City Centre

Sunderland city centre

With so much to explore and experience in the city centre, you'll find something for all the family. There's a museum, art gallery, great open spaces, shops for every taste and budget and no shortage of places to enjoy on a night out, plus over 3500 parking spaces and excellent public transport links.

***New Bar - Opening Friday 27 November 2015*** Gin & Bear It is a bar specialising in gins located in the Sunniside area of the city centre. Stocking over 40 different varieties of gins, as well as a range of cocktails, craft beers, ales and wines there is plenty of choice at this new venue....
Situated on Roker seafront, Grannie Annie's pub & pantry serves a great selection of drinks and some delicous food.... just like Grannie makes it!  They are dog friendly every day, but ask that dogs vacate the premises at 8pm On Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Children are welcome accompanied by...
Gravity Force
Whether you’re a freestyle pro looking to showcase an insane routine on the Tumble Tracks or an average Joe looking to get stuck into a game of trampoline dodgeball there really is something for everyone. Gravity Force Sunderland trampoline park features: Main court that includes over 60...
A light and modern bar located close to the Empire Theatre.  With leather seating and lots of light coming in through the large front windows this is a pleasant bar to sit in during the day especially to watch SAFC home and away matches. At night it transforms into a fun pub with DJ's on most...
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Fancy testing your luck at roulette, Black Jack or Poker? Head down to Grosvenor Casino in the Sunniside Leisure Complex for a night out with a difference. As well as all the tables and games you can expect from a top quality casino, there's a restaurant serving excellent food. The casino also runs...
Located in the Grosvenor Casino at Sunniside in the city centre and opposite the cinema, this restaurant offers tasty food most of the night through. Membership to the casino is required, but is free and takes but moments to join, but once inside you can enjoy the restaurant and bar, including...
The popular Holmeside Coffee relocated to the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens in January 2018.   Holmeside Coffee is run by local band Lilliput. Not only does it offer speciality coffees, hot chocolates and teas, it is also home to Holmeside Writers, Lamplight Film Club, Holmeside Book Club...
One of the most popular clubs in Sunderland due to its mix of DJ nights and bands playing live music. Known for playing alternative music to pop, such as Nu-Jazz, Acid House and Rock 'n' Roll, it gives clubbers a different club night experience. There social media channels offer clubbers a chance...

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Roker Park has welcomed back the annual illuminations for the last two years. This popular event attracts thousands of families to the historical park to enjoy lit displays.

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