Black Knight Restaurant at Lumley Castle Hotel

Ropery Lane, Chester Le Street, 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 Sunday, 14 July 2019

Excellent

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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

excellent food in a beautiful setting. Look forward to seeing you again soon,

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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

Excellent service and experience, made my wife's birthday a very specail experience

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Beautiful and quirky. The restaurant certainly has character, a very unique place to have afternoon tea; although maybe slightly more than most places - most certainly worth it. The scones were amazing and the staff were very helpful and accommodating.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Food and service was excellent. Thank you

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Visited On Monday, 01 July 2019

Service was good, but the staff was friendly and welcoming so I gave 5 stars. Nothing is better than friendly wait staff with a sense of humour. Goes a long way. The food was fine. I had the pork belly which was tough and not nice and I couldn’t really eat much. The staff did fail by either not noticing and asking why I didn’t eat it or not caring. The fries were frozen packet which is not at all ok considering the price we paid. Lamb and steak were good. And the starter of asparagus and egg was yummy. We had a really good evening even though some of the food could have been better. But cheers to the staff, they’re super. We were disappointed that the restaurant only had Fonseca port, but luckily we found better in the bar, loved the old books in the bar. Loads of fun while we drank our port.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Excellent service, delicious food and a gracious atmosphere - wonderful experience

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Visited On Thursday, 27 June 2019

Excellent place to visit and experience

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

my only complaint is that my wine glass was refilled without my consent. I had poured the correct amount for myself previously so I did not want any more.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Excellent meal as always!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Our Scallop starters were served cold and had to be sent back. And when returned still were not up to scratch. Very disappointing and over priced for the quality

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Visited On Monday, 17 June 2019

The food was so tasty! The atmosphere was amazing. The service with all of the staff was great, although there was some wait time for our main meal. It was a tad bit expensive for the four of us.

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

A lovely dining experience, food marvellous, well presented, all staff attentive and helpful. Very atmospheric setting.

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Visited On Monday, 17 June 2019

Lumley castle is one of my favourite place to go for any occasion,iv been to lumley castle quite afew times over the years,I came here in January as a treat for my sisters birthday she was amazed by everything,I also came here Monday gone for afternoon tea as a treat for my friends birthday she also was amazed how beautiful everything about lumley castle was, The staff are lovely and always glad to help,the presentation and fabulous taste of foods are amazing,the only down fall is the cost of the bottles of wine but over all I highly recommend it.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Afternoon tea was good value and restaurant surrounding made it more enjoyable

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Being to the Black Knight restaurant many times just love the atmosphere, food & drink it is value for money and the service we had was excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

The only reason for 4 stars for value is the cost of the extra drinks in the restaurant. We had a lovely time. Thanks to all the friendly staff!

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

We had the lovely set three course lunch in the Black Night restaurant. The atmosphere was good and the staff friendly. we felt we could take our time over lunch and relax. We had coffee in the bar afterwards which was also a nice experience. The choice and standard of food was good at a very reasonable price.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Staff where excellent. Restaurant a little dark and difficult to find but it is an old building. Keep up the good work

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Wasn’t advised a choice of tea nor offered refills. There was no explanation of sandwiches/cakes brought to table, & they were bland & scone dry, the stand was also whisked away from table before finishing. Pleasant staff but lacked quality customer service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Dorina was a charming and attentive waitress. She made sure we had a pleasant experience.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Best afternoon tea in the Northeast, lovely food at a great price in a fabulous sourounding. Definitely will be back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Having experienced many afternoon teas in the uk I was bitterly disappointed at the afternoon tea prepared for us at Lumley Castle. Firstly I had expected to be offered a choice of tea blends like Earl Grey, Ceylon etc rather than to be asked by the waitress ‘would you like tea or Coffee”. I also found the selection of cakes offered for the afternoon tea lacked creativity or imagination by the catering staff who prepared them. While I feel what I received offered reasonable value for money I would be prepared to pay a little bit more to make it a memorable occasion. All in all, a very disappointing experience from a four star AA listed hotel that claims to be no ordinary hotel.

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Visited On Monday, 27 May 2019

Been here many times & it always is consistent with both quality and service. Meal was very enjoyable in a unique atmosphere. We will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

gorgeous setting. lovely helpful staff and lovely afternoon tea

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