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The Garden House Inn

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed this weekend and had a very mixed experience. First, the positive: the staff are all great, very welcoming and friendly and helpful where needed. The meal we had was also really good (monkfish and halibut both great dishes) and the bar/restaurant area were cosy and well appointed. Breakfast was also of a great standard, the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner been there for Sunday lunch and quality was fantastic. I had belly pork for starters, it was first class and had featherblade of beef for main and it was top draw!!! My partners lunch was equally as good. Price was reasonable and the service was second to none.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a midweek meal at The Garden House Inn; the service was good and the atmosphere was pleasant. However the food was not good enough to warrant the price tag, and we had to send back two servings of coleslaw due to ridiculous levels of salt. This was taken off our bill, no fuss. Would definitely return for drinks,...

Thank Frey-Bey
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked here for an evening meal as we saw that it was in the Good Food Guide. Very cramped. Old chairs and table too close together. No lighting apart from candles on the table, which actually got in the way of conversation. Drinks overpriced. Starters poor, cauliflower things were rock hard. Mains were equally disappointing with fish on a...

Thank Fabian735
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I live locally and decided to try this place (for the first time) for a late lunch; we arrived at 145pm. The dining area was about 25% full. Good news - the food is quite creative and tasty. We both enjoyed our meals. Bad news - the menu is inaccurate both on-line and on the table. I...

Thank CBA2014
Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We arrived very late in the evening during storm Doris. We were made to feel welcome despite being so late. The room and bathroom were spacious and the bed very comfortable. The corridor and stairs were a bit grotty but by no means awful. The best was the breakfast with a good choice of quality products (eg Lurpak butter, Rachel...

Thank Jenny O
Durham, UK
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable meal out was had at the Garden House Durham. It is a pleasant pub/hotel which has become a cosy bistro style restaurant. Food is freshly prepared with choice from both a la carte and specials. The ambience is nice, wooden furniture, candle light and a log fire. Plenty of car parking and ample tables. Our meal was very...

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The Garden House has been my 'local' for a few years now. Over that time it's had its ups and downs. It great to see it on an up offering fab food and a friendly environment. If you're eating especially at the weekend you need to book. If you're just going for a drink it can be difficult to find...

Thank Coralie N
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I've stayed here several times now over the last two months and I can heartily recommend it. The rooms are comfortable and reasonably spacious and nicely decorated. I was not bothered by noise from road or downstairs. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful as well as the manager and owner, Adrian. The food is absolutely excellent, including breakfast and...

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Overpriced for rooms and décor. Single pane glass, therefore lots of traffic noise and guests from the pub exiting make for an unpleasant sleep. Upon arrival to room 4, there had clearly been someone staying in their due to the rubbish bin being full of train tickets and empty food wrappers. No remote for television, meant having to get up...

Thank Kevern T

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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: $139 - $165 (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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“If good wifi is important, check that your room has it. Also if you need a desk. One room has only a bath not a shower.”
RichardP778, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No 6 seemed to be quieter subject to my colleague?”
kevernt, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in the family room 5.”
Toffee1971, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Didn't book a room so can't comment”
enah_12, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Probably best to pre book”
DurhamAnne100, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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