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Tavistock Thai China

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Brew Pub, Pub, Fusion
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Roker Terrace - Best Western Roker Hotel | Best Western Roker Hotel, Sunderland SR6 9ND, England
441915671786
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Hours:
Thu - Mon 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This Modern Pub, serves a blend of street food and traditional soul food.

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and good cocktails!

This place has had a few names and a few revamps but this time they may have hit on a winning formula. Both the food and drinks menus have good choices with everything from burgers to pasta and pizza and beers to cocktails. Find a table and place your food and drinks order at the bar and one of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Emma A
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Durham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Durham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place has had a few names and a few revamps but this time they may have hit on a winning formula. Both the food and drinks menus have good choices with everything from burgers to pasta and pizza and beers to cocktails. Find a table and place your food and drinks order at the bar and one of the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Many times I have used this hotel and restaurant until this week being a disaster. Tuesday on pasta night we ordered a spaghetti bolognaise which we were told the chef maybe too busy to cook it. Eventually we were told yes we can do it only to find it was not appealing, no garnish or anything to accompany it with... More 

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Marmaris, Turkey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I visited with my partner and need I say the least it was terrible I received the wrong starter The waiter just blanked us throughout the night. I don't know if it was cause we were young or same sex couple but the blank looks and ignorance wasn't appreciated for the price we payed. I expect some sort of good... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The place has a high finish of decore , a really classy feel. service is quiet good but the standard of food lets it down. A lot of catching up on its neighbour restaurant Italia.

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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

This was my favourite Thai food I had tasted. The portions were huge and the price was well affordable. I'm gutted it's closed, we have enough Italians in Sunderland but not enough Thai places to eat. Bring it back I say.....

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KEITH D, Director at Tavistock Thai China, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your comments. I am sorry for your disappointment. I must agree with your comments, however, we took the decision to close Thai China and revert the space into a function suite. The demand for function space has intensified and we took the decision that the space would be better utilised to this use. We still... More 

South Shields, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Booked a table for 5 of us as it was my sons birthday. Arrived promptly at 7 pm. We ordered a mixture of banquets and meals. Soups arrived, the hot and sour prawn soup contained 1 prawn per bowl! Starters of thai fish cakes, rather on the small side. Then a mind numbing 45 minutes later the waitress offered us... More 

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KEITH D, Director at Tavistock Thai China, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review. I am very sorry for the experience that you encountered. We pride ourselves on the high level of food standards and customer service we provide all of our guests. Sadly it appears that we have failed to achieve this on your last visit. I have highlighted all of your concerns to both the... More 

North East England
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

The Thai China Restaurant closes it’s doors 18th Feb 2013. My husband and I have spent the last 2years dining in this superb restaurant. Also taking advantage of the fantastic Dinner B&B deal. However, Im afraid we won’t be returning as we only ever booked up to experience the thai china restaurant. There is the Italian restaurant as an alternative... More 

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KEITH D, Director at Tavistock Thai China, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for such kind words about our restaurant and also for your loyal custom over the last two years. The demand for smaller functions within our business meant that we could not facilitate these due to only having one larger function room. The decision to convert Thai China into the Harbour Suite function room was not an... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We've just had another very good roast dinner as always, would definitely recommend this restaurant, it was very busy but the staff were efficient and friendly

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KEITH D, Director at Tavistock Thai China, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you have had another excellent visit to our restaurant for our Traditional Sunday Carvery. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kindest regards Mr Keith Donkin Director Tavistock Leisure Ltd More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

I have been to this restaurant twice now and would definately recommend it. The food is excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful always smiling. The atmosphere is good and decor very nice, a great evening.

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KEITH D, Director at Tavistock Thai China, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank yo for such a great and review and also for your custom. I am delighted that you have enjoyed your last two visits to our restaurant. I will pass your comments to all staff involved. Once again a huge thank you and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kindest regards, Mr Keith Donkin Director... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Hi, have visited tavistock a few times since december, have benn in a big party and a small party and on all occasions food has been great. The restaurant has a really good atmosphere with its retro theme, the staff are so friendly and provide a good service, our waiter on sat night "ishan" was very attentive and helpful Food... More 

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KEITH D, Director at Tavistock Thai China, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you have enjoyed several evenings at our restaurant. I will pass your kind words to all the staff involved. Once again thank you for your valued custom and review. Kindest regards, Mr Keith Donkin Director Tavistock Leisure Ltd More 

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Additional Information about Tavistock Thai China

Address: Roker Terrace - Best Western Roker Hotel | Best Western Roker Hotel, Sunderland SR6 9ND, England
Phone Number: 441915671786
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: Brew Pub, Pub, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Roker Terrace - Best Western Roker Hotel | Best Western Roker Hotel, Sunderland SR6 9ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: 441915671786

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: Brew Pub, Pub, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

This Modern Pub, serves a blend of street food and traditional soul food.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm

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