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86 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
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Ranked #24 of 43 Durham B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I travel up to Durham every few months and always try and call in at The Half Moon Inn for a bottle of cider. I like the old pub feel of the place,no music blasting,plenty of comfy/cosy seats/booths,and the staff are always chatty and friendly. The Half Moon's jewel without a doubt though is it's lengthy beer garden which overlooks... More

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Reading, UK
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89 reviews 89 reviews
50 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I was a regular here some 50 years ago, (yes I am quite aged) and apart from some minor changes and a major hike in the price of a pint all seemed pretty much the same. A proper pub, Victorian fittings, friendly and convenient. The only thing it could not produce was lost youth, but then..........

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Whenever we visit Durham a trip to the Half Moon is always the highlight....a decent pint in good surroundings, friendly staff, no loud music blaring so you can hold a decent conversation. There are always some locals to join in the 'crack' and watch some sport with if it takes your fancy. Truly worth a visit if you are in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

Whilst on an unplanned day trip to Durham, we stopped at the Half Moon for a sit down and drink as the shopping was wearing me and my friend out! We were greeted by friendly and approachable staff who were more than willing to cater for us. During our conversation with the bar staff, we mentioned how much our feet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

I recently Visited Durham for the Lummare Event , After Walking around the city for 2 hours I was advised to rest my Legs at the half Moon Pub by one of the Stewarts,I Was reluctant for IM not one for pubs, but as soon as I Walked through the door And was greeted by the warm and Bright atmosphere... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We visited Durham for this year's Lumiere on Friday evening and to I have to say that I was astounded at the lack common sense the staff at this establishment showed. There were six of us, all adult. Two of the younger members of the party are 18 years old and, unfortunately didn't have ID with them. We do appreciate... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Not many proper pubs about these days but this one fits the bill. Always busy a good sign of a successfully run inn.Everyone able to chat instead of being drowned out with music and tvs.NICely situated just down from the market place opposite three tuns hotel

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Durham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The Half Moon Inn has a great reputation for excellent ale and it never disappoints. I have been calling in here for many years now and I love the pub. The prices are reasonable and there is always a great selection of real ales that are kept in tip top condition

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

I have been drinking in the Half Moon since I was 18 yrs old and it's always been on our pub crawl route. It's a friendly pub with a large beer garden at the rear leading to the River Wear from where you can see the Elvet Bridge and the rear of the old buildings opposite the Swan & 3... More

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

friendly.well run gets lots of locals and visitors very helpful will callin every time we visit durham.

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Additional Information about Half Moon Inn

Address: 86 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > County Durham > Durham
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Durham
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Half moon inn is a traditional public house in the heart of Durham City. We are a grade 1 listed building with many of the original works still seen today. The fire place and back bar was put in 1905 and the work is something to see. We have a fantastic outside drinking area leading down to the river Wear to enjoy a nice refreshing drink. With sky Tv showing all sporting events. ... more   less 

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