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The Shipwrights Hotel

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, British,
Ferryboat Lane, Sunderland SR5 3HW, England
+44 191 549 5139
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (12 reviews)
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Ferryboat Lane, Sunderland SR5 3HW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here for lunch and it was amazing all home cooked like grandma used to make restaurant is all cosy and the staff were friendly and helpful

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lynnylala
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Went for a meal here at the weekend and was very happy with the food, service and atmosphere of the pub. Prices were reasonable and portions were large. Food was piping hot and tasty. All 4 of us enjoyed our meals, fish, scampi and gammon....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Guide826197
Reviewed 4 November 2018

wow what a place to eat .the food cook well and the staff good on there job and welcome you though the door .we booking for our sunday dinner as friend said quality choice of meat any way this is on my list for a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidwise162
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Been for lunch here twice in just over a week,used to go years ago when it was bad but we thought it might be better now,well,you be the judge. First went for Sunday lunch,my wife had turkey lunch,she got two small slices,similar to a Bernard...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jonstirzaker
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Table booked. Expansive menu with great choice of drinks as well. Food delicious and service very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank clawhammer
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely as always! Excellent service and quality of food. Good choice of meats for the Sunday lunch (Turkey,beef, pork and lamb), all are delicious! Reasonably priced and you can pick 1/2/3 or 4 meats for a couple of pound extra or you can just have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank kazaraki
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Just called in today after a few times of trying, to have a Sunday lunch, it's always fully booked. Glad we did though, it was brilliant, roasties and the beef was very good and we saw a seal in the river afterwards while sitting outside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank jonnyconnolly
Reviewed 4 September 2018

nice place shame food not upto standar had steak chips really lovely partner had chicken kiev very disappointing garlic bread was a stottie cut down with a bit of garlic staff lovelly but won,t bt dashing back

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rita212016
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This was our first visit to this restaurant and as the title suggests it will not be the last. The choices throughout the menu are excellent and the service is first class too. It was a Saturday night and was very busy throughout the venue...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank malcolmc125
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We went here as a group of three on 30 Aug 18, for a light lunch, after driving over the new Spire Bridge. :-) The portion sizes are very generous and prices for food and drinks very reasonable. Good service all round. There is no...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Norman B
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17 March 2018|
Response from angelaparker1972 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know sorry as I’m from down south & only go when visiting relatives while on holiday I’m sure if you phoned them they’d advise you
29 September 2017|
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Response from tonycD6596JA | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the bar area
Matthew W
5 July 2017|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take card payments.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ferryboat Lane, Sunderland SR5 3HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 549 5139
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