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

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 79
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Customer for 20 years- still going strong

Whenever I am in Durham La Spaghettata is usually #1 choice for dinner. The service is excellent, portions large and extremely good value for money. All round good Italian food. Fabio's bar upstairs is also great at night. Would advise all to visit!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
HT1987
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Sawley, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Sawley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Whenever I am in Durham La Spaghettata is usually #1 choice for dinner. The service is excellent, portions large and extremely good value for money. All round good Italian food. Fabio's bar upstairs is also great at night. Would advise all to visit!!

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Durham
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We waited a while for a table but weren't disappointed. Servings were much too large which was off-putting but very nice. Waiters are very nice and attentive.

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We have had some great times here over the years and decided to go for a family meal to celebrate half term. The whole resteraunt was almost unrecognisable from our last visit. Service was slower than usual, there was no energy or enthusiasm from the staff. The food was good but it came without any character, this is an Italian... More 

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

second visit on an evening in durham. great fun. nothing too much hassle. lovely food but perhaps the free garlic bread with the bottle of wine meant i was too full to really appreciate the main. garlic prawns were brilliant and on fact that garlic bread pizza was too tasty. recomend for great value fun meal

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cheshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A great find on our recent rip to Durham. Very friendly, helpful staff. A great ambience inside. Very lively - everyone seemingly enjoying themselves. Lovely, tasty Italian food. I would recommend it!

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County Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Went for lunch with a friend and what a lovely traditional Italian this, we had a super lunch and the portions are very generous. The food is really tasty and the parmigiana was amazing. Loved it and will definitely return. Thank you

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We went on a Thursday night food allthough not top quality was pretty good .Been on a Sunday night and we sent it back .I think it's a case of get the right chef in this place .Wine was good and cheap really nice service nice atmosphere .as I said not top quality but good food and wine at good... More 

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

After wanting to go to La Spaghettata for some time and hearing people talking about it, I visited last Friday night and was left disappointed. You can't book a table so you need to be prepared to wait. We were welcomed straight away but was seated at the table in the corner near the salad bar which I didn't like... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My friend was keen to show me this place as he said it often has queues and is very popular. We visited on a Friday evening about 8pm and he was surprised to find it was half empty. We realised that this was because the university had not yet restarted after Christmas so the student numbers were reduced. The food... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My first visit to la Spaghettata and at first it did look promising. A well hidden place up two flights of stairs, it is quite nice. Our table ordered three meals (Lasagne - a meat ball /chicken pizza and the sea bass) The lasagne was very nice, the pizza was also very nice (I did try them both) and the... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?