Build your own intineraries

Use this tool to save details of accommodation, events, places to eat and things to see & do in Durham.

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Build your own intineraries

Use this tool to save details of accommodation, events, places to eat and things to see & do in Durham.

To add an item to ‘My Shortlist’, click the relevant

Add to Excursion

Taste Durham Awards

Durham's bars and restaurants

If you’re in search of a cosy pub for a great lunch, looking for a fine-dining experience or simply want to refuel after a busy day sightseeing, let the Taste Durham Awards guide you. 

Taste Durham The food quality mark is proudly displayed by more than 60 food and drink businesses across the county. From grabbing a bite to eat at one of Durham’s award-winning attractions, to stopping off to refuel at a pub or café, or dining out at one of the county’s delicious restaurants, many of which are in stunning hotels, be sure to look out for the Taste Durham award. And for a tasty place to stay, check out our list of B&B’s that have a Taste Durham award.

Graded to a national standard, the Taste Durham accreditaiton is awarded in recognition of consistently good service, comfort, cleanliness, quality of meal and in addition, championing of local produce.

Wherever you see the Taste Durham mark you can rest assured you are choosing a quality establishment.

Taste Durham highlights...

Byron's Restaurant

Byron's Restaurant

Byron's restaurant celebrates British ingredients and its producers who dive, harvest, hunt, nurture and gather them. The menu changes to reflect the seasons in Britain and the dishes emphasise the quality of what our Island can offer and that they can stand proudly next to the rest of the world...

Byron's Restaurant

Byron's Restaurant

Byron's restaurant celebrates British ingredients...

Botanic Garden Café

Botanic Garden Café

Come and visit our tranquil Botanic Garden...

Brambles Coffee Shop

Brambles Coffee Shop

Brambles is the perfect place to relax and unwind...

The Cafe on the Green

The Cafe on the Green

The only licenced café where you can enjoy...

El Coto

El Coto

El Coto opened in Durham in May 2008 serving the...

View of Durham Cathedral and the River Wear from The Central Thai

Central Thai Restaurant

Fine Thai cuisine in Durham city. The Central...