A fabulous dining experience at Ramside Hall

Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham is the perfect venue for award winning dining in luxurious surroundings. Ideally located on the outskirts of Durham City centre, only 400 metres from junction 62 off the A1 (M) with ample complimentary parking on site.

A range of dining facilities are open to guests and day visitors alike from 7am until 10pm. Among the best restaurants in Durham, The Rib Room Steakhouse & Grill, recently awarded a Rosette, offers a formal fine dining option, serving a French Brasserie style menu. Guests can also sample our extensive fresh culinary delights of the welcoming Pembertons Carvery, offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea in relaxed surroundings.

To reserve a table for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea, please contact the Hotel Reception on 0191 3865282 or for the Rib Room make an online booking below.

The Rib Room Steakhouse and Grill

A truly exclusive dining experience. Offering a wide range of delicious locally sourced Meat, Fish and Pasta dishes. Steaks are the house speciality, serving cuts of fine Durham Beef, which has been matured for 28 – 32 days, to produce a succulent and tender steak – cooked to your liking!

To complement your meal, our extensive wine list is a joy to peruse with over 50 specially selected wines that will accompany any dish perfectly.

The Rib Room creates an extra special ambiance, with booth seating available and its unique Meat Locker which gives diners a glimpse of the exceptionally high quality meat to be savoured in the Restaurant.

The Rib Room Steakhouse and Grill is renowned for its remarkable Sunday Lunch menu offering a choice of starters, main courses to include the traditional Sunday Roasts and homemade desserts.

2 Course £17.95
3 Course £21.95

Opening Times
Friday & Saturday Lunch 12 noon - 2.00pm
Friday Dinner 6pm - 10.00pm
Saturday Dinner 5pm - 10.00pm
Sunday Lunch 12 noon - 3.00pm

Pemberton's Carvery

The Pemberton's Carvery is a Ramside tradition. Offering breakfasts, coffee shop with snacks, lunch and dinner serving every day from 7.30am until 9.30pm. A vast array of fresh food, a Sunday Roast every day, daily specials, all accompanied by an extensive seasonal vegetable and salad bar. To finish your dining experience an excellent selection of home-made desserts with a large tea and coffee menu is on offer.

Be entertained by an array of live music from resident pianist Tuesday & Wednesday evenings 7.00pm - 9.00pm and live singers Friday and Saturday evenings 8.30pm - 10.00pm.

Reservations can be made for parties larger than 10 people, unfortunately we do not permit table bookings on a Sunday lunch time.

Afternoon Tea

A hotel isn't complete without a traditional Afternoon Tea! Come and relax in one of our comfortable lounges and bar areas and enjoy an English Afternoon Tea.

Our menu features home-made scones, cream cakes and sandwiches complemented by teas and coffee. Make it that extra special and add a glass of champagne.

Our Afternoon Tea menu changes seasonally to ensure we are using the best of our seasonal, local produce. We also serve a range of teas, coffees, sandwiches, light bites and refreshments from our bar/lounge menu each day from 12noon


Monday to Saturday 12noon - 6pm.
Sunday 2pm - 6pm.

Private Dining

For those looking to host a special party or event in the privacy of their own exclusive dining room, Ramside Hall can cater for up to 60 guests, on varying menus ranging from informal buffets to Dinner menus.

The standards of service, attention to detail and quality of food are of the highest standard and the location near to Durham is just perfect.

For Larger numbers events can be catered for within our banqueting suites (see conference section for further information)

The Award Winning Rib Room Steakhouse & Grill
Open for lunch and evening bookings, serving a Festive Menu, with prices from £15.95 alongside the popular full Rib Room menu.
Lunch bookings between 12noon and 2pm, Dinner bookings from 6pm - 9.30pm.

Pembertons Rotisserie & Carvery
Open all day, every day until 10pm serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Live music takes place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening.
Open Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day for lunch from 12 noon.

Ramside Christmas Tree
Tradition demands that our spectacular 28 foot high Christmas tree will grace our ‘Old Hall’ from early December until New Year - creating a dazzling welcome to all. And yes it really does come in through the door!

Our Latest Dining Offers

Live Music in Pemberton's Rotisserie and Carvery

Every Friday & Saturday Night
from 8.30 pm - 10.00 pm
Enjoy live music in the relaxing surroundings of Pemberton's Carvery plus if you buy 2 main courses for only £10.00!

Pemberton's Carvery Offer

Main Course & any Dessert -  Only £7.95
This offer is available Monday to Saturday 3.00pm - 6.00pm
Subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion

The Ramside Rib Room & Grill Monday and Sunday Steak Special Offer

Offer includes 2 x 8oz Rump / Rib Eye Steak with a 75cl bottle of our House Wine.
£34.95 per couple.
Subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other

Thursday Surf & Turf Offer

Offer includes 2 x 8oz Rump / Rib Eye Steak with Giant King Prawn with a 75cl bottle of our House Wine.
£44.95 per couple.
Subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other

Friday is Ladies Night in the Rib Room

Every Friday ladies receive a complimentary glass of champagne
(when ordering a starter and main course).
Subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion.

The Ramside Rib Room Traditional Sunday Lunch

Join us for our fantastic Traditional Sunday lunch
2 Course £17.95
3 Course £21.95

To make a reservation or for more information call 0191 3865282 or email reservations@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

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