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Downeys of Seaham

5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
+44 191 513 0213
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (124 reviews)
“langoustines” (6 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast Food, British, Vegetarian Friendly
5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Seaham and want a fish and chips, why would you go anywhere else? The food is fantastic and on a nice day you can sit outside or over by Tommy and just look out over the great coastline that Seaham has to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KennaSafc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were tempted by the beautiful smell in the air, we went into Downey 's for take away fish 🐟and 🍟 chips. Fish was freshly cooked while you wait - walked back to the car to eat while watching the sea. When we opened the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travel-Ang_50
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Recommended by our B&B - seated straightaway - staff we really good came across took our order were really friendly. Fish and chips really good - pipping hot and plenty of it. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank donnahalifax
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Free parking directly opposite, which is a bonus. Shown a table immediately and order taken straight away. Food was served piping hot and was nice and fresh. About #35 for three fish and chips with tea, bread and butter. With an added bonus of burger...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul P
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

My first visit with a walking group eight of us called for fish & Chips. Service was average, cutlery clean, clean cafe and average staff could be more pleasant. Fish & chips average presentation ok. Meal deal good price.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank boydy73
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

The fish and chips here were okay, but what killed the experience for me was the staff. They were so rude! When my partner was ordering the lady taking the order walked away half way through whilst he was speaking and funnily enough she got...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 606melh
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Had a drive up to Seaham on a fresh Autumn Sunday and very impressed with how good the seafront is looking - and free parking too. Had heard good reports of Downey's and it lived up to expectation - excellent fresh fish and such a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We queued on a sunday lunchtime as it was busy but it was the organisation or lack of it that was a problem. The queue for takeaway merged into the queue of people waiting for tables and as we were first inline for a table...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

3 visits now and robbed every time. After being charged for tap water last visit, I ordered bottled water (at least I would get what I paid for right)? Wrong! Half a dirty plastic glass of warm water I was not expecting. As I was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank copper777
Reviewed September 11, 2018

You must go here for fish and chips if you are in Seaham. Hand down, the best fish and chips ever! One heck of a menu selection too

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DebWhalen
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Richard C
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
Yes its open on Sundays, its very popular, so booking would be advised to avoid disappointment.
March 7, 2017|
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Response from BRENDA P | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up but at lunch time you could have a short wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 North Terrace, Seaham SR7 7EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Seaham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 513 0213
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