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The Church Mouse

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

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

It was very busy but lovely to know we had reserved our table and only had to wait a couple of minutes. Food was delicious as usual and service very good.

Val Bennett 16 October 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 ((((* (based on 29 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (18)
  • dinner (17)
  • value (11)
  • child friendly (8)
  • large parties (5)
  • business (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • views (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • (((** 17 November 2017 by Chloe from Durham

    The experience was good but the service was slow.

  • ((((( 16 October 2017 by Val Bennett from Durham

    It was very busy but lovely to know we had reserved our table and only had to wait a couple of minutes. Food was delicious as usual and service very good.

  • ((((( 5 August 2017 by Marguerite Simpson from Washington


  • (((** 16 May 2017 by Anthony Mitchelson from Chester-le-Street

    Meal was exerlent service poor.

  • ((((( 15 May 2017 by Sue Pender from Chester-le-Street

    Favourite detail.... loved the CHEDDAR MASH...not sure if u do it any more
    We were 6 diners -3Adults & 3 children
    Service was great ... food very high quality & standard
    Loved the individual gravy boats - We even asked 4 more - No problem
    Loved the kiddy colouring/ crayons... we were able to eat quickly without bothering other diners in a small enclave with a big table ... great if kids misbehave
    Good parking facilities
    Couldn't fault anything about the experience... have been many times & keep returning
    Booked on line with no problems

  • ((((* 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

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