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The Three Horseshoes

€€ - €€€, British,
Pit House Lane | Leamside, Durham DH4 6QQ, England
+44 191 584 2394
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Pit House Lane | Leamside, Durham DH4 6QQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit a couple of times a year as I live away now. Every time we have been impressed by the food and the level of service. We last visited 30/12/2018 in the evening. I had the roast beef which was excellent; tender beef great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GuildfordDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Feel it's only right to put down a few words about this place as we had a very enjoyable visit. Meal was superb and service was too. 9 of us went and everyone enjoyed the whole experience so they must be doing something right. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Collin M
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Four of us visited here for Sunday lunch on 2 December. The dining room was very smart and on a par with any decent restaurant. The service was quick and attentive. I had 3 courses - more than I would normally have - and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I have never seen such a stunning menu- and at a reasonable price- it really is value for money..pleasant ambience- the beer range is good but the food is brilliant- a must visit!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Schadla-Hall T
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Really disappointing. Poor food and even poorer service from poorly presented staff. Heard bad things from many will not be returning.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SCass1952
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Had amazing fish pie here with my hubby and two sons food was very tasty and staff are friendly and very good prices lovely cosy friendly pub will certainly go back

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank kelleetacy1
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

When we have eaten here on all occasions, it has always been busy so booking required. Excellent choice of beers and a wide menu to choose from, specials lists and now a pizza menu. The staff were friendly, but inexperienced and this, together with how...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank stevesQ9601RS
Reviewed 3 November 2018

A good selection of beers. The restaurant is pleasantly decorated and good efficient staff. I had chicken curry but found it to be not nice at all. Too many bay leaves in it and strong taste of curry powder.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank yassoutoyou
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Took advantage of the steak night deal again . As always brilliant food and great service . As my gran used to say it'd be rude not to on a deal this good . 3 courses for 2 people steak with all the trimmings and...More

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wittytitteecomittee
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Booked a table at one of our favourite restaurants for evening meal, on a Saturday night. I know it's a busy night, and we had not been for a while, but firstly the serving staff are ALL very very young. I know that's not a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Pheonix1313
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pit House Lane | Leamside, Durham DH4 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 584 2394
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Traditional roadside English country pub/restaurant, recently extended creating new dining areas, kitchen and toilets. 'Brewery tap' for Leamside Brewery which is housed in an adjacent building.
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