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Tin of Sardines

18 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA, England
+44 191 374 1666
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Delightful

Whoever came up with this idea in such a small space is a genius.i love it,it even has outside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandie M
,
Durham, United Kingdom
Really felt like a sardine.

Specifically looking for a gin bar, google brought up this place. Great, not far from where we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cjon1982
,
Durham
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sardines” (10 reviews)
“gin bar” (20 reviews)
“gin lovers” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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18 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AA, England
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+44 191 374 1666
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whoever came up with this idea in such a small space is a genius.i love it,it even has outside seating,it’s right on the bridge so lovely location and it gets the sun,so it’s a winner .If you like gin you won’t be disappointed,such a choice...More

Thank Sandie M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Specifically looking for a gin bar, google brought up this place. Great, not far from where we were staying. It really does live up to its name, which wouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing however. If you would like to go there to sit relax...More

Thank Cjon1982
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for one on our way back to the hotel. This place is tiny so not a place to stay for "a few" as you are either standing or sitting on very narrow benches. But the gin and flavours that they added were absolutely...More

Thank FairReview671
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit to this gem of a bar. You have to get your timing right as 20 persons is very cosy. The host has a great knowledge of gin and made 2 excellent recommendations. A must whilst in Durham.

1  Thank DarloBob
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decided to give this ( very! ) tiny bar a go since we were in Durham mid evening. It really is tiny but quiet enough on a Tuesday night. Amazing selection of gins ( and one or two other drinks, but gin prevails ). We...More

Thank MichaelCR23
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We nipped into the Tin on a weekend in Durham. Its a great little Gin Palace with lots to choose from. The staff know there stuff and are willing to help, but can come across a bit grumpy. The welcome was great, but in a...More

Thank Stuart L
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It may be quaint,but it's awkwardly laid out and designed and as for the 11 quid for large G and T,we'll I won't be paying a second time!

Thank sunlunlad
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Great experience as always.... very busy Sarurday night but lovely staff as always. Vast selection of Gin... and tonics and fab garnishes.

Thank Janet J
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived at this bar after it was highly recommended however we were extremely disappointed with our visit. We walked in and didn’t even know if anyone was working as there were only 3 people in the bar all sat down talking. I had to approach...More

2  Thank Liv27x
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Researched interesting places to go on our day trip to Durham and Tin of Sardines was one that myself and 3 friends thought would be a good idea. We were right, what a great little bar...because its so small, everyone was really sociable which made...More

1  Thank Julia D
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