There is a plethora of drinking establishments for the enthusiastic football fan in Sunderland, and away fans are particularly well catered for. Here is a selection of the best pubs near the Stadium of Light.
The Harbour View
If you want to make a proper day of it and get a good lunch (and some excellent real ales) first, The Harbour View, on the seafront, comes highly recommended.The Harbour View Harbour View Sunderland SR6 0NU 0191 561 1402
Yates’s, The William Jameson
Two chain pubs – Yates’s in the city centre and The William Jameson Wetherspoons – are also good value for money (and atmosphere).Yates’s 3-4 Burdon Road Sunderland SR1 1QB 0191 567 1649 The William Jameson 30-32 Fawcett Street Sunderland SR1 1RH 0191 514 5016
Sunderland Companions’ Club, The New Democratic Club
Closer to the stadium, The Sunderland Companions’ Club and The New Democratic Club are both very welcoming to away fans and offer an entertaining ambience.The Sunderland Companions’ Club 39-41 North Bridge Street Sunderland SR5 1AH 0191 565 9255 The New Democratic Club 34 North Bridge Street Sunderland SR5 1AH 0191 510 1915