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Dun Cow

Address: 9 High Street West, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 3HA [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 10716) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Sunderland (0.3 miles), Seaburn (1.7 miles), East Boldon (3.3 miles)

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user reviews of Dun Cow, Sunderland

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Worth a visit just for the magnificent interior but the beer is excellent as well.
hollybush33 - 4 May 2022 15:32
Excellent Victorian alehouse that had four ales on - the Simcoe two by two was a decent brew. Intricate cornices to look up at - probably best pub in town
Snarling_Mallard - 23 Oct 2019 23:08
I stand by my closing statement on my previous review - "I would definitely return" - and I did!

8 pumps of real ale at the bar plus the extra 2 at the side I noticed were ciders.

On this visit there was an older friendly chap serving who poured the pint perfectly. I had a pint of Thunderbridge Stout 5.2% at £3.70. A great pint.
RealAleRobUK - 21 Jun 2016 16:46
Visited back in April early evening during the week.

8 pumps face you at the bar, 7 of which were on. There may also have been 2 more pumps round the corner but I didn't check them out to see if they were duplicates or additional ales. A variety of light, dark and fruit ales on offer.

I went for a pint of Irish Red or something similarly named, 4.5% at £3.40 for the pint. A tasty pint but it looked like the young barmaid didn't enjoy spilling beer down the glass onto her hands, which resulted in lack of top up and the head being a bit bigger than might normally be deemed acceptable. I didn't have the heart to ask for a topup though.

At the time of my visit there were 3 or 4 young student types serving, very pleasant and welcoming.

There was plenty of seating, the pub itself is pleasant, main room in front of the bar and a separate yet semi open room to the side with a fireplace. The pub itself was pleasant, old traditional bar in dark wood and stained glass.

I would definitely return.
RealAleRobUK - 10 May 2016 18:37
Recently taken over by Camerons and badged as part of their Head of Steam chain. They've spent a lot of money restoring the interior, and as a result this is a seriously nice traditional boozer. Decent range of real ales, too. Well worth a look.
chasm - 27 May 2015 22:42

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