Sunderland's top rated restaurants and cafes - how to order in Lockdown 3

Takeaway and delivery food is a popular service in Lockdown and is a way to treat yourself, whilst also supporting local businesses.

Saturday, 13th February 2021, 7:00 am
Rounding up Sunderland's top-rated cafes and restaurants on Trip Advisor

We’ve rounded up Sunderland’s top-rated cafes and restaurants, according to Trip Advisor reviews, with details on how to order in Lockdown. (Note: these are the top-rated restaurants that are still operating in Lockdown)

Aperitif has provided a consistently good collection and delivery service throughout the Lockdowns. Expect classic Italian dishes such as a good range of pizzas, pastas and fresh fish, as well as Sunday dinners and specials. Pre-order from 07717 310833 or 0191 514 6111.
The Mad Hatter is still open for takeaways to keep you well fuelled on your Lockdown walks. Expect a whole range of sweet and savoury treats, such as homemade sausage rolls, cookies, cakes such as Chocolate orange cake and afternoon teas. Lockdown opening hours are Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 3.30pm. Tel: 0191 548 6512.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

San Marino has been running in the city for 26 years - and the pandemic hasn't stopped it from keeping its loyal customers well fed with classic Italian dishes. The restaurant does deliveries and collection from 4pm-9pm Thursday to Saturday and from noon-7pm for Sunday dinners. Tel: 0191 565 3845
For authentic Turkish mezze, grills and more tuck into dishes from ENFES. It's open 3pm-10pm for collection and delivery. Delivery postcodes SR1-SR6. Find them on Uber, Just Eat or contact them direct on 0191 514 7375.
Expect a colourful array of global dishes such as Chicken Cayenne, Malaysian Beef Satay, Chicken Teriyaki, Beef rendang and Chicken Jerk from Borneo Bistro which is open for takeaway. Call 0191 5659505 and they will get your order ready for either delivery or collection.
D'Acqua offers a take out menu for collection only with options such as panackelty sausage roll, lamb shank and pizzas. Orders can be made on 0191 565 1988.
Although Italian Kitchen is closed, you can still order its popular dishes, including Sunday dinners, through its Nana Franca site on Sea Road for delivery to SR5, SR6 and NE36. Tel: 0191 548 1007.
For top quality sandwiches, salad boxes, hot dips, breakfast butties, jacket potatoes, pastries and more try Deli & Dips in Silksworth. Place larger orders over the phone on Tel: 0191 521 0400.
The Shipwrights has a great range of comfort foods, such as jacket potatoes, curries, burgers, strogonoff and Sunday dinners, available for collection or local delivery. Tel: 0191 549 5139
You needn't miss out on pub classics such as mince & dumplings, hunters chicken and corned beef pie thanks to The Cliff. It's open Fridays and Saturdays from 12pm to 6pm and for Sunday dinners on Sundays from 12-4pm for collection or local deliveries. Tel: 0191 548 6200. Lines open on Fridays at 11am,