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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 good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (33 reviews)
“poached eggs” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-2 Back Silver Street, Durham DH1 3RA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With a sea of coffee shops to choose from it was a delight to discover a small, locally owned and run coffee shop tucked away off the main streets. The staff were friendly and helpful and the raspberry scones with clotted cream were lovely. Well...More

Thank gav43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by friends who live in Durham. Friendly prompt service. Interesting situation. Nice menu with choices which suited a wide range of ages.

Thank Alistair R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this little gem! Pancakes are great...good coffee and tea...simply delightful. A restaurant I never miss when I’m in Durham

Thank linkmarkr
Reviewed 31 May 2018

It's amazing that on a Bank Holiday Monday several of the best brunch stops in Durham are closed; because it's a Monday. People don't do brunch on Mondays (apparently) Well, actually, some of us do. So why miss out on some decent business and send...More

Thank magdalen
Reviewed 30 April 2018

we do lots of walking in Durham and have tried most cafes in Durham but always been unable to get a table here until Saturday so we thought we'd try it. It was fairly busy but we had good service throughout. I got the Eggs...More

Thank Riley044
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I was completely overlooked, waiting to be served. After I had waited 10 mins or so two young men came and sat at the adjoining table. The waitress came and gave them both menus then returned minutes later to take their orders, completely ignoring me....More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This charming cafe is located next to the river below the Market Place and is very close to the shops but hidden so takes a bit of finding. You can access it by going down the steps and then a long slope at the top...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Four of us for breakfast in Durham this came recommended by my son. Arriving at the coffee house we had to mill about outside for 2 minutes waiting for a table and even then we were in the easy chairs rather than at a real...More

Thank 509Martin
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Went here on a sunday with my mum and sister and had booked a table, walked in and abruptly got told we couldn't come in because they were full, when I managed to get a word in and said we had a table the lady...More

2  Thank charlie1898
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The hot chocolate here is incredible! I love coming here to catch up with friends, because the atmosphere is so fantastic, and the food and drinks are amazing! Whilst I have mostly had hot chocolates in a few variations, I have loved everything I have...More

1  Thank Amelia C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 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
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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