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Bells Fish Restaurant

Market Square, Durham, England
0191 3848974
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Ranked #12 of 250 restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Take-away.
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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Wow, fantastic fish and chips, nice inside and nice staff too. Fish is massive and batter really nice and light - enough said.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

To avoid piling on the pounds only wanted to have fish and chips once on our holiday and did so on the last day. Encouraged by the other reviews on Trip Advisor we came her, and it lived up to expectations. Excellent fish and chips. Staff also friendly and helpful. They had run out of the local beer that I... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The humble fish and chips .....no. This is a serious gastronomic delight. The staff are fantastic, helpful and polite, the menu excellent and the food incomparable. Keep going back again, you will never be disappointed. Wonderful.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The fish and chips in Bells certainly rivals the famous Magpie fish restaurant in Whitby and the service is probably better.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

felt compelled to write another review as on Saturday Durham was hectic with the miners gala. Despite this the staff and food at Bells was first class, even though the queue was out the door. Absolutely delicious meal, cant wait to return !!

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Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Two very happy people after having wonderful fish and chips! Mushy peas were very good too. Great service.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Well situated in a historic building on a corner of Durham's ancient Market Square. The building was rounded off because carts kept crashing into it when entering The Saddlery (street). Now has a modern frontage and interior with very clean facilities. The fish and chips were easily on a par with the famous Magpie at Whitby and, in my view,... More

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uk
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is the best fish and chips we have ever had, fish fresh and tasty with proper chips. You can also have takeaway .

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The fish (cod) and chips at bells in Durham were excellent - Well worth a visit - excellent service!

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Central Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you're strolling around Durham, this is an easy spot to find, right off St Nicholas square. Good food. Very popular.

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