Welcome to the durham ox

Three hundred years old, and family owned for the last seventeen.

We pride ourselves on offering friendly and efficient service; showcasing the best of local produce in our menu, as well as stocking an extensive range of wines and cask ales; it is wonderful to be recognised for this.

An award winning traditional pub complete with flag stone floors, exposed beams, oak panelling and roaring fires in winter. For those wishing for over-night accommodation there are five converted farm cottages that provide a peaceful and charming place to stay and the converted Studio Suite located above the pub.

about the durham ox
  • “LUNCH HERE WAS FIRST CLASS. THE FOOD, SERVICE AND ATMOSPHERE SMACKED OF PROFESSIONALISM. WE’VE ALREADY BOOKED TO RETURN, AND TAKING OUR FRIENDS WITH US. CAN’T WAIT.”
  • “THE BEST HOTEL I HAVE EVER STAYED AT – THE FOOD WAS AMAZING AND THE ATMOSPHERE BRILLIANT.”
  • “THE FUNCTION ROOM WAS IDEAL, THE FOOD DELICIOUS AND YOU ALL LOOKED AFTER US AND COPED WITH US VERY WELL!!”
 

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  • Steak & Malbec Dinner
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Whether you want a room for the evening, a bite to eat, or to share The Durham Ox experience with someone special, we have got something for you.

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