The White Room is pictured in Holmeside 16 years ago.
Here are 15 photos which show customers enjoying a well-deserved period of relaxation in the coffee shops of Wearside.
Are you pictured? What do you remember of these scenes?
And which has been your favourite cafe over the years?
Back to 2005 for this view.
Take a look and tell us more.
Cafe Basha in the Park Lane shopping village. Customers were in the picture in this 15-year-old photo. A new addition to the Seaham scene in 2008 was the Featherbed Rock cafe on North Terrace. Kafen Cafe was the ideal place for a relaxing bite to eat in this 2009 view. The cafe on the ground floor of Lumley Tower in Hendon got our photographer's attention in 2010. Remember this? Luma was the new cafe on the scene in 2003. Were you pictured? Back to 2005 for this view of Cafe Spice. Are you pictured? Here is the staff from Oslo cafe and bar in Park Lane, pictured 13 years ago. Going back 10 years for this view in Cafe Roco in Burdon Road. That firm favourite Louis pictured in 2018. The new cafe in the Hetton Centre in 2003. Remember this scene? Jonny Ringos Diner is pictured in Park Lane in 1997. Did you love a trip there? Customers at Jus Delicious Cafe were pictured on Halloween in 2013. Were you among them? Which has been your favourite cafe over the years? Get in touch and tell us more by emailing [email protected]