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Bistro Italiano

70 Claypath, Durham DH1 1QT, England
+44 191 383 0374
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“lobster” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Claypath, Durham DH1 1QT, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Not knowing where to eat, Chose this restaurant from the google. What a find! Fantastic service, food just delicious and such an atmospheric place to eat. Just brilliant Amazing value Thank you for an wonderful evening.

Thank anna w
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first time at this authentic Italian and what a great find. We went early and chose from the special 3 course early evening menu. Good range of choices, including plenty of vegetarian options. Staff all very helpful and friendly. Food when it came was...More

Thank alisonp679
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were somewhat taken aback by the Durham night life starting at 6pm with scantily clad women in high heels and drunken men swaying about in the streets. The new Walkergate development has lots of chain restaurants but is very loud on a Saturday night....More

Thank Brownie43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gorgeous little restaurant! The food was absolutely delicious and the service was fantastic. Would highly recommend

Thank Rachael R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my parents to this restaurant and was over the moon with this find! Staff were lovely and really wanted to make us feel welcome! Food was delicious and can't wait to come back!!

Thank GG-123-1992
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great ,very busy always full.The staff have a lovely manner nothing Is too much trouble.All of the food is very good especially the fish They are even getting Oysters for us😋 !Huge menu including Sunday roast.Excellent value for money,brilliant set menus .Exciting...More

1  Thank pgwadsworth
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visited this lovely Italian restaurant for the first time on recommendation from a local Durham boy as we were down from Glasgow. Food was excellent and the staff were very friendly and efficient. We will definitely be back. Can't recommend highly enough.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Ate here early on Saturday evening. The food was superb and there was a really extensive menu making the choices hard. Prices were reasonable. Plenty of staff who were attentive without being intrusive. We will definitely revisit.

Thank Wise_Owl4
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Good food, Nice staff, Prompt Service, second time visiting here, Always a nice choice of specials available on the special board. Only downsides i have found is the stairs to the toilets very unsteady especially with children and no lower floor access or child changing....More

Thank 134gemmah
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff, great food and probably the best Italian meal I've had with my partner for some time. Excellent

Thank Alan C
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25 October 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 22:30
00:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Claypath, Durham DH1 1QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 383 0374
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