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Black Knight Restaurant at Lumley Castle Hotel

Ropery Lane, Chester Le Street, United Kingdom, DH3 4NX
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Opening Information

Breakfast
Monday – Saturday 07.00 – 10.00 (Last Order)
Sunday 07.30 – 10.00 (Last Order)

Lunch
Tuesday – Friday 12.00 – 13.45 (Last Order)
Saturday Closed
Sunday 12.00 – 14.00 (Last Order)

Afternoon Tea
Monday - Friday 15.00 - 17.00 (Last Order)
Saturday -14.00 - 16.00
Sunday 15.00 - 17.00 (Last Order)

Dinner
Monday – Friday 18.30 – 21.45 (Last Order)
Saturday 18.30 – 22.00 (Last Order)
Sunday 18.30 – 21.30 (Last Order)

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Families and Children Welcome at lunch
  • Bar
  • Private Dining
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Event Space
  • Children's Menu available
  • Accommodation

About Black Knight Restaurant at Lumley Castle Hotel

The elegant setting and superb food on offer in our award winning Black Knight Restaurant make it a popular choice for diners from far and wide. Subtle lighting, lavish furnishings, unobtrusive yet attentive service makes the Black Knight Restaurant truly memorable. Our menu offers classical dishes with an original twist. Diners can choose from our A la Carte menu and enjoy an extensive selection of fine wines to complement your meal.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

An excellent evening enjoyed by the whole family. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Lovely food, lovely atmosphere, will definitely call again. Thankyou

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Its quite a formal traditional restaurant which I like. The starter of pigeon was complained by my guest and fed back to the waitress. The whole dish design is exceptionally poor value with tiny slivers of pigeon and the whole dish could be eaten within 30 seconds. He was quite annoyed about that dish. I urge you to look at that finished dish and ask how can it be improved, is it really value? Would your staff pay good money for that. First choice wine was out which was disappointing too. Overall though a good meal.

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Visited On Monday, 26 November 2018

Good value and great atmosphere, only issue was the Tea was a bit cool.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 November 2018

£35 for two Special offers always turns out at least 20% more....just be aware

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 November 2018

We enjoyed our lunch and the elegant restaurant. I had the "Broth" which was not very good. The base was watery and lacked depth of flavour. Otherwise the food was very good.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 November 2018

What a superb lunchtime experience.The setting is first class with lovely crisp white linen at the table. Really can't fault the food, service or value with the 2 for £35 offer. It would be easy (and quite common) for the restaurant to increase their income by charging over the odds for drinks but these were surprisingly reasonably priced too.What's not to love.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

What an amazing place. Made to feel instantly special from the moment you arrive. Setting again is perfectly presented. I will certainly be returning.

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Visited On Monday, 29 October 2018

I only rate the service as 3 as there were one or two occasions where the quality of service was let down e.g having to ask for a bread roll roll which had been forgotten.Waiting for water for 10 minutes after requesting it with the wine that came promptly.Also a couple more little incidents that is nitpicking but shouldn't really be happening considering the cost of the meal.I was also furious with the "pigeon breast"starter on night 1.The portion was approximately the size of my little finger cut into 3 slivers.In no way was it worth the cost.As it was for my wife's birthday i did not want to make a fuss and even now we laugh about it.The rest of the food was excellent for both of us.We had a fantastic stay in all honesty.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

A lovely Sunday dinner with friends, both couples were also celebrating 45 years of marriage each. great atmosphere, food and service.

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Visited On Friday, 26 October 2018

Fantastic food and service, thoroughly lovely evening.

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Visited On Friday, 26 October 2018

Afternoon tea special treat for my mam and myself. We had a lovely lady who served us. I had to bring my 7 year old with us and he was made to feel very special by the lovely lady. We will be back thank you for a lovely afternoon x

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Visited On Thursday, 25 October 2018

A thoroughly enjoyable experience. Fabulous food, friendly, helpful staff and a magnificent environment. Absolutely wonderful.

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 October 2018

5 Star.Could not get any better.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

Always great food and service

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Visited On Sunday, 21 October 2018

As always first class

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Visited On Thursday, 18 October 2018

Lovely food and nice friendly staff. Woul recommend the steak, cooked to perfection.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Always enjoy our stay. The staff are always so nice. One complaint, no heating until six pm, so quite a cool first hour. The evening meal was delicious apart from a mushy aurbergene accompaniment to the lamb. I would have preferred a minted pea purée, or anything that would have complemented the lamb instead if detracting from it.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Lovely dining area...very friendly staff . Polite and kept a discreet eye out to clear plates exc. Hope to visit again.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

Well, the food was quality, although our first choice of sweet wasn’t available, the second choice was nice. The price has been hiked up from £19.95 for 3 courses and coffee or tea with condiments, to £22.95 for 3 courses and an additional £2.95 for coffee or tea with condiments, £5.90 price hike is quite a rise for the same lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Very disappointed with the afternoon tea. Asa special occasion I had booked for my family who live away. The sandwiches were salmon paste and should be smoked salmon for the price. Only had fruit scones which 3 people don’t like. Usually there would be at least 2 varieties of scones each. No strawberries for the scones and I didn’t think the cakes were particularly nice. Unfortunately we won’t be back for afternoon tea.

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Great setting and efficient and welcoming service

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

I Booked to stay in the Hotel with my partner for dinner, bed and breakfast and paid the full amount on arrival. Hotel and breakfast were very nice but evening meal was a disaster. Only one vegetarian option which I had to ask to confirm. The sauce was overpowering and unpleasant and made the pastry soggy. There was very little goat's cheese. My partner had the chicken dish which was very mediocre and had POPCORN on the chicken??? I could not eat my meal and complained. I was brought a bill with only one meal charged for and the BOTTLE of wine. I explained that I had already paid on arrival. I was told that it would be sorted when I checked out. When I checked out I was not given a discount and was charged £21 for the bottle of wine we had. Never again!!!

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Visited On Thursday, 27 September 2018

The setting is fantastic, atmospheric and dramatic. The staff were very attentive and patient, but the food was second to none. Highly recommended and cooked to perfection. This will be a great night to remember and we would love to come back - hopefully very soon. A big thank you to everyone and thank you for making my partners birthday and special day to remember.

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Visited On Monday, 24 September 2018

Everything we wished for given the special nature of the celebration dinner. Every detail of the booking had been followed through as per our instructions and the service was warm and friendly, particularly the Italian lady who looked after us so well and couldn't do enough to make the evening a memorable one.

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