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Chester moor, Chester-le-Street DH2 3SL, England
441913892628
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

'Our menu dishes are pre portioned by the company,' states Samantha in answer to a previous review. Not quite sure what this means? Are the the meals ready cooked and then frozen? Then reheated? Or are meals, at Church Mouse prices, cooked to order, from fresh in the kitchen, by a chef?

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Thank Value taste and... D
TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Good Morning I do apologise for your recent experience although I can assure you the meals are cooked fresh to order in the kitchen by the chef. If you had mentioned your comments to one of the team, they would have happily rectified any issues you had. 'Pre portioning', is the size of the portion that the company allows, I... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in for a very early tea time meal. Very pleasant bar and serving staff. The decor and layout makes the restaurant feel nice and cosy although it is quite big really. Had a burger , came with bacon and chips and also the chicken with barbecue sauce and chips. Both were absolutely glorious. The thick cut bacon that came... More 

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Thank John O
TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Hi John Thanks for your great review, glad you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully see you soon Sarah More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Encouraged by the new menu we thought we'd give our local pub another try. Unfortunately the vegetarian food offering was a disappointment compared to the previous menu. I had the pizza which was dry and not very tasty and the other main was a plate of fried food and nothing else. Beer is still good and will return for a... More 

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TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

I sincerely apologise for your visit. If you had mentioned your food to a member of the team, I can promise you they would have done anything they could to make your meal more enjoyable. Hopefully this won't be the last we see of you. Kind Regards Sarah More 

Jarrow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time at this pub for a meal and we were not disappointed. The staff are very welcoming, the service and the food were excellent. There is plenty of choice. Portion size and quality of the food are excellent. Would recommend to anyone wanting a nice meal that is a little special set in lovely surroundings and a pub/restaurant with... More 

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TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Hi Judith Really happy to hear you enjoyed your first experience at The Church Mouse. Give us a like on facebook for fantastic offers and promotions. Look forward to welcoming you soon. Thanks again Sarah More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As this is my aunt's favourite restaurant, we always visit when the family get together from a distance apart.

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Thank Ros D
TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Hi there Ros Such a lovely review, thank you. Your Aunt and family are always welcome here at The Church Mouse. Thanks again Sarah More 

Co. Durham
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten at the Church Mouse several times in the past but our meal at lunchtime on 4th July ( my birthday) was well below the standard of previous meals. My wife ordered a broadbean and asparagus risotto with a pan fried salmon fillet. When the meal arrived about 12 minutes after ordering we should have guessed that the risotto... More 

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Thank ronjen
TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Hello I would firstly like to apologise for your experience. I fully understand your comments regarding the risotto, but due to the volume of meals we cater for, not everything can be made from scratch and is prepared before service. The staff member should have informed a duty manager of your discrepancy and your problem would have been rectified immediately.... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here often for a quick lunch or tea as a family and we always enjoy it. There's a great range of food choices for all tastes and the drink selection is great. The food isn't exactly gourmet but for a fairly cheap and cheerful meal it does the job! The steaks are good and the pies are tasty.... More 

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TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. I agree the steaks are very tasty. Hopefully see you again soon Sarah More 

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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit the Church Mouse as the meals are always lovely, however we booked for Sunday lunch for 3:30pm on 10th July and it was not up to the usual standard. The veggies were overcooked and mushy and lacked taste plus not a big choice- peas that were boiled colourless, cabbage, 3 bits of dried-up carrot and 2 bits... More 

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Thank redheadsrgo
TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

I do apologise for your recent visit. If you had mentioned any of your issues on the day, a member of our team would have happily rectified the problem for you. As for training regarding wine, I have taken your comments on board and will be providing further training to ensure the team are fully aware of the wine we... More 

Gateshead, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been passing this place with work for many years now but only now do I have the time to stop and try it. The decoration is very nice - suits me. Staff very pleasant. The menu has plenty of choice , and a great selection of drinks. I ordered the Roast Chicken. Great portion size, well presented, was... More 

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Thank BrianJackson56
TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, I must agree the chicken is a WOW dish. Apologies regarding the chips, if you had mentioned it one of our team would have happily changed them for you. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks Sarah More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not been to the church mouse for a while but went back lately and it was as lovely as always. The food was nice, service was good and the foot came quickly too. The desserts were lovely with the apple pie you get Custard AND ice cream I had to check with the waitress there wasn't a printing error! The... More 

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Thank Tony S
TheChurchmouse, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Hi Tony Such a lovely review, thank you. Follow us on Facebook for some exciting offers. Custard and ice cream is always an unexpected but great treat. Look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks Sarah More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chester moor, Chester-le-Street DH2 3SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Chester-le-Street
  • Phone Number: 441913892628
Description
The Church Mouse in Chester-le-Street is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?