Celebrate the nation’s favourite dish this month as National Fish & Chip Day falls on Friday 4 September. Follow our Vibe guide to some of the city’s popular chippy spots – the lowdown on fish and chips in Sunderland!



City restaurants >>

Boar’s Head















Head over to High Street East and pull up a chair at the newly-refurbished Boars Head Bistro.

Most famous for their breathtaking views over the River Wear, the bistro first opened in 1724 as a watering hole for passing sailors.

Fast forward a little while, and it has been fully transformed into a modern restaurant with an enticing atmosphere. Go here for all kinds of fabulous seafood dishes.





Don’t be fooled by D’Acqua’s fine Italian menu – they also know a thing or two when it comes to cooking up the nation’s favourite dish!

A much-loved foodie hangout in the city centre, we’re usually drooling over their pasta and risotto, but it’s the Samson Ale battered fresh cod, chunky chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce combination that has really got our hearts beating this September!




Seaside spots >>

Latimer’s Seafood Deli & Cafe

Fish and Chips Sunderland: Popular chippy spots















Discover what all the fuss is about with a trip to Latimer’s Seafood Deli & Cafe. This is a local must when it comes to sumptuous seafood in Sunderland.

Open six days a week, Latimer’s is the perfect place to tuck into fishy delights to take away and devour at home, or to sit in, enjoy and watch the world go by.


The Salt House Kitchen

Boasting serene seaside views and an enchanting interior decor, The Salt House Kitchen is one of Sunderland’s most popular foodie spots – particularly when it comes to fish and chips.

Known for its comforting selection of homemade classics, this gorgeous restaurant is a great spot to munch on straight-from-the- sea cod and thick cut chips.

Complete the feast with rich mushy peas and a slab of farmhouse bread. Delicious!




Takeaway treats >>

Minchella’s Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips Sunderland: Popular chippy spots















Make Michella’s a must-visit for your takeaway tea this September.

A small business serving big portions to the local community, Minchella’s is loved up and down the North East coastline for its hearty portions, delicious chips and scrummy ice cream range.


Downey’s Fish & Chips

Downey’s is a name synonymous with good old’ fish and chips in Sunderland. This fabulous takeaway business has become a phenomenon in the local area – and it’s easy to see why.

Recently named as a Top 5 Chippy in the UK by Absolute Radio, this spot is perhaps most famous for its vast fish menu and its many restaurants dotted around the city.

Head over to the Facebook page below, find your nearest restaurant and get set on the couch with a jumbo cod and chips. Lush!




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