Scene1 Restaurant & Commercial Kitchens

Whether you're looking for a meal for two or catering for a party of up to forty people, Scene1 is the perfect meal out!

With a changing menu every single week, there's always something new to taste and enjoy at Scene1.

Scene1's food is all freshly prepared by students at the college studying professional cookery. We hold our students to the same high standards you'd expect at any restaurant, and all of our food is always at that same high standard too.

On top of that, Scene1 has a fully licensed bar with a drinks menu featuring wine from around the world, as well a selection of beers and spirits.

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Scene1 Opening Times

Scene1 restaurant is open at the following times:

  • Thursday Lunchtime - 12:00PM to 12:30PM (Last Orders)
  • Thursday Evenings - 5:30PM to 6:15PM (Last Orders)
  • Friday Lunchtime - 12:00PM to 12:30PM (Last Orders)

Please note that we are only open during term-time as the restaurant is part of our students' education.

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Book a Table

Want to come and visit us at Scene1? There are three quick and easy ways to book yourself a table:

  • Give us a call on 0191 518 8302
  • Email us at
  • Send us a Direct Message via our Facebook page, Scene1 Restaurant East Durham College

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