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.

Sambuca is a North East chain of Italian restaurants with venus across the region.  Sambuca at Sunderland comes complete with sweeping views across the River Wear.  The restaurant has specials including three course lunches for £3.95, it is hard to beat on price. Walk-ins are welcome, but the...
San Marino restaurant is located just on the outskirts of the city centre, approx 1.5 miles from the centre. San Marino is a classic Italian restaurant serving an array of delicious dishes. A takeaway service is available, collection only.
A charming nostalgic tea room, the surroundings are kitsch, fabulously vintage and welcoming. Enjoy having your tea served in a vintage china tea cup and taste a range of home made foods. Why not check out the ever changing window display of quirky tea cosies. Trying one of the 'Vintage Hollywood...
Located on the seafront at Seaburn, approx. 3.5 miles from the city centre, this well established restaurant serves many traditional Indian dishes complete with sea views. A great way to end a day at the beach.
Located in the heart of the city centre, Sorrento is a little bit of Italy in Sunderland. With a Happy Hour menu available at all times, traditional Italian dishes are on offer at reasonable prices.
Spice Empire is located next to Sunderland Minster and opposite the Sunderland Empire.  Its close to the city centre hotels and to many popular bars and clubs. Offering its diners a range of Indian dishes with modern twists, that have been inspired by years of Asian culture. Five course special...
Whether you're meeting a friend or taking a well deserved rest from shopping, pop in to Starbucks for a great coffee, to sit in or take away. There's also a wide selection of fresh food including sandwiches, salads and yummy cakes which you can enjoy on large oversized leather couches in the window...
A popular family run beachside café and takeaway serving hot and cold food and beverages. Located on the lower promenade at Roker directly opposite a play park, Sue's Café is popular with families, walkers and cyclists enjoying the seafront vista.  It is also a C2C (Coast to Coast) stamp station...

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Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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