Supporting local and independent businesses is very important right now. Why not buy on your local high street and support these small businesses during a difficult time? Plus local businesses create and provide unique and one-of-a-kind products. Check out some of the best independent shops in Sunderland below.
This crafting shop sells various items, from personalised gifts to seasonal decorative items. Plus they host a range of classes for those who like to create themselves.
This traditional indoor market is well known in Sunderland. This market offers a huge range of products and services from various vendors. Located in the centre of the city, the market has everything you need.
This small business creates delicious homemade sandwiches and coffee. Closer to the beach, this small cafe is a great stop when you have a day out, or when family come to visit.
Looking for great coffee? Then Grinder Coffee is the place. They also offer a great range of gorgeous and indulgent sweet treats which are hard to resist.
A truly wonderful patisserie. Cakes, scones, pastries, tarts, cupcakes, desserts. If you’re craving something sweet, Pati Cake is the place to go.
Another great coffee shop in Sunderland. In the centre of town, which makes it a great stop for when you’re out and about. Plus they sell some delicious sweet snacks.
Sunderland’s first 100% vegan cafe. This cafe serves savoury and sweet dishes, all made with vegan products. Check out this awesome cafe in the city centre.
This local independent business serves hot drinks, food, alcohol and cakes. They have also created a great, friendly and lively atmosphere with music and free wifi.
A small coffee shop which serves various drinks and snacks. A great stop for a tasty sweet treat in Sunderland city centre.
Like a little drink? The Little Shop sells a variety of craft beer and natural wine from around the world, plus delicious artisan donuts. Check out this great business.
Another brilliant coffee shop in Sunderland, Fausto has everything you want from a coffee shop. Great coffee and tasty food.
As the name suggests, this clean eating restaurant and bar offers delicious 100% gluten- free food all day long. If you’re heading to Seaham for a day out, you’ve got to visit Clean Bean.
STACK in Seaburn is a great place to visit. This social hub hosts live music and artists, whilst making it possible for you to sample some of the best street food. There are also a few little shops to grab some local products.
Supporting local and independent businesses is very important right now, so if you can help out some Independent shops in Sunderland this Christmas
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