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The Duke of York

$$ - $$$, British,
Fir Tree, Crook DL15 8DG, England
+44 1388 767429
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“rack of ribs” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fir Tree, Crook DL15 8DG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Same time next year! This pleasant little place has now become an annual re-fuelling stop on the way North for Christmas. And I don't mean for my car. Friendly folk, fairly-priced food and a decent drop of Black Sheep. What's not to like.

Thank bryanedwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a little desperate, we needed a quick bite as we were visiting for family reasons the local area, we hadn’t been into the village of fir tree, for food for many years. We quickly drove down, called in and though the pub was...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just enjoyed a fantastic steak and ale pie at the Duke of York. 2 courses cost £10.50 and were fantastic. Black pudding was divine with peppercorn sauce. Steak pie was stuffed with steak and mushrooms and though couldn't taste the ale as such, the...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 3 December 2017

After multiple visits to this establishment, it's possible to type that this is a warm, welcoming place serving tasty, wholesome food and the courteous, professional staff express genuine sincerity to all customers, including four legged companions. We will continue to visit throughout the comping months.

Thank ConnietheCoton
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious steak & ale pie. Mash was perfectly seasoned - thanks Chef. Sarah was amazing as always

1  Thank Mylesie
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this venue on a business trip and had dinner with a colleague- the fillet steak was superb and done to perfection. The staff were very friendly and the ambience warm and welcoming from both staff and locals. Very good value and will definitely visit...More

1  Thank 990jeffi
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Visited recently. Lovely atmosphere and welcoming bar . Varied menu offering good food. Service good, friendly staff.

Thank mlm30
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

First time we have been for Sunday lunch. Beautiful rare beef, fresh veg and home made Yorkshire puddings. Wonderful friendly staff as always, they can not do enough to help. Seated promptly, drinks order taken from the table. Highly recommend for Sunday lunch and normal...More

1  Thank sseeqq
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came here for my birthday meal. On arriving the staff were very welcoming and showed us to our seat. The member of staff advised that it was steak night (Thursday) and that if both of us ordered steak we would get...More

1  Thank Maxine W
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely family meal here.... one member of the family is coeliac so requires a gluten free option... they are brilliant with this allergy.... a seperate fryer for chips etc and a well highlighted menu and very clued up on it...its so pleasing to be able...More

Thank sheldont-hx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fir Tree, Crook DL15 8DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Crook
  • Phone Number: +44 1388 767429
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