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Mill Inn

Durham Road, Houghton-le-Spring, England
0191 584 3211
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Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 16, 2014
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This pub does fab food. I enquired whether the curry had meat in and the chef offered to make me a vegetarian Thai curry that wasn't on the menu. It was lovely. My sister had steak and ale pie (with short crust pastry) and said it was delicious and commented that the chips were the nicest she had ever tasted.... More

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Andover, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed in the area for a week and found the Mill on our last night. Wish we had found it sooner as it was the best we visited all week. Doubt that I have ever had a friendlier welcome in a pub. Food was lovely and promptly served, the beer was good too. Nearby table had a child's birthday party... More

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Fuengirola, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had Sunday lunch and couldn't fault the menu, the service or the price. I have visited this pub on 4 different occasions and it never fails to deliver good quality food and plenty of it. The homemade Yorkshire puddings were huge and tasty, there was plenty of vegetables and meat. I had the beef while my brother had the... More

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Tyne and Wear
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went as a family tonight for my husbands birthday tea. The staff could not be more friendly, very attentive table service. We opted for steak with peppercorn sauce, mixed grill and the boys had homemade burgers. All of a high standard and presented well. I would highly recommend and we will return.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

we have been to the MILL INN a few times for a meal but this is the first time we have tried the sunday lunch. We were shown to our table by a very pleasant waitress who asked if she could get us some drinks while we had a look at the menu,once we had ordered we didnt wait long... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Went for a meal with my other only to find at 8.00pmwe could only order off one basic menu as it was late the lady said !! I was looking forward to a steak that I've heard so much about a little disappointed.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We have been regulars here for some time and the food is excellent - good traditional pub food. The only draw back is at the times the staff could be a little happier. It's certainly worth calling in for Sunday lunch which is superb

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northeast
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

very nice been allot of times and will keep going lovely pub great staff the only thing my son is disappointed they have stopped serving Hunters chicken

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Tyne & Wear
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I have been a regular customer of The Mill in Houghton-le-Spring for over ten years now. Over the years I, and my family and friends, have been very impressed with the quality of food offered, and the friendly and efficient service we have received. This has encouraged not only regular weekly visits by myself for evening meals and Sunday lunch,... More

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Seaham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

ate our meal in the lounge as resturant was full had two course special roast beef and all the veg cooked lovely then a scrummy dessert good price came out feeling stuffed

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