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Court Inn

) #26 of 251 Restaurants in Durham $$ - $$$ Bar, British, Pub
Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
+44 191 384 7350
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Service great, good atmosphere, well cooked hot food, but a very strange combination! Monkfish and king prawn (unpeeled??), together with lovely chips and Indian flavoured rice and naan bread with salad with riata flavoured dressing. Massive portion but all a bit strange. Husbands steak okish.

Thank Alison A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, I can't fault this place. Apart from the most impressive choice of drinks and foods, the atmosphere and the service are unbeatable. Special thanks to Matt, who isn't just going the extra mile - he's going extra ten miles!

Thank Gosia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I called for lunch was very nice I had steak which was well cooked husband had chilli which he enjoyed good service and reasonably priced.

Thank Amy_91Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went out with the family and <what a great place to go, the food is plentiful and very very good, The menu is really good with a very wide variety, If you do go.. make sure your hungry,, the portion sizes are very generous. We...More

Thank ken b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice pub withfairly priced and good tasting food. This place was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. Impressive selection of gins!

Thank Elbschnucke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very tasty Sunday lunch. They were great with toddler and very friendly. If you are going for Sunday lunch then book. It was rammed. The tables were very tight. When you go for carvery they give to ticket to take to meat...More

Thank JoeHoffWalton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not happy with the service today, a long wait to be served, we had to ask each time if we could order after waiting 25 mins from finishing our lunch i had to go to bar to ask for dessert menus, no service with a...More

Thank Joanneappleby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passed loads of times but never called in till today for a Sunday roast, we will be back desert menue looks good but couldn't handle one after lunch. Choice of meats and loads of vegetables...see you soon !

Thank Micfrom82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times in the past for special occasions eg. Christmas, birthdays but tonight was for a hen night.A quiet meal for 6 friends. Had a drink in the bar area with the obligatory bridal headgear! A very thoughtful guy bought us a...More

Thank Ang E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in one afternoon with friends. The menu looks quite extensive s well as interesting with things like squirrel on it. We decided to be more reserved and between us we had 2 roast beef dinners and 2 fish and chips. I can vouch...More

Thank bobhaskett
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Jo C
Are you child friendly and have high chairs available?
28 September 2016|
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Response from Peter J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is particularly child friendly as it is a bit cramped in the bar area for pushchairs etc. But i am sure the restaurant (separate off to one side) will supply a high chair on request.
Angela S
Hi! We are interesting in trying Wellington beef. Do you serve it?
3 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 7350
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We are a Classic English Pub/restaurant in the Heart of Durham City, serving classic English food with a twist, using the finest locally sourced ingredients and first class service every time.
We have a large selection of spirits and 8 hand pulls with local beer everyday