Food & Drink

Food & Drink in Sunderland

Sunderland has a great selection of restaurants, bars and nightlife suitable for all tastes and budgets. Many of our restaurants and bars are located in the city centre, but there are some excellent venues located on the outskirts of the city centre and at the coast, as well as high quality establishments a bit further afield in Washington and Houghton-le-Spring. The listings below will state where they are located, but you can also search for a restaurant or bar on the interactive map in the plan your visit section.

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...
Enjoy fine Chinese food in a relaxed atmosphere, with friendly staff.  Menus include Chinese favourites such as Chop Suey, Cantonese and vegetarian and non- vegetarian dishes.  The restaurant is open for lunches, special banquet dinners, make your own dishes and takeaways. Trip Advisor Click here
This city centre family-run italian restaurant was established in 1989. It has an authentic and rustic feel with matching décor and long serving and knowledgeable staff. Be welcomed in true Italian style at Tosca. Trip Advisor Click here
The Lambton Worm is situated close to the Empire Theatre making it ideal for a pre-theatre or post-theatre drink or meal. The menu offers a selection of pub favourites, lunches and snacks. Trip Advisor Click here
Located in the Roker Hotel, Let There Be Crumbs has a wide ranging menu of pattiseries, cakes, breakfasts, elevenses, lunches, teas and coffees as well as a fantastic afternoon tea by the sea.  Trip Advisor Click here
Liberty Brown's is a pizza house and grill as well as a bar selling cocktails, champagne and beers. Cocktail lessons are also on offer including a make and shake session. Live music adds to the lively atmosphere at Liberty Brown's which is next to a Premier Inn and is located about 10 minutes by...
Love Lily is a delightful Tea Room and Bakery located in a lovely spot along the Roker Sea Front. The calming and pleasing decor compliments the wonderful array of food and drinks on offer with Breakfast, Lunch and Brunch all served daily .  Traditional afternoon teas are a speciality with all of...

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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