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All 253 Durham Restaurants

Bells Fish Restaurant

Market Square, Durham, England
0191 3848974
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Ranked #13 of 253 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Take-away.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Massive platefuls of spanking fresh fish and chips. Very fresh beautiful fish from Hartlepool, apparently. Restaurant was clean and very busy. Note they use beef dripping so may not be suitable for vegetarians who can read the menu and notice this fact! We all enjoyed our meal though not all plates clean because of the huge portions!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Called in here today a family of four and the service from when we walked in the door to leaving was excellent. The portions were great id say the kids menu would be enough for a small adult plenty on the plate would recommend.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

was working late for business so had an early dinner with colleagues. Fish and chips were outstanding. Tasted as good as you get at a seaside restaurant.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

i went to durham annual xmas market yesterday ,anyone who has experienced this will find its like a rugby scrum !!! bells is on the throughfare to it so this makes it avery popular place .we arrived at 1.30 and had to wait 25mins for a table there was 4 of us but it was worth the wait the cod... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Last night ( Friday 6 Dec 2014) after hard day work I though to treat myself to a nice fish and chips meal. I had read lots of good reviews about the Bells fish restaurant so I was so excited to go there. Unfortunately I was very disappointed with the food and the service. The portion of the Cod was... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

But no great shakes really, you get charged extra for staying inside and eating at a table, over the top prices

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you go to Durham and you are hungry, don't mess around looking in pubs go to this restaraunt. It is fantastic. Best fish chips mushy peas and curry sauce. Lovely and the staff are excellent and the place is spotless.

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

best fish & chips in the northeast highly recommend, fast service, Good value large portion size, lovely white fish served with tarter sauce, they have a takeaway as well as the restaurant in Durham city centre

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Cod and chips with tea bread and butter,what could be a better way of breaking up a days Christmas shopping with the wife on a cold November day. Well we were not disappointed the food was divine and well worth a visit. Crispy batter and lovely chips and a very nice cup of cha to warm you up. Well worth... More 

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Sussex
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A trip to Durham wouldn't be the same without a trip to Bells! Popular with local as well as visitors - the secrets out now try them for yourselves! Highly recommended!

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Address: Market Square, Durham, England
Phone Number: 0191 3848974
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
Cuisine: British

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