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Address: Bridge End, Frosterley, England
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+44 1388 527784

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Great food and Atmosphere

Great atmosphere, great food, great beer, had an excellent meal here - in the out of this world class, not your normal pub grub would recommend to anyone in the area and will... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Robert B
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cute and rustic really nice location on a sunny day. However the food is limited and overpriced in my opinion. The drinks are also very expensive and there is again little choice for example a mini bottle of prosecco costed over £6!

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Thank Helen M
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, great food, great beer, had an excellent meal here - in the out of this world class, not your normal pub grub would recommend to anyone in the area and will definitely go back again

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Thank Robert B
Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely pub/restaurant. The logs were on the range and that was not the only warmth, the welcome was just the same. The food was excellent, we decided to share a starter, the scotch egg, which was presented beautifully and was very tasty. The main courses were again beautifully presented and very tasty, although my husband was a little... More 

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Thank GibbsBlackCat
Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, beautifully presented. The best homemade pea soup with amazing bread followed by venison and monkfish, both prepared to perfection. Never had samphire before but was a perfect choice with the monkfish. First rate!!!

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Thank MadzTyler
Seaham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

10/10 absolutely perfect! We didn't sit in the main pub we were seated in a little off shot just out to the side, it was lovely. It was a bit nippy and the coal fire came in handy. I also have to say we had the best Sunday lunch we've ever had couldn't fault anything we will definitely be back.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We tried this on the last night of our trip. The food was very good and the service was great. The meals came in good time and cooked to perfection. The ser ice was very good and we're really helpful and friendly. Will return when in the area again. Carrie n kev

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Thank Carrie E
Dorset, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went here on Saturday night whilst visiting elderly relatives, we had the most amazing meal, I'm not usually one to choose pork but thought I would try something different for a change, the trio of pork was just amazing, and for pudding a salted caramel melting pudding wow! Wish we could move this pub to Dorset and we would... More 

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were visiting a jeweller in the village, it was suggested that we made a booking for Sunday lunch. I plumbed for the rib beef rest of family had beef and lamb. Mashed potato was best I have had in a long time. Proper Yorkshire puddings and roasties. Alandale Beers four hand pumps and three coal fires. Main course 12... More 

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Thank Martin R
Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Without doubt one of the best places for miles around if you want a proper home cooked traditional Sunday lunch using only the best local ingredients in authentic surroundings. They also have a great selection of local beers. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

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Thank Adrian H
Durham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Have never eaten here looks expensive, but we like to go for a drink Here , sit outside when nice , I love it !

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