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Seven Stars Inn

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High Street North, Shincliffe DH1 2NU, England
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Sunderland
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this pub in February 2016 for Sunday lunch. The pub is located in a great location on the edge of the pretty village of Shincliffe. The roast beef lunch was superb and was served with a great variety of fresh vegetables. A fair selection of vegetarian meals was available including Mushroom Wellington. Our children were well served with... More 

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Ross on Wye
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Another good stay in this comfortable traditional inn. Sitting by the fire with a good drink and then a lovely meal was a very relaxing time. The Sunday lunch was excellent and the steaks are to be recommended. Really enjoy the atmoshere and ambiance of the place.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little pub. Friendly staff. Room was clean and bed comfortable. Would recommend for price bracket. Restaurant was closed on Monday but they have a sister pub down the road and offer a small discount. Nice breakfast too. Walking distance to Durham but also on a regular bus route.

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Thank Joanne K
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am here now. It is 5am and I gave up trying to sleep over 2 hours ago. I am in room 3, a double room overlooking the road. The staff are lovely, downstairs is nice and the food is excellent. There is a varied menu to select from or a fixed menu - I think it was about £13... More 

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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I've driven past the Seven Stars on many, many occasions but have never been tempted to call in - probably because the parking is a bit restricted. At the weekend, however, after attending the Advent Service at the Cathedral, we stopped off there with friends for supper. And what a find. Can't vouch for the accommodation but the restaurant areas... More 

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London, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This review is for the B+B Pros: * Good price (70 quid B+B) * Friendly staff * Excellent breakfast inside the lovely atmospheric 'olde' pub * Just 5-8 pounds from Durham city centre each way in a taxi (5-10 mins), depending on time of journey Negatives * Tiny bathroom (with industrial-style notices more suitable for a public lav) * Both... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We had read the good reviews and were looking forward to our stay. However I realise now that a lot of reviews are referring to the food and not the accommodation. We stayed overnight and were disappointed overall. Pros: - Friendly staff - Convenient location for Durham Hill Colleges - Good breakfast - bus stop outside Cons: - Tiny shower... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night en route to Newcastle to visit Durham. The staff were very friendly and efficient, and the food was lovely. Breakfast was first class. Easy walking distance to Durham centre or there are buses every 15 minutes from right outside the pub. The room was a little small but very clean and hall carpets could be... More 

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Matlock Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Called in late on a Sunday afternoon and ordered the roast...absolutely delicious and a huge portion , all cooked beautifully and very reasonably priced , the staff were very attentive and the pub is lovely ...will definitely return.

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I couldn't believe the prices in this unassuming rural pub. I ordered half a beer, but had to refuse to pay the £2.30 they asked for. I wonder if they charge £4.60 for a pint - which is expensive for London let alone rural Durham.

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