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The Hollymere

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Bar, British, Pub
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Leechmere Road | Grangetown,, Sunderland SR2 9DL, England
+44 191 521 3809
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Orihuela, Spain
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200 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We both ordered steak, both were tough. Both had just a little bit too much char flavour. At first it looks like you're getting a big plateful of food. However the food is piled atop of a mound of onions. A big mound of onions, a very big mound of onions. In fact it's onions and other stuff rather than... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all a wasn't expecting much when my family chose to come here last minute for Christmas dinner and boy it surpassed even the lowest of expectations. Desert was a chocolate torte and was acceptable maybe 4/10 The rest was an absolute disgrace Frozen veggies need I say anymore! The standard of food we got for £34.99 a head... More 

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Thank g k
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here recently with my 83 yr old father after a doctor's appointment. He normally eats like a sparrow and we sometimes struggle to get enough food into him. However, when he saw the gammon steak on the menu, it really got his appetite going and he polished it off, along with pineapple, fried egg, chips and peas and pronounced... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

We have not been in for a while as the food has been not so good. Popped in this tea time, it was busy and there was a really nice lady working wearing glasses who managed to find time to say hello even though she was busy. We ordered steaks and they were cooked perfectly and value for money.

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Thank hwilliams2017
Bradford, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

Diane & I popped in here for a late Saturday Lunch and settled down in the cosy bar area to peruse the extensive menu. We opted for the gammon and burger respectively, washed down with pints of lager shandy and cider. The meals were ample & tasty, delivered in good time (Oak Tree Farm take note!) and best of all,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

This is the first time we have eaten here at the hollymere. When we first went in I thought the place looked presentable and comfortable. We went to the bar and ordered drinks, there wasn't many people in. Not having been here before I didn't know whether they took your order at the table or you had to order at... More 

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Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Have been to the Hollymere a few times, however today was a pathetic attempt of a meal. I had 1/2 Roast chicken Sunday lunch. When the meal arrived there was a Chicken carcass, that most of the Breast meat removed. There was 5 tiny roast potatoes, Some carrots and peas and a small bowl of gravy. There was also 3... More 

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Thank john_m1208081
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

1st time here tonite,defintley be going back very nice atmosphere,really cosy food and staff very nice x

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Thank Lindsay H
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We used to go here years ago all the time untill they changed the chef, and down hill it as gone..we were there 2 days ago and will not be going back, food was cold and awful my kids did not like there's aswel thumbs right down 👇 here, shame as it was lovely years ago.

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Thank jt in the hoose
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

This pub restaurant has been significantly renovated and updated to a high standard .The meals are reasonably priced and lovely We waited approx 15 mins for food which was acceptable I would recommend this venue for any occasion .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leechmere Road | Grangetown,, Sunderland SR2 9DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 521 3809

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?