10 Places to Book for Sunderland Restaurant Week 2023
Sunderland Restaurant Week is back from 16th-24th September
808 Bar and Kitchen
This vibrant city centre restaurant serves delicious tapas, and during Restaurant Week their deal includes any three small plates for just £15. We recommend the honey chilli chicken, beer-battered cod bites with tartar sauce and classic patatas bravas. If you’re not in the mood for tapas, fear not as 808 also have a Restaurant Week offer of any bao bun and fries for just £10.
21 St Thomas Street, Sunderland SR1 1QD
0191 435 3979
Grinder Coffee Co.
Grinder is a popular spot with locals and they serve freshly-ground coffee, tasty sandwiches and delicious brownies and traybakes. During Restaurant Week pick up a sandwich, regular coffee and brownie, traybake or cake for just £10 – it’s the perfect lunch treat. Plus, both their locations (on Durham Road and inside Hills Art Centre) are taking part.
Durham Road, Sunderland SR2 7AA
Hills Arts Centre, 17–18 Waterloo Place, Sunderland SR1 3HT
House of Zen
Pan-Asian dining with a beachside view, what more could you ask for? Dine here for an authentic Asian food experience and order two courses for just £20. The Restaurant Week menu is extensive and has everything from a dim sum platter, salt and chilli king prawns or classic crispy duck pancakes to start, to Thai green curry, teriyaki stir-fried chicken or Singapore noodles for mains.
Whitburn Road, Seaburn SR6 8AA
0191 529 2907
Looking for a Mexican feast this Restaurant Week? Look no further than Mexico 70 right in the heart of Sunderland’s High Street. Known for serving tasty tacos alongside tequila cocktails, they’re offering three tacos for £10. Choose from crispy miso chicken, Korean pork belly or Vietnamese beef, or go for one of the vegan tacos – the Baja cauliflower with nori seaweed is delicious!
312 High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3ET
Six Pier Point
This luxury wine bar and restaurant overlooks the sea and is the perfect spot for an evening sharing board during Restaurant Week. The deals here include one small plate and a glass of wine for £10; a sharing platter of mussels and king prawns served with warm focaccia and two small glasses of wine for £15; or for £20 you can enjoy a selection of charcuterie and cheese served with chutney, warm bread and artisan biscuits.
6a Pier Point, Marine Walk, Sunderland SR6 0PP
0191 567 9374
Multi-award winning Indian street food purveyors My Delhi are bringing authentic flavours of Delhi to Sunderland – and at a discount! Their Restaurant Week menu includes a lunch offer of any two street plates or a roadside curry with rice for just £10, or book a table in the evening and order three street plates, or one street plate and one roadside curry with rice for just £15. We recommend the cauliflower Manchurian followed by the butter chicken 1950s.
39 Borough Road, Sunderland SR1 1PL
0191 670 9816
Rumour Has It
Head to this family-run restaurant and enjoy fabulous food at a discount during Sunderland Restaurant Week. The offer (running Monday to Saturday) includes two courses for £10 at lunchtime, or two courses for £20 in the evening. If you're ordering a starter we recommend the black pudding and ‘nduja Scotch egg, followed by the steak and ale pie. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, order the banoffee tart with Chantilly cream for dessert. Don’t miss Rumour Has It’s Sunday deal, which includes a starter or dessert, plus a Sunday roast of your choice, for just £15.
6–7 Green Terrace, Sunderland SR1 3PZ
Fausto Pizza & Bar
Hand-stretched, wood-fired pizzas with delicious sides and beer? Yes please! Book a table at Roker’s Fausto Pizza & Bar and enjoy any two pizzas or any two flatbreads for just £15. The pizza menu includes everything from classic margherita and pepperoni to Fausto specials like the Mountain Goat – think goat’s cheese, caramelised onions, rocket and a drizzle of balsamic glaze. Wanting something to finish with? They do delicious affogatos with generous scoops of ice cream for just £6.50.
Marine Walk, Seaburn SR6 0PL
0191 514 5886
In the heart of Sunderland city centre, this cosy restaurant is a popular choice so we recommend booking a table to make sure you don’t miss out on their Restaurant Week deals. For £15 enjoy two brunch dishes – they have everything from avocado on toast and eggs Benedict to a full English or Turkish eggs. During lunchtime and early evening, order two courses and any soft drink, small house wine or draught beer for just £20.
67 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1QH
The Sweet Petite
The Sweet Petite is a fabulous bakery on Mackie’s Corner and the Restaurant Week deal here includes a freshly-made sandwich of your choice with a soft drink and sweet treat (choose from a selection of brownies, blondies, shortbreads, muffins or rocky roads) for just £10 at lunchtime.
103 High Street West, Sunderland SR1 1TX
0191 565 6553