The Durham Ox

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£25 and under
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Gastro Pub
The Durham Ox is a family owned traditional village Inn offering friendly and efficient service; showcasing the best of local produce in our menu, as well as stocking an extensive range of wines and cask ales. An award winning traditional pub complete with flag stone floors, exposed beams, oak panelling and roaring fires in winter. As well as our extensive retaurant areas, The Durham Ox have several spaces for Private Dining to celebrate any occasion and can seat between 10-85 guests for a formal or informal dinner. For those wishing for over-night accommodation there are five converted farm cottages that provide a peaceful and charming place to stay. the converted Studio Suite located above the pub and a self catered cottage in the village, Ivy Cottage that sleeps up to 6 people.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Gastro Pub, British, Steak
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 12pm - 2:30pm; 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Sunday: 12pm - 3pm; 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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Phone number
01347 821506
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Matthew Meek
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Private Party Facilities
At the Durham Ox we have several different spaces for private events... A delightful first floor Private Dining Suite above the Inn with its own dining room and sitting room with an open fire, which can be reserved exclusively for any occasion. Our Private Dining Suite seats up to 16 for a formal sit-down meal. We also have the Ox Barn and Tasting Room available from 30 to 85 guests for Weddings, dinners, cocktails, canapés, bespoke menus, hot and cold buffets, and much much more ...please contact the Inn directly if you have an enquiry and would like further information.
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Private Party Contact
Chloe Burns: 01347 821506
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We embrace the principle of good food in relaxed surroundings, we have always used the freshest and best of ingredients and buy locally wherever possible. Our A La Carte Menu celebrates a fabulous array of locally sourced meats, vegetables, fresh fish and seafood. As the seasons change so do our menus, to reflect the wealth of local produce for which this area is renowned.

We also offer the following...
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Parking Details
The Durham Ox has a large private car park to the rear of the Inn.
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Public Transit
We are situated in the historic village of Crayke, less than 30 minutes from York City Centre.
Nearest airports are Teeside or Leeds and we are 90 minutes from Manchester. The nearest railway stations are York or Thirsk.
There is a good Bus service from Easingwold to York.
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The Durham Ox runs a monthly event programme , from Gourmet Dinners, Theatre Productions, Ladies Shopping Evenings to good old fashioned entertainment. Our website has all the details under "Whats on at The Ox".
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Special Events & Promotions
The Durham Ox can cater for all occasions whether it be on site or outside catering. From weddings, christenings, birthdays, parties, family events or corporate meetings & seminars.

We can tailor our menus to suit any occasion and endeavour to create a unique package that satisfies your own personal desires, budgets and all dietary requirements.

If you have an enquiry for a function on or off site please contact the Durham Ox directly.
Beer, Beer Garden, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine