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The Old England

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Good value basic menu

You can get a decent meal including Sunday lunch for a reasonable price. The menu is standard ( no... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
via mobile
Sunday lunch

Had been a while back and wasn't too impressed but seems to be under new managment so gave it... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Sarah G
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16 Jun 2018
11 Jul 2017
“Good value basic menu”
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Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH3 4JB, England
+44 191 388 4505
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Went for food today’s and my parter had a beer burger chips and a pint all for £5.99 and I had chicken fajitas for £6.49!!! Absolutely beautiful! Best fajitas I’ve ever had, lovely staff and friendly chefs. Will definitely be back

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

You can get a decent meal including Sunday lunch for a reasonable price. The menu is standard ( no gourmet or fine dining options) but is well cooked. Friendly service too. The pub has a lounge and bar and both are a god size. A...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank sut2014
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The staff have a the opinion they are doing you a favour, our booked us on for a surprise party . and to be honest the pub would have been empty without our party .but the staff were awful , surly , rude , sarcastic...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ckanthn
Missloufinn, Owner at The Old England, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

May I ask when this happened please

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Embarrassingly poor. Very busy with kids running allover, maybe the staff should be telling their parents for them to not do so as it's an accident waiting to happen. The main focus now seems to be those who takeaway Sunday lunches as those who dine...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank LilMiss15
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Had been a while back and wasn't too impressed but seems to be under new managment so gave it another go. Very well priced, food was great! Good sized portion, fresh veg and meat. For a family of 6 fussy eaters all plates were cleared....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We called for an evening meal recently and had a lovely meal - chicken sizzlers @£9 each.They were served with real chips and rice.The drinks are reasonably priced ie carling 2.60 a pint, john smiths 2.50 a pint.There is sometimes a wait if there are...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BazzaChester_le_St
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I have been to the Old England today for lunch and my daughter and I really enjoyed what we had. The food was excellent and the service. The food was hot fresh and homemade lovely. For a village Pub it is excellent I just hope...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank maryjane140
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Ordered food 12.55 then told at 14.20 no beef left so ordered turkey 14.55 still no dinners so cancelled !!!! poor bar staff run raggered very disorganised management need to take control no wonder there have been so many owners .....very poor service .....very disappointed...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Been here today for Sunday lunch...and it was lovely..meat was nice...lots of veg...The gravy a little salty for me but on the whole a nice family meal..ordered a kids chocolate cake for dessert...wow had to ask for more spoons..I have reviewed here before as the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank DEKDurham
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Saturday night they have live bands or singers. They obviously set high standards, as Fran was brought in all the way from Leeds. Both bar (at the back, where the band plays) and lounge (the front) are large and well lit, and the bar is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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27 February 2016|
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Response from maryjane140 | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure why as I know of customers ringing direct. Sorry can't help but if I can later I will
27 February 2016|
Response from Missloufinn | Reviewed this property |
The number they are using is a temporary one Its on their Facebook page where you can contact them on there aswell. I can't post number on here :s won't let me sorry