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Brewers Fayre Dunelm Ridge

Durham restaurant details

Arnison Retail Centre

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Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm



Outdoor dining

Outdoor play

Live sport shown here

Indoor Play: All week

Kids birthday parties

Breakfast serving times

Mon-Fri 6:30am - 10:30am

Sat-Sun 7am - 11am 

The menus

Afternoon tea for two £14.99

Call to book

Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea this Jubilee WeekendAvailable Tuesday 31st to Saturday 4th June 11am-5pm and includes all your favourites like finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, lemon drizzle cake and wash it all done with PG Tips tea. 

If you're in a celebratory mood upgrade your afternoon tea to a glass of fizz each for £19.99 or buy the bottle for just an extra £10!


Please note we'll need a minimum of 24 hours notice for Afternoon Tea bookings.

afternoon tea

Play Everyday At Brewers Fayre

Bring the family down and enjoy play every day 12pm - 7pm with our soft play and kid’s activities.

There’s plenty of space for the kids to burn off energy in our soft play, whilst you sit back, relax and enjoy unlimited coffee for only £4. 

We also have lots of fun packed activities. No matter what you are looking for we have the perfect range of activities to suit you and your little one. Get playful at messy play, bring out your creativity with our craft mornings, get into the groove with our kids disco and rhythm and rhyme sessions, or join in the fun with our kids’ quizzes and bingo! 

birthday parties

Get the party started

Kids parties are back. Enjoy hassle-free fun, the kids won’t forget!

Our party package is a purse friendly £9.99* and includes a dedicated Party Host to make sure everything is running smoothly and most of all, fun!

Kids can enjoy a 2 hour party, a yummy, nutritious 2 course meal and drink and an exciting party bag for each guest! Better yet, you can leave all the decorating to us AND each guest will get FREE play at their next visit! And did we mention, the Birthday child goes FREE?! So what are you waiting for? Book your child’s party with us today and get creating those special memories.

our garden


Enjoy fantastic pub food in our garden with a range of great dishes including pub classics and tasty puds. Our kids menu is full of favourites your kids will love. We offer a full range of drinks to complement your meal - choose from crisp beers and ciders to great gins and plenty more. Relax and let us serve up the perfect meal in our garden.


Enjoy a meal and drinks outside in our great garden, keep the kids entertained and let them blow off some steam in our outdoor play area.



We're showing sport in our restaurant and don’t worry - we’ve got a great range of food and drinks you can enjoy while you watch the game. 


The best Sunday roast in town is about to get even better with the return of our Sunday Carvery. Every Sunday enjoy succulent slow-cooked meat and help yourself to all the trimmings for £9.99.


Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre pub restaurant in County Durham

Our team

Come and join us at our Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre for delicious dishes just a short drive away from Durham Cathedral. Our friendly, knowledgeable team will go above and beyond to make every visit a meal to remember. We’re passionate about supporting good causes too, which is why we love raising money for GOSH. Whatever the occasion, our family friendly restaurant is perfect when you’re looking for great places to eat in Durham.

Our location

You’ll love the location of our Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre when you’re looking for family restaurants near County Durham. For 25 years, we’ve been serving up mouth-watering meals just a five-minute walk away from the Arnison Centre – ideal if you fancy shopping in Durham – and just a short drive away from historic sites like Durham Castle and the Oriental Museum.

Why we love Durham

When it comes to exciting UK cities in the northeast, Durham has something for everyone. Whether you’re exploring famous sites like Durham Cathedral, spending days out with the kids at the Adventure Valley theme park, or enjoying other top attractions in nearby Newcastle, our great-value restaurant is close to all the best things to do in Durham

Frequently asked questions

Wondering what to eat when you’re dining out in Durham? Our Head Chef recommends the classic Smothered Chicken – it’s one of the most popular meals on our Brewers Fayre menu, and you can double it up for just £1.99! Plus, if you’ve saved enough room for dessert, don’t miss out on sweet treats like our Caramel Apple Betty and our Triple Chocolate Brownie. 

If you’re looking for tasty Sunday roasts in Durham, come and visit us at the Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre. We serve up the best roast in town from 12pm every Sunday, so you can look forward to filling up your plate with mouth-watering cuts of turkey, gammon and beef with plenty of delicious roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and more on the side. Plus, kids can enjoy their own tasty Sunday lunches in County Durham too for just £3.99!

Get your days out in Durham off to a great start with us at the Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre. Our Brewers Fayre serves up delicious, all-you-can-eat breakfasts in Durham every morning, so you and the family can tuck into Premium Sausages, Back Bacon Rashers, eggs cooked your way, and more. Plus, ordering our Premier Inn Breakfast means you can help yourself to our tasty continental selection, too, including fresh croissants and muffins, fruit and cereals, and even American-style pancakes. What’s not to love? 

Ordering our Premier Inn Breakfast lets you enjoy unlimited drinks in the mornings, too – another great reason to visit us at the Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre when you’re searching for places to eat breakfast in Durham. Our unlimited drinks include coffee, PG Tips Tea in a variety of flavours, and fruit juices, so you can just sip back and relax on short breaks in County Durham. 

If you’re looking for family friendly restaurants in Durham, then you’ll love dining with us at the Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre. Our Brewers Fayre kids’ menu lets little ones build their own three course meals for just £4.99, so they can tuck into tasty starters, enjoy delicious and nutritious mains like Oven Baked Fish Bites or Ten Veg Tomato Pasta and finish it all off with a delicious dessert! Plus, up to two under-16s eat breakfast for free when one adult orders a full Premier Inn Breakfast or Meal Deal!

The Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre is perfect if you’re looking for things to do with the kids in Durham at mealtimes. We have an exciting soft play area for kids and a separate space for toddlers to enjoy all week between 12pm-7pm! We also have a large garden with a fun outdoor play area for kids, so come on over and enjoy fun family days out in Durham with us all year round. 

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at the Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01913 839 140 to find out more about our Brewers Fayre group bookings in Durham. If you’re planning events in County Durham for more than 16 people, you can either give us a call to book or select ‘other’ for the number of guests on our Brewers Fayre booking page and submit an enquiry with us. We have family dining areas available, as well as quieter adult dining areas to choose from. Whatever your party size though, we’d always recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment!

Thanks to the two beer gardens, live BT sports, and fun outdoor play area we have at our Dunelm Ridge Brewers Fayre, we’re ideal when you’re looking for restaurants with outdoor seating in Durham. Sit back and relax with some mouth-watering meals and tasty drinks outdoors with us throughout short breaks in County Durham.