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Unexpected fab night

Me and my partner booked a night away in Durham,and on our way back to the B&B we noticed this... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Giselle G
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Awesome gem of a pub

First time here and discovered a total little gem of a place. We went for the Royal wedding, the... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Caroline W
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This traditional-style pub serves a good selection of lagers and three real ales and has a great selection of spirits including gins and malt whiskies. With a pool table, dart board and various other games to choose from. It also has a Gold award...more
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23 Gilesgate, Durham DH1 1QW, England
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+44 191 386 5515
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner booked a night away in Durham,and on our way back to the B&B we noticed this little pub and thought we would pop in for a drink. We ended up staying the rest of the night! A lovely couple run the...More

1  Thank Giselle G
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

First time here and discovered a total little gem of a place. We went for the Royal wedding, the pub was decorated so well, staff so welcoming and friendly. Outside there is a beautiful garden - with an added bonus of delicious bbq food and...More

1  Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a Wednesday night, taking our 4 legged friend. She was very welcome and offered a biscuit (but she is very fussy!). The woman behind to bar was very friendly and made us all feel very welcome. The other patrons were also...More

1  Thank ljbrown89
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Found this by chance as there are not many places near to the centre that serve food & allow four legged friends. What a treat it was. Food excellent, beer gr8 & dog treats plentiful! Hugo will b back no doubt the next time we...More

2  Thank k599rag
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Although living in Mancunia, we have reason to visit Durham on a regular basis and always try to give this fantastic pub a visit. We don't have a local back home so we consider this the closest we get to having that regular comfortable place....More

1  Thank cathyork2014
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Dropped in quite late on way home from city centre with my partners son. Very friendly landlord and exquisitely kept ale. Good pool table. Recommended. Looked like good value pub food and great beer garden!

2  Thank Rayman1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We visited on Sunday this week for a drink and a spot to eat whilst we were on a 'Murder hunt trail' of Durham which passes the door of The Woodman Inn. The welcome from staff, pub and garden were really great, a little gem...More

2  Thank Phil H
Sean Q, Owner at The Woodman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi, We just wanted to say thank you for such a lovely review and it was a pleasure to hear that your experience at our pub was such a positive one. We hope to see you again sometime soon. Kindest regards, Mr & Mrs Q.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Had a bbq here for my birthday, and can't praise Jane and her staff enough (poor Shaun was recuperating from an op). All my family and friends, many of whom had travelled from all over the country, had a fantastic time. The garden was a...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a proper pub with a good range of drinks served by friendly and helpful staff. The food was great.

Thank andrew c
Sean Q, Owner at The Woodman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi, We just wanted to say thank you for such a lovely review and it was a pleasure to hear that your experience at our pub was such a positive one. We hope to see you again sometime soon. Kindest regards, Mr & Mrs Q.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

A very nice beer garden, full of flowers, seating tables and parasols, this is not a children's playground and a quiet pint can be enjoyed. Indoors there is a pool table with plenty of room to play and others to sit, two ciders from the...More

Thank Ian L
Sean Q, Owner at The Woodman Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi, We just wanted to say thank you for such a lovely review and it was a pleasure to hear that your experience at our pub was such a positive one. We hope to see you again sometime soon. Kindest regards, Mr & Mrs Q.

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Ken H
20 November 2017|
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Hi Ken, unfortunately not as we are a busy Saturday night karaoke venue. Our sincerest apologies. Thanks
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