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.

Reasonable priced food and drink and a large dancefloor in the middle of the ground floor ensures that The Cooper Rose is one of the busiest late bars/clubs in Sunderland.  A more quiet bar area is located upstairs for those who want to catch up with friends or for those who want to watch those...
The Funky Indian is Sunderland city centre's 1st Indian tapas restaurant, offering a unique selection of authentic and mouth watering tapas style dishes. For a different Indian dining experience this is definitely the place to visit.  Booking in advance is advised as this is quickly becoming a...
The Good Apple is an independent coffee shop and vegetarian café.  Vegan and vegetarian breakfasts, sandwiches, wraps and salads are on the menu, including a range of coffees and teas. This cosy, friendly cafe also has free WiFi, take a look at the menu board above the counter for the password. ...
Housed in a Grade II listed building which dates back to 1885, The Isis is a real ale drinkers dream pub. Now refurbished back to its Victorian origins, the bar is long and high with plenty of drinks to choose from. If you are not sure the friendly staff will let you have a taste before you decide...
Selling a range of cask ales and craft beers as well as unusual spirits. Popular with locals and students alike, this Victorian Ale House is a great place to catch up with friends on a chilled night out!
Traditional style pub in the heart of the city centre, with many drinks offers, as well as food served daily. 
A traditional 'vintage' tea room, specialising in loose leaf teas, delicious home-made cakes, sandwiches and light bites. A great spot for an afternoon tea in the city centre, or to browse the small gallery and shop, which specialises in antique china. 
The Place Café is set within a state of the art, award winning multi - purpose glass-fronted building. Enjoy delicious food and drink in contemporary and modern surroundings whilst admiring Victorian architecture out of the large windows into Sunniside Gardens. Can cater for parties, private...


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