From Our Editors
Oro at The Pumphouse serves authentic Italian cuisine amid the County Durham greenery. The restaurant is situated on the verges of the River Wear and within a ten minute drive from the centre of Durham. The kitchen prepares antipasto, soup, pasta and steak according to traditional recipes and offers an a la carte selection as well as several set menus. The classically-styled interior features plush booth seating and soft lamplight, while the garden offers outdoor tables complete with parasols. The restaurant holds regular events celebrating the cuisine of particular Italian regions and also plays host to parties and functions.