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.

Angelo's is an Italian restaurant set in a Grade II Listed building in the architecturally stunning Sunniside Gardens in the city centre, close to the cinema, casino, ten pin bowling and a multi storey car park. Specials are available and the restaurant also runs regular competitions from its...
Arabesque offers an authentic taste of Egypt in Sunderland's city centre, decorated with luxurious Egyptian furnishings, this is fast becoming a popular restaurant. The menu offers hot and cold mezzes, salads, kebabs, tagines and other traditional Egyptian style dishes.
Located in the city centre, on the ground floor of the Echo 24 building on the south side of the River Wear, Asiana Fusion offers a varied menu of cuisine from China, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia and Indonesia in Asian inspired stylish decor. A special early evening menu is available Sunday -...
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...
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.


Did you know?

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.


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