Your Guide to Food and Drink in Durham

Sunday brunch, date night or Friday night drinks; where are the best places to eat and drink in Durham?

Flat White Kitchen 

A Durham favourite, Flat White Kitchen is a brunch hotspot. Be prepared for queues out the door on a Sunday, but rest assured we’ve been told it’s worth the wait.

Zen Durham

If you’re a fan of Thai Asian food, then Zen is worth a visit. Serving authentic food and delicious cocktails, this Thai restaurant has a unique and distinctive atmosphere. Fancy a night in? You can get food to go. 

Tin of Sardines 

Gin is all the rage at the minute, so if you’re a fan, get your friends together and head to Tin of Sardines. This quirky bar may be small but it’s bursting with personality and is a gin lover’s dream.

Garden House Inn

Combining a traditional British pub feel with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, Garden House Inn offers a cosy backdrop for Sunday lunch. Escape the cold winter months with roaring fires and great food. (Dog friendly bar area)

Vennels Café​

Serving homemade food, Vennels Café is renowned for its scones that are baked fresh every morning. Hidden away from the main street, this charming and characterful café is a Durham classic.

La Spaghettata

With a warm and welcoming atmosphere, La Spaghettata serve affordable and authentic Italian food. Not ready to go home? Head upstairs to Fabio’s bar, with live music and DJs throughout the week.

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