About The Old Mill Knitsley
Nestled within its own valley in the County Durham countryside, The Old Mill’s Knitsley location couldn’t be more picturesque, and it's not just the surroundings that are beautiful, but the interiors too, boasting original features like exposed wooden beaming and a traditional log fire, as well as a light-filled conservatory. The menu is filled with British classics, all cooked using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, and no matter if it's for an evening meal, afternoon tea or some Sunday lunch, The Old Mill is the perfect place to dine. You’ll find it situated on Butsfield Lane in Consett – book a table now.
- Monday 12:00 - 23:00
- Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00
- Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00
- Thursday 12:00 - 23:00
- Friday 12:00 - 23:00
- Saturday 12:00 - 23:00
- Sunday 12:00 - 23:00
Located just a short drive from Durham city and Newcastle, a trip to The Old Mill is the perfect way to end a day spent exploring the countryside or for a romantic getaway, featuring luxurious guest rooms as well as a cosy pub and a stunning restaurant, housed inside a 16th century mill in Knitsley, close to Consett. The conservatory offers stunning views of the countryside and local wildlife, the perfect backdrop to enjoying some afternoon tea or a relaxing lunch, while the pub’s traditional charm makes it the perfect place for a romantic date or a special meal with your loved ones.
On the menu you’ll find everything from hearty homemade sandwiches to light meals and larger mains, with plenty of options for vegetarians and a comprehensive kids menu too. We recommend beginning your meal at The Old Mill with some pan-fried creamy garlic prawns before moving on to the slow-cooked pork belly served with bubble n squeak mash, black pudding and apple cider sauce. Whether it's for lunch or dinner, The Old Mill is a favourite among Consett locals and visitors to the area alike, drawing in diners from all over to its location on Butsfield Lane in Knitsley – book ahead to avoid missing out!
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Although I booked online on Thursday 15th June, they weren't expecting us on the. We were put on a table where a regular customer had just finished his meal and was about to leave. His meal and drink subsequently appeared on my bill. This was quickly rectified, however. Other than that, the meal was good, if the service was a trifle slow, but they were very busy.
Great location. Really pleasant atmosphere. Lots of choice for all three courses (although we were stuffed after the first two so didn't bother with a sweet) Go for the belly pork and black pudding starter. Delicious!!
Staff were very helpful. Everyone's food delicious. All set in a lovely old mill. Can't wait to go back to enjoy another great night out.
Food was good, however the experience was ruined by the fact we had to wait so long between courses. Filled up between starter and main.