Restaurants in Darlington

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Darlington has some fine restaurants for that romantic meal or get together.

Darlington’s gastronomic delights are many and varied. We’ve featured just a taster of the independent cafes, pubs and restaurants that make up the Darlington mix.

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Akbar Dynasty

Anwar, who is our master chef, is a true expert in creating a fantastic range of authentic dishes that are totally unique to the Akbar Dynasty menu and can’t be found elsewhere.Our special menu also includes an extensive vegetarian and vegan selection of dishes and all collections are subject to a ten percent discount. The menu range […]

Stockton Rd Sadberge, Darlington
Telephone: 01325 337 337


Italian continental cafe by day, authentic Italian restaurant by night, family-run, friendly and authentic. Open in July 2007 Foffano’s is a family run business located in the Market square; right in the heart of Darlington town centre. The owners Stefano & Emma Foffano aim to create a mediterranean atmosphere, this has mainly been accomplished in […]

3-5 Bakehouse Hill, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 242086

Joe Rigatoni

Unpretentious friendly atmosphere,continental cuisine, specials menus and trendy Joe’s Bar downstairs. Joe Rigatonis at each of its locations has a unique design that reflects modernity, elegance, comfort and convenience. The décor speaks for itself with wooden flooring, teak furnishings and colourful lamps alongside paintings or photographs titivating the wall. If you stepped in without an […]

Imperial Centre, Grange Road, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 464642

Maxine’s Bar and Restaurant

Town centre oasis of calm and luxury, for Modern British cuisine special menus and – la carte. The kitchen is devoted to modern British cooking and starters such as breast of pigeon and seared fillet of sea trout with peppered rocket, black treacle and Bloody Mary sorbet may impress. For the main event there’s confit […]

Hotel Bannatyne, Southend Avenue, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 365858/9

Pizza Express

Exciting and authentic Italian menu with extensive pizza choice and children’s menu. A modern, spacious restaurant with a very welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. A small al fresco dining area is available in the attractive courtyard garden during the summer.

Pizza Express 1 Skinnergate, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 488771

Ristorante La Sorrentine

La Sorrentina offers traditional Italian cuisine and specialises in seafood, with daily fresh fish blackboard specials. Good food, friendly service & excellent value. Peppe runs a great restaurant with loads of passion & pride.

77-79 Parkgate, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 467991

Royal Thai

Friendly atmosphere, authentic Thai food prepared by a master chef, special pre-theatre menus for Civic theatre goers

94-96 Parkgate, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 361717

Sardis Restaurant

Sardis Restaurant opened in North Road, Darlington in 1987. Owned and run by Sardinian brothers, Salvatore and Francesco Obinu, it specialises in classic Italian cuisine but also offers dishes with Mediterranean and European influences. A separate vegetarian menu is also available. As previous winners of the regional Italian Wine List of the Year Award, Sardis […]

196 Northgate, Darlington
Telephone: 01325 461222

The Old Farmhouse

The Old Farmhouse in Darlington is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar. Choose from fresh, inspiring fish dishes and hearty, comforting classics. […]

Yarm Road, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 332191

The Old Yard Tapas bar

Mediterranean-style eating, unique blend of Spanish and Greek flavours, with popular summer pavement cafe. Try the Mediterranean style of eating out with our Spanish Tapas, Greek mezes and other authentic continental dishes. Dining out like our Spanish and Greek cousins means having a selection of food from our Tapas and special menus served to the […]

98 Bondgate, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 467385

Toby Carvery

Toby Carvery Darlington is open for business. Come in and see us for a warm welcome and a great 4 roast carvery selection every day. Every day we lay on a family-sized feast of freshly cooked joints, eight lots of veg and the full monty of accompaniments. So for a roast dinner just the way […]

Yarm Road, Barrington Way, Darlington,
Telephone: 01325 489438

Voodoo Mexican Cafe

Voodoo has a great reputation for preparing a rich variety of Mexican and South American dishes, and for serving the best coffee in Darlington! Only the finest ingredients and resh local produce plus exotic herbs and spices are used. Mexican Café Bar amazing food, large vegetarian choice, great beer fine wine and cocktails.  

84 Skinnergate, Darlington, County Durham
Telephone: 07903 269 629

West Park Café

At The West Park Café, you can linger over a latte, wolf down a sandwich, or get dressed up for a date and sip cocktails. Here, you’re part of an eclectic mix of characters, art, and ambience. We offer espresso drinks in the Northern Italian tradition, homemade cakes, real food made by our chefs from […]

4 Tillage Green West Park Village Darlington
Telephone: 01325 360397