The tables are always pristinely set at Zafflong Restaurant, the padded sofa seats always puffed and ornaments and decorations meticulously placed. The atmosphere hints at a restaurant who are passionate about what they do and excited to share it with Durham diners, as further suggested by the friendly, knowledgeable staff who are helpful without being invasive. Therefore, before you’ve eaten taken a bite you feel you’re in for a quality meal here in the heart of Carrville, right by Ramside Golf Course on Broomside Lane. The food vindicates this prediction a hundred times over. Hundreds and hundreds, that’s roughly the number of choices on offer at Zafflong. Sweeping from Bangladeshi stapes to South Indian favourites, throwing in occasional influence from both Asia and Europe, Zafflong offers a menu that displays great expertise, passion and care for good ingredients and good spice combinations, with even the wine list matched to suit the earthy, spicy or sweet nuances of each dish.