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The 5 favourite menus that we’ll be tucking at Sunderland Restaurant Week

The countdown to the tastiest date on Sunderland’s calendar, with 9 days left until it’s time to dine out at a bargain price and here’s what to expect.

Written by High Life North
Published 07.09.2022


Sunderland Restaurant Week returns from 17th – 25th September giving us a chance to dine at our foodie favourites at a discounted rate as well as trying out some new venues, too.

Thanks to organisers, Sunderland BID, a total over 50 eateries across the city have signed up to take part including several places joining for the first time including the newly opened My Delhi. It would be rude not to try out the newbies, right? Especially with the scrumptious scran steals up for grabs.

We’re talking an Asian taste-tingling two-course meal at Asiana, a tasty range of tapas at 808 Bar and Kitchen and Chilli Mangoes spicing things up with their South Indian street food. Each participating venue will be putting together a menu for £5, £10 or £15, giving us foodies the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of cuisines from across the globe.

But with so many menus to choose from, we’ve done the hard work for you and shortlisted our favourite menus for you to try…


Offer: Two courses for £15

If you love Asian food, then Asiana has a table waiting for you. Here you’ll have an authentic Asian food experience and taste the fantastic flavour fusions of this cuisine. With a menu featuring many of our favourites like sweet and sour chicken plus some cheeky new combinations like BBQ ribs in honey syrup sauce, this great offer is sure to get your taste buds tingling.

Check out the full Asiana menu


The Sweet Petite, Sunderland High Street

Offer: Any large coffee and brownie for £5; two cheesecakes for £10; sweet night in box for £15

For those of you with a sweet tooth, you should definitely be visiting The Sweet Petite next week. From a large coffee and one of their delicious signature brownies for a fiver to two of their best-selling cheesecakes for £10 and a sweet night in box complete with a cheesecake, tray bakes and a hot or cold drink for just £15, there’s plenty of delicious freshly baked goods to indulge your sugary cravings.

Check out the full The Sweet Petite menu


808 Bar Kitchen, Sunderland

Offer: Any pizza and fries for £10; £15 for four selected tapas

If you’re never sure of what you fancy to eat, then tapas at 808 Bar and Kitchen are definitely right up your street. We’re talking Thai-style fish cakes, Korean BBQ pork and sweet potato and mozzarella arancini. Or, if you’d prefer to tuck into pizza there’s plenty of choice menu from goats’ cheese and pesto to garlic chicken. Expect colourful and unique décor and fantastic food washed down with even better cocktails.

Check out the full 808 Bar Kitchen menu


Acropolis Street Food, Stack Seaburn

Offer: Any wrap and fries for £10; dirty greek and dolmadaki for £15

Of course, we’ll be paying a visit to our friends at Acropolis this Sunderland Restaurant Week. The award-winning street food vendor brings authentic Greek cuisine to the North East and has a tasty deal next week. You’ll get the choice of any delicious wrap and fries for just £10. Or, if you’re wanting to try something new and traditional go for the dirty greek and dolmadaki (stuffed vine leaves) – you won’t be disappointed.

Check out the full Acropolis menu


Chilli Mangoes, Sunderland

Offer: Kids meal for £5; cocktail for £5; any burger or 10-inch pizza with a draught pint/soft drink for £10; a set meal or three food starters with a draught pint/soft drink for £15

If you’re wanting to spice things up this Restaurant Week, then we’ve found just the menu for you. Serving up only the finest South Indian street food, Chilli Mangoes have a delicious deal with this with a set meal and a pint for just £15. We’re talking shingara samosas chilli chicken roast and Bombay Bahari roshuni. Or go for their pizza deal giving you a chance can try out their delicious argy bhaji Tawa pizza – a pizza topped with onion bhaji – it’s unreal. 

Check out the full Chilli Mangoes menu


For the full list of participating venues and to download the vouchers for Sunderland Restaurant Week, visit Sunderland BID’s website

If you are a venue that would like to participate in the event contact [email protected]

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