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Seven Stars Inn

High Street North, Shincliffe DH1 2NU, England
+44 191 384 8454
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“salmon” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
High Street North, Shincliffe DH1 2NU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been here a few times over the years and never been disappointed. Although quiet meal, service and atmosphere perfect. It seems the management are looking to also go towards events, good luck to them

Thank bellreader
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place was desperately quiet and we were told they were going to close early because there was no one in. I don't know if it was an attempt to reinforce the early closure but the barman started spraying cleaning chemicals on the table next...More

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were offered either the normal menu or the Christmas fayre which we opted for and were not disappointed. Excellent value for money and the portions were really generous, the staff were really friendly will definitely be going back

1  Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 10 December 2017

See my review under my report of my B&B. The meal times are convenient. It is good that there is no loud music, just quiet, discreet background music in both the bar and the restaurant.

Thank Wulfsige
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Had a 2 course meal and it was very nice. Waiting staff were pleasant and room had a nice atmosphere. Would go back for another meal.

Thank Jan N
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Visited as staying in area on business and glad I did. On a Friday night it was surprisingly quiet, easy to park outside and inside minimal waiting. Had the prawn cocktail to start, many prawns and crisp fresh salad. The main was turkey - again...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I don’t review this restaurant after every visit but we have eaten here the last 2 Sunday’s. The Castle Eden Inn is local to us and we have had good Sunday lunches there but our last 2 visits there were poor experiences so, even though...More

Thank fitandoverfifty
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a cosy friendly pub/restaurant just outside Durham City. We called for lunch and both had ribeye steaks which were cooked to perfection and delicious. Tip: if you visit the Seven Stars web site and sign up for their emails you will be offered...More

Thank Lancestrian
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We joined family here for Sunday lunch and left disappointed with both food and service that was luke warm. We were meeting up with family and agreed somewhere in the middle as the seven stars seemed to be ideal, the staff seemed a little hurried...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Serving a party of 43 guests in the restaurant is not the easiest of tasks but the service from Noreen and her staff was top class. The food was served quickly and although small portions were ordered they were anything but small. Most of the...More

Thank elmet2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street North, Shincliffe DH1 2NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Shincliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 8454
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