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Court Inn

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Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
+44 191 384 7350
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: We are a Classic English Pub/restaurant in the Heart of Durham City,...
We are a Classic English Pub/restaurant in the Heart of Durham City, serving classic English food with a twist, using the finest locally sourced ingredients and first class service every time.
We have a large selection of spirits and 8 hand pulls with local beer everyday
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  • 141
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    Very good
  • 34
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  • 30
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  • 29
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Love this place!

The food served in here is top notch. Went for dinner with my wife and the staff couldn't be any more helpful. Great atmosphere as well. I had the pork belly special, was stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Liam J
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food served in here is top notch. Went for dinner with my wife and the staff couldn't be any more helpful. Great atmosphere as well. I had the pork belly special, was stunning.

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Thank Liam J
Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely cocktails served with banter and a smile. Lovely service and really tasty food. Eaten at lunch at at dinner

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Thank gwynethd181
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't fault it, good Timothy Taylor's landlord and the food was excellent. Would certainly recommend it . A proper pub with proper food and proper beer!!!

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Thank Darrell W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the lunchtime special today. It was £5.95 for 3 courses. Crispy prawns with a sweet chilli sauce to start with. Cooked really well and the sauce complimented them. There was a choice of 3 main courses. I had the liver and onions. It was served with mashed potato and peas. It was delicious and home cooked. For dessert there... More 

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Thank Melanie W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a meal here in December 2015 and the food was amazing. It was freshly cooked and the portions were very generous. The atmosphere and decor within the pub is great too. I will definitely be back!

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Thank Lisa K
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a meal with my daughter and the food was excellent (I had fish and chips). Staff were extremely pleasant and I would highly recommend the Court Inn as somewhere to eat if you are in Durham.

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Thank James Y
Skelton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, puppy and I went to this lovely pub whilst visiting Durham on a very windy wet February lunch time. When we arrived it was empty, approx 1130am we ordered our meals 3 course special for £5.95 we had battered crispy prawns, I had mince and dumplings with veg and mash and my husband had liver and onions also... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a day in Durham we wanted something to eat before heading home. We have been to the Court Inn many times before but not recently. It's a nice Pub, good ales and plenty of other drinks available. There is a good menu with some good pub staples along with homemade pies, steaks and fish dishes, we went for the... More 

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Thank Annie L
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really well positioned within the city serving an incredibly varied menu. Last time we visited it was mid week and opted for the Carvery. We enjoyed our meal great value and would highly recommend it.

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Thank Christina S
Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on Saturday night and really enjoyed it. There's the usual pub food on offer as well as lots of more unusual dishes like elk and zebra! The food was delicious and portions are generous here. Even though every table was full, we didn't have to wait too long to be served. Great range of gins and cocktails too,... More 

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Thank Andrea M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 7350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 29
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

We are a Classic English Pub/restaurant in the Heart of Durham City, serving classic English food with a twist, using the finest locally sourced ingredients and first class service every time.
We have a large selection of spirits and 8 hand pulls with local beer everyday

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