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Stockton Road | Castle Eden, Durham TS27 4SD, England
01429 835137
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Newly refurbished coaching inn fantastic british Gastro/Pub

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 48
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely restaurant - poor servibe

A lovely setting and nice food spoilt by awful service from the kitchen The room was not busy and I therefore cannot understand why the service was so bad Upon sitting at the table we waited 15 minutes for a waitress to take our order - we had to ask to be served The starters came in 20 minutes... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
GarryandSusan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Peterlee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We went to the Castle Eden Inn on Friday evening for a meal. The service was very good and the girls were very attentive. My husband and I both had starters...I had crab fishcake with scallops in a lobster sauce which was divine and my husband had the sea salted squid with a Thai chili dip and salad which he... More 

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Hartlepool, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The staff were pleasant but the meal was not very pleasing at all. Although the resturant / pub has a quiet a pleasant atmosphere, the quality of food certainly doesn't match the setting.we started with a French onion soup which was the highlight of the meal My wife had the half lobster an absolutely miniscule amount for the actual charge... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A lovely setting and nice food spoilt by awful service from the kitchen The room was not busy and I therefore cannot understand why the service was so bad Upon sitting at the table we waited 15 minutes for a waitress to take our order - we had to ask to be served The starters came in 20 minutes -... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We three decided to return after quite a long time away. Nice to see Sonet 43 on tap and what a lovely pint it was. My meal was rabbit and black pudding salad starter ( divine ) the monkfish ( fantastic ) and finished with vanilla cheesecake and marmalade ice cream ( unbelievable ). Staff were very courteous. A very... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I am extremely surprised by all of the negative reviews for the Castle Eden Inn; it is my favourite restaurant/pub in the local area by a long way and the food is always exquisite! We come here as regularly as I can afford. I always praise this place and recommend it to people. The traditional menu is great but the... More 

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North England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A friend asked me to meet him here for lunch. I knew where it is but hadn't previously been inside. It doesn't really look anything special from the outside, and it is not really on a major road, but is well worth a diversion into the attractive village of Castle Eden. I got a surprise when I stepped inside. It... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We booked for Father's day mid-afternoon lunch. This is a busy date in the calendar but if your reservation is confirmed you would expect them to be able to cope. We waited for almost an hour before we could sit. The restaurant was unbearably hot (unlike the weather outside), and it was clear that many of the guests were uncomfortable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We visited the inn for a bar meal and found that the special menu was Tai, I had the special and my wife had a choice from the bar menu, both meals were excellent. After settling up I latter found I had wrongly been charged for a bottle of wine instead of a glass, I had missed the mistake when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My husband and I eat here fairly regularly because its local and very tasty. Sunday lunch is particularly good and more than you can eat. However we decided to go for a meal one Monday and it took more than three quarters of an hour for our meal to arrive and there was only one more table of 4 dining.... More 

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Durham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I dined here with family, mid-week. There were three menus to choose from. The Classics, The Monthly Special and the A La Carte. As there were a few of us, we opted from different menus for both starter and main; however the waitress needed to ask which menu we had ordered from, which we were unsure of so had to... More 

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Additional Information about Castle Eden Inn

Address: Stockton Road | Castle Eden, Durham TS27 4SD, England
Phone Number: 01429 835137
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Stockton Road | Castle Eden, Durham TS27 4SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 01429 835137

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Newly refurbished coaching inn fantastic british Gastro/Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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