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Melanzana Restaurant - CLOSED

96 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AG, England
+44 191 384 0096
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible36%
Oct 10, 2012
“The best pizza but a tweak or two needed on service”
Aug 17, 2012
“Dreadful service and food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
96 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AG, England
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Great location on the bridge. The best pizza. Try the grilled vegetables. My son and I went there for two dinners. If there was a difference between the two meals it was the staff. Mature staff the first time - welcoming, cheerful and helpful. The...More

Thank RalphW_10
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Went lunch time Friday with a friend. Waitress gave us menus and after a long interval returned laughing while telling us that she had forgotten about us [There was no one else in] Prawn cocktail starter was poor but main courses even worse. Both of...More

1  Thank carole6499
Reviewed August 3, 2012

Had a meal here on 2nd August 2012 with my daughter and two grand children (4 & 5) My daughter had garlic mushrooms for a starter which were barely warm. After almost 1 hr wait we had the main course. May daughter and I had...More

2  Thank Brian H
Reviewed July 8, 2012

Visited this 'restaurant' on Saturday 23 June at 7pm. We had passed this place one afternoon and decided to pay a visit. Our starters were Goats Cheese and Tiger Prawns, priced at £5.95 and £7.95 respectively, rather expensive but, hey, we were on a rare...More

4  Thank angelicmystery
Reviewed June 28, 2012

We came across this restaurant while getting a passport done in Durham, after a debate over whether we should go to here or the chippy we decided on Melanzana, thinking that if was best restaurant in Durham for two years running we couldn't go wrong....More

3  Thank Julian V
Reviewed June 25, 2012

were full when we walked in but took our number and said they would call as sooon as a table became available , this they did and kept untill we returned from town , the food and service from friendly helpfull staff was excelent ,...More

1  Thank wannahowl
Reviewed June 20, 2012 via mobile

We popped into melanzana for a quick lunch, and we're greeted by the waitress in a friendly manner. We took this as a good sign and took a seat. We sat and waited 10 minutes before someone from our party actually got up to the...More

2  Thank Ruthie L
Reviewed June 20, 2012

The quality of service in this restaurant is a complete let down to the lovely food promised on the menu. Only half of some orders were served and we had to wait ten min for the accompanying bread which arrived as the starters were cold...More

2  Thank rosiemo123
Reviewed June 18, 2012

We recently visited this restaurant expecting an authentic Italian menu as the building looks authentic, however this was not the case the menu was basic pasta and pizza the staff were unattentive one member told me it was her first night as she sat down...More

3  Thank rayandjulie_ann
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Melanzana is very conveniently situated at the bottom of the bridge leading to the city. An ideal rendesvouz point. I have used this place three times recently and enjoyed sitting outside watching the world go by. I am usually accompanied by my one eyed dog...More

Thank Kim516
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  • Address: 96 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 0096
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