Restaurants in Sunderland

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There is no shortage of places to eat and drink in Sunderland – and with new bars and restaurants now opening to join the established places you will be spoilt for choice!

For eating out you can take our pick from the nouvelle to the traditional and the city’s nightlife venues range from contemporary bars and night clubs to the comfort and welcome of an old-fashioned pub. And with an emergent cafe-culture in the city, there are more and more small cafes and bars, at which to relax and enjoy the sights.

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The centre of Sunderland enjoys an abundance of quality restaurants. Tucked away, down the cobbled streets of Sunniside are quiet cafes where visitors can enjoy a tasty snack, or for a hearty meal, there are traditional public houses scattered around the city centre, offering a warm atmosphere, and value for money, quality food.


Angelo’s ristorante

  Angelo’s Ristorante is located in a carefully restored Grade II listed building in Sunderland’s historic Sunniside area.Serving contemporary Italian cuisine and a selection of inspired international cuisine in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.  

Eauzone Cafe Bar

Eauzone Cafe Bar overlooks the recently refurbished, magnificent Sunniside Gardens in Sunderland’s historic Sunniside Quarter.  Serving a wide range of freshly prepared and cooked competitively priced dishes to suit everyone. Friday night is live music night featuring a host of local bands. Enjoy our excellent Sunday lunch. Family celebrations up to 120 catered for in […]

Frankie and Bennys

  New York Italian restaurant and bar.  Ideal for families and group meals with a wide ranging menu including pizzas, pastas and meat dishes.      

Luciano’s Restaurant

Sunderland’s famous Luciano’s restaurant has been serving authentic Italian cuisine in a family friendly atmosphere for over 16 years.  It’s unique ambience and traditional cookery have made it renowned throughout the north east and much further a field.  


Peri – Peri chicken restaurant  With quality food, friendly staff, quick service and excellent value for money, Nando’s is a great place to eat. Don’t expect identikit, pre-fab restaurant interiors which are usually a staple of the larger chains; each restaurant is tailored to its local surroundings and customers, offering up a unique restaurant experience […]

Naz Restaurant

Modern Authentic Halal Indian / Punjabi Cuisine.  The Naz Restaurant only uses halal meats to ensure an authentic Indian Punjabi experience but with contemporary influences. The décor is opulent, where you can enjoy the real meaning of life. The service is excellent and you will feel as though you are having your meal sitting amongst […]

Thai China

If you love Oriental food, but want that extra bit of authenticity, then the Tavistock Thai China restaurant at the Roker Hotel is for you.   Not everyone will be a Thai fan, and so almost a third of the menu is devoted to the kinds of Chinese dishes with which many guests may be more […]