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The Shipwrights Hotel

Ferryboat Lane, Sunderland SR5 3HW, England
+44 191 549 5139
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“lamb” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ferryboat Lane, Sunderland SR5 3HW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank kazaraki
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank jonnyconnolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank rita212016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank malcolmc125
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Norman B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a recommendation and first impression was great. Very accommodating waitress, polite and very attentive. I opted for the mixed grill and it was first class. My partner had the homemade burger, equally appetising. Would highly recommend to anyone. If I had only one...More

Thank dave7280
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely rural location by the river Wear easy access from A19 and A1231. Excellent choice of dishes including three or four for vegetarians. Portion size is very generous and quality and value for money is also very good. Service was great even though the restaurant...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A large group of us ate here on Sat night - delicious food (big portions), very polite and helpful bar staff (thank you ladies/chef) - excellent

Thank FamilyE4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times now, had the Sunday lunch a couple times. Lovely. Just had belly pork struggled to eat it. Would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have to say best location for lamb Sunday dinner excellent staff, hot meal with great portions great taste. Good selection of beers reasonably priced. Allows dogs in bar area or not in restaurant. Great seating area overlooking the river and ample parking. Nice riverside walk...More

Thank Walesydave
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March 16, 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
September 29, 2017|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the bar area
Matthew W
July 5, 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, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
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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