothing not to like. Don't come here looking for fancy gin or fashionable cocktails. They do pickled eggs though.

Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank steamtrainian
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