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.

A speciality coffee house and café, selling fairtrade beverages and gourmet snacks in a relaxed environment.  A great place to watch all the shoppers go by in The Bridges, in the city centre.
Situated close to the Travelodge Central, Empire Theatre and close to other bars and restaurants, this is in the centre of Sunderland's nightlfe. Establishment has many special offers and an extensive variety of continental beers and lagers and also has a house DJ playing music to get everyone in...
FabLab Sunderland
FabLab Sunderland combines a workspace, community maker-space and learning zone – encouraging artists, inventors, students and businesses to collaborate, exchange ideas and make things. Linked to a global network of 500 other FabLabs across the world it's a place where anyone can make (almost)...
This long established real ale pub in the heart of the city centre, offers a range of traditional pub food and sandwiches, as well as a tasty roast lunch on Sundays.  
Close to the bus and Metro station and the University of Sunderland, Fitzgeralds boasts a range of guest ales. It is popular with a wide range of customers, including locals, students and visitors to the city. A bit like a tardis, 'Fitzies' as it is known locally has a large long bar and many...
Located in Sunniside in the city centre, Frankie and Benny's is inspired by 'Little Italy' in New York City. The restaurant's dishes are a combination of popular American food and traditional Italian food served in a home-cooked style.  Diners can choose from a varied menu which includes pasta-...
Large corner bar with two floors, the ground floor is modern in its design, whilst the top floor is art deco in its style. It has many student drinks offers and cheaper prices during the week.
***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....

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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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