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The Place Cafe Bar & Bistro

38-40 Silksworth Row, Sunderland SR1 3QJ, England
+44 191 567 3000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cajun chicken” (3 reviews)
“cheesy chips” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 19:00 Hours
Cafe, Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
38-40 Silksworth Row, Sunderland SR1 3QJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here today with my partner for Sunday lunch. We both had roast beef plenty of fresh veg , roast and mash potatoes , large homemade Yorkie and lovely meaty gravy if I had one complaint it would be the beef was over cooked and...More

Thank 305leannea
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast All of the food is deep fried so it ends up being inedible due to it being so greasy and hard - Sausages awful Staff very pleasant

Thank jackie j
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I used these guys for a recent event for work, they communicated with me to unsure I got exactly what I wanted and needed. They set everything up so I didn't have to stress. And collected everything the next day. The food was amazing and...More

Thank smiler76
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

lovely place well worth the money had a full English breakfast which was delicious. would absolutely recommend going. Staff lovely and polite

Thank vfrank0109
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Tried here after speaking with Ali who is also dealing with our wedding. I went for the Yorkshire pudding wrap. Now, it’s not a traditional wrap it’s a behemoth. It’s almost a Sunday lunch inside a Yorkshire pudding and it was absolutely terrific. If that’s...More

1  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to The Place Cafe twice and both times it took ages for our food to arrive. Both times I’ve been told “everyone arrived at once which is why we are busy”. Having heard this for a second time I don’t believe it, it...More

Thank ditsydorah
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely friendly service from the girls here made a real fuss of our little girl she loved making the pizza herself, very extensive menu so there is something for everyone plenty of healthy options too, was defeated by the mince and dumplings in a giant...More

Thank Vickie P
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Been here today for breakfast after swimming it was absolutely delicious and the staff couldn’t do enough for you nothing is a problem will definitely be back

Thank lynnylala
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Thank you to Ali and his amazing team for organising a private chef and staff for a family party at home. Food was amazing and the staff so attentive. If you are looking for something special to celebrate an important event then you need look...More

1  Thank Rosemary M
ThePlace Cafe A, Owner at The Place Cafe Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. The pleasure was all our and I will ensure my team are being made aware of your lovely review. My kindest regards. Ali

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I have been dying to try The Place since it moved to its new home. Decor etc is lovely, however we found the food to be average and expensive for what it was. After waiting 30 minutes for my order to arrive, I got the...More

5  Thank Susie K
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14 February 2017|
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Response from ThePlace Cafe A | Property representative |
**********MESSAGE FROM THEPLACE CAFE*********** We just wanted to let everyone know that it is with deepest regret that as from today ThePlace Café is no longer at ThePlace. Due to on-going problems with our Landlords... More
14 February 2017|
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Response from s c |
We are looking for alternative premises so hope to be back up and in opperation soon x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38-40 Silksworth Row, Sunderland SR1 3QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 567 3000
Stylish Licenced Café with variety of choices for Breakfast, Lunch and snacks and a Bar Bistro in the evenings. The menus offer Take-out Menu Extensive menu Also choices of Past & Pizza & grills Healthy Menu Vegetarian Menu Halal Menu Vegan Options Gluten Free We also have:
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