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D'Acqua Restaurant

Basement 26 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
+44 191 565 1988
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Basement 26 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent service . Food first rate as always Had the Christmas menu , so good & fantastic value for money

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dddog1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been here quite a few times for a meal with my husband always a treat never disappoints staff food ambiance all perfect for lunch or dinner will definatly be back and would highly recommend it

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bernadette1926
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited DAcqua on many occasions throughout the year and the menu regularly changes for the seasons. The menu also changes with new items regularly added. The food is of an excellent standard as is the decor and fittings. The staff are immaculately turned out and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank crosa70
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic night at D’Acqua. Food was delicious and portions generous. Reasonably priced and staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sarahsK2562YW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic anniversary meal. First time visiting and won't be the last. The flavour's, ingredients and care are beyond what you can get anywhere nearby. We visited on a quiet night, staff were pleasant, swift and very much attentive. It was our anniversary, we received a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Beereed89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8 of us went to Daqua the week before Christmas, what a treat the service from start to finish was excellent as always, we went for the Christmas menu and were not disappointed empty plates all round my grand children really enjoyed it and there...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jet2ers
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Took my friend here for her birthday as she has never been. Was lucky there had been a last minute cancellation and was able to get a table. Would recommend on all parts, service was of the highest standards, ambiance was relaxed and food just...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rachael M
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal with visiting friend on a Wednesday evening. Discovered one one of the best starters we've ever had in the deceptively simple salt n pepper pizza dough. Ribeye and cod beautiful and great range gluten free options for friend. Quirky setting and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gareth C
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

The Christmas menu had just arrived and wow it was fantastic🎄🎉🎄. Delicious home made bread to start, I’m always disappointed when I go elsewhere and there is no bread! I went straight for the turkey and trimmings and have to say it was probably the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrsbarwocle
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Came here to celebrate my birthday without realising it was also Dacqua’s birthday so were treated to Prosecco when we arrived, result! Haven’t been here for a while but still as stylish as I remember. Amazing goats cheese tart to start, the onions tasted amazing,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lauren-Ann-P
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Questions & Answers
July 19, 2018|
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Response from gills527 | Reviewed this property |
We had a family celebration in a lovely side room. It seated 18 max.
May 26, 2018|
Response from tanseym | Reviewed this property |
12 noon till 3pm closed Sunday evening
Ken B
August 13, 2017|
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Response from jimmy_dacqua85 | Property representative |
hi thanks for message. i can say 100% not oven chips. They are a new seaon maris piper which are blanched at low temp then again higher to crisp up. always are fresh never oven chips. sorry if they weren't to your taste... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Basement 26 John Street, Sunderland SR1 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 565 1988
  • E-mail
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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