Opening hours

Bar Opening Times:
Monday – Sunday
12:00am – 11:00pm

Restaurant Opening Times:
Monday – Thursday
12:00pm – 8:00pm
Friday – Saturday
12:00pm – 8:30pm
12:00pm – 5:00pm

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About us

We look forward to welcoming you here at The Old Mill Knitsley. Our unique restaurant can be found in an old mill nestled in a breathtaking valley in Knitsley, just outside of Consett in County Durham. We offer a wholesome, locally sourced British menu for you to feast on while you sit back and relax in our light and airy conservatory restaurant with stunning views of the countryside. Enjoy a drink in our charming beer garden, in summer you can feed the ducks, and we have plenty of them, or sit back and relax at our beautiful traditional bar complete with exposed wooden beams and a wood fire, the perfect place to while away the hours. We are open seven days a week for lunch, dinner, tea or Sunday roast, so whether you want to stay for a romantic weekend in one of our bed and breakfast rooms or just pop in for the day, we’d love to see you. Now serving Real Ale too.

Through out January we are doing a Sunday Lunch Take away Collection Only 12.30 to 4.30pmChoose from Beef, Pork, Chicken or Lamb for Just £5.From the 1st of Feb Onwards it will be just £7.95 Collection Only.

Advanced booking is require (48 Hours notice at least)

Prices start from £14.95 with Tea per person
£18.95 with Prosecco per person
£19.95 with Pink Gin per person


We do weddings, christenings, funerals etc with a buffet starting from £6.95 per head with no room charge.

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The Old Mill Knitsley,
Butsfield Ln,
Consett, DH8 9EL

01207 581642