If you wanted authentic taste of Greece, you’d not be expecting to head to Lanchester in County Durham. With the owners and staff holding on to their Greek roots, Yannis brings a dash of the Med without damaging your purse strings.
With a compact but mostly traditional menu, Yannis offers you an introduction to the Greek cuisine or a gentle reminder of summer holidays from yesteryear. This is a quick + simple review.
Despite nagging the head honchos behind the Fat Hippo family to bring a restaurant to Durham, it has taken me a bloody long time to visit. Adding a 3rd eatery to their roster, Fat Hippo Durham has taken up residence on Saddler Street which is fast becoming a mini-mecca for the Durham Foodie.
Every year Beamish Museum plays host to a series of weekend night time events to showcase traditional a Victorian Christmas as well as heaps of festive spirit – Beamish Christmas Nights.
County Durham is famed for many a wonderful thing but what the county does exceptionally well in is hearty home cooked meals in cosy quaint country pubs. Everyone loves a drive in to the country and a pub lunch by a roaring fire, right?
The New Board Inn dominates the village of Langley Park from its home atop the steepest hill in the area which affords its visitors a beautiful panoramic view. Once inside, the quaint bar side dining and bright sunny dining room may suggest a fairly standard, run of the mill dining experience but don’t let that fool you.
Dominating the former Finbarr’s restaurant, Kingslodge Inn have arrived and made their mark in a sleepy corner of Durham city centre.
Hidden in a little oasis of calm, backed with woodland of Flass Vale, the pub is only 10 minute walk from both the bus station, train station and student accommodation.
We tried out the newest member of the Inn Collection family to put it through its paces.