Nightlife

Sunderland is a city that knows how to enjoy itself, and with an exciting choice of bars, pubs and clubs to suit every taste and style, there's no shortage of places to have a good time. The city's vibrant underground music scene continues to grow and is well worth exploring with numerous venues playing host to new and national talent.

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...
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...
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...
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...
Situated close to the Travelodge Central, Empire Theatre and close to other bars and restaurants, this is in the centre of Sunderland's nightlfe. Establishment has many special offers and an extensive variety of continental beers and lagers and also has a house DJ playing music to get everyone in...
Close to the bus and Metro station and the University of Sunderland, Fitzgeralds boasts a range of guest ales. It is popular with a wide range of customers, including locals, students and visitors to the city. A bit like a tardis, 'Fitzies' as it is known locally has a large long bar and many...

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L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.

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