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7 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1LJ, England
0191 384 1010
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Sambuca Durham is a vibrant and welcoming Italian Restaurant where friends...
Sambuca Durham is a vibrant and welcoming Italian Restaurant where friends and family can gathered together in a relax atmosphere. Unbeatable both value and food quality delivered by a very committed, competent and friendly staff.
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    Very good
  • 76
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  • 53
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Relaxed atmosphere, great service & authentic food

A splendid place for a family or a large group celebration. Good choice of dishes and drinks at sensible, affordable prices. Excellent attentive, but not over-fussy staff. Lively atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Ray B
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Truro, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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GLASGOW
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

My family and i were staying at the Travelodge next door to Sambuca so decided to go in for dinner after hearing from some local people that the food was very good here. On arrival we passed a member of staff sitting on the steps outside with his work apron still on smoking ! not in my opinion a very... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A splendid place for a family or a large group celebration. Good choice of dishes and drinks at sensible, affordable prices. Excellent attentive, but not over-fussy staff. Lively atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Family meal on a Wednesday evening (table of 6) and we all thoroughly enjoyed a two course meal and a couple of drinks each. Very reasonably priced, value for money, quality meal, great service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were staying as a family if 4 in the hotel next door, so after a walk into durham we decided to eat here. And we were not disappointed friendly staff great with kids, fast efficient service food was good ( I had carbonara only £4.95 good size portion to)

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Spennymoor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have been to sambucas today and again it was fantastic the food and service is amazing and value for money is spot on, we had our friend from Edinburgh and he said it was amazing value for money so please go and try if you like pasta and pizza and a friendly atmosphere it's amazing would recommend 5* recommend

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North East England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Ideal location for a lunch in Durham - if you want good value and something filling you can't go wrong with the £4.95 3 course lunch.

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Newcastle
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I love the venue great interior design .average food you get what you pay for ... The staff very friendly the service really slow ... Waited almost an hour for Sunday lunch ...which was plated up so probably microwaved .. But the shocking bit was the toilets ... Don't think they had been cleaned that day Sinks blocked with toilet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have been a couple of times lately at lunch time. Food was excellent and great value. I would go back anytime.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We ate as a group of 8 on a Saturday night Pros - reasonable food at a reasonable price - lively atmosphere - quick service when we asked for the bill! - muscles starter was nice Cons - non existent service - we had to ask to order drinks and food - drinks were forgotten - starters took 30 mins... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited here before and always been impressed however last night felt they let themselves down a bit. Weren't asked if we wanted to order drinks , had to keep catching staff who then forgot orders and took ages for drinks to arrive. On plus side food was very nice and as usual very reasonably priced.

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Additional Information about Sambuca

Address: 7 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1LJ, England
Phone Number: 0191 384 1010
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 0191 384 1010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Sambuca Durham is a vibrant and welcoming Italian Restaurant where friends and family can gathered together in a relax atmosphere. Unbeatable both value and food quality delivered by a very committed, competent and friendly staff.

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