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D'Acqua Restaurant

Basement 26 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
+44 191 565 1988
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Basement 26 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic food again from Team D’Acqua !!! Their Christmas menu this year surpassed their previous very high standards the Christmas dinner & Christmas pudding (with several delicious twists) was brilliantly creative and totally delicious. The service was brilliant too, what a dedicated, happy and helpful...More

Thank tanseym
Reviewed 5 days ago

Haven't been for ages, Xmas set menu & early bird specials are excellent value & the food on offer brilliant. We went off the a la carte menu & this too didn't disappoint, the staff as ever are friendly & nothing is too much trouble....More

Thank proctorg4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of eight enjoyed a wonderful meal recently a D'Acqua, so different to the usual Christmas menu you might expect, this is Christmas with a delicious twist. I had bloody Mary soup to start, followed by belly pork and I have to say both...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 1 week ago

£16 for three courses, you can't really go wrong, and it's not the case of you get what you pay for. Quality food that's just a bit different, if that's what you want, menu is not cluttered, with just the right amount of selection. Everything...More

Thank philmak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, fantastic food and service. Soup with dumplings starter followed by roast beef for me and prawns starter and roast beef for the wife. Looking forward to next time! #greatfood #greatservice #nicepeople

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to pay for a meal that won’t disappoint, go to D’Acqua. Me and the missus don’t get out together that often, so when we do we want to do something that we know will be quality. D’Acqua is that place. I’d love...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everytime we visit, this restaurant never fails to present beautiful, delicious food and a varied menu. The staff are so friendly, efficient and professional and the restaurant is just lovely. I loved my daube de boeuf. Everyone had a great time. Thank you D’aqua.

Thank happyholidaymaker48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this restaurant is soooo good i can post a message even before i have had my meal, never disappoints in all aspects of a restaurant, i have been going since 2009 and it is clearly still the best restaurant to visit, as my title states...More

Thank the-Malbec-girls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this restaurant from their varied wines to the amazingly well presented and fabulously tasty food. The fresh home made bread is a lovely touch, the decor is welcoming and cosy. Every single dish we have had here, we've had a few, is beautifully...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice friendly staff great food not the norm but very good and a great choice will defo go again thanks

Thank Pablo S
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Questions & Answers
Ken B
August 13, 2017|
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Response from jimmy_dacqua85 | Property representative |
hi thanks for message. i can say 100% not oven chips. They are a new seaon maris piper which are blanched at low temp then again higher to crisp up. always are fresh never oven chips. sorry if they weren't to your taste... More
Lou Lou M
July 21, 2017|
Response from jimmy_dacqua85 | Property representative |
of course we will be happy to offer a smaller portion
June 11, 2017|
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Response from MissWa2013 | Reviewed this property |
Check out the menu online as menu is usually seasonal so options vary.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$23 - $47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basement 26 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 565 1988
  • E-mail
Offering French, Italian cuisine in the former water company buildingSourcing local produce and serving quality food and serviceOpen for lunches & evenings
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