We are looking to find Wearside’s best pub of 2016.
We all have different ideas of a perfect pub. Cosy traditional ale house; comfy seats, crackling fire, the happy hum of background conversation and a pint.
We have drawn up a nominations list of pubs that will compete for the title of Pub of the Year 2016.
Entry forms will be printed in-paper for two weeks, where you can vote for your favourite to appear as a finalist.
To vote from the online list, simply return the in-paper coupon back to us on, stating the full name and address of the pub you wish to vote for.
Closing date for nominations is 10am, Friday, October 21, 2016.
Please be aware photocopied or defaced coupons will not be accepted.
Coupons hand-delivered to the office or any received after the closing date will also not be accepted.
Your list of nominees:
1. Ashbrook, Stannington Grove, Sunderland.
2. Bar Pure, 15 Olive Street, Sunderland.
3. Bee Hive Inn, Sunniside, Houghton-le-Spring.
4. Blue Bell, Fulwell Road, Sunderland.
5. Champs Sports Bar, Emmerson Road, Ayton Village, Washington.
6. Cheers, High Street East, Sunderland.
7. Cherry Tree, Goldcrest Road, Washington.
8. Colliery Tavern, Southwick Road, Sunderland.
9. Cooper Rose, 2-4 Albion Place, Sunderland.
10. Copt Hill Inn, Seaham Road, Houghton-le-Spring.
11. Establishment, 34 Low Road, Sunderland.
12. Fitzgeralds, 10-12 Green Terrace, Sunderland.
13. Grangetown Workmen’s Club, 27-28 Windsor Terrace, Sunderland.
14. Grindon Broadway Social Club & Institute, Grindon, Sunderland.
15. Hastings Hill, 2 Chester Road. Sunderland.
16. Heppies, North Hylton Road, Sunderland.
17. Hetton & District Workingmen’s Club & Institute Ltd, Back Richard Street, Houghton-le-Spring.
18. Hogans, Stoney Lane, Sunderland.
19. Hollymere, Leechmere Road, Sunderland.
20. Keelboat Inn, Stockfold, Washington.
21. Keeping Inn Ltd, Quayside Exchange, Wylam Wharf, Low Street, Sunderland.
22. Last Orders, Rotherfield Road, Sunderland.
23. Legacy, 15 Olive Street, Sunderland.
24. Legends, Tyne Gardens, Washington.
25. Life of Riley, 4 Green Terrace, Sunderland.
26. Louie Louie, 114 High Street West, Sunderland.
27. Mill View Social Club & Institute Ltd, Station Road, Sunderland.
28. Mountain Daisy, 150 Hylton Road, Sunderland.
29. Murton Club (Official), 22A Woods Terrace East, Seaham.
30. Museum Vaults, 33 Silksworth Row, Sunderland.
31. NE38 Sports Bar, 57 Barmston Centre, Washington.
32. Queen Victoria, Harbour View, Sunderland.
33. Regale Tavern, East Hendon Road, Sunderland.
34. River Bar, 16 Bonemill Lane, Washington.
35. Ryhope Catholic Club, Dinsdale Cottages, Sunderland.
36. Shepherds, 57 Market Street, Houghton-le-Spring.
37. Shoulder of Mutton, Penshaw Place, Houghton-le-Spring.
38. Sinatras, 31 Holmeside, Sunderland.
39. Sloanes Sport Bar, Central Buildings, West Sunniside, Sunderland.
40. The Albion, Victor Street, Sunderland.
41. The Albion Inn, 42 The Village, Sunderland.
42. The Avenue, Zetland Street, Roker Sunderland .
43. The Biddick Inn, Bonemill Lane, Washington.
44. The Bird Inn, 2 Speculation Place, Washington.
45. The Blue Bell, Pearth Hall Road, Washington.
46. The Board Inn, 1 Durham Road, Sunderland.
47. The Butchers Arms, 143 High Street East, Sunderland.
48, The Cambridge, 88 Fulwell Road, Sunderland.
49, The Catholic Venue, 56 Tatham Street, Sunderland.
