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Chef Ruari Mackay (who worked with Terry Laybourne at Jesmond Dene), along with Gemma Robinson and Craig Lappin-Smith, launched a £100,000 crowdfunding bid in order to open "Durham’s first tasting menu restaurant" in late summer 2022.

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Reviews of Coarse Restaurant in DH1, Durham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Coarse restaurant.
Jon B
Coarse, Durham 19 Nov 2022 Snacks Snack 1: ...
Reviewed 9 days ago

"Coarse, Durham 19 Nov 2022 Snacks Snack 1: A potato cube, soft inner, crispy outer, topped with tomato and lincolshire poacher cheese. Tasty, but not outstanding. For me the tomato was a bit "ketchupy". Needed a bit more depth. Snack 2: Pumpkin "hummus", with sourdough toast. Spiced with chilli, nicely seasoned, topped with crispy seeds, very good. Sourdough Toast ok. Parsnip Bacon Chestnut pieces of smoked bacon and chestnuts, with some soft onion, smothered in a parsnip faom, finished with black & white sesame seeds. Quite pleasant. Bass, Mezcal, Lime Cured bass nicely done and firm. Lime evident, pink pckled onion, sour cream dots and crisp "tortilla" shards. Good *Monkfish, Nduja Pieces of charred monkfish (odd bit slightly over charred and burnt/bitter), delicious sauce seasoned with the nduja, on its own too salty, but with the rest excellent. Topped with samphire a nice crisp straw potatoes. Very good. Beef Cheek, Turnip Very tasty spoon soft beef cheek, good potato foam, nicely wilted kale, topped with shredded turnip flavoured with orange. Could have done with a bit more orange, perhaps a blowtorched orange segment, and the turnip needed to be "punchier" like a crisp breakfast radish. Good. Apple Like a deconstructed apple crumble, with meringue crumb and roche of ice cream. Good Chocolate, Almond & Cinnamon A light and tasty chocolate mousse, topped with flaked almonds. Very good. OR Farmhouse Cheese, Fig, Walnut Bells Blue, a cheese custard, sourdough, candied walnuts and shards of green apple. Nice. Overall for the price excellent, service good and friendly, perhaps slightly slow between some dishes as the tables filled up. Drinks, litre tap water (free), Vaux Freddys (440ml £6) Malbec (250ml £9) £40 pp *£8 supplement (Monkfish dish) 10% discretionary service charge added to bill 19 Nov 2022, total bill for 2 inc gratuity 10% £122.10"

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Reform Place, North Road, Durham, DH1 4RZ

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