Seaham Hall – The Dining Room

“Stylish contemporary space with Modern British menus” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

SEAHAM, COUNTY DURHAM

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Our Inspector's view

Lord Byron was a former guest at Seaham Hall, an imposing building close to the cliffs. The interior design is stunning, displaying a commitment to the best of old and new. The restaurant has a similar ethic, with a mixture of semi-circular booths and individual tables. The menu is big on meaty modern British dishes.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
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AA Notable Wine List
Seaham Hall – The Dining Room
Seaham Hall,Lord Byron's Walk,SEAHAM,County Durham,SR7 7AG

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 40
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: false
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30: 148
  • Wines by the glass: 14
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

About the area

Discover County Durham

County Durham reaches halfway across England, from the North Pennines in the west, to the sea in the east. Much of it is very sparsely inhabited, and is naturally beautiful; a mix of rolling hills, monumental valleys, lush farmland and unforgiving moors. It’s strong on industrial heritage as well, and remnants of the now all-but-vanished mining industry are everywhere.

The City of Durham has a magnificent Cathedral which can be traced back to the establishment of a church in the 10thcentury as the final resting place of the miraculous remains of Saint Cuthbert. The Cathedral, alongside the city’s Castle (an 11th-century structure that now houses University College), were created a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The area’s mining past is fully documented at the Durham Mining Museum; an amazing resource. Bishop Auckland is the other major settlement, and for centuries was run almost as an independent state by the powerful Bishops of Durham. These days it is still a bustling town with plenty of shops, historical interest and events like the annual food festival. The coastal town of Peterlee is unusual; it was set up as a new town to house Durham miners after WW2. 

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