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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews I decided this was the place for me, real ale, good food, what's not to like. In one word, the "room". It was dated, damp under the window, wallpaper peeling off. The bathroom was similar with wallpaper peeling off the ceiling, dated shower and the flooring was what I get in my locals little boys room....

Thank Toffee1971
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the accommodation on line and traveled to Durham by train for the Christmas market. The walk from the station was only about 10 minutes and although there was an up hill stretch it certainly was not difficult to walk up, even when pulling our suitcase. We were met in the pub bar by a pleasant young lady who...

Thank Mike F
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful family lunch the food was amazing and service tip top . They coped with our table of eleven brilliantly and will definitely be going back it is just a short walk from the town and has plenty of parking facilities .

Thank ena h
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely traditional cozy pub with rooms. The bedroom was large, bed comfy and free tea/coffee/water. The location is great a short down the hill into town, slow steady walk back up the hill The breakfast was complimentary and was excellent, best scrambled eggs ever. Highly reccomend

Thank JM2502
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not in the city center so not too busy - not so far out that you can't get there. The food is amazing - I mean really amazing. I've had most things on the menu and they were all good. And the service is (almost always) fantastic. Some staff are just excellent. Is it nice weather? Sit in the conservatory...

Thank Cypressrod
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten here a few times since the chef and team from Bistro 21 moved here when it closed and without a doubt they serve the best food in Durham! There were teething troubles with service (as earlier reviews show) when word started to get out about the quality of the food but everything run's like clockwork now, (6 of...

Thank platke
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Fantastic family lunch for my mum's 80th birthday on Saturday 10th Dec. We were a party of 16 and the service, atmosphere and welcome from the staff were only topped by the outstanding food. Nothing was too much trouble, our waiter was attentive without being intrusive and we were served quickly and smoothly. The food was delicious, different and beautifully...

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We had our first visit to the Garden House Inn last weekend, first impressions were all positive. The conservatory was a really nice area to eat, and the pub was welcoming. The food was of a really high standard, I enjoyed my steak, and my husband tried pheasant for the first time. Both meals were delicious, my triple cooked chips...

Thank Shellyandian
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Been many times to the restaurant but decided to try out the hotel as well. Loved our stay, staff were very helpful with taking us to our room and the young man carried our luggage since I have back problems. Bed was comfortable and rooms were spotless. Breakfast in included in the price, and like the food in the restaurant,...

Thank Maria D
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This Gastropub was recommended for dinner by the B and B where we were staying, and we had an excellent meal. The service was attentive, and the food excellent, imaginative, and slightly unusual. I had the stone bass which was new to me, and was imaginatively cooked, and beautifully presented. The food was reasonably priced. For a Monday evening the...

Thank Wyg

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Additional Information about The Garden House Inn

Address: North Road, Durham DH1 4NQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Durham
Price Range: $132 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Garden House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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“I stayed in the family room 5.”
 of 5 bubbles Toffee1971, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Didn't book a room so can't comment”
 of 5 bubbles enah_12, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Probably best to pre book”
 of 5 bubbles DurhamAnne100, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Excellent location for the train station and the city centre.”
 of 5 bubbles roseo463, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms are above the bar so some noise could be expected.”
 of 5 bubbles Cavershamroyals, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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