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Bells Fish Restaurant

Market Square, Durham, England
0191 3848974
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Ranked #13 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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Durham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

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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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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Blyth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went here with my inlaws for a girls day out and we ended up having one tea in this nice chip restaurant form the outside it didn't look much but once you were in it was very nice,clean and the staff were very good, the fish and chips were plenty and very tasty.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We chose the traditional fish and chips and it was delicious. Service was very friendly and quick especially for our group size (18 people) We did book in advance though to make sure they had enough tables. Even though we all ordered the classic cod there are more options on the menu. We would go there again!

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a conveniently located eatery with both a sit in and take out option. Good value, friendly staff worth a visit.

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durham, england
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Bell's Fish Restaurant is in a prime location right in the heart of the Market Place in this historic town. There is a large restaurant on 2 levels and also a takeaway section for those who wish to enjoy the many seats surrounding the market square. The food is exceptionally good, cooked in beef dripping to give the fish and... More

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Santo Tomas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

One huge slab of cod fried in a light batter with superb tarter sause, malt vinegar, and a load of chips for about $9. Can't beat it.

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

must be one of the best fish and chips in the county, always a queue tastes scrumptious. Eat in or take away

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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I have visited here with my partner on many occasions. It is a wonderful restaurant, and the staff are really polite. We are always seated really quickly and the service is really good. The cod and chips are the best I have ever tasted. The portion size is very reasonable for the price. The surroundings are lovely. Really can't complain... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had pre-theatre dinner at Bells yesterday, fish was lovely and cooked really nicely. Great with a Durham Ale! They had been busy so had sole'd out of some fish, what a plaice, i cod have stayed there all night

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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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