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The Church Mouse

Waldbridge, Chester Le Street, DH2 3SL

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  • The Church Mouse - County Durham
  • The Church Mouse - County Durham
  • The Church Mouse - County Durham
  • The Church Mouse - County Durham
  • The Church Mouse - County Durham
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Service good food excellent. Scallops lovely and the sea bass. Husbands steak super.

Cilla 20 August 2018
from Pelton co 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

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Customer reviews for The Church Mouse

3.9 ((((* (based on 37 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (22)
  • lunch (20)
  • value (12)
  • child friendly (10)
  • large parties (6)
  • private dining (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • business (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • views (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((((( 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 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 from durham

    Lovely food, excellent service.

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

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

  • ((((* 9 March 2016 by Janet 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

  • ((((( 20 February 2016 by Helen from hebburn

    One of party had not visited the establishment before. On arrival the staff were attentive and took us straight to our table. Our drinks ordered, we perused the extensive menu. There was certainly plenty of choice. One of the meals ordered was camembert and bacon melt sandwich with side salad and chips. However the the salad was in the sandwich with the hot cheese. The staff were very helpful and arranged for a replacement. All meals were delicious, tasty and filling. The staff were presentable, pleasant and helpful. The restaurant was clean,warm and cosy with plenty of small areas where you could dine without disturbance from other diners. We would certainly return.

  • ((((( 16 February 2016 by Lynne from Ashington

    Really enjoyed our visit to Church mouse, excellent food and very good service. Could not fault it and will look forward to our next visit.

  • ((((* 2 November 2015 by Joan from Washington

    Food very enjoyable. Only problem was that the menu seemed slightly complicated. It offered fixed prices for two or three courses which was very good value. But, we were sitting in an area with low level lighting and it was difficult to identify the tiny symbols that indicated which items on the menu were part of the offer.

  • ((((* 8 October 2015 by Maureen from Durham

    I had a roast beef lunch and was disappointed that the beef was rather tough. My son had the roast platter which he enjoyed

  • ((*** 16 September 2015 by Debra from Crook

    We have visited here before but on this occasion, in terms of ambience and value, it did not meet expectations. We were given a table amongst 2 rather large families with equally loud children. The rest of the restaurant was not full so why they cannot consider the needs of their customers, is beyond me. The food in terms of quality and value for money was ok but there are better restaurants out there.

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