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saddler st, Durham, England
Today
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good meal!

You can't make any reservations at this place and it can be quite full sometimes but it's worth it, has a very nice italian feel about the place and the food is very very nice you can tell it is all fresh made!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Stephen B
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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251 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

You can't make any reservations at this place and it can be quite full sometimes but it's worth it, has a very nice italian feel about the place and the food is very very nice you can tell it is all fresh made!

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

What can I say! Loved it as a student and now love it as an alumni. Took my partner back and she can't get enough of the fabulous house wine, great atmosphere and the huge but more-ish dishes! Spags will always be spags!

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

I went at 7:30 on a Wednesday, and was surprised at how busy the place was. Having eaten there, I can see why. What they seem to offer is good mainstream dishes (plus some more adventurous specials), all of which are well cooked and are large potions. The service was good, not necessarily something I can take for granted when... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This place has awesome food at very reasonable prices. We had a great time, would definitely go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have enjoyed coming here for at least the last 15 years. This is now the popular choice of our five year old daughter, who simply loves the atmosphere and the food! The service was excellent today and the food was delicious. Great value for money every time. The portions are huge and the salad bar is... More 

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Staffs
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I had the misfortune of dining here on Saturday 11th April. I was staying in the Durham area with a friend and we fancied Italian fare. We came across this restaurant as it's on the main drag up to the Cathedral. After climbing 2 flights of stairs we entered the restaurant. First impressions were good. Authentic decor, ambient lighting ,... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Best advice i can give following eating here. Daughter asked for id (which is fine) but when offered driving licence not looked at?? Anyway....no sign of any spinach in the spinach and cream sauce. Just pesto!! Fresh spaghetti overcooked. No flavour at all!! Pizza nothing to write home about. Garlic bread nice. Waiters need to remember there are Italian speakers... More 

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County Durham
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

6 of us ate here yesterday, we hadn't booked and it was very busy, but we were seated anyway. Our food came promptly, we all enjoyed our meal and service was polite and efficient despite how busy it was. Whilst seated people were queuing to seated, we were lucky we got in when we did! This is our second visit... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Food, service and price absolutely perfect, great location - a real hidden gem. Will definitely be back

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I usually visit this restaurant, it is one of the best in Durham. But sadly this last visit was a little disappointing. Our table was squeezed in the corner and we felt a little forgotten about. Once we ordered the food came and was lovely but when we finished the waitress cleared our mains and didn't offer a dessert menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: saddler st, Durham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

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