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Bistro Fifty 3

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Italian, Bistro
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53 Cheapside | Spennymoor, Durham, England
01388 815200
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Today
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 125
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
alright

Firstly, the service is great and there is plenty of staff to clean up etc. The food is cheap and cheerful, and the drinks are decent too. Also, it is easy to get to and located in a main street, even if not very nice scenery :/ Even though fifty 3 is closed now this review is based on a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
theoh2002
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Spennymoor, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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English first
Spennymoor, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Firstly, the service is great and there is plenty of staff to clean up etc. The food is cheap and cheerful, and the drinks are decent too. Also, it is easy to get to and located in a main street, even if not very nice scenery :/ Even though fifty 3 is closed now this review is based on a... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

been to 53 a few times and enjoyed every single meal.Lee and the staff are fantastic,nothing is a trouble for them

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Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

All 12 family members ( 2 unable attend late notice) ate & All.liked starter & main - Lee & staff very attentive - we brought own birthday cake & table decorations nothing to much trouble we all enjoyed from 1 year to 60 lovely night thanks highly recommend 😆

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bistrofifty3, Owner at Bistro Fifty 3, responded to this review

We would like to thank all of our customers for the fabulous support you have given us over the past 3 years it has made us extremely proud and grateful, as you know we were a very small restaurant and needed a bar area to deliver the perfect evening so, we are now moving into the Joiners Arms in Hunwick... More 

ferryhill
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Read the reviews as it was local gave it a try,what a surprise,the menu had good varied selection there were also early bird menu. The food was excellent and good size portions reasonably priced ,pleasant owner. Will spread the word locally ,we definitely be coming back well worth the visit.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Last night was our second visit to Bistro Fifty 3 and it is now our favourite place to eat. It has such a relaxed atmosphere, the service is brilliant and the food is delicious. The portions are a decent size, make sure you leave space for a liqueur coffee, they are so tasty! The staff were amazing, they were friendly... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have visited this restaurant twice now as we were so impressed the first time. The first time we visited, there were three of us and enjoyed it so much returned with a much bigger party. The food, staff, ambience and setting of the restaurant was excellent. The staff are very attentive and nothing is a trouble. The owner made... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Food was amazing and the staff was incredible! Lovely restaurant and decor inside. Will Definitely visit again! Waitress was lovely and blonde. Very impressed. Recommend the meatballs!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We try come here once a month or so and every visit has been great. Food is amazing (bar the desserts whih are just ok). The owner is very accommodating and a real credit to the business.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The front could put you off but the hospitality and food inside is great. Host was very friendly, food delicious - but BIG portions. Our preferred wine was out of stock, the host receommended another, more expensive wine, we decided to have it. The surprise was he only charged us for the cheaper wine. Winners were the potato skin starter... More 

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Spennymoor, United Kingdom
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Visited last night. Food was absolutely fantastic. Staff were very attentive and friendly. Prices very reasonable too. Would highly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 Cheapside | Spennymoor, Durham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 01388 815200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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