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High Street, Sunderland, England
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
1 May 2016
“It's ok”
22 Jan 2014
“Appalling service.”
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High Street, Sunderland, England
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Food ok. Trying to talk over music. Service poor by most standards. Drink order wrong. Bread microwaved and rubbery. Possibly more suited to young people more than the older set?

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Appalling customer service. Door was not working and was shown in through a busy and rowdy bar- not ideal with young children and elderly relatives. Wanted to sit and have a drink first to look at menu, was greeted by rude and abrupt staff. Was...More

1  Thank mo_b142
Reviewed 10 March 2013

It was pre-show dinnertime at Toni's the day we went, just to set the scene, so chaos was order of the day. The menu was a bit limited but understandably for a restaurant situated next door to the main theatre in Sunderland. We did get...More

Thank beththeseventh
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Not being funny but Sunderland isn't exactly cuisine central. Went to Toni's before going to the theatre. Food was ok, service was amatuer but friendly and eager to please, prices were good - dinner for 7 was 100 quid including wine and drinks. I was...More

Thank Bdldmsa
Reviewed 8 December 2012

Went here last night (07.12.12) for the 2 of us at 8pm, when we got there it was really cold inside, there were 3 separate groups of people at the tables The family next to us complained that it was cold, I was sitting right...More

1  Thank Cinzano39
Reviewed 30 November 2012 via mobile

My wife booked this restaurant after getting a deal on groupon. We have a small child and tried to book at 6 pm however every night the earliest we could get in was 8 as they must keep earlier slots for people going to a...More

4  Thank MarkandRuth
Reviewed 23 November 2012 via mobile

After been impressed by this place yet again i feel I have to write this review , been to this busy restaurant many times, they are fairly new and their position next door to the theatre created problems in the early days , this has...More

Thank Chokolate01
Reviewed 23 November 2012

I bought a living social voucher to use at Tonis resturant. Rang twice to reserve a table and was told they only take a few living social vouchers and they were full. The next time the empire was on and it was a set menu...More

5  Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Excellent what more can I say, all you people who winge MUST HAVE NOTHING ELSE BETTER TO DO. The wait is worth the while, this only proves what a good restaurant this is, Its so busy and in great demand, Id worry if i walked...More

Thank margaret r
Reviewed 14 October 2012

We got vouchers off living social to have 2 courses each off the empire menu. Seated straight away, menu given and asked what drinks we would like which came quickly. The man who seemed to be the one in charge brought over some new sample...More

Thank conline500
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Sunderland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
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