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Cookson House | Cookson Terrace, Chester-le-Street DH2 2AN, England
0191 3875454
Today
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    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
Great food

Have been going here since it opened and you can't go wrong with the quality of food. The 3 course specials are a bargain.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Chris T
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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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  • Late Night
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have been going here since it opened and you can't go wrong with the quality of food. The 3 course specials are a bargain.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

wasn't sure what to expect but the food was beautiful, we all had something different and tried each others and we all agreed it was all great. piping hot, full of flavour and good size portions. we will definitely be visiting again.

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Having heard so much about this place and sampling a take away last year,my wife and I decided to take my daughter and partner to the restaurant. We were not disapointed as the food was delicious and the portions were good. We chose a Thursday night which is special deal night and found it very reasonable. The head waiter was... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Arrived at 1730hrs for a meal, only to be told that tonight was £25 a head, because it's Valentine's Day, we don't all fall for this overrated romantic clap trap. Very disappointed no alternative. Will not be going back there.

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Birtley, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The best Indian food I ever had after a long time....excellent food, freshly prepared and the staff was very friendly...would like to strongly recommend.

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is one the best Indian meals we have had for a long time, first time we have been there, it was clean, the staff were friendly, and the food was very good,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Visited a few weekends ago, what a fantastic place! Brilliant service, helpful staff and great food. What more could you want!

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We have been to this restaurant regularly over the past few years. It is good value on a Thursday and Sunday as they have a special menu. Three of the last four times we have been at least one of the curries has had no spice to it at all. It has been more like a lentil soup with some... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We love Indian food and we were looking forward to going here as the reviews were great.We must have hit a bad night,we went boxing night the restaurant was freezing. We were the only ones in the whole night.The food was well presented but tasteless, we left half the main courses and one meal was totally inedible so we shared... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Gorgeous food and excellent service. It is the best Indian in chester le street by far. A hidden gem

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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
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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