Budget Restaurants in Durham
may well be full of students carrying Gucci bags and Prada
sunglasses, but there are plenty of eateries here where
you can enjoy fine food at a bargain price.
Always a winner when you’re hungry and short of
pennies is an ‘all you can eat’ Chinese
buffet, and there is a selection of those in this historic
Located on North Road in the heart of the city centre China Joe [map] serves a buffet with a choice of more than 40 Chinese
dishes every day of the week.
Just up the road from here you’ll find Lau’s
Buffet King [map] restaurant, which also offers
an ‘eat all you can’ menu and is a firm favourite
with university students.
If it’s a taste of Italy you’re after then
why not try Bella Pasta [map] on Silver Street,
which offers authentic cuisine with special offers at lunchtime and some evenings.
Another well priced eatery with a great reputation for
good food is Pizza Express [map],
which is part of a national chain and is located on Saddler
Street. It offers Italian food at reasonable prices in
a trendy but friendly atmosphere, making it a hit with
students, families and businesspeople alike.
Finally, you could always opt for a little fast food,
as Durham is home to a Burger King [map] and
two McDonalds. There is also a Pizza Hut [map] on Silver Street, which always has great special
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