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The Durham OX

Church Street | Nottingham, Orston NG13 9NS, England
+44 1949 850059
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ox” (4 reviews)
“harvest pale” (7 reviews)
“beef dinner” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Church Street | Nottingham, Orston NG13 9NS, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited the Durham Ox tonight for Dinner. The pub is a great mix between country and modern and was busy and vibrant when we arrived. The landlord went out his way to serve us even through we were running late. The food was fantastic...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great little find!! Really good home cooked dinners great service and a lovely pint, what more could you want?

Thank MikeDawn1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked Sunday lunch for my birthday for 20 people. Food was gorgeous, staff were friendly and efficient. Coped very well with our large party. Would definately recommend.

Thank octoberjo1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used this excellent and homely pub for three nights dinner. Not only was the food very good and home-cooked, but the staff were very obliging and welcoming from the moment we walked in. Even on one very busy night when te bar as crowded...More

Thank David H
Rick B, Owner at The Durham OX, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David We are overwhelmed that you both came to eat with us three nights on the trot during your stay because you loved it so much. Thank you for a fantastic review and recommendation i will pass your comments on to the staff, i...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for my Birthday celebration and had the beef, onion and theakston ale pie. WOW! Huge and extremely tasty! Would highly recommend it to everyone! Well done to the Chef.

Thank stevewaterall2017
Rick B, Owner at The Durham OX, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Steve for your fantastic review of our pies, we also happy you came to us to celebrate your birthday. I will be passing your comment on to the chef. look forward to seeing you again soon. Rick Traci and the team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my family, six adults and three little boys. We were made to feel welcome, but the food was only average. Simple pub fare, which is fine, but not quite hot enough and nothing special. I probably wouldn't go back.More

Thank pollyfuffles
Rick B, Owner at The Durham OX, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your fare review, I am very happy you were made to feel welcome, I am a though a little disappointed that you didn't make me aware of the food not being hot enough on our check back at the table with you,...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing find, The Sunday lunch was simply amazing, Everything was Home made and the portions very big, Luckily it’s in a lovely quiet village else I’m sure people would be queuing down the street for a table. Thank you for a great meal.More

Thank NorthStar682995
Rick B, Owner at The Durham OX, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your five star review, Sunday lunches are sertainly becoming very popular with everyone that has one, we are becoming increasingly busier and would advice to book before turning up to avoid disappointment. we are very happy you enjoyed your visit to us...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

A great day out, we parked the motorhome in the car park and enjoyed a full day and evening of music, food and drinks. A great dog friendly garden and bar! The food was hot, fresh and well presented by friendly, helpful staff. The meat...More

Thank Explore762972
Rick B, Owner at The Durham OX, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review about your visit to The Durham Ox, We had an amazing day and turn out for the ox fest raising over £490 for cancer research, The pies are sertainly becoming a big hit...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

From the moment that we arrived it was welcoming and inviting for all my party. Staff were attentive and interested in our requirements

Thank Nww58
Rick B, Owner at The Durham OX, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments and review i will pass them on to our staff. Rick Traci and the team.

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Phoned ahead for a table and when we arrived the table was marked as reserved in our name. A lovely village pub that was very welcoming with friendly staff. The lunch we had was one of the best I have had and there is a...More

Thank Steve L
Rick B, Owner at The Durham OX, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We pride our selfs on our Sunday lunches and the little touches that customers remember us by. we are always very happy to hear that people like your self will be defiantly be returning and we will look forward to seeing you again very soon,...More

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Questions & Answers
Sweetest S
September 8, 2018|
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Response from Rick B | Property representative |
Yes we are very dog friendly.🐕
Patrick J
August 5, 2015|
Response from Rick B | Property representative |
Hi pat, Thats not a problem, it is fantastic that you would like to come and see us at the durham ox, it will be good to catch up with you all, I will wait to hear from mick then get you all booked in. just to remind you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Nottingham, Orston NG13 9NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Orston
  • Phone Number: +44 1949 850059
  • E-mail
The Durham Ox is a traditional country pub situated in the heart of the Vale of Belvior. Offering a lovely cosy atmosphere.Family and dog friendly, the Ox welcomes locals and passersby alike and is popular with walkers in the area. We serve local and guest cask ales And have a full menu serving pub lunches and dinner with the likes of traditional fish & chips to our popular ox burger stacks, plus filled rolls and chips cooked in beef dripping. The ox has a fantastic award winning beer garden with four wooden gazebos all with heating and lights to shelter in on the cooler days and are also fantastic for shade in the summer months popular with everyone.
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