No trip to Middlesbrough would be complete without sampling the local delicacy which is the 'Parmo'. The 'Parmo' is very similar to a schnitzel and can be bought from many takeaways in Middlesbrough.
When people arrive in Middlesbrough looking for an Italian restaurant, they look no further once they find Al Forno. A Middlesbrough-based restaurant with a slice of Old Italy, they have an Italian chef serving dishes found all around Italy.
Mink Tattoo Coffee Bar
Tattoos and Coffee…? You can have either or both at Mink Tattoo Coffee Bar. This crazy mix up of a bar is made out of Middlesbrough's history. All the tables and chairs in Mink were found abandoned and then restored to give them a second chance at life. The décor in Mink is fantastic and it truly is a hidden gem of Middlesbrough.
Located right in the city centre, Banana Leaf is a Chinese buffet restaurant open every day of the week. Main courses include Pork in Szechuan Sauce, Egg Foo Yung, Chow Mein and many more.
Café Central Park
The Café Central Park is a great choice whether you're looking for somewhere to go for lunch or dinner in Middlesbrough. Their menu offers something for everyone whatever you are in the mood for; from Burgers and Steaks to Fajitas, Pasta and Pizza to Fish and Chips.
Fellinis are known for being one of the most child friendly restaurants in Middlesbrough. During certain hours of the day children can eat free making it the perfect restaurant if you are in Middlesbrough with the kids.