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Leonards Coffee House

1-2 Back Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RA, England
+44 191 384 0647
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (34 reviews)
“bacon roll” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-2 Back Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After a walk from our estate where we live into,Durham,our group always visits this lovely coffee shop.All food delicious.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank day123tripper2015
Reviewed 14 December 2018

cosy establishment on a quiet street of Durham, with outdoor seating available. Food was good and served quickly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roddy R
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

The coffee shop has a pleasant feel to it, and the staff were friendly and helpful . The food was really nice, I had the large bacon bun and my wife the cheese and black pepper scone, both were cooked on the premises and delicious....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tomgardner2505
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Staff were very unaccommodating; refused to serve peanut butter despite having a jar there; waited for brunch for 45 minutes, got told twice it was on the way only to discover that the order had never gone through. Terrible service. With the range of brunch...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Good breakfast/brunch menu - I particularly appreciate that the brunch menu is available until 16:00, for those of us who struggle in the mornings. Good brunch options, maybe slightly pricey for the portion you get, but good wholesome food nonetheless. Decent coffee and tea. Good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ConorMcCrory
Reviewed 26 September 2018

There are not many places in Durham where you can have breakfast on a Sunday at 09:00 but Leonards Coffee House is the place to go. The food is cooked to order and it was delicious. Highlights were the eggs florentine and avocado toast, good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eh_64
Reviewed 22 September 2018

My friends and I called in on a couple of occasions during a recent reunion in Durham. We were very impressed with the menu which has an extensive range of drinks, snacks, sandwiches, pastries and cakes. On our first visit we ordered a range of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alan T
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Food and service were both fantastic. Great coffee, perfect tranquil spot in Durham. The sausage patty was esp good

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank geordieminx
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Leonards coffee house is in one of Durham's renovated areas making it a candy to the eye. Really cute and hidden yet not far from the centre, it was ideal for a quiet and relaxed break from our long highway journey. We had the pancakes,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maria G
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Leonard's is hidden just off Silver Street and is well worth searching for. It's in a nice, quiet spot, and was not too busy. The food was excellent! We had pancakes, French toast, and eggs royale. All of them very well made and looking great....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Back Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 0647
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