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Sunderland Empire

Sunderland Empire


Situated within the Sunderland Empire, Garden Place Bistro is a stylish dining establishment that provides great food with no rush. Serving afternoon tea, tasty light bites and delicious three-course meals; it is the perfect place to enjoy relaxed pre-theatre dining, safe in the knowledge you won't miss a moment of the show.

If you book a package online, you can treat yourself to two delicious courses for only £13.95 before the show. 

Are you coming to us for a special occasion? Let us know when you’re booking and we’ll get in touch to tell you how we can make your night even more special! 

Booking is recommended:

To enjoy our 2 course for £13.95 offer set menu book your package and reserve your table online.

If you’d prefer to choose from our main menu, then we’d still recommend you reserve a table.  Please call 0191 566 1064 to reserve your table.  You can see an example of the Adult, Kids, and Offer menus below.

Adult Menu | Kids Menu | Offer Set Menu 

Make your visit to the Sunderland Empire extra special with our brand new Afternoon Tea, served ahead of selected matinee performances.

With tasty open sandwiches, tempting mini scones and a delicious selection of cakes, all served with a choice of Illy coffee or Ringtons tea, this charming package is ideal as a gift, if you are celebrating a special occasion or why not just treat yourself!

Classic Afternoon Tea is priced £20pp (vegetarian and gluten free options available - enquire at booking).

Afternoon Tea is available to matinee ticket holders only and must be booked at the time of purchasing show tickets at atgtickets.com/sunderland or by calling 0844 871 3022.

Address: Sunderland Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX

We are located in the Sunderland Empire for the perfect pre-show dining experience. We are open pre-show for matinees and then again pre-show for evening performances, unfortunately we’re not open between the matinee and evening performances. To check our opening times, please call 0191 566 1064.