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Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH2 3RJ, England
+44 191 389 2628
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Cavendish, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has a nice and comfortable ambiance. Reasonable menu. Good choice of real ales and staff were friendly. Food was ok. There are other pub choices in the area which I feel offer better value for money.

Thank hagedd
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch after receiving a voucher from Mitchell and Butlers pubs for really bad service at another pub. We chose this pub as we had heard decent things about it, and we were not disappointed. The waitress from the moment we got their was friendly, she gave us lots of options and was very professional.... More 

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Little Sutton, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited while in the area for a bad family illness, we all felt pretty low, but with a pleasant and helpful Amanda who made our evening really special and nothing was too much trouble, her motto was " no problem" The rest of the staff were attentive without being over bearing, great food cooked just as we requested. Beers served... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with family all had great meals,steak was best i have had will go again soon also the staff made us feel very welcome

Thank ian o
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Thank you, Ian, for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. We always love to receive great feedback. Thanks again. More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If like me you enjoy a great meal with a great pint in a wonderful setting then this is the place to go. Warm welcome from all the staff. Very reasonable prices. Not to be missed. Simple to book too (online)

Thank chriskeelty
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Chriskeelty, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Church Mouse. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with some of my family. I had a rump steak, cooked med-rare. This was in with a fixed meal deal where I got a dessert after too for £13.95. All which was very nice. I would love to come back again.

Thank Ge0rgia38
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us this response. We always love to receive great feedback here at The Church Mouse. More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with my family for Sunday dinner, this is a pub restaurant that has a very good feel to it and is kept very clean. The food is very much quality over quantity, if your the type of bloke who wants 15 Yorkshire puds & half a cow for less than a tenner this is not the place for... More 

1 Thank Michael C
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Michael. Wishing you a great day until we see you next time. Thanks again More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here many many times especially for Sunday lunch.The last couple of Sunday visits have been very disappointing due to the "subtle " changes in the meal.The meals are now presented on small rectangle plates and have decreased in size considerably and also increased in price. We have recommended the lunches on numerous occasions to friends but not... More 

Thank melodyDurham
Spennymoor, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

7 of us went for an 80th birthday meal. We all loved it the food was excellent and plenty of choice. The service was also excellent. It has a lovely relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Jan T
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Jan T. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Church Mouse. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Rugeley, United Kingdom
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249 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a lovely day out my husband and I stopped here for a bite to eat. Upon entering there was a sign saying wait to be seated but no one was about. I asked a member of staff and we were instructed to take a seat in the restaurant and someone would be over to take our orders. After find... More 

Thank Absfab
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this review

Absfab, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH2 3RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Chester-le-Street
  • Phone Number: +44 191 389 2628
The Church Mouse in Chester-le-Street is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
over a year ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

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