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Cookson Spice

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Cookson House | Cookson Terrace, Chester-le-Street DH2 2AN, England
0191 3875454
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5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the best Indian meals I've had in a while

Been meaning to go here for ages since it's really close to home and I'm very glad we did. The restaurant is small but big enough for a good atmosphere, service was good but not overly attentive. The menu has tonnes of choice with lots of specials from the chef as well as the standard choices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Mark1978
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Been meaning to go here for ages since it's really close to home and I'm very glad we did. The restaurant is small but big enough for a good atmosphere, service was good but not overly attentive. The menu has tonnes of choice with lots of specials from the chef as well as the standard choices for Indians. We had... More 

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North UK
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great food! Lovely starter (mixed dish) which was well cooked and well presented, main was lovely my only issue was trying to eat it all the portion size was very generous and perhaps i ordered too much food. Excellent value for money (£20 with soft drinks) and friendly staff made it a great place to grab some food.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Can't fault this lovely restaurant which we visited yesterday evening. Very wide ranging menu with lots of unusual dishes. As it was Sunday we chose form the Sunday special menu which was excellent value. Staff very knowledgable and helpful regarding choices from the menu. Very much look forward to visit g again when we're in the area.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Superb food and superb service. My lamb and spinach was perfect. I cannot rate this highly enough. I just wish I lived a bit closer!

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

What can we say...best Indian food ever. So near to visit and enjoy every visit. The prices are very reasonable and quality of meals superb, so one of our favourite restaurants when choosing to eat out.

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northeast
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It's not the first time we've ate here and it won't be the last, the food and service here is outstanding. The menu is different from other Indian restaurants which just sets it apart. It has a varied menu to suit any palette and the staff can't do enough to accommodate your needs. If your looking for good Indian food... More 

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We first discovered Cookson in March having been to what we thought was the best around, 18 Indian restaurants we have tried and this can not be beat in all aspects of dining out. The food is superb and always ample, if you can't manage it they offer to wrap up for you to take home. The staff are very... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We last visited the Cookson Spice a few weeks ago (Friday 19th June) and we really enjoyed our meal. We have been on a few occasions previously but the Cookson has quickly become one of our firm favourites. The service is always brilliant, very friendly and professional - the manager is always keeping an eye on the running of things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Been here a few times for special occasions and love it! Staff are so friendly and the food is amazing, best i've had actually. Not to pricey and you can tell the food is cooked fresh and taken time to cook to perfection! A must try!

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This restaurant isnt in your usual high Street location BUT far from ! Well worth walking the extra 10 minutes from the centre of town to get to it ! Head from town centre to railway station ,over footbridge up path ,straight over for about 500 yards then first main turning left and its on your left ! used to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cookson House | Cookson Terrace, Chester-le-Street DH2 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Chester-le-Street
  • Phone Number: 0191 3875454

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?