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Flint Hill | Dipton, Stanley DH9 9JJ, England
+44 1207 571040
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Stanley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is quite small but decorated beautifully. I ordered a salmon risotto and it was great. Prices were very reasonable, will definitely revisit

Thank angeldevil1984
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Have to admit this a regular eating spot for us as the food is so good and the staff are so welcoming they make us feel like family. They made our Mother's Day very special. As well as having a daily Special Menu starting at £5.95 for two courses, they have a full extensive menu with plenty to choose from.... More 

Thank stormy0507
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The garlic bread in particular was amazing, as well as friendly service and very affordable as they have a great happy hour with a lot of choice

Thank Erin G
Durham, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Catch up with friends. Good choice on specials menu. Quick service, although not busy anyway. Music rather loud but bearable.

Thank Andrea S
Burnopfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place was very mediocre. Coke flat, no sparkling water, wine not great. Food was poor except for the meatballs. I had pasta which was bland my partner had pizza which had a weird aftertaste. Wouldn't recommend and won't visit again.

Thank burnopfield73
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

My 1st visit here, I would return however it wouldn't be my 1st choice. Value for money with the early bird is exceptional and a lot to choose from compared to other restaurants of the same cuisine. The food was good, but not great. However the staff made this experience, they were very attentive. Really great service. I'm sure this... More 

Thank vicki w
Durham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

After reading reviews for new Belvedere thought would give it a go but will not be going back. Mushroom soup was just tasteless and watery. King prawns were very good but bread on table had uncooked bits it and was so heavy. Pizza dough on calzone wasn't cooked enough shame as filling was really nice.

Thank Jacqui B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

After years of not visiting this restaurant due to low food standards previously, we decided to pay it a visit to celebrate a family members birthday. As we heard it had been taken over and newly named Belvedere. The food is far superior now then previously. The staff are lovely and are so welcoming. Food was piping hot and very... More 

Thank Helen W
Stanley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I rarely give five stars to a place. Because I consider my standards to be exacting. This pizzeria restaurant was wonderful. It has recently acquired new management and is no longer called Michaelangelos. It's now called Belvedere. We were welcomed in by smiling faces and pleasanteries as they brought out a ramp to allow us wheelchair access. We were calmly... More 

Thank FairyAngelican
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A nice Italian restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. Visited here for the first time on Friday evening for a family birthday celebration. Lovely food, I had the prawn cocktail and the steak special! Excellent value for money we all thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

Thank jb292015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flint Hill | Dipton, Stanley DH9 9JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 571040

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