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144 High Street West, Sunderland SR1 1UN, England
+44 191 510 1110
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“arabic bread” (18 reviews)
“falafel” (20 reviews)
“shish taouk” (10 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
144 High Street West, Sunderland SR1 1UN, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Travel lodge (50 metres away) and was looking for a meal. Busy Saturday night they explained that there would be a 20 min wait for a table and kept us informed. Staff friendly and helpful, when we got table food was fantastic and...More

2  Thank pepperami320
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I love this restaurant in Sunderland. The food is excellent, and you get plenty of it (too much in fact). Prices are very reasonable, and the staff are really friendly, good fun, and cannot do enough for you. An added bonus is that you get...More

1  Thank swardle1206
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Love it here! Lovey friendly staff, amazing food nice change to try different menu. Good menu for kids also, generous portions love he decor one of my fav restaurants to go to in sunderland

1  Thank heatherlongstaff
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Nice informal place, friendly staff. Enjoyed our meals very much, I'm sure we will come here again. Waitress taking order was very helpful with our choices.

Thank Shazzam1956
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

As a group we regularly go out for food and this was somewhere the others had never been. Everyone said the food was great, the only negative was that there was no Om Ali. This dessert is one of the main reasons we go here....More

Thank Kirsty W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

it was my first visit, the food is really tasteful and the place is a piece of Egypt. era la mia prima visita, cibo arabo delizioso e posto incantevole, autentico pezzo d'Egitto.

1  Thank Khalil A
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Venturing into an unchartered area in my culinary experiences, the venue that was selected for a colleague’s fiftieth birthday celebration was one that promised distinction, and it was with distinction in its display of Egyptian décor and patronage. that the Arabesque made its first impression...More

1  Thank KreedofKrieg
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, always hot and fresh, second visit and will definitely be back. Came for restaurant week, we had 2 courses for £10 each, total bill including 2 pints of Pepsi came to £25

Thank NatHendry
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely hot delicious food ....where do I start on what's best ...try it all, perfect when wanting something different & ideal for sharing

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was our second visit this restaurant and yet again we were not disappointed Lovely friendly staff and exceptional food make for a really great experience. They even supplied my wife with a cushion and stool to rest her broken foot. Excellent value for money...More

Thank rpmbrown
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1 August 2017|
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Response from shanth03 | Reviewed this property |
There is many languages there , all staff very friendly and polite pleasure to eat there
24 December 2014|
Response from Syed Eimdad A |
They dont have a pool
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 High Street West, Sunderland SR1 1UN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 510 1110
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