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The Mill House Bar & Restaurant

) #4 of 9 Restaurants in Birtley $$ - $$$ , British,
Blackfell, Birtley DH3 1RE, England
+44 191 415 1313
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
3 weeks ago
3 weeks ago
“Wayyyy overpriced”
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Blackfell, Birtley DH3 1RE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff stood around talking and took about 15 minutes to make a single cocktail. After waiting half an hour to be served, Tom at the bar put it down in front of us, but on his side of the bar with no explanation. When my...More

Thank Carls1994
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in a lovely location and is nicely presented inside and out. We were greeted nicely by staff and seated overlooking the nearby lake. Unless you go for the lunch special the menu is about £3/£4 more expensive than chain restaurants. Hard to...More

Thank SnowballNewcastle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch , the place had a terrible smell and should have left there and then . The mussels we ordered stunk so bad a table asked to be moved because of the smell. Fresh mussels should not smell. The burger I ordered was...More

Thank Munchee28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trying again to post a review as my first 'pending' one seems to have gone adrift. Yesterday 2 friends and I were at the Tipis to hear/ see the band.All fine and dandy, we moved indoors after a while and decided to order pizza to...More

Thank MarzipanEngland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here on numerous occasions usually lunchtimes with the special menus. Always enjoyed the food and found good value for money. However, the past twice we've been on an evening I feel the food is really expensive for what we got. Paid £15 for belly...More

Thank tastybuds241
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely 2 for 1 cocktails yesterday. Very friendly service and a gorgeous setting. Sat outside in the sun. Beautiful- well worth a try !!! 😀xxx

Thank anghay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I dislike a restaurants service but the food is lovely I like to give it a chance to redeem itself. Sadly The Mill House can't do this. After this evenings meal I will not be returning. My family had a party there and the...More

1  Thank Miss L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found the pricing on the menu a little strange as there was no pound sign, point sign or pence just a figure but other that everything was fine. Perhaps a little on the pricie side for the portion you got but it was well cooked...More

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Arrived on a Saturday evening, about 6.30. Party of three, one in a wheelchair. The original table offered was a little too low for the wheelchair but within minutes a higher table was found and we were seated. After receiving our drinks out orders were...More

Thank timanddot
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Called in for lunch on Saturday, had the roast sandwich of the day which was served with traditional homemade chunky chips - absolutely lovely. The kids meal was a very generous portion. Great service with really friendly staff. Highly recommend.

Thank wjb00
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
whats the food like
18 November 2016|
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
Food is great but last few times the service was poor. Think they need more staff.
Sam C
can you tell me.how much the teepee would be to hire for a baby shower ?
30 September 2016|
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Response from Joan G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the price of hire but here is the telephone number 0191 4151313
Do you have afternoon tea? Or cake? X
19 September 2016|
Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackfell, Birtley DH3 1RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Birtley
  • Phone Number: +44 191 415 1313
  • E-mail
The Mill House Never Sleeps....We offer a varied menu with lunch specials,steak specials & a paella evening. Bar tapas also available.
Call in, relax and enjoy a glass of wine from our extensive wine menu.......
It's an excuse to call in and see exactly what we do, how we do it and when!
Look forward to seeing you.
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