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The Church Mouse

Waldbridge, Chester Le Street, DH2 3SL +44 1913920942

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Excellent Sunday lunch. Great service and lovely surroundings.

Irene 03 April 2017
from Durham

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Near to Durham, The Church Mouse delivers classic British pub food in a picturesque country setting, with an attractive stone and oaken décor to match. The Church Mouse once fed local miners, and continues to provide dependable traditional cuisine, to be enjoyed from the comfort of the welcoming hearth-fire or the pretty garden.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Church Mouse menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Church Mouse ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

Situated in Waldbridge, The Church Mouse at Chester Moor is only 5 minutes’ drive from Chester-le-Street Train Station.

The Church Mouse

Waldbridge, Chester Le Street, DH2 3SL

Contact +44 1913892628
Reservations +44 1913920942

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Customer reviews for The Church Mouse

4.0 ((((* (based on 24 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (16)
  • dinner (13)
  • value (9)
  • child friendly (7)
  • large parties (4)
  • business (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • private dining (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* 3 April 2017 by Irene from Durham

    Excellent Sunday lunch. Great service and lovely surroundings.

  • ((((( 29 March 2017 by Kevin Agnew from Newcastle upon Tyne

    I work in sales and heard from a few colleagues that it was a great place to visit, I booked for Mother's Day so new it would be busy, on busy occasions service can some times be a bit slow, however we were more than surprised to find very friendly and patient staff, I took my 3 year old and 4 month old baby but the staff and service were absolute top class! I will be visiting again real soon and strongly recommend as the food was also fantastic.

  • ((((* 26 March 2017 by Gordon Milne from Forfar

    My wife and I ate here as we were staying nearby. We found it had a lovely atmosphere, nice decor, friendly staff and a very varied menu. Our order was taken promptly and the food arrived, piping hot soon after. We thought the dishes we had, Chicken Pie and Steak & Mushroom Pie, were tasty, filling and of good value.

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Lynn from Houghton Le Spring

    Very easy

  • ((((* 5 March 2017 by Tony Mcneill from Durham

    Good food at a sensible, affordable price

  • (**** 27 February 2017 by Alan Slater from Durham

    POOR meal chips stale & not even cheweable however the service was excellent so we did not complain although we should have done !

  • (((** 6 February 2017 by Anthony Mitchelson from Gateshead

    As usual the service was OK .

  • ((((( 5 July 2016 by Anthony from Gateshead

    As always a very good lunch at a good price.The service was spot on,

  • (((** 8 June 2016 by Elaine Waugh from Chester le St

    Reasonable value for money especially with the 20 % reduction although I had to remind them that I had booked with that arrangement when I paid My friend,when asked, advised them that her 'hot ' sandwich was actually cold. They just replied ' sorry about that ' which often seems to be the case these days

  • ((((( 18 May 2016 by Lynne Tweedy from durham

    Lovely food, excellent service.

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