Feast festive this season with our pick of the best places for Christmas dinner in Sunderland… 

The Chesters 

Turkey Sunderland

‘Tis the season to indulge! If you’re looking to feast on some seriously tasty home-cooked grub this season, then a trip to The Chesters is a must. This cosy local pub is serving up one of the best festive menus in Sunderland. For starters, think classic prawn cocktail, macaroni cheese bites, chicken liver and brandy pâté and a few more traditional bites. When it comes to mains, hand-carved turkey, pies, wellington and even festive burgers are on offer here and desserts include the likes of cookie apple pie, chocolate fudge cake, cookie crumb profiteroles, cheese and biscuits and a delicious traditional Christmas pudding! Fancy going out for the big day? Indulge in five delicious courses for just £39.99. Book now to avoid disappointment! 



Roker Hotel 

Christmas Sunderland

When it comes to eating and being merry there’s only one place to be and that’s Roker Hotel. Whatever it is you’re in the mood for this winter, guaranteed you’ll find it here. With four on-site eateries and a whole load of festive events, there’s tons to choose from this season. So, whether you’re bringing little ones to enjoy lunch with Santa or it’s one of the Christmas classic screenings with a scrumptious festive afternoon tea that grabs your attention, we know you’ll leave with your belly full, a smile on your face and festive cheer in your heart.



Oak Tree Farm

Turkey Sunderland 2

Did somebody say Christmas carvery? Count us in! Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without digging into platefuls of delicious food and this year, Oak Tree Farm are pulling out the stops with their mouth watering selection of 14-hour slow-roasted meats, fluffy roast potatoes, crisp Yorkshires, unlimited veggies and of course, pigs in blankets along with all the festive trimmings you can fit on your plate. Not in the mood for carvery? Switch things up with a feast from the main menu… you’ll be spoilt for choice! And you simply can’t leave without tucking into one of their signature cakes… you’ll thank us later. 


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Miller & Carter 

Miller & Carter Sunderland

Masters of steak and renowned for decadent celebrations, Miller & Carter is the place to be when it comes to celebrating the festive season. From intimate dinners to extravagant celebrations, this Christmas menu has something for everyone. In the lead up to the big day, book a table and dine on the likes of baked cheddar mushrooms to start, succulent fillet steak for main and a honeycomb crunch brownie to finish. Steak not your thing? Don’t worry, Miller & Carter is more than just a steakhouse. Enjoy grilled salmon fillet, hand-carved turkey, spice butternut squash wellington or a delicious loaded festive burger – all of which are available as part of the luxurious three course festive menu. Looking to celebrate the 25th in style? Book in and indulge in the spectacular five course Christmas Day Menu and let the steak experts treat you and your loved ones to a luxury Christmas feast.


The Palm

Christmas cocktail Sunderland

Spice Christmas up this year! If you’re looking for something a little unique, then head over to The Palm this winter and tuck into daringly different dishes, with a few traditional classics for true festive goers. Food and cocktails aside, The Palm is a true winner when it comes hosting a Christmas extravaganza. Live music, prosecco pong, quality food, Santa’s grotto experience, cocktail masterclass and more… It’s the perfect place to celebrate the festive season.



The Looking Glass 

Christmas hot chocolate Sunderland

Step into The Looking Glass for a fabulously festive afternoon in Sunderland. Wearside’s very own quirky bistro inspired by Alice in Wonderland is a truly spectacular place to gather with friends and family this Christmas. This city centre hotspot is a must-visit not only for the superb decor, but for their incredible festive offering. Whether it’s escaping from the cold with a Grinch hot choc or fueling up with a hearty Sunday lunch mid-shopping trip, you have to make sure The Looking Glass is part of your Christmas agenda.


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