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Ye Old Elm Tree

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Consett Ale Works - Molten AleExcellent1
Hill Island - 600th BrewExcellent1
Hill Island - Hair of the DogExcellent1
Hill Island - Peridot PintGood1
York (now brewed by and at Black Sheep) - Summer SizzlerGood1
Wylam - 10 YearsGood1
Hill Island - Copper GoldGood1
Banks's - MildNot Tried0
Mordue - Geordie PrideNot Tried0
Marston's - EPANot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0
Rudgate - Jorvik BlondeNot Tried0
S43 (formerly Sonnet 43) - Blonde BeerNot Tried0
Picture 1. Ye Old Elm Tree, Durham, Durham

Visits Details

24 Jul 2014 (Stephen Harris)
An immediately appealing pub near (but uphill from) the bus station. I felt very comfortable here and enjoyed an excellent late lunch of sticky ribs and salad.
York (now brewed by and at Black Sheep) - Summer Sizzler3.70GoodCrisp and golden.
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
Rudgate - Jorvik Blonde3.80Not Tried
S43 (formerly Sonnet 43) - Blonde Beer4.10Not Tried
01 Sep 2011 (ChrisE)
I sat in the main bar and listened to some locals chatting about the Camra beer festival which was about to open at 17:00 hours. I liked this place, the beer was fine, the food looked good, and there was a good selection of vinyl records in the other bar.
Hill Island - Copper Gold3.80Good
Banks's - Mild3.50Not Tried
Mordue - Geordie Pride4.20Not Tried
Marston's - EPA3.60Not Tried
20 Aug 2011 (Flying.geordie)
Hill Island - Hair of the Dog3.80Excellent
07 Aug 2010 (Flying.geordie)
Quite busy when arrived and quickly filled up as a Camra meeting was taking place.
Consett Ale Works - Molten Ale4.50Excellent
Hill Island - 600th Brew6.00Excellent
Hill Island - Peridot Pint3.90Good
Wylam - 10 Years4.20Good

About the Ye Old Elm Tree

The pub sign. Ye Old Elm Tree, Durham, Durham

Summary of Beer Scores


The pub is found in Durham, Durham, DH1 4PS.

Two room locals pub just on the fringe of the City centre.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 13 different beers and tried 7 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DH1 4PS