Restaurant near County Durham

Dining at the South Causey Inn

Whether you're looking for somewhere to catch up with friends over a quick bite to eat, or fancy sitting down for an indulgent dinner for two, at South Causey Inn you can expect delicious, home-cooked food in a delightfully rustic setting.

Browse our range of sample menus, find out more about our famous Afternoon Teas, or book your table below.

Please note: If your chosen time/date is not available or if you would like to book a table for more than 6 guests please call us directly. Please note Afternoon Tea cannot be booked online -please call us on 01207 235 555.

Pull up a chair in our cosy restaurant and indulge in a delicious afternoon tea in front of the fire. Presented on adorable mini picnic tables, our Afternoon Teas feature a delicious selection of sandwiches, freshly baked scones and quiches, as well as a range of sweet treats and sundaes.

All our Afternoon Teas come with unlimited teas and coffees, but if you feel like pushing the boat out, why not pimp your Afternoon Tea with our gin or Prosecco slate?

Afternoon Tea is served Monday – Saturday at 12pm or 4pm.

How to Book

You are required to pre-book our Afternoon Tea at least 24 hours in advance as we bake and prepare everything fresh to order. For groups of under 10 guests—full payment is required on booking. For groups of 10 guests plus— a £10 deposit (per person) is required on booking and the remaining balance is to be paid 48 hours prior to arrival.

Please note all deposits are non-refundable & non-transferable.

Please specify on booking if you would like a

Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea or a Traditional Afternoon Tea and any Dietary Requirements you might have as this can not be changed once the booking has been made or on the day.

Please note Afternoon Tea cannot be booked online - please call 01207 235 555 to book.

Our Afternoon Tea menu is subject to change throughout the year. Please see below the current menu.

Our ever-changing menus showcase the best local ingredients and feature an exciting range of dishes, from fresh seafood, succulent grilled meats, and traditional favourites to dishes from further afield.

Our Main Menu is served 12pm -9pm Monday to Saturday. We also serve breakfast, light bites and snacks, please see our serving times for more information.

We serve a traditional carvery or waiter service menu on a Sunday.

We also hold weekly Steak & Curry, and Yorkshire Pudding & Pie nights!

Gluten free, vegan, and children's menus are also available

Breakfast is served 7.30am - 11.30am (serving times may vary during Bank Holidays)

Christmas Fayre (Available Monday to Friday from Monday 26th November until Friday 21st December) 

Our Main Menu & Chef Specials are served 12pm - 9pm (Monday – Saturday excluding Bank Holidays)

Our Snack Menu is served 12pm - 5pm (Monday – Saturday) (Served up until Friday 14th December returns on Monday 7th January)

Our Sunday Menu is served 12pm - 8.30pm.

Our Sunday Carvery is served 12pm - approx. 2.30pm.

Afternoon Tea is served Monday – Saturday at 12pm or 4pm (Please note in December the Afternoon Tea is from the Festive Afternoon Tea menu)

Yorkshire Pudding Night - every Thursday 6pm - 9pm (Served up until Thursday 13th December returns on Thursday 10th January)

Steak & Curry Night - every Monday & Tuesday from 6pm until 9pm (Served up until Tuesday 11th December returns on Monday 7th January)

Lunchtime Specials are served 12pm - 5pm (Monday - Friday) (Served up until Friday 14th December returns on Monday 7th January)

Please note: serving times and menu availability can change during Bank Holidays and over festive periods. PLEASE SEE HERE FOR FESTIVE SERVING TIMES 

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