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Dun Cow

High Street West

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Opening Times

Monday3.00 pm - Midnight
Tuesday3.00 pm - Midnight
Wednesday3.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday3.00 pm - Midnight
FridayMidday - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - Midnight


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About the Pub

This Grade II-listed building is an architectural gem and features in CAMRA's National Inventory. Reopened after a refurbishment in 2014 brought out the features of the listed back bar fitting. The pub was winner of 2 CAMRA / Historic England Awards 2015 for best restoration and conservation. Beers on seven handpulls usually come from north east microbreweries. The pub is next to the Empire Theatre and can get very busy around performance times. Meals are served upstairs,there is a Tuesday buskers night and a quiz every Thursday. Note the pub is having external restoration work being done but is still open ; entrance is via side exit.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Anarchy Blonde Star
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Source: National

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Dun Cow, Sunderland


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    One guest.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    15% Discount.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Nationally Important Historic Interior

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Blues, every second Friday.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Dun Cow

High Street West

Sat Nav Reference

54.9064, -1.3885


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Metro Close to Metro

Nearby Bus Routes (300m)

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Park Lane

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