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.

Olive Affaire first opened its doors in 2013.  Serving a great selection of truly authentic classic greek dishes to either eat in or take away. Look out for the occassional Greek Night! Trip Advisor click here  
Eat good - Drink good - Feel good is the motto of 808 Bar & Kitchen.  Situated in the historic Sunniside Quarter of the city the bar and kitchen live up to their motto providing a great atmosphere and a cocktail bar for everyone who is curious about everything that is ‘new and next’ in the...
Angelo's is an Italian restaurant set in a Grade II Listed building in the architecturally stunning Sunniside Gardens in the city centre, close to the cinema, casino, ten pin bowling and a multi storey car park. Specials are available and the restaurant also runs regular competitions from its...
Arabesque offers an authentic taste of Egypt in Sunderland's city centre, decorated with luxurious Egyptian furnishings, this is fast becoming a popular restaurant. The menu offers hot and cold mezzes, salads, kebabs, tagines and other traditional Egyptian style dishes. Trip Advisor Click here
Located in the city centre, on the ground floor of the Echo 24 building on the south side of the River Wear, Asiana Fusion offers a varied menu of cuisine from China, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia and Indonesia in Asian inspired stylish decor. A special early evening menu is available Sunday -...
Stylish cocktail and champagne bar situated in Sunnside. Walking into Bar Justice takes you into another world where you can escape the daily rigours and relax in the darkly lit and atmospheric bar. Comfortable couches and stools surround the bar, where further into the back of the venue you can...
A weekly programme of of club nights and DJ's from around the world. A great sound system, private booths and VIP areas for special guests are available. Check their facebook page for news on special offers, events and club nights. Dress codes apply on certain nights, please check with the venue...
A delightful coffee shop, cafe and bar serving great home baked goods, salads, sandwiches and toasties.

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Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.

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