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80’s Music – Hurrah! Big Jug – Oh!

The music quite simply is the best in this fine city. The fact that it is full of people of all... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Seaham, United Kingdom
Good mydic

Visited on recommendation as Saturday night has DJ playing tracks from 60s to now. Very busy... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
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23 Aug 2018
15 Jul 2017
“Atrocious customer service ”
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88 Claypath, Durham DH1 1RG, England
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Used to love going on a Friday for the live bands playing but since new management has took over a few months ago it's rapidly gone downhill. Even though it's needed updated for a number of year's it's now scruffy and in desperate need of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 287lisa
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Came in here for a birthday celebration with family and friends, lovely pub but the bar staff lets it down, no communication with customers more interested in her phone, very rude and impolite

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Samson1999
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The music quite simply is the best in this fine city. The fact that it is full of people of all ages, is testimony to how crap new music is. They play it loud and proud. The bar itself is a little tight and hot,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on recommendation as Saturday night has DJ playing tracks from 60s to now. Very busy. Good atmosphere. Great music. However, people seemed to be ' clicky' and possibly local (it's a traditional pub), but after one drink my friend felt uncomfortable with the stares...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank aratelli
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Went in solo after having spend a few drinks in here. It's a quite place with limited choice of beers. Irish beers are on the walk. Good to watch a few Premiere league matches with a drink at this place. There is also some good...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Aninda_mukherjee
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Were here last Friday. Live band (very good) and good atmosphere. We brought the average age down to about 60 though....same clientele as 30 years ago. Do not try the Theakstons. Worst pint of beer I have ever tasted. And i think this it the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Familyoffduty
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Called in during a couples night out. Fair priced drinks and a great atmosphere with a live band. Also have a great little disco 😊one of my regular haunts in Durham

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank AuntieShirley
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

What a brilliant day. The staff and Janine help me to celebrate my 50th birthday. Welcoming helpful atmosphere and a first class pub. What a day to remember and thank you for your hospitality.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Doobet
Reviewed 2 May 2016

First visit here, very much a drinking pub, great bar service with immediate eye contact from the bar staff despite serving other customers, very busy upon arrival as many football fans had gathered to watch the Man City vs Leicestershire match, which was being televised...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank SharonJT67
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This place has to be the surprise on the street. It's great, the atmosphere was brilliant.. It opens up into quite a large room , a good selection of beers to pick from. Try it you'll not be disappointed

Date of experience: February 2016
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