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Chilton Country Pub and Hotel

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Black Boy Road | Fencehouses, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 6PY, England
0191 385 2694
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fine as a base.

Cheap and cheerful . . . . . does what it says on the can. Décor is clean but tired. My sheets, again clean and fresh. . . . but had a hole in it. Lovely evening meal and the portions are ample. Being on the ground floor there was overhead noise but I am a very light sleeper. Easy... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Carole T
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

I went for a meal with the family for a celebration. 2 adults and 4 children. After our meals were brought out, I asked for mine to be replaced as it was still frozen in the middle (obviously not fresh!!). The staff said I will need to speak to the manager as I refused another of what I ordered. When... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Cheap and cheerful . . . . . does what it says on the can. Décor is clean but tired. My sheets, again clean and fresh. . . . but had a hole in it. Lovely evening meal and the portions are ample. Being on the ground floor there was overhead noise but I am a very light sleeper. Easy... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

What a perfect venue for a big party of all ages. Staff very attentive and friendly. Superb carvery, lots of choice, everything piping hot and very tasty.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I booked a sparkling afternoon tea here for four via Groupon as a mothers day present, spending £36. When we got there, the place was quite dark and dingy and very cold. We had to ask for a heater to be brought out because there is no working fireplace and the heating was "broken." on arrival, there was no specially... More 

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rochester,Kent
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Stayed at this hotel nearly 3 years ago to the day to visit family. Its a no frills hotel but its clean and the food in the bar is very good. We did have some issues on the friday evening, there was a function on in the function room, and there wasn't enough staff in the main bar, but a... More 

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Washington, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

First time visit here. Quite a nice room setting and clean. The food was really good and there was a good choice from the menu (2 for £12 at lunchtime). Well definitely go back and I recommend others to try it out

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Staff loverly but only 1 lady doing bar and food, hotel reception lady very loverly and polite but the atmosphere was none brought mum for mothers day tea and advertised as sparkling tean for £18.95 no fire back ground music (was in toliets) but the assortment of sandwiches served were 3 and no choice of white or brown bread given... More 

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South Lanarkshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

As usual we had a lovely family celebration here. It's just a shame that when its a larger party you have to pre order what you want....a week before you want it. As usual the food was lovely and the staff very accommodating, nothing was too much trouble. Xxx

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

sundays dinner good, evening meals very good and they can make a sauce which isn't on the menu, had a good night valentines, stayed the night, room comfortable but a bit noisy on a morning, I think their were a group of children though so we can excuse that, brekkie lush xx

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Visited this pub for afternoon tea with three friends. Whilst the food was lovely and fresh we felt there was little of it for the price we paid. One round of sandwiches each, a scone and two very small cakes. A pot of tea was served between two people and two of us had coffee. We were not offered or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Black Boy Road | Fencehouses, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 6PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Houghton-le-Spring
  • Phone Number: 0191 385 2694

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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