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Court Inn

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Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
+44 191 384 7350
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want quality in a nice atmosphere than look no further than the Court Inn. My wife and I had the opportunity of dining child free on Friday night and thought we'd drive the 6 miles to the Court Inn as it has been recommended to us by several friends. My wife enjoyed a rump steak with all the... More 

Thank Blissa5
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A thoroughly enjoyable Sunday Roast with my friends. A thoroughly fantastic selection of roasts to select from, also for a fantastic price. The best way to experience this place really isn't by reading reviews, it's to go there and experience the Sunday Roast yourself, so I'm going to stop writing now.

Thank JamesStaye
Durham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for "Christmas" meal with some colleagues from work. Although their was a Christmas menu we selected from the ordinary menu. Food was really good, good size portions, home cooked chips, well presented and good service. Have been to the Court Inn a number of times over the years and pleased to see they maintain a high standard

Thank GazzaTrip
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called into this place in durham for a quick snack with my girlfriend, very nice pub with a warm feel about the place , we were sharply seated by a helpful member of staff and presented our menus promptly, we were then greeted by a very polite and well spoken enthusiastic young man, we asked him to recommend a light... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great lriendly pub...Lovely food and lovely staff, dog friendly too they made a special fuss oft our little dog, even brought her a plate off shredded pork!! She was drooling! Totally gets our thumbs up 👍👍 Paul, Heather & Pip

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over 120 gins to try! My idea of heaven! I had the Durham cask aged which was fantastic- along with the Hexham which was also good. My husband enjoyed a couple of pints of Maximus. The menu looked look although we'd already eaten. Nice to be able to take our dog with us. Nice interior- really could have stayed and... More 

Thank saxylydz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely warm welcome by the barman nothing was too much trouble, good advice given about the food. We chose the pizza and it was lovely. All the staff were great and really cared we had a good time we will be back! Oh and I was pleased to see dogs are allowed in the bar.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I recently went to the Court Inn with friends. We pre booked (just as well as it was really busy). We had the option of the Christmas menu or the limited menu. Both had excellent choices. Between us we chose burgers, pizzas and the kangaroo steak. Yes it was a little slow getting to the table, but... More 

Thank Neil E
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just off Elvet Street near the prison and jobcentre, hidden away is the great little pub, which can get very busy at times. Lovely Carvery, or Carvery Sandwiches, or a range of unusual meats like ostrich or kangaroo.

Thank MrsJD2007
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Christmas Fayre for our works Christmas meal. The food was excellent the staff were friendly but the waiteress only served at the top of the table and we had to pass the food to its recipient. The atmosphere was good. I would warmly recommend this Inn the food is lovely and very good value.

Thank DottyDurham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 25
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Court Lane, Durham DH1 3AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 7350
We are a Classic English Pub/restaurant in the Heart of Durham City, serving classic English food with a twist, using the finest locally sourced ingredients and first class service every time.
We have a large selection of spirits and 8 hand pulls with local beer everyday

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?