Food & Drink

Food & Drink in Sunderland

Sunderland has a great selection of restaurants, bars and nightlife suitable for all tastes and budgets. Many of our restaurants and bars are located in the city centre, but there are some excellent venues located on the outskirts of the city centre and at the coast, as well as high quality establishments a bit further afield in Washington and Houghton-le-Spring. The listings below will state where they are located, but you can also search for a restaurant or bar on the interactive map in the plan your visit section.

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...
Located on Elswick Road in Washington, approx. 8 miles from the city centre, it is popular with the locals and visitors. This well established Indian restaurant is known for its good value prices and large portions. A takeaway service is also available. Trip Advisor Click here
El Nido Mexicana are a small traditional Mexican restaurant in the heart of Sunderland city centre. Serving up Tacos, Cocktails, Tequila and Mezcal from Tuesday until Saturday. Trip Advisor Click here
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. Trip Advisor Click here AccessAble click here 
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.   Trip Advisor Click here
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-...
Located in The Galleries Shopping Centre in Washington, 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...
Gabriele's has been a staple food and drink venue on the coast at Seaburn for many years. Approx. 3 miles from the city centre, it is renowned for its large portions and friendly atmosphere.  The restaurant welcomes walk-ins, but it is very popular and booking in advance is advised. Trip Advisor...

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