50. The Cavalier, Silksworth Lane, Sunderland.
51. The Charltons, 14 Hendon Road, Sunderland.
52. The Chesters, Chester Road, Sunderland.
53. The Clarendon, 143 High Street East, Sunderland.
54. The Cliff, Mere Knolls Road, Sunderland.
55. The Colonel Prior, 1 Moorside Road, Sunderland.
56. The Cottage Tavern, North Street, Sunderland.
57. The Crown, Railway Street, Houghton-le-Spring.
58. The Crows Nest, Featherbed Court, Seaham.
59. The Dolphin Pub, Ashdown Road, Sunderland.
60. The Dun Cow, Primrose Hill, Houghton-le-Spring.
61. The Floaters Mill, Woodstone Village, Houghton-le-Spring.
62. The Golden Lion, Lion Place, Sunderland.
63. The Grange Hotel, 225-227 Newcastle Road, Sunderland.
64. The Grey Horse, Old Penshaw, Houghton-le-Spring.
65. The Guide Post Inn, Ryhope Street South, Sunderland.
66. The Harbour View, Harbour View, Sunderland.
67. The Hat and Feathers, 57-59 Church Street, Seaham.
68. The Havelock, Bonemill Lane, Washington.
69. The Inn Place, Knollside Close, Sunderland.
70. The Isis, 26 Silksworth Row, Sunderland.
71. The Jolly Sailor, 1 East Street, Sunderland.
72. The Kings Arms, Beach Street, Sunderland.
73. The Lambton Worm – JD Wetherspoon, Victoria Building, Low Row, Sunderland.
74. The Lansdowne, 32-33 Deptford Road, Sunderland.
75. The Mallard, Stockton Road, Seaham.
76. The Monument, Village Lane, Houghton-le-Spring.
77. The New Derby, Roker Baths Road, Sunderland.
78. The New Inn, Moorhouse Gardens, Houghton-le-Spring.
79. The New Tavern, 1 Speculation Place, Washington.
80. The Olde Ships Inn, Durham Road, Sunderland.
81. The Park , 15 William Doxford Centre, Sunderland.
82. The Pemberton Arms Guest House, Stockton Road, Seaham.
83. The Philadelphia, Pub, Success Road, Houghton-le-Spring.
84. The Point, 1 Park Lane, Sunderland.
85. The Port Of Call, 1-3 Park Lane, Sunderland.
86. The Prince of Wales, Railway Street, Houghton-le-Spring.
87. The Promenade, 1-2 Queens Parade, Sunderland.
88. The Prospect, Victoria Terrace, Houghton-le-Spring.
89. The Queens, 78-79 Ryhope Street South, Sunderland.
90. The Railway Inn, Robson Place, Sunderland.
91. The Railway Tavern, 1 Westbury Street, Sunderland.
92. The Red Lion, 10 Front Street, Chester-le-Street.
93. The Rosedene, Park Place, Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland.
94 The Royal Marine, Sea Road, Sunderland.
95. The Sandcastle, Ryhope Road, Sunderland.
96. The Sir William Wessyngton, 2 Victoria Road, Washington.
97. The Smugglers, 3 Marine Walk, Lower Promenade, Sunderland.
98. The Stables, West Herrington, Houghton-le-Spring.
99. The Stackyard, West Herrington, Houghton-le-Spring.
100, The Station, Morton Crescent, Fence Houses, Houghton-le-Spring.
101. The Stumble Inn, 88 Chester Road, Sunderland.
102. The Sun Inn, Houghton Road, Houghton-le-Spring.
103. The Thorney Close Inn, Thorndale Road, Sunderland.
104. The Three Tuns, Houghton Road, Houghton-le-Spring.
105. The Tram Car Inn, 51 The Green, Sunderland.
106. The Victory, 39-40 North Bridge Street, Sunderland.
107. The Wessington, Wessington Way, Hylton Grange, Sunderland.
108. The Wheatsheaf, 207 Roker Ave, Sunderland.
109. The Wild Boar, JD Wetherspoon, Frederick Place, Houghton-le-Spring.
110. The William Jameson – J D Wetherspoon, 30-32 Fawcett Street, Sunderland.
111. The Willow Pond, 173 Hylton Pond, Sunderland.
112. The Wolseley, 40 Millum Terrace, Sunderland.
113. Town End Farm Workmen’s Club & Institute Ltd, Bexhill Road Town End Farm, Sunderland.
114. Ttonic, 12-14 Vine Place, Sunderland.
115. Vane Arms, Vane Street, Sunderland.
116. Volunteer Arms, St Johns Square, Seaham.
117. Washington Station Celtic Club, 38 Station Road, Washington.
118. Wearmouth Colliery Welfare, Carley Hill Ground, Sunderland.
119. White Lion, Newbottle Street, Houghton-le-Spring.
120. Yates, 3-4 Burdon Road, Sunderland.
121. Greens, 36 Low Row, Sunderland.