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Front Street, Stanley DH9 0NB, England
+44 1207 235721
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Today
08:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon 08:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Durham, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

After seeing bad reports recently I thought to provide some balance.The cafe has changed and has a basic feel which is the result of streamlining the whole concept has changed and I can see why regulars would be upset.The food is good not a huge selection but in fairness where can you get a cup of tea for a pound... More 

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Thank lottleauline
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I went today for lunch . Seating very basic as the food . I had jacket potato of which had little potato and skin so hard could not cut it with the plastic cutlery . My daughters pizza a bit burnt to . Won't be back in a hurry nicer cafe on the front Street with more... More 

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Thank lesley p
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Asda have totally ruined this place, it used to be a lovely little family orientated cafe, which sold good price meals and had great service. They have recently refurbished it and turned it into a fast food place, some kind of Bistro, everything is now sold in paper boxes, paper cups etc, and it feels tatty and cheap. The menu... More 

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1 Thank Bekki B
Ashington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Purchased chilled chicken tikka masala today only contained three small pieces of overcooked tough chicken and huge amount of tasteless bright coloured sauce did not taste of spice at all very poor overall

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Thank Meg V
Durham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I very often use this place to meet wit a friend for coffee. the food is middle priced and just what is to be expected from a supermarket cafe.

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Thank Tracy S
North East England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Very poor all round, even considering it's just a supermarket cafe. Food was substandard in terms of taste, presentation, temperature, and texture. Ordered a steak pie & chips & peas which was dumped onto a plate immediately before we could even get the order for our second meal across - meaning that the first was getting cold before we had... More 

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1 Thank Ben_Mu_35
Stanley
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Full of loud noisy chavs who can't keep their delinquent brats under control. Ordered 2 coffees and mine came 20 minutes after my partners. Apparently serving customers who've already paid comes low in priority.

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2 Thank Perry F
Brighton, United Kingdom
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403 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 486 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

It's ok I guess we traveled a 6 hour drive and popped in for a coffee to be told they still had breakfast on. Team in place were good had banter. The bacon was greasy the sausages was ... Different microwaved mushrooms baked beans good and toast The fried egg was perfect. 22.quid for 4 drinks and one kids breakfast... More 

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Thank cjslaterhot77
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Basic but clean and well lit—handy just to rest your legs after shopping or for friends to meet up and have a natter—90 p for a pot of tea (2 cups is cheap these days) a good place to stay while your wife goes and collects the shopping. If you like a greasy breakfast (and lots do) give it a... More 

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Thank jimmyxx2015
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The seating has hard chairs, Formica type tables and hard tiled flooring, resulting in noisy scraping sounds whenever people moved.

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Thank Von W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street, Stanley DH9 0NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 235721

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