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The Lounge Bistro & Bar

City Bistro | Park Lane, Sunderland SR1 3NX, England
+44 191 511 6270
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Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“burns night” (3 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
City Bistro | Park Lane, Sunderland SR1 3NX, England
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this restaurant tonight and was completely bowled over. We could not understand why it wasn't creaking at the seams! The food was glorious! I personally had a cauliflower soup (though I would have described it as Cauliflower Porridge - so thick and unctious...More

Thank Susie2815
Louise D, Public Relations Manager at The Lounge Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, I'm really pleased you enjoy your meal. Did you eat at City Bistro? If so, could we ask you to leave your review on our new listing? We're trying to get Trip Advisor to close this one down as it is for our old...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Very impressive, quality and presentation you would expect in the best restaurants. Cannot be beaten in Sunderland. Well done

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great food very well presented. Excellent attentive service from staff. Menu could benefit from the addition of side orders. Decor and lighting impressive.Will definitely return thank you city bistro and himal for your expertise good luck.More

Thank Michael C
robertstewart2017, Curriculum Leader at The Lounge Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review Michael. Unfortunately this has gone onto our old site (previously we were at Hylton and called The Lounge and this has not been closed down yet by TripAdvisor). Next time you're on the site, if you are...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our party booked for their Valentines Evening event, our first visit, despite having to enter the college to gain access the restaurant has a lovely feel and well presented. Staff, including students, were very friendly and ere always on hand to keep,our drinks topped up....More

Thank sammysc
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Three superbly presented courses with bags of flavour. Fabulous deco great service and an excellent menu day and evening.More

Thank shaun H
robertstewart2017, Curriculum Leader at The Lounge Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review Shaun. Unfortunately this has gone onto our old site (previously we were at Hylton and called The Lounge and this has not been closed down yet by TripAdvisor). Next time you're on the site, if you are...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

First visit to the Bistro and it certainly will not be the last. Great food, lovely atmosphere and the front of house service from the students was exceptional. Well done everyone!More

Thank Sunderland59
robertstewart2017, Curriculum Leader at The Lounge Bistro & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. Unfortunately this has gone onto our old site (previously we were at Hylton and called The Lounge and this has not been closed down yet by TripAdvisor). Next time you're on the site, if you are able...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I ate here last week and the food was fabulous, there is a set prices Christmas menu that has plenty of choice for all three courses. The food is tasty and well presented. I can recommend the chocolate torte for dessert ! Definitely worth a...More

Thank emmailey1
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The Food at the Lounge bistro and bar was fantastic. hard to believe that it was all cooked and prepared by students. me and my partner attended both Burns night and Valentines night, and thoroughly enjoyed both. both meals were around £15 pp, with the...More

Thank RRC1994
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Had the Valentine meal here on Thursday 11th Feb and what a fantastic meal, have had many meals in restaurants all over the world and this was first class, sent two clean plates back only reason I did not send the last plate back empty...More

Thank HOLIDAY1959
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I have to keep telling myself that this whole experience is fueled by STUDENTS under expert guidance and they were very professional throughout the occasion. Overall, a very comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable experience. We had a Christmas lunch and I defy you to find food...More

Thank Graham B
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Yes they are, call 0191 5116270 and they can give you more information. Emma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Bistro | Park Lane, Sunderland SR1 3NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 511 6270
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Description
At City Bistro we provide a showcase for the next generation of chefs, demonstrating their talent and skill through creative cuisine and delicious dishes. Our menu covers a range of cooking styles using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, carefully selected to reflect the seasonal changes. For our latest menus, please give us a call. As a training restaurant we pride ourselves on providing a first-class dining experience to give our talented catering students, led by our experienced Head Chef, the best possible learning experience. This allows us to offer our quality food at a price few can match. As a fully licensed restaurant we also sell a selection of drinks and carefully selected wines.
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