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1 Burdon Road | Burdon House, Sunderland, England
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this cafe before just for coffee and thought it was a nice place so today when I had my 18 month grandson for the day I thought we would make the effort and get the metro to go there for lunch. When we arrived I got a table and got him out of his buggy and... More 

1 Thank Dawnmitford
Pulborough, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Not much to choose from in Sunderland, I stayed overnight but needed somewhere to get a decent (i.e. full English!) breakfast before attending an all day meeting close by. I had heard of this place through a business acquaintance who always called in for coffee so I chanced my arm and although half an hour before it officially opened, poked... More 

Thank Michael T
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I never get tired of visiting Cafe Roco, the food is all freshly made in house that symbolises the taste of home... One of my personal favourites being the Cooked Ham and Veggie Broth, or the Caramelised Onion, Bacon and Mushroom Quiche! Delicious. The main meals and portion sizes are enormous, which is especially appetizing when it comes to the... More 

Thank Rachel Louise O
Washington, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Popped in here for lunch this week. We were aiming to have a sandwich but opted for the special of corned beef pie chips and veg. The food was lovely and homemade with fresh veg. Would have liked to sample one of the cakes on display but no room after the huge portion of pie. Will call again

Thank loulouWashington
North East England
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Sadly I must say that my first visit here will be my last. Unbelievably over priced food, 2 of our party ordered jacket potatoes which were solid and undercooked. When I tried to return them, the waitress offered no apology, no replacement and no refund. Just said "I'll let the chef know" and took them away. My friends and I... More 

Thank stargirl72
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

we visited sunderland on arriving this was the 1st place we came across we had a 3 yr old with us who was desperate for the toilet the man wouldnt let her use the toilets if we were not eating there shocking

Thank Bee196022
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Every week I join my Mom and her two fab sisters for a coffee and tea cake catchup where we enjoy the rich surroundings and superbly friendly staff especially our Paula who makes us all feel so welcome! We often have a 5 minute catchup with Rocco's owner too when she has a moment spare to say hi; everyone always... More 

Thank Marie B
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner have visited here lots of times for our lunch. It's a very pleasant little place. The food is always beautiful, proper home made grub and plenty of it. Very reasonably priced for what you get. The staff always go above and beyond for you. Chips here are amazing!!! The only thing is the toilets are rubbish... More 

Thank Ashly1982
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Working in Sunderland can always make things tough in trying to meet for decent coffee/lunch. Visited here with my mother and I have to say it was just ok. As my impressions, always appears empty and there were only 2 other tables occupied at peak lunch, 1pm. Ordered tea and coffee and 2 paninis. tea and coffee arrived and yet... More 

Thank jules1408
Ripon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

One of the nicest meals my daughter and I have ever eaten. The food was lovely, well cooked, well presented and not expensive at all. The staff were pleasant and the dark haired lady who took our order was really nice and interested in what we were doing etc. We will definatley recommend here and also we will go there... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Burdon Road | Burdon House, Sunderland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: 01915689745

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?