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7 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1LJ, England
0191 384 1010
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Newcastle, Australia
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is always great and food is really good value for money. Booking is recommended at peak times as it gets quite busy. The early bird deals are good and the range of the menu means there is something for everyone.

Thank AvidGlobeHopper
Durham, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times on a Sunday it never fails to impress 3 course for 8-95 The beef melts I'm your mouth. Great choice of meats Always piping hot food.

Thank tara42ne
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food isn't great quality. It's very cheap and the staff are great but the food really let's it down.

Thank oOrachOo
County Durham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in to Sambuca for a good cheap meal. You can't complain about this place. The service is attentive and friendly. The food is way above the standard for the price offered, the drink selection is plentiful. I had the Pollo Pepe which was more than adequate. Nice flavour from the peppercorns. My wife had the Steak Thermidor which... More 

Thank Christoper L
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great customer service. Great food. Great reasonable prices. Can't ask for more. The music was also very good.

Thank Amy8835
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been a regular to Sambuca Durham for a good few years now and I have never had a bad meal. It is not the place to go for a romantice dinner for two or somewhere to splash out on a special occasion but it is great, fun, good service and cannot be beaten for the price. Good for... More 

Thank Jane B
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

First time visit for a family members 40th. Prompt service, excellent food, staff couldn't be more attentive and polite. Singer Chris was amazing! Wonderful voice but he really got the whole place involved and everyone was up dancing or singing. Special treatment for anyone's birthday etc! Really good, only fault was parking issues. Recommend and will go again

Thank milltemp
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We visited Sambucca Durham last night as a party of 8 to celebrate a 40th birthday. What a brilliant night we had! The food, service and atmosphere was lovely and the entertainment from singer Christopher Dakers was absolutely fabulous. Everyone was up dancing and singing along. A brilliant night which we hope to repeat!!!!!

Thank yvonne p
Spennymoor, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The three of us Had the 3 course steak meal deal and it was excellent value for money. Potato skins starter, decent sized and well cooked steak for the main and cheesecake for dessert. I really don't know how the keep the business going selling food at this price. It's not my favourite Italian in Durham but you can't go... More 

Thank AuntieShirley
Durham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The food is great! A good menu with reasonable prices on pizza and pasta dishes. The garlic bread with tomato and cheese is absolutely sublime! But it is noisy and never looks clean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Italian, Pizza, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 0191 384 1010
Sambuca Durham is a vibrant and welcoming Italian Restaurant where friends and family can gathered together in a relax atmosphere. Unbeatable both value and food quality delivered by a very committed, competent and friendly staff.

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