'Those were the days, take me back please' - your memories of Sunderland's nightlife in the 1990s

From their first Taboo and lemonade to their final snack in the Bakers Oven, Echo readers have been remembering the magic of Sunderland's nightlife in the nineties.

Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 11:22 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th April 2018, 1:41 pm
Inside Bentley's in 1992

Our feature on nightspots you probably visited on a night out in the 1990s brought back happy memories of nights out in days gone by, with many of you leaving nostalgic comment son our Facebook page.

Ben Mullen said: "Sunderland in the 90s was superb. Used to work in Idols 94 to 96.. Great busy bar at the time."

Barry Marshall said: "I had work colleagues coming to S'land from Newcastle for a night out they couldn't match on Tyneside!"

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Angela Johnston said: "The route was Idols, Boulevard, Gillespies, The Vestry, Yates, Marlowes then Pzazz."

Lisa Nicholls said: "Happy times: pink kangaroos, pints of diesel, diamond whites, taboo and lemonade lol. In Bentley's /Pazazz every weekend. Worked Digby's 94 -99."

Joanne Lawson Chambers said: " spent the whole of my 90s there a few times a week religiously. Great memories that can’t be repeated . ❤️"

Tina Hindmarch said: "Best years, wouldn't change a thing "

Chrystal Faith said: "The Londonderry, Idols, Boulevard, Gillespies, The Vestry, Marlow's then Chambers. Some of the best times of my life."

Lyndsey Bewick said: "Start in the Vestry on a Wednesday night £1 a drink, finish off in Pzazz, Bakers Oven then home "

Lisa Hemmings said: "God them were the days, take me back please "

Kev Miller said: "Used to love Blueberries basement, then onto Bentleys on a Thursday neet. Shift work killed them days off."

Jill Campbell said; "Awww happy memories when the town had atmosphere "

Jan Behling said: "I am from Manchester, love Sunderland and the people up there - so warm and welcoming."

Jeane McToughsaid: "Blueberries and Ku were my two favourites. Still got my Ku membership cards!!!! Happy days xx"

Ann Coles said: "@Lynn Gallon gosh takes you back, sure we visited each and everyone regularly."

Lynn Gallon replied: "Haha we did, blast from the past x

Karen Suzanne Redman said: "Good night out started in Bentley's. Had many a good night."

Manda Dobson said: "Best days ever."