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Church Mouse

Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
+44 191 389 2628
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (29 reviews)
“beef” (31 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
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1 - 10 of 810 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As we walked in two members of staff behind the bar were sorting out something on a till. They completely ignored us, didn't even ask us to wait a moment. Then finding out where to seat us took a while, and required staring at a...More

Thank joyork2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't go here very often but it's one of my favourite places to go for a special treat. The menu has a mix of both traditional meals and others that are a just a little bit different. While this isn't the cheapest place around,...More

1  Thank NMaddi1
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Church Mouse. We're happy we could meet your expectations! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. We look forward to your next visit! Take care! Regards,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been up and down over the years. We've been quite a few times recently and it does reliably good food. Good for children too.

Thank Swingler
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Swingler, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Church Mouse! We look forward to your next visit! Take care! Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to visit this restaurant last night as it's years since we have . I took my mum , an we didn't book so it was a bit of a risk if we got a table... we were met by a lady who went and...More

Thank Kenny P
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kenny P, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in on our way up to Northumberland, and it was well worth the visit. Really contemporary decor, nice atmosphere, and good service. Oh and the food was good too, has a good selection on the menu for all tastes. Always found Innkeepers Lodges...More

Thank Ross B
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ross B, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for the first time in a good few years and really liked it, they have the normal menu and a few 'specials' we chose the starter and main for a very reasonable £14.95. Garlic mushrooms were really nice and the steak was good, definitely...More

Thank goafishing
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello. We are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! We're looking forward to your next visit with us! Thank you, and have a fantastic day! The Church Mouse Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Two days ago my wife and I had lunch in this establishment. It exceeded our expectations. Polite, under-stated service, really first-class food and drink, in really comfortable surroundings. Would unreservedly recommend to anyone. Excellent.

Thank 456David
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day! Thank you again Church Mouse Team

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered mushrooms to start as it was a 3 course steak offer and frankly who could resist - they were beautiful absolutely delicious , the steak was AMAZING and our friends Pug Castor who joined us can attest to that - they have a really...More

Thank eileennooleen
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Eileennooleen, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Church Mouse! We're looking forward to your next visit with us! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Visited the church mouse at the weekend. The bar was attatched too the travel lodge that we were staying in . It was Ideal for an early dinner. it was very good value for money having to choose from a set menu. The service was...More

Thank Alexander F M
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Alexander F M, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us, thank you, and have a fantastic day! Regards, Jake.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

What better way than to meet with our daughter along with her two children for a pub lunch, as we had been before and the location was half way between where our daughter lives and ourselves we arranged to meet around midday, when we arrived...More

Thank ronaldo225577
General Manager A, Manager at Church Mouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi Ronaldo225577 thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback, we strive for 100% satisfaction, and we regret to find out that this was not the case, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to...More

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Andrew W
16 August 2017|
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Response from André G | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning to watch Leeds beat Sunderland on Saturday eve, I'd definitely book there- think they do!
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Christine H
17 April 2016|
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
Sadly there is no kids playing area.
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GLP1977
16 October 2015|
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Response from ShawDurham | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome outside most places these days, they always have a large bowl of water outside for your dog. X
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street | Chester-le-Street, Chester Moor DH2 3RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Chester Moor
  • Phone Number: +44 191 389 2628
Description
The Church Mouse in Chester-le-Street is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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