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Bells Fish Restaurant

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Market Square, Durham, England
0191 3848974
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Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Simply Best fish and chips in Durham White fish crispy batter well cooked chips awesome Parking outside the one on DRAGONVILLE both places are great very clean very friendly staff

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Thank Colin w
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

good quality fish, large portions, good location just down from cathedral staff helpful and friendly veryclean could not askfor better

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1 Thank janet d
Durham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have had a few take outs from Bell's and thought they were fab so decided to try a sit down meal in their restaurant. The food was amazing although quite expensive, but a nice treat. Friendly staff and lovely view of Durham Market place.

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1 Thank Cami02
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was excellent. The staff were, as always, helpful. I was able without any fuss to book a accessible table as my wife uses a wheelchair. The restaurant is on two,floors but because my wife uses a wheelchair we only ever use the ground floor. Views out to the Market Sqare in Durham are good.

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1 Thank Halli756
Durham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are after Fish & Chips when you are in Durham this place is the place to go. You get good quantities along with good quality. The restaurant is situated in the very centre of Durham and they have a take away section as well.

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1 Thank kfossa
Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First class fish and chip well worth a visit you can't come to Durham and miss a visit to bells for your fish and chips better the the magpie in Whitby by far .

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1 Thank Gordo1661
Durham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Right bang in the middle of Durham Bells fish shop is the place to go for a fish and chip lunch or supper the patties are also a must If you want to sit upstairs and people watch in Durhsm while you eat in the restraunt or downstairs in the cafe or take out all is good Well recommended

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1 Thank Ann B
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If your in Durham and you want some seafood this the place for you. I had fish and chips. Mushy peas and some buttered bread. The OH had scampi all was nice. Sat upstairs as the downstairs was packed. Well recommended

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose the special offer menu which included main (with chips or salad)(with bread and butter and peas/beans) and dessert or starter. I chose cod with salad, not chips. The salad comes underneath the cod, it was colorful, plentiful, very mixed with fruit in it too-lovely. Seeing mine, my husband wished he'd had salad instead of chips, as his chips... More 

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Durham we felt rather hungry so we decided to pop in tor fish & chips.We have often passed this restaurant put never had a meal but the smell of the fish & chips drew us in.There is seating downstairs and also upstairs.The cutlery cups tabloes and décor are kept spotless.We ordered 2 pensioners specials that came with tea... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square, Durham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 0191 3848974
Description
Take-away.

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