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The Three Horseshoes

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Lanchester Road | Lanchester, Durham DH7 0QT, England
+44 1207 520900
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Stanley, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't visited the three horse shoes in a while as not long ago it went abit downhill however after seeing so many positive reviews we decided to give it another go. We booked on the day and got a table no problem. Although service was very slow at first and had several different people wait on us the food made... More 

Thank Meesha B
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family for lunch. Menu no nonsense with classic pub fayre on offer. Reasonably priced with nice surroundings. The food was excellent and delicious. Served on a traditional plate none of this tin cup and wooden board with a basket of chips nonsense. If you want no nonsense decent food in a nice cosy pub at a decent price... More 

Thank Ian R
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Always drive past first time we've stopped and had a meal here. Staff were lovely food was great. Brilliant service and food was quick. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. We will definitely be back again soon.

Thank stroppylisa
Co Durham
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191 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Visited with a few friends for lunch recently after passing this pub on a daily basis and saying,"oh I really must try there sometime." Its a canny little pub, and although we didn't sit in the conservatory bit, which I'm assured is lovely, our part was nice and cosy. Most of our party chose the lunchtime special, which was incredible... More 

Thank stottyCoDurham
Washington, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I visited here last Sunday as part of a group of 12. I had never been here before and have to say I was impressed. The staff were friendly and helpful. Now food - A few members of our group opted for 2 courses for under £11, others just wanted the main at under £9. I decided to go for... More 

Thank DonnaMD14
Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here for my parents wedding anniversary meal. First time I've been, when we went in we were greeted by Darren the landlord. We ordered drinks then went to our table . We ordered our meals including starters when they arrived they were delicious. Then followed by the main course which was delicious also. Darren popped over to make sure... More 

Thank Alan B
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Meal was very good and even though there was 9 of us the service was first class. Would call again. Children's menu was ample for our grandson.

Thank laviniacalland1944
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

visited here for sunday lunch made to feel very welcome on entering, excellent service, excellent food, free sorbet after lunch was an impressive touch will certainly return in the very near future

Thank linda b
Newcastle upon Tyne
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Called in 6pm on a Saturday night as had passed a few days before. Given the choice of tables. Vast menu. Ordered starters and mains. Thoroughly enjoyed. Staff pleasant and helpful. Will be back to try Sunday lunch!!

Thank maciiiann
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming and cosy pub. Experienced brilliant service of the couple that owned the place. only popped in for a few drinks and they made us feel at home, Bringin a complimentary bowl of nuts and making an effort to converse with us.

Thank Jaeger M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lanchester Road | Lanchester, Durham DH7 0QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 520900

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