Darlington town centre is full of restaurants. In fact, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to eating out in Darlington.

Whether you prefer oriental dishes or traditional pub grub, we’ve compiled a list of the restaurants in Darlington town centre that you need to visit.

Al Forno

Located on Skinnergate, Al Forno offers a wide range of superb, fresh Italian food, as well as afternoon teas and a Sunday lunch sharing platter.

Blue Lagoon

The family-owned restaurant on Grange Road is a firm favourite in Darlington thanks to its delicious English and continental cuisine.

Duke Bombay Cafe

Duke Bombay Cafe takes the traditional Indian curry houses tradition and flips it on its head  to create a quirky and modern restaurant, which introduces a new way of dining.


Hole In The Wall

Hole In The Wall is a traditional town centre pub, serving in-house made pies (with peas, mash and gravy) and Sunday dinners.



The independent American style diner offers authentic American dining, including food challenges which are only for the brave!


Red Hot Indian Bar & Grill

Based on Houndgate, Red Hot Indian Bar & Grill serves up a broad range of fresh and innovative Indian cuisine, all of which is very well presented.


Santorini Greek Café

Owned by award-winning chef Georgios Latousakis, Santorini Greek Café (on Tubwell Row) offers authentic Greek and Mediterranean dishes.


Sol Tapas

Sol Tapas is a Spanish tapas restaurant and bar on Duke Street, serving top quality tapas in stylish surroundings.


The Wandering Duck

The Wandering Duck is the newest addition to Grange Road, offering breakfast and sandwiches throughout the day, and delicious tapas on an evening.


Voodoo Café

Situated on Skinnergate, Voodoo Café is a Latin and Mexican style restaurant and bar in Darlington serving Tex Mex, including burritos and tacos.