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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
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in today for the first time in a few years but will be back soon 😃 made to feel welcome as soon as we walked in the door, service with a smile and canny banter 😉 only place in Stanley that's ever brought us a FREE SNACK to the table, met Darren & Melanie for the first time but... More 

Thank vicky b
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over priced mediocre food with tardy service bordering on rude at times. McDonalds would have been a preferable option.

Thank Hobnob111
Winchester, United Kingdom
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience! Such friendly host and staff serving excellent food. I had a blue steak which was served with prawns. One of the best steaks I've had! The chef was not afraid to serve it exactly as I enjoy. I started with the soup of the moment, which was chestnut. My first reaction was not to go for... More 

Thank dala673
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

enjoyable experience in the large conservatory watching sun setting with a nice steak easy car parking spacious dining area comfortable lovely saturday evening experience

Thank anthony i
Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on a Sunday without booking on the off chance of a table the moment we walked through the door everybody spoke and made us feel welcome we were given a table straight away high chair brought over for our little girl. Food was amazing roast beef with all the trimmings extra large puddings everything hot, even gave us... More 

Thank 744Harry
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just been back to The Three Horse Shoes for Sunday Lunch and as usual it was totally delicious!! Beautiful home cooked food and huge portions. Complementary lemon sorbet for afters was a lovely touch. Really friendly staff and great service. 10/10 as usual!

Thank GailyCaw
Consett, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Just called to look at the menu. Good choice and a few specials available. Pleasant landlord who advised on specials including 'Tapas' dishes which change on a regular basis. Decided to stop and try the lunch specials £8.95 for two courses. Starters where freshly prepared and well presented. The homemade chestnut soup was excellent, tasty and hot. Main courses where... More 

Thank Wearfan
Tow Law, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Been a few times now The Sizzles are really nice, today we had Fish and chips, mushy peas What to try next time ?. Really friendly people

Thank christineW3941ZI
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Just had a Sunday Lunch at the Three Horse Shoes, Although having no booking and the pub being very busy we were seated in less than 10 mins with drinks and food ordered. Kids made to feel welcome and the food served really quickly. Generous plates with veg on the side and extra yorkshire puddings and gravy, we were all... More 

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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?