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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
Irish Beers on the Walk

Went in solo after having spend a few drinks in here. It's a quite place with limited choice of... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Kolkata, India
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible9%
15 Jul 2017
“Atrocious customer service ”
22 May 2017
“80’s Music – Hurrah! Big Jug – Oh!”
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88 Claypath, Durham DH1 1RG, England
+44 191 384 8354
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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

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

Thank collavfc
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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Thank Expatmackem
Reviewed 18 October 2014

While visiting friends in England we went to the Big Jug in downtown Durham for a few pints and to listen to the Tony Liddle and the Electric Warriors. What a fun evening. The band was great and the atmosphere was upbeat. The staff was...More

2  Thank Jerry W
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