Sunderland Restaurant Week 2024 – who is involved and where to find the best local food

Written by on 11th March 2024

Sunderland’s celebration of international cuisine is set to return this month (March) – with the opportunity to visit some of the newest eating spots across the city.

Sunderland Restaurant Week – organized by Sunderland BID – will take place from 16-24 March, giving diners the chance to visit old favourites and check out some of the latest additions to the city’s dining scene.

Global chain German Doner Kebab are getting in on the act, offering a £20 offer to feed a family of 4 with 2 mains and any 2 Doners from their ‘2.0 Menu’ items.

All the participating restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars offer £10, £15, or £20 deals, with all of the information – and the vouchers – available at



Bradie, a worker at The Front Parlour – who are taking part in their second Restaurant Week – is confident that it will benefit their business.

“We are really looking forward to Sunderland Restaurant Week, as it will provide opportunities for new customers to try our amazing menu.

“We are ready to open our doors to new faces and we are hopeful that they will visit again.”

With plenty of offers to choose from, we have compiled seven of our favourites from the participating restaurants.

Best Offers: Spark’s Top Pick

  • £10 for any wrap and soft drink. (Acropolis – STACK)
  • £20 for 3 courses – starter, main, and dessert (Keel Tavern)
  • £10 for any toasted sandwich, any drink and any cake (Lucky Cat Boba)
  • £15 for one Street Plate + 1 Roadside Curry (Dheli)
  • £10 for 2 meal deals of any Slice, seasoned fries and a can of pop (Slice)
  • £10 for any deli sandwich, loaded toast or bagel, with any cake or scone and a hot or cold drink (The Front Parlour)
  • £10 for any burger or pizza with a drink – choice of Bud, Peroni, small house wine or soft drink (The Terrace)


Sharon Appleby, Chief Executive of Sunderland BID said the week was one of the most eagerly anticipated on the city calendar.

“Sunderland Restaurant Week has become a real fixture and we know how many people look forward to it,” she said.

“It’s a fantastic opportunity to try out a new place or use the special deals to return to an old favourite.

“At the same time, it also helps give a substantial boost to the local economy, with the number of diners – and the economic impact – increasing year on year.”

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