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Bill's Durham

39 Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NU, England
+44 191 386 7672
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“fish pie” (45 reviews)
“pancakes” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
39 Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in for a light snack before we visited the Cathedral for a very special service. Toasted tea cake and coffee went down a treat. Teacake very buttery and absolutely delicious at 9.00 am. The staff were outstandingly we’re good and it was lovely to...More

1  Thank Phyllis E
Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff were very attentive and pleasant. We opted for the sharing platter which was delicious. We'll definitely return probably for breakfast as the menu looked really good.

Thank eileenf19
Reviewed 5 days ago

Bills is a quaint little rustic restaurant which offers quite a good offering of straight forward traditional and contemporary English food. Prices are reasonable. The building is, as you would expect in Durham, ancient which adds to the nature of th restaurant. Try it

1  Thank Nigel P
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Nigel P, Thanks for the great review and the recommendation. Glad that you enjoyed your visit and the character of the building. We love it too! Thanks again, Brad

Reviewed 5 days ago

ok we went in 2017, I've been busy, getting a job, getting acclimatised to being a civvie and learning to use a fork and knife etc, The young staff, were so attentive were surprised we'd come for our anniversay..love them, We'd not been together so...More

1  Thank David D
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi David D, Thanks for your lovely review. Congrats on your Wedding anniversary! Glad that the team were able to help you celebrate and enjoy this occasion. Hope to see you again soon, Thanks Brad

Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended this establishment on 7th July 2018. Unusual decor which was quite original, Staff were very pleasant throughout the night, food and service excellent. Good value for money.

1  Thank Stuart N
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Stuart N,. Thanks for your great review. Glad that you enjoyed your visit and the food and service met your expectations. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks Brad

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always come here for breakfast when in Durham for the weekend. The food is lovely and so are the staff. It's bigger than you think it is with lovely little seating area out the back overlooking the river

1  Thank Chillaxilicious
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Chillaxilicious, Thanks for your great review. We with you, nothing better than breakfast on the terrace when the sun is out! Hope we see you again soon. Thanks Brad

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat in Bill’s all over the place but this was a first visit to the Durham branch. We sat for breakfast on the terrace and were really well looked-after by charming and friendly staff. This place is always worth a visit.

1  Thank Coloratura100
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Coloratura100, Thanks for your great review. Glad we were able to live up to the expectations and standards of other Bill's and you enjoyed your breakfast on the sunny terrace. Hope we see you in Durham again soon, Thanks Brad

Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit & duly impressed. We had a pre-booked a table as we were there for University Graduation and were expecting it to be busy. It was! However our table was waiting and the waitress sensing our desperate need had water ont he table...More

1  Thank michael c
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi michael c, Thanks for the great review! Great to see that you enjoyed your Graduation lunch and we were able to help you start off your celebrations! Hope we see you again soon. Thanks Brad

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here this morning having booked a table for 5 people at 10:30. On arrival we spoke to the two female members of staff who greeted us and then stood talking to each other for a couple of minutes. It was only when a third...More

Thank Johnven392
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Johnven, Firstly apologies it certainly doesn't feel like we have got this right with yourself and all of your guests, I would like to be able to turn this situation around for you and re store your faith in the brand, If you could...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a rare midweek day off together and decided to walk in to Durham after dropping the kids off at school. We had heard good things from our friends about Bills so decided to give it a go for brunch. The...More

1  Thank nottac
BillsRestaurant, Brad at Bill's Durham, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi nottac Thanks for review the team will be delighted that you had a great experience with us, in terms of the optional service charge I would like to discuss this further with you and hopefully see you in the restaurant again soon,, if you...More

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craighenderson25
19 March 2017|
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Response from Steven B | Reviewed this property |
hi I know they do not do sunday lunches but do have very good options for people avoiding gluten
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Saddler Street, Durham DH1 3NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 386 7672
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