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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

Good food at a sensible, affordable price

Tony Mcneill 05 March 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

3.9 ((((* (based on 22 reviews)
90% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (15)
  • dinner (11)
  • value (9)
  • child friendly (6)
  • business (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • private dining (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* 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.

  • ((((* 16 May 2016 by Philip Quantick from Durham

    Nice atmosphere, very busy, food good as ever and service excellent.

  • ((((* 9 March 2016 by Janet Fernandes from Durham

    The waitress was very friendly and promply took our order. There was not much option for my daughter who is vegetarian and does not like cheese as both veg meals were based on cheese. I had the roast . The meat was cooked perfectly but some of the veg were raw. I was not offered any condiment with the meal. Desserts were delicious as was the coffee. I do however feel that there is either a change in management or definitely a change with the chef or cooks in the kitchen as we have been several times before and the meal was much better

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