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Longshot - Can anyone recommend a good restaurant in Durham City?

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Ulysees Thu 19-May-05 21:08:54

Dh and I are going to see a play at the Gala on Saturday and want to eat afterwards.

Ulysees Fri 20-May-05 12:10:29

anyone?

beansmum Fri 20-May-05 12:30:32

Hollathans on Elvet Bridge is nice, or there's sakura, expensive but yummy japanese food. For italian romeos is good.

ark Fri 20-May-05 12:55:40

Its been a while since I've been but service in Hollathans can be a little slow - but food is v good. There is a place called Hide on Saddler Street , the road that takes you up to cathedral
See this BBC review for ideas (sorry can't do link!) I celebrated my 21st in this very building (diff restaurant then) but have been back a number of times and have always found the food good and service attentive.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wear/music/venues/durhamtopten.shtml

I understand from friends that Vennels is now superb - but no idea what it does in the way of food.

If you want to really splash out The Royal County Hotel have a restaurant, which some people rave about hope that helps - have fun and say hello to lovely durham for me

Ulysees Fri 20-May-05 13:20:19

Oh thanks you two I'll say hello to Durham for you ark!

ark Mon 23-May-05 13:53:16

hey - where did you go in the end?

giraffeski Mon 23-May-05 14:12:49

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giraffeski Mon 23-May-05 14:17:49

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Ulysees Thu 26-May-05 14:48:15

Hi, we went to the japanese and it was fantastic

We're hoping to go to Durham again on 15th June to see kiki dee so will eat out again no doubt.

Heathcliffscathy Thu 26-May-05 14:50:11

and albert used to be good. so weird thinking about durham, went to uni there. i remember de medicis giraffeski!

giraffeski Wed 01-Jun-05 23:17:07

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Heathcliffscathy Wed 01-Jun-05 23:18:00

hmmmmm....put in an open application and ended up at Mary's ...lived out for last 2 years on hillside tho

Heathcliffscathy Wed 01-Jun-05 23:20:29

were you at uni there?

giraffeski Wed 01-Jun-05 23:23:51

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Anteater Thu 02-Jun-05 00:17:40

My brothers the sound man at the Gala, will ask him wheres good and post tommorow..

Anteater Thu 02-Jun-05 00:18:55

Oh crap, youve already been.. sorry!

Anteater Thu 02-Jun-05 11:48:33

He says the Pump House is very good, if you go again!

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