Enjoy your culinary adventure in Durham town centre restaurants. The beautiful northern city of Durham is both a major tourist attraction and a university city. With a daily influx of visitors and a steady population of hungry students, Durham town centre restaurants are understandably abundant. The town centre, enclosed in a loop of the river Wear, offers numerous dining options, ranging from familiar national chains to high-end fine dining establishments. The main avenue in the town centre, Saddler Street is particularly blessed with restaurants, offering Italian bistros, pizzerias, contemporary European dining, a Spanish tapas place, and a couple of traditional pubs.