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Bailey's Restaurant

) #104 of 249 Restaurants in Durham $$ - $$$ British, ,
Croxdale Bridge | Honest Lawyer Hotel, Durham, England
+44 191 378 3780
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb” (7 reviews)
“honest lawyer” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Croxdale Bridge | Honest Lawyer Hotel, Durham, England
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great food and phenomenal service makes this restaurant the best Durham has to offer (in my opinion). Will most certainly return again.

Thank Avidesh S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great food is hard to find I think in Durham so we booked Baileys Restaurant at the honest lawyer again for my dad's birthday and we were not disappointed. I don't need to describe the food and the presentation it's all on the photos why...More

Thank lazenby28
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Good ambience, staff welcoming, attentive, menu was interesting, I chose the wrong starter, it was arranged on a big square glass plate 2" of pickle! Beetroot soggy crisps, one pickled scalop cut into thin slices, it looked pretty, it was like eating a small pile...More

Thank carolmills2846
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my family called in for lunch for the first time as we had heard good reports,I'm sorry to say but we will not return any time soon,the staff were very friendly and helpful,I wish I could say the same about the food but...More

2  Thank chunks26
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We visited as 4 persons and ordered a variety of starters like ox cheek and prawns followed by mains of pork duo, duck, fish and chicken. Washed down with 2 bottles of Ondes Sauvignon Blanc at a fair £146, reasonable and will revisit but not...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We've Been eating at baileys bar at least once a month for around 7 years now and the quality of food has never let us down. As frequent visitors we see the staff routinely go out of their way to make people's experience a good...More

Thank EVOsDoncaster
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We have visited here a few times, early evening and Sunday lunches. Good quality food and pleasant friendly staff in comfortable surroundings. Sunday Lunch this week was truly excellent, we both had Lamb and everything was perfect.

1  Thank John-Cls
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We booked a Christmas Fayre menu, for a group of 24 people, on a weekday at lunchtime. We had pre- booked our choice of food from the menu which consisted of a choice of 3 starters, 3 main meals and 3 desserts followed by tea...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Staying here for 2 nights with dogs. Decided to eat at restaurant at 7.30 evening and noticed it was very busy. Drinks were served promptly, including excellent bottle of Chilean Sauvignan blanc. Starters served rather late - over 35 minutes - because it was busy...More

1  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We ate here twice while staying at the Honest Lawyer. Our meal on the first night was excellent. Generous portions, well presented. There was a very good choice. Staff were friendly and welcoming but lacked finesse - particularly where the wine was concerned. On the...More

Thank Clive G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Croxdale Bridge | Honest Lawyer Hotel, Durham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 378 3780
Awarded a Rosette for the second consecutive year in June 2012, celebrating our commitment to excellent food and great service, Bailey's Restaurant offers contemporary dining in stylish, comfortable surroundings. Our menus change seasonally, created by Executive Head Chef Harry Bailie, using locally sourced produce wherever possible.The same menu runs throughout the building, giving you the choice of dining in our restaurant, comfortable bar, or relaxed Atirum area.
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