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The Promenade

Open Now: 09:00 - 23:30
Open today: 09:00 - 23:30
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Food Galore

This is a pub/restaurant on the seafront at Seaburn, just outside Sunderland. Parking is available... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Stevenage, United Kingdom
Breakfast delight!

We hadn't been for awhile for breakfast, we pick our own breakfast and take our dog, there's also a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Claire B
via mobile
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  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“the pub”(16 reviews)
“dog menu”(3 reviews)
REFURBISHED DEC 2015 - UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT We are a warm and friendly seafront bar. We serve teas and coffees all day, have a breakfast menu 9am until 12noon with a full food menu available from 12noon until 7pm. On Sunday we serve our delicious...more
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1-2 Queens Parade, Sunderland SR6 8DA, England
+44 191 529 2226
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All reviews the pub dog menu outside seating area dog friendly pub few drinks sunday lunch portion sizes scampi decent price bar staff quick service couldn't fault quick pint curry lovely meal sea front home made
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just called in for couple of pints and ordered a takeaway. The meal was brought in a used Morrison's carrier. I'm not normally the type to complain but did eventually say I wasn't happy I explained that I didn't know what had been in the...More

3  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't been for awhile for breakfast, we pick our own breakfast and take our dog, there's also a doggie menu, how cool is that! The staff were brilliant, nice and clean and cosy! I highly recommend their mouthwatering breakfast, bacon amazing,hash browns delicious, so...More

1  Thank Claire B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

As one of our local pubs we come here regularly and yet again there are dogs in the lounge area when the pub is only half full. In fact one table has a dog sitting on one of the bar stools! Not appropriate when you...More

2  Thank antiquedolls
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Walked in early on a sunday morning to find the place over run with dog walkers and their dogs. The whole place was stinking. Then proceeded to order my Fri is and sit down. In the booth next to us a well dressed man who...More

2  Thank Scuba-stu-2012
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Next to our hotel so ideal, nice little pub, great service, did wait about 30-40 mins for food but was worth it massive portions we were stuffed and still had loads of chips on my plate left, tasted amazing, brilliantly prized too

1  Thank Voyage755350
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a pub/restaurant on the seafront at Seaburn, just outside Sunderland. Parking is available outside and a public car park is close by. The pub does not 'look like' a pub from the outside so if driving by you could miss it. Inside it...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I came here recommended with some friends for tea on Sunday and was blown away by the first-class service by the staff. The meal was quality ‘pub grub’ but it was the service which got this venue the five stars. I was so impressed, we...More

Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Last time we were in this pub it was known as la Fontaine. Decided to call for lunch. Both of us ordered fish and chips. Had a little wait but boy was it worth it. Massive fish battered fabulously and loads of home made chunky...More

1  Thank ann h
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We decided to have a drink in the Promanade pub after reading reviews on this site to see what our thoughts would be. As we walked through the door we saw to our right a couple of dogs laid out after they had probably worn...More

Thank GMRotherham
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

There are very few pubs you can call in for a simple nice drink. This is one! Friendly atmosphere good staff and music not to loud for once.

Thank Lewis B
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Response from antiquedolls | Reviewed this property |
the pub was not full while we were there so there was no reason for them to be in the lounge area. people are eating food here and not everyone is a dog lover. I think policies need to be reviewed as dogs seem to be taking... More