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The Miners Arms

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Grill, Pub, Family Fare, Gastropub
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41 Manor Road | Medomsley, Consett Dh86qn, England
+44 1207 560428
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Midway between the bustle of Newcastle and the history of Durham, in the...
Midway between the bustle of Newcastle and the history of Durham, in the heart of the Derwent Valley, The Miners Arms in Medomsley is the perfect place to relax, catch up with friends and have a great night out.With a friendly bar, and a relaxing restaurant, there is something for everyone at The Miners Arms. Cosy, warm and welcoming the pub is popular with both locals and visitors to the Derwent Valley.Only 1.25miles from the Derwent Walk (Shotley Station or Ebchester Bank exits) and only 4miles from Chopwell woods, the pub is an ideal stop for hungry cyclists and walkers.Owned and run by Johan Steuckers and Paula Herdman, the Miners Arms offers a range of activities and events throughout the year, including a regular quiz night with complimentary buffet, live music and bar lunches.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great value great Sunday roast

Tucked away in a small County Durham village,this is a great place to take the family for a great value Sunday lunch.Food well cooked,piping hot and not a thing left on the plate...says it all

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Bro11y
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Durham, United Kingdom
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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Tucked away in a small County Durham village,this is a great place to take the family for a great value Sunday lunch.Food well cooked,piping hot and not a thing left on the plate...says it all

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for taking the time to review your Sunday lunch at The Miners. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. We love seeing empty plates! Polly and Johan More 

Durham, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I've eaten here several times and always enjoyed my meal. Had an excellent lunch here today with my son. Great value for money - the food was beautifully cooked and presented and piping hot. Staff are friendly and welcoming.

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Hi there Susie, thank you for taking the time to review The Miners Arms. We're glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us earlier this week and that you always enjoy your food. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Polly and Johan. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Last night we decided to eat away from our hotel and dine out. We saw this pub on Trip Advisor and decided on a visit. The menu choice is not huge but from initial checking there was something for everyone. We decided on a vegetarian sharing platter starter. This was lovely, but the portion could have been halved and there... More 

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Hi there Christine, thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Miners Arms. We're glad you enjoyed your food. We're glad you would recommend a visit to the pub. If you get the chance to dine with us again, feel free to ask for smaller portions, we would be more than happy to help! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

we called in as we were passing after seeing reviews, we found the staff helpful and quickly seated us, the meal was of a good standard, enjoyable and will call in again

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Hi there Kim, thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Miners Arms. We are glad you enjoyed the experience and look forward to welcoming you again soon! Polly and Johan. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Tasty Cajun salmon steak and swift friendly service. Recommended heartily. Enormous sharing platter too. Visit when you can.

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Simon, thanks for taking the time to review our Cajun Salmon Steak. We're gad that you enjoyed it and received a good service. We hope to see you again soon. Polly and Johan. More 

Consett
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Cracking village pub....Food ,service was excellent.... I personally had the beef and it just melted in the mouth ....delicious... Highly recommended.....

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to review your visit to The Miners Arms, we are glad that you enjoyed your meal and that you would highly recommend us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Polly and Johan More 

newcastle
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Perfect, served on time, all food fresh and very tasty. Also the Speckled Hen was tip top. We'll be back.

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to The Miners Arms. We're glad that you enjoyed the food and beer. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Polly and Johan More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We visited The Miners Arms for the first time recently and were not impressed at all. I rang up to book the table for 5 adults, 2 children and a baby. I was told that I would have to sit in the bar which was fine by me but I did explain that I would need room for the pram... More 

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Miners Arms. We are very sorry that your visit was a disappointing one. We will take your feedback on board. More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Have eaten at the Miners several times now and the food is always good quality and not expensive. The staff are ver friendly but not intrusive. If you are in the area give it a try.

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Hello Michael, thanks for taking the time to review your visit to The Miners Arms. We are glad that you always enjoy your food. Thanks for recommending us too! We look forward to seeing you soon on your next visit to The Miners Arms. Polly and Johan More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was the first time my husband and I have been to The Miners Arms. We went at 6.30pm there were a few couples in and some family's with young children. On Monday nights they only have a carvery but that was fine as all the veg and meats were fresh and prepared that day and were delicious. The choice... More 

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Minersarmsmed, Manager at The Miners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Carvery. We are glad you enjoyed your meal - we pride ourselves on our freshly prepared, home cooked food. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 Manor Road | Medomsley, Consett Dh86qn, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Consett
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 560428

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 19
  • Cuisine: Grill, Pub, Family Fare, Gastropub

Description

Midway between the bustle of Newcastle and the history of Durham, in the heart of the Derwent Valley, The Miners Arms in Medomsley is the perfect place to relax, catch up with friends and have a great night out.With a friendly bar, and a relaxing restaurant, there is something for everyone at The Miners Arms. Cosy, warm and welcoming the pub is popular with both locals and visitors to the Derwent Valley.Only 1.25miles from the Derwent Walk (Shotley Station or Ebchester Bank exits) and only 4miles from Chopwell woods, the pub is an ideal stop for hungry cyclists and walkers.Owned and run by Johan Steuckers and Paula Herdman, the Miners Arms offers a range of activities and events throughout the year, including a regular quiz night with complimentary buffet, live music and bar lunches.

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