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.

Break free of the city to this tropical oasis of good times with cafes, late night bars, restaurants, dessert parlours, tropical gardens & street food shacks, perfect for wild nights, family fun, parties, private functions, weddings, corporate events and of course, Christmas. From the people...
Located in the city centre The Pickle bar & kitchen offers an enticing, often quirky and adventurous selection Food, drinks and music.  Some of their towering burger stacks have to be seen to be believed!
The Scullery at Pier Point truly is a 'Jolly decent Eatery'!  Serving a delicious menu it is cafe by day and Italian restaurant by night.  Set in an idyllic seafront location overlooking the stunning and newly re opened Roker Pier and Lighthouse, what better way to end a beachy walk! Trip Advisor...
Varsity is very popular with the student crowd as well as those on the pub route to clubbing at the Cooper Rose. Popular for its cheap prices and lively atmosphere.
Westminster is located next to the box office of the Empire Theatre, and offers a selection of lagers, beers, wines and spirits.
This Wetherspoons based in the city centre serves good value pub food, light bites and snacks.  In addition there are also real ales, lagers and reasonably priced spirits on sale too. Trip Advisor Click here
Situated opposite the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens and Mowbray Park, Yates's Wine Lodge is ideally located in the city centre. Good value meals are on offer, including 2 for 1 offers as well as sharers and pub favourites. Trip Advisor Click here

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Sunderland will welcome over 50 Tall Ships for the first time, when we are the start port for the 2018 races, from 11-14 July.

Sunderland Top Ten's

Looking for a great family day out in a friendly, exciting city by the sea? Looking for fascinating museums, cute wildlife and plenty of space for your little ones to run off their excess energy? Look no more because Sunderland ticks all those boxes and more. Here are our ten best things for all of the family to do in Sunderland.

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