Antico Roker

An Italian restaurant in Roker, on the Coast of Sunderland

Here at Antico in Sunderland, we serve the best Italian food, with an authentic Italian experience! We serve the most delicious selection of pizzas, freshest pasta dishes and indulgent desserts!

The team at Antico are always happy to accommodate your dietary requirements or even personal preferences. So let us know if you need something different and we will work around your needs. Be sure to ask your server for our full vegetarian and vegan options.

At Antico, our motto is “good food, good wine, good times” – we always provide our customers with the most genuine experience and they leave our restaurant feeling satisfied every time! Whether you’re looking for an early dinner in Sunderland with real Italian food or a later night indulgent meal – pop along to our delightful restaurant on the coast of Roker. You won’t be disappointed!

Our Italian Restaurant in Sunderland is situated right next to the Poetic License gin bar – meaning you can enjoy their delicious distilled gins in our restaurant! Poetic License Distillery is an independent small batch distillery making big, bold gin in the North East of England! At the Poetic License distillery, the flavours are how they express themselves.

“We break the rules to find a tastier way. We believe in bucking the trend and being bold – it’s what moves us forward. And it’s why we believe in our booze and our craft.”

As well as the gin bar upstairs, Antico restaurant in Sunderland is also on the doorstep to the Roker Hotel. With a calming seaside exterior and contemporary unique decor, the Roker Hotel welcomes 43 en-suite bedrooms and 2 function venues for up to 350 people! Enjoy a home from home feel at the Roker Hotel with (not to mention) great food right on the doorstep at Antico – Italian restaurant in Sunderland.

About Roker, Sunderland

Sunderland’s twin beaches at Roker and Seaburn are the perfect place to unwind! Whether you’re looking for somewhere for the kids to have a run about or simply just enjoy the beautiful coastline – the beaches in Sunderland are perfect for this. Roker is a tourist resort in Sunderland, North East England. In Summer or even in Winter, residents of Sunderland enjoy the breathtaking seafront, so if you’re just in Sunderland for the day or if you have recently moved here – then don’t forget to check out what Roker has to offer. The seafront in Roker is home to the Roker Pier and Lighthouse. Roker Lighthouse has distinctive red and grey hoops and is an incredible 23 metres tall! As it is a Grade II listed building it is well worth exploring.


0191 567 1414



Antico Restaurant, Roker Terrace, Sunderland, SR6 9ND

Opening Times

Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 9.30pm

Friday: 5pm – 10pm

Saturday: 1pm – 10pm

Sunday closed (re-opening on Sundays from 10th March 2024 onwards)