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.

Set just outside of the city centre, Bonded Warehouse is a rare survivor of Sunderland's former industrial landscape. With its exposed brick, original beams and distinctly urban feel, Bonded Warehouse is a unique venue housed in a mid 19th century warehouse. The Tap house is home to fine beer and...
Originally a colliery railway built to carry coal mainly from pits in north west Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow. The earliest section, designed by George Stephenson was opened in January 1826, making it one of the world's first modern railways. Bowes Railway is believed to be the only operational...
With a beer garden and real cask ale on sale, this is a popular pub, especially on match days.  There is a food menu available including breakfasts, lunches and evening meals, and it's right in the city centre, close to the transport interchange.
Club Indigo is a collection of three bars including The Corner Flag, Indigo Rooms and Babay Indi. The Corner Flag is a dedicated sports bar with over 20 TV screens showing all SAFC home games. Indigo Rooms is a more relaxed and chilled out venue serving cocktails and beers. In the evening and at...
Renowned for its friendly atmosphere and speciality coffees, Coffea Caban is a great city centre venue for eating and drinking. It is fully licensed and sells a range of beers and wines alongside teas, breakfasts, sandwiches, fresh cakes and scones throughout the day. Trip Advisor Click here
Cole Cafe & Deli serve delicious deli sandwiches and fantastic home baked cakes from their enviable location overlooking the Roker sea front.  Brewing speciality loose leaf teas and sourcing some of the best Climpson & Sons coffee they take great pride in every cup poured! Trip Advisor...
Love coffee and books?  Then this is the perfect café for you to indulge in both.  Located on the top floor of Waterstones in The Bridges, this is an ideal place to rest your tired legs after a long shopping trip with a hot beverage and tasty snack. Trip Advisor Click here  
Based in the city centre, D'Acqua offers a fine dining experience, with reasonable prices and creative French, English and Italian dishes. With stylish décor and friendly staff, D'Acqua has quickly become one of the most popular restaurants in Sunderland, with a large customer base and an excellent...

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Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.

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