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Church Mouse

Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
+44 191 389 2628
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (29 reviews)
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“pies” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter has loads of food allergy’s (she is 35) and Amanda our waitress was amazing and helped with food choices and swaps so my Daughter felt she was still getting a belly full of dinner on a Friday night. All the swaps and advice...More

Thank grannyhanlan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called for dinner, we did not have booking however were seated promptly . Ordered drinks which took an age to come. Poor service and food not worth the price Unfortunately will not be returningMore

2  Thank Norma M
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Norma M, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. It's upsetting to hear that you did not receive the top-notch service we strive to provide. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was stopping in the adjacent Travelodge. Booked a table on-line with no issues. I was on my own, which can be a bit awkward, but there were no issues. Seated very quickly and drinks order taken. Ordered 3 courses from the fixed price menu,...More

Thank MarkyMark1966
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Markymark1966, it's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! We look forward to your next visit! Take care! Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Called for a family Sunday lunch, food ok but not as good as last time we where there, very busy place staff great good service but a bit of a wait between starter main and desert, they seem to be cutting down on size you...More

3  Thank jackielad
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jackielad, we regret your most recent visit with us was not up to the standards we strive for. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts to ensure this issue does not happen again. Regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been regulars here for over 15 years. We have read reviews and always thought issues do happen. However after our last two visits I have to say that we will not be back. We went there tonight to give it another try after...More

3  Thank gibbs2009
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's upsetting to hear that your experience was anything but stellar. We strive for 100% satisfaction, and we regret to find out that this was not the case. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a chain pub which we visit for a reasonably priced meal in pleasant surroundings with friendly staff. It not haute cuisine but good guality British mass catering. There is decent beer too. The menu is long and so caters for almost everyone; the...More

Thank Olive M
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Olive M, thank you; we appreciate your feedback! We're happy you found our staff to be so supportive during your experience here at The Church Mouse. Thank you, and have a fantastic day! Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and partner made an impromptu visit to this pub upon return from Durham city centre. He ordered the pork Sunday lunch and I ordered the beef. The beef was not succulent and was so thinly sliced. The accompanying veg, we both found was lukewarm....More

1  Thank Dianne C
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dianne C thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve. Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here twice recently. The first time we both had rump steak. Mine was tough and gristly, my husband's fine. The second time I wanted beer battered fish, but could not have it as I am dairy intolerant, and the beer batter has milk in...More

1  Thank EssexGirllala
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's upsetting to hear that your experience was anything but stellar. We strive for 100% satisfaction, and we regret to find out that this was not the case. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came with my family for my mothers 82 birthday , the hotel has a worm and welcoming feal when you walk in, but we were very disappointed with the meal, the starter and sweet portions were quite small , three of us had the Sirlion...More

1  Thank 1234scott1234
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we can improve. We hope you...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

I stopped here for lunch while passing. From the outside the place looked interesting. Once inside I began to have reservations about it. Staff seemed more concerned with putting up decorations rather than providing any service and it took quite a few moments to be...More

2  Thank longhaulfromlondon
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Longhaulfromlondon, we regret to hear that your recent experience was anything less than exceptional. We work hard to provide a fantastic experience to everyone and It's discouraging to see that you had a negative one. Thank you for taking the time to let us...More

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Andrew W
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Response from André G | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning to watch Leeds beat Sunderland on Saturday eve, I'd definitely book there- think they do!
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Christine H
17 April 2016|
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
Sadly there is no kids playing area.
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GLP1977
16 October 2015|
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Dogs are welcome outside most places these days, they always have a large bowl of water outside for your dog. X
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Chester Moor
  • Phone Number: +44 191 389 2628
Description
The Church Mouse in Chester-le-Street is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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