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“Friends day out”

Whisky River Cocktail Bar
Ranked #99 of 334 Restaurants in Durham
Cuisines: Wine Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Whisky River is the obvious choice for after-work drinks, parties, leaving do's, celebrations and late night soirees. Our extensive cocktail menu, each one chosen, tasted and approved by the team can not be found anywhere else in town. The laid back atmosphere & live music make Whisky River the number one Durham City hangout. Come and enjoy our lovely riverside location and find out why we were voted Best Bar 2013. Our VIP area can be booked for private parties and we also take full bar bookings subject to circumstance. Book in advance to avoid dissapointment.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Visiting Durham to meet friends , came across the whiskey river , being Scottish we like our whiskey and were served by s lovely and attentive bar man called Chris , the drinks were not expensive , I would recommend the owner of the bar to send her staff to islay to see a distillery in production therefore giving her staff knowledge of what they are selling and somthing to converse with customers . Michelle Pia

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Bar staff are always super friendly and accommodating. Recently we went for a run and asked to leave our jackets as we were too hot, the guy behind the bar was lovely and said of course we could, obviously this meant that we simply had to go for drinks after our run! Looks a lovely venue for after work drinks or day time chills, especially when the weather gets better.
Love it!

Thank Tg2111
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I've been in some terrible bars in my time, think this place could be the worst, the bar staff are a joke, cocktail making skills 0, and slow isn't even in it.

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Thank Gavin W
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Popped to the beautiful city of Durham for a walk along the river and visit to the stunning cathedral. Finished the evening perfectly with a cocktail or three in this lovely cocktail bar. Sat outside to relax with the wife.overlooking the river. Service and drinks were delicious special thanks to Holly for a lovely evening and great service. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Called for drinks - bar staff very good at mixing cocktails and atmosphere very good.
Gets really busy but we managed to get seats in a booth and had a few lovely cocktails.

Thank clayton1967
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