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Seven Stars Inn

Country inn with walks to Durham city

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Dog friendly

In a peaceful village a short hop from Durham’s historic city centre, the family-run Seven Stars has been refreshing travellers since it was built as a coaching inn in 1724. The cosy traditional bar with open fire offers ales from the Durham Brewery.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Days closed: Monday
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: Tuesday to Sunday 12–2, Sunday 12–3
  • Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 5.30–9, Sunday 6–8

Food and drink

  • Set menu available

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

Getting here

A1(M) junction 61, A177 towards Durham. Approximately 2 miles to Shincliffe. Pub in village centre.

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