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Bars & Nightlife

Bars and nightlife

Sunderland's nightlife is part of what makes our city great, and our top bars, clubs and restaurants always give visitors a warm North East welcome. 

Whether it's casual drinks after work, a big night out with friends or a quiet date night with a tipple or two, Sunderland's bar scene is packed with options for every kind of celebration. 

Head to any of Sunderland's trendy cocktail bars where you can unwind with a glass of fizz (or two), a fruity cocktail or a selection of spirits from rum and vodka, to luxury whiskies and gin. Or, kick back at Sunderland's best pubs for freshly pulled pints, bar snacks and locally sourced artisan brews. 

From cosy village pubs that capture the friendly local spirit, to bustling beer gardens in the city centre and beyond, you can have a great night out in Sunderland, whatever the season. You can even make a night of it by pairing with a visit to our local restaurants, cinemas and theatres. 

If partying is more your style, Sunderland is also home to a number of clubs, where you can continue to drink and dance the night away.

Plan your night out in Sunderland, and discover what makes it a fun-filled city to live and relax.

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