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7 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1LJ, England
0191 384 1010
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Sambucca last minute as couldn't get into another restaurant. We have visited here before as families but never as a couple. When we arrived we could see it was busy but got a table for two no bother. We ordered drinks at the bar and opened a tab. I did think we waited a bit longer than... More 

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Thank lazytow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are really friendly. Food is very nice and also cheap. I visit here quite regularly with my other half for tea. Great for families, couples or groups of friends.

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Thank Ruth J
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Sambuca's and decided to try the 3 course Sunday lunch. To be honest for the price advertised I wasn't expecting a lot but wow was I surprised. All 3 courses were very generous portion sizes and the main meal was brilliant with a really good selection of meats. I must admit I was really satisfied and impressed with... More 

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Thank Chris B
Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had our Grandaughters 14th Party at Sambuca Durham and really enjoyed the food(huge choice) everyone full at the end of the night, Staff couldnt do enough to please us and even had a live singer who was also a great entertainer which made a big difference in my opinion. great value for excellent food, thanks we will be back

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Thank bobbyveeDurham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here with family for sisters birthday. We got mussels starter aswell as pate, skins and garlic bread absolutely lovely. The mussels were cooked perfectly and the portions huge we got them in both types of sauxe. Mains we had pizza and padta no conplaints at all will defo return. Prices are so xheap you end up ordering far too... More 

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Thank Traceyg1967
County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sambuca in Durham is a great spot for a cheap lunch or dinner; low prices but not compromising on quality. On this occasion I enjoyed tagliatelle arrabbiata and a glass of white wine for less than £10 - a very reasonable lunch. My other half had the chicken dolcelatte which he enjoyed throughly and was impressed with the size of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, whether English or Italian; fresh veg and good portions. Beer reasonably priced and always nice. Staff are superb throughout and very chatty. You are made to feel welcome and are looked after from start to finish. I'd go no where else for a Sunday lunch.

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Thank Kevin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always enjoyed a great lunch with my family, this place is excellent value for money, and great service what more can you ask for. Even my youngest daughter was satisfied, and that's an achievement :)

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Thank Nigel O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sambucas is a cheap and cheerful ( but delicious) little gem of a restaurant in the heart of Durham. Situated in the old goods station it has a charm not seen regularly in such a low cost food server. The dolce latte chicken is lovely!

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Thank Chris A
Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

got the lunchtime special deal for three of us which is amazing value and excellent quality ,very attentive friendly staff the only prbolem is theres not much parking and we have tried to get in before but were unable to park

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
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
Description
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?