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D'Acqua Restaurant

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Basement 26-28 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
+44 191 565 1988
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Today
12:00 - 16:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Liverpool
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had dinner here last week. Its a basement conversion with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Both waitresses were very friendly and good at their job. Scallops to start were lovely but i dont understand why they were served with pork scratchings that were very hard. Sea food risotto was packed with fresh sea food and had a lovely flavour. Very enjoyable... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I believe this is worthy of a 4 out of 5 the staff was amazing but I felt the food let it down a bit x it might of been a one off but waited ages for the food but I would go back just to see if it was an off day xx

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Thank nicwatt1971
Stanley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We called In for lunch in this well liked restaurant. It was quite busy with a nice atmosphere. Our Food was fresh & well presented, love the fresh homemade bread waiting for you at the table! My partner ate both pieces!! Also it's great the fact it's a owned & ran by a husband & wife team. Cannot fault this... More 

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Thank kyerbogs
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A small but beautiful restaurant well worth a try once you do you'll be a regular. Food is out of this world!!

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Thank Angela C
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We dine here a lot, the staff are friendly, very helpful too, nothing is a bother. The restaurant has a lovely ambience, beautiful décor. Best restaurant in Sunderland for dining out, the food is well presented, plentiful but more importantly yummy. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank molky848
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Party of 12. Pre ordered our food from a Christmas menu. Beautiful restaurant with great atmosphere. Staff friendly and welcoming, offered to take our coats. Great value for money very tasty good quality. Drinks as you would expect. Will definitely be returning

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Thank Bradders1983
ktoxo
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit here for lunch with my friends. Food was lovely and good size portions. Staff really friendly too. Would highly recommend

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Thank ktoxo
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived and started with a glass of wine mmm! For starters we had scallops what was tasty cooked well.. for main I had a fillet steak this was again just the way I asked for it soft and tasty ! My partner had a BBQ box what he said was again lovely, & 2 lovely desserts & then the bill... More 

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Thank Mel C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent value for money would recommend it. Got scene to straight away. Got the early bird Christmas fayre menu 3 course for £15. I had the pate for starters, Panackelty for main excellent and there own take of Christmas Pudding very unusual a cold Christmas Pudding but mmmmmmmm. Can see why this is classed has one of the best restaurants... More 

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Thank Robert J
South Shields, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stuck in the back of a cold room and left for ages to wait for everythjng.. the food was nice but nothing special and the steps in and out very dangerous as was the restaurant floor.. wooden and slippy dangerous

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 47
Cuisine
Italian, European, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basement 26-28 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 565 1988
Description
Offering French, Italian cuisine in the former water company buildingSourcing local produce and serving quality food and serviceOpen for lunches & evenings

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