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County Restaurant

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Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN, England
+44 191 386 6821
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18:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 18:30 - 22:00
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Stanley
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stayed at the hotel recently and dined in the restaurant.My steak was absolutely perfect and all our table were very pleased with food and service provided.Yeah it may be a little expensive...but faultless.Certainly return.

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Thank KevinandLou
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We ate breakfast which was very good and then had dinner in the evening which was lovely. We both had steak and it was beautifully cooked. The service was excellent . I really enjoyed the meal and would choose to eat here again. It's worth a visit.

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Thank Camsue59
South East England
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208 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived on a Sunday so had to eat in the bar. Food expensive in a restaurant with tablecloths etc but very expensive for bar food. Meat well cooked but underseasoned. Chips soggy and few. No signs of vegetables on the menu. Disappointing

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2 Thank Conqueror17
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Dined here while staying at the hotel. The food was bistro style and was ok but not anything special. We went midweek and only 2 other diners so no atmosphere. We also thought it was expensive for what it was.

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Thank Joanne O
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed in the hotel so had an evening meal in the restaurant. I had the steak which was excellent and cooked to perfection. The service was superb. My only complaint was the room wasn't very warm

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Thank Wizz56
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Whats happened?, where did the pianist, white linen and silver service go?, an atmosphere thats no better than Burger King !!!!, still the great service and good food but OMG not the place to have a special occasion in anymore !!! stricken off my list of places to eat, in a nut shell it was like eating in a truck... More 

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Thank KEN S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2013

always good service and food of a high standard, not cheap but worth the price i think. You need to book as it is often busy.

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Thank diane m
Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

spa day meal. awful food, portion was tiny, 2 people were waiting when we were finished, poor organisation, would not recomend the spa day because of this.

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2 Thank Sarah O
Darlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2012

I was served two crab cakes and a smattering of pea shoots for £6.00, when the spa day deal was supposed to include a snack luch.

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Thank Pauline H
Warrington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Very upmarket for a hotel restaurant, good food, beautifully cooked with a wide choice of menu. Recommend for breakfast and evening meal. Can either have the set menu which is excellent value or the a la carte, also excellent wine list.

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Thank JeanandPaul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$81 - US$86
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Elvet, Durham DH1 3JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 386 6821

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?