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DaVinci's Ristorante

162 Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH3 3AY, England
+44 191 388 5551
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“garlic bread” (5 reviews)
“potato skins” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
162 Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH3 3AY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband since moving to Chester le street have always made the effort to got out for food here at least once a month, admittedly haven’t been since Max and Mike left as i had heard some stories of it going down hill,...More

Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going here for years,and always had a lovely warm welcome from the staff,we were sorry to see the changes with Ian leaving and Max and Tom,but this happens in this business,I think it unsettles regular customers,but have to say we had a lovely evening...More

Thank Sandie M
Reviewed December 12, 2017

Visit this restaurant 3 or 4 times a year as it is convenient for meeting family and has good, well priced food. Admittedly, I was a little worried about our visit last Saturday having read some recent reviews. As it turns out I need not...More

1  Thank 1Beth1186478
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We used to be very regular visitors to this restaurant but were disappointed by a couple of visits earlier this year. This visit was their last chance and I am delighted to say it was excellent. The food and service were excellent and the staff...More

Thank sandrasmith1234
Reviewed November 12, 2017

I've been to this establishment several times and unfortunately this latest visit will be my LAST. We sat down at 6:30, it was 7:30 when starters arrived which 2 were stone cold, 1 was described "as worst calamari ever" and 1 was ok. We were...More

3  Thank Tony S
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

I mustvstartvoit by saying that the bar and waiting staff work tirelessly however more staff needed. Embarrassing to watch them struggle. We were in the restaurant for 2 1/2 hours and still hasn't had desswer so we decided to leave. We for the special, potatoes...More

1  Thank Oakland81
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Called mid week on the spur of the moment. New decoration and new staff. We were told the new management took over at the end of September. Food still delicious and with an additional 3 course special menu which includes a good choice, - from...More

Thank jordielad
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday night we put on a tiny table behind a wall. The free bread for the table were the smallest buns I've ever seen an pretty stale. We had 2 chicken dishes which were nice i had mine with veg which...More

Thank drowell39
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We were given a seat at the end of the corridor where the front door let a cold draught on my back. The member of staff was not very happy when I asked if it could be closed. After asking a passing member of staff...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Had lunch here on a Tuesday afternoon. The restaurant was quiet with just 5 tables occupied but the area used for lunches is quite small so the atmosphere was pleasant and relaxed. The lunchtime menu is quite small but there is a choice between 19...More

Thank Brian69m
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Steven L
September 6, 2017|
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Response from drowell39 | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember seeing that offer.
Nicki E
June 9, 2016|
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Response from Nicki E |
I did work there yes, but only for a couple months and i hardly seen the manager as i worked upstairs in the kitchen, only know his first name but its alright as the place i'm going to be working at has just wrote on the... More
angela j
March 29, 2016|
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Response from Howell D |
Lunch time? 5.30-6.30 Fri and Sat or every week night
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH3 3AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Chester-le-Street
  • Phone Number: +44 191 388 5551
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