Lumley Castle - Knight's Restaurant

Lumley Castle
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 389 1111

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Lumley Castle - Knight's Restaurant


  • Regional and MiscellaneousTasteDurham Highest Quality Assured and Local Produce Champion TasteDurham Highest Quality Assured and Local Produce Champion 2019



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • kyle-d-w
      Trip Type:
      If you want to be sat in a cold dark room and robbed, you’ll love it here.
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 5th January 2020
      We waited 15 minutes to have our order taken, then waited a further 50 minutes to receive our food. The room was dark and cold to the point where you can only just see the menus. The prices are very... Read full review
    • deneller2018
      Ipswich, Australia
      Lovely atmosphere
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 11th January 2020
      Our evening meal here was very nice - meals are not overly large for the price but I would say this restaurant is about the experience of dining in a castle, not a big chain style restaurant... Read full review
    • A1372NSstevem
      Trip Type:
      Delicious food and great service
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 24th February 2020
      We stayed in the castle on an overnight Travelzoo deal with breakfast included and 15% off the evening meal. The restaurant had been refurbished and reopened just the week before and it looks amazing... Read full review



    • Open


    • Access Statement - Please see below
    • Additional lighting available for guests with visual impairments
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Disability awareness training for all personnel
    • Guide dogs permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Catering service
    • Groups: Afternoon Tea Catered For
    • Groups: Breakfast Catered For
    • Groups: Dinner Catered For
    • Groups: Lunch Catered For
    • Groups: Refreshments Only
    • Licensed
    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site
    • Serve afternoon tea
    • Serve breakfast
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch
    • Special dietary requirements catered for

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age)
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Children's menu
    • Highchair

    Parking & Transport

    • Coach Drop Off / Pick Up Point
    • Coach Parking Onsite
    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Payment Methods

    • American Express accepted
    • Groups Accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Special group rates
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Available for wedding receptions
    • Chef
    • Conference facilities
    • Event Venue
    • Exclusive hire of restaurant
    • Garden/patio for guests use
    • Groups accepted
    • Licenced for civil marriages
    • Live music
    • Pets accepted
    • Private rooms
    • Real log/coal fires
    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • Al fresco dining
    • Unique venue
    • WiFi Available

    Target Markets

    • Cyclists Welcome
    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Children
    • Marketed Towards Families
    • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
    • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Travel & Trade

    • Free accommodation for coach driver
    • Group discounts available
    • Packed lunches available
    • Room/unit allocations available
    • Wi-fi available

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Lunch (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2020)
    Monday - Sunday12:00 - 14:30
    Bank Holiday12:00 - 14:30

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    A1(M) jct 63. Take the turn-off for Chester-le-Street and follow signs for Riverside. You will then pick up signs for Lumley Castle.

    Public Transport Directions

    By Rail: Durham 7 miles, Newcastle 11 miles.By Air: Newcastle 19 miles, Durham Tees Valley 33 miles.By Ferry: Newcastle 14 Miles.


    Lumley Castle Hotel DurhamLumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-StreetFourteenth-century castle on the River Wear in 9 acres of parkland. Five miles from Durham and 13 miles from Newcastle, easily accessible from the A1(M), junction 63.

    Afternoon Tea at Lumley Castle, Chester-le-StreetEnjoy one of our delicious Afternoon Teas in our splendid surroundings. Served daily in our Library Bar and Knights Restaurant. On busier occasions this may also be served in one of our grand state rooms and during the summer months, this can be served in our castle’s inner courtyard.

    Garter - neutral roundsWeddings at Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-StreetEvery big day should be unique. Whether you want the largest and grandest of affairs or something more intimate with those closest, we have a range of castle wedding venues to suit your needs. Lumley Castle Hotel is perfectly suited for all your heart desires.

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