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Half Moon Inn

86 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ, England
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub is stunning get since the new make over. It is really warm and welcoming and the staff are really friendly and the service is excellent. Also with the freshest ingredients anything g from the menu is worth a try. Even for a little pint around the real fire. You must try this place and you will go back... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

A real traditional pub that is spotless and very welcoming. They now stock a gluten free beer.Great!!! Staff always excellent and a good range of real ales for those who appreciate such things. Hard to fault.

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Thank Russell D
Graeme D, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review Russell really pleased you like our pub like we do & the fact we stock drinks you enjoy More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Good solid English pub Great views as you sit by the river in the back garden Friendly staff Good range of well priced beers available Just a stones throw from the centre of Durham This is a pub I always try to visit when I'm up this way Friendly crowd Good beer Well priced Plenty of room Football/sports on TV... More 

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Graeme D, Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review glad you enjoy your visits to the half moon & what we have to offer. Hope to see you again soon. Thank you again More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

If you like to share a bottle of wine with a friend while having a good gossip this is a great place to do it. Cozy in the winter with a fire and in the summer you can drink al fresco in the courtyard with riverside views. Very welcoming and friendly bar staff - Cara - will help you choose... More 

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Graeme D, Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Really happy that you enjoy your visits to the Half moon. Thank you for your lovely review Cara & the rest of the team are pleased that they help make your visit a good one & you enjoy the pub as much as we do. Thank you again Graeme More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Went to this pub this afternoon what a nice place , good atmosphere and banter found it fab with the banter of Newcastle and sunderland fans ribbing each other as the derby was playing on the TV also served some fine ales and beers on tap -great pub

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Graeme D, Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review Real pleased you enjoyed your visit to the moon on Sunday love the banter also just the way it should be. Hope to see you again soon More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

staff are very friendly, nice variety of beer with reasonable pricing, beautiful old fashion courtyard, regularly changes guest ales. Nice HD televisions screens for ter footie!! clearly dog friendly :-) supply dogs with bowl of water .

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Thank MizzyWood
Graeme D, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review really glad you enjoyed your visit to us. Yes with love having our four legged friends to visit as well they need to have a drink also when out & about. More 

Alnwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I love this place for its 'old-style' pub atmosphere which is precisely what it is - a 'real' pub in the heart of Durham, very near to Elvet Bridge. It is a busy place, popular with local regulars, students and tourists and has a really friendly atmosphere. All are welcome. It is right by the riverside and in good weather... More 

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Graeme D, Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. We are proud of our pub & its roots so hope you enjoy some more in the future. Thanks Graeme & the team More 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Went here after seeing the pub from our river cruise. Great atmosphere and a very busy pub that serves food too. You can sit outside watching the river cruise and rowers going past. Definitely recommend this place.

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Graeme D, Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review glad you liked your visit to the Half moon. We love our river view also Would just like to check you say that we do food where at pressent we don't. Can I check what food you have seen? Thank you More 

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If your taste is flashy bars with no atmosphere...this is not for you. This bar is simply ace. A beautiful pint , a great ambiance and very nice folk. A proper pub and I love it !! The decor is fantastic and steeped in history ( and I guess fag smoke from the past ).

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Thank Mitchsan
Graeme D, Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Half moon. We are proud that we have been able to keep the Half moon a proper pub was they say. Thanks again More 

Brancaster, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Always a pleasure to call in for a few great beers in this excellently located watering hole . A good selection of real ales and very well priced with a good outdoor area for smokers and drinkers alike with a large flat screen for any footie fans , right beside the river too . Well worth a swift one or... More 

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Graeme D, General Manager at Half Moon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review glad you enjoyed your visit to us. More 

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