Travel the world at restaurants in Houghton-le-Spring. This may be a town of just under 40,000 people, but Houghton-le-Spring's restaurants truly are global in their outlook. This means there are plenty of different options located on major town centre thoroughfares like Newbottle Street. Cuisines represented in the town include Asian favourites like Chinese and Indian, while pasta and pizza dishes are on offer at the town's Italian restaurants. And those who enjoy good old-fashioned English pub grub are in luck too, with many pubs serving up everything from roast dinners to freshly baked pies.