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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

Been for last two weeks and the quality was excellent on both occasions. Would fully recommend this restaurant but please book !!!!

Thank N G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you to all staff for ensuring that our Sunday lunch experience was nothing short of superb. Menu, food, drinks and service excellent. Hard to think that anywhere could better our Sunday lunch that we enjoyed today.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Yet another amazing meal from the new D’Acqua Autumn/Winter menu. So many inventive and appetising choices with incredible variety. My wife and I both had the Carrot and Coriander Soup to start which was delicious followed by the Panackelty which was superb. It never ceases...More

Thank tanseym
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Superb! Restaurant and staff so warm, welcoming and friendly on a cold and windy day. Love the fact the menu changes for the seasons and the selection available was perfect. Sat down to lovely, homemade poppy seed buns and salted butter, our starters shortly followed...More

Thank tttodd6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped In for a quick lunch. Lovely welcome as ever. We were sent a few nibbles from the chef while we chose. Omg the panack sausage rolls are amazing! Mussels & Calamari. Both absolutely beautiful. Thankyou.

Thank Princesskathmc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked table for 3 rd wedding anniversary not disappointed at all , friendly pleasant staff not in your face ,warm welcome Food was out of this world my husband and myself had 2 course meal from start to finish you just wanted the food to...More

Thank shanth03
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch today it was delicious two friends had fish finger sandwich and I had mushroom stroganoff . Best vegetarian meal I have had in a long time. Will recommend you to my friends.

Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is easily in the top 3 for sunderland and there are a lot of good restaurants in Sunderland. Head chef is born and raised Sunderland lad and he certainly can cook do not hesitate to give this place a go

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended we try this restaurant luckily she also recommended we book as its very popular. It fully deserves to be popular, the food is beautiful and the service warm and friendly. The food was delicious and plentiful and we left with full tums,...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had Sunday lunch yesterday with the family i have to say it was the best food i have ever had in a restaurant the service was first class really nice people its well wort a visit

Thank kevindobson
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Questions & Answers
July 19, 2018|
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Response from Gill S | 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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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