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Church Mouse

Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
+44 191 389 2628
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (30 reviews)
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“pies” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
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1 - 10 of 880 reviews

Reviewed today

The Mouse serves a large range of tasty, tasty food the the staff are wonderful, well informaed and very helpful.

Thank Garvin S
Reviewed yesterday

Visited on Sunday evening (20 May '19) with 4 other friends and family. I wished we had checked Tripadvsor reviews before making our booking. We have visited a number of times in the past and experienced varying levels of service and quality of food. That...More

Thank Forneave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended on 12/5/18. Upon arrival we chose our seats as advised only to be told to move to another “clean” table by a second waitress. She quickly took our drinks order but after 10 minutes that hadn’t arrived and we had to ask for them....More

Thank Charlie G
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We appreciate all reviews, and appreciate you giving us the chance to improve by providing us with this feedback. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts to ensure this issue does not happen again. Regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went approx 13.45 bank holiday Monday. Gave our drinks order to the waitress who some ten minutes later still hadn't brought our drinks and was spotted randomly wandering around the restaurant. We went to the bar to order our drinks. Queue. Placed our food order...More

1  Thank Tracy C
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Tracy C, it's upsetting to hear that your experience was anything but stellar. We strive for 100% satisfaction, and we regret to find out that this was not the case. It is discouraging to learn of your experience. Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes you take your parents to one of those ‘posh pubs’ for a nice Sunday lunch, other times you rock up the road the reliable local. Today we did the latter...mid afternoon, Bank Holiday Monday, the best weather we’ve seen in months, Church Mouse could...More

Thank LauraDarlin
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Laura, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Church Mouse! We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon! Alex - The Church Mouse

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night as a party of six, as a regular family catch up. Having been before we were looking forward to our meal. It was busy but we had booked a table so we were sat quickly. Unfortunately the number of staff on...More

1  Thank MoleMan83
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's upsetting to hear that your experience was anything but stellar. Falling short of meeting your expectations is not to the standards we strive to achieve, and we humbly ask for the opportunity to make this right. Thank you providing this information so we can...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in for Sunday lunch, been here a few time in the passed its always been hit and miss, Got to say this will be my last time. place seems to get more emty each time ive called, and after this latest time i know...More

3  Thank jackielad
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate all reviews, and appreciate you giving us the chance to improve by providing us with this feedback. We hope you have a great day! Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the Church Mouse on a number of occasions recently and have always enjoyed the experience and particularly the food. We visited yesterday and both ordered our favourite dish.... roast salmon, which we have previously loved... especially the miniature stuffed peppers and risotto....More

Thank JSimpson2014
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is disappointing for us to hear that your experience was anything less than great. It is discouraging to learn of your experience with us. Your feedback helps us improve and to learn more about how we can make this better. Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very poor dining experience. Place empty but nearly an hour an half for starters to arrive then another long wait for main courses. Food unappetising, my vegetable tart was cold inside and the vegetables still hard, obviously not been reheated properly. The food appears to...More

1  Thank Retired774
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. We appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. Thank you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I made a Trip Advisor account in order to make sure people know how good this place was! I loved the food, as I had a English Beef Burger and as a dessert I had Sticky Toffee Pudding, but what made the place all the...More

Thank gioholmes
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! We strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience at The Church Mouse. We look forward to your next visit! Take care! Regards, Jake.

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Andrew W
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Response from André G | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning to watch Leeds beat Sunderland on Saturday eve, I'd definitely book there- think they do!
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Christine H
April 17, 2016|
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
Sadly there is no kids playing area.
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GLP1977
October 15, 2015|
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Dogs are welcome outside most places these days, they always have a large bowl of water outside for your dog. X
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Chester Moor
  • Phone Number: +44 191 389 2628
Description
The Church Mouse in Chester-le-Street is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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