Distillery Bar & Soul Food

With fair hand and full heart


Be at liberty to deviate from conventional rule and make Poetic License Bar your own experience #CreateYourStory
The Craft Revolution

Social Dining

Our small plates are made for get-togethers – tasty nibbles perfect for picking

A Real Spectacle

Our kebabs are served vertical with a pot
 of garlic butter ready for the smothering

  • Terrace Vibes
    Head outside to the Poetic License Terrace with our DJ playing all your favourite summer tunes every Sunday 4-8pm
    FREE Every Sunday afternoon, throughout the Summer
  • Thank FUNK its Friday!
    Funk & Soul Music from our Live DJ and Complimentary Soul Food Canapés to enjoy with our Craft Beer & Cocktails!
    FREE Every Friday Night
  • Live Music
    Live bands performing, coming up we have...27th Aug- Beth Macari Duo, Sunday 28th August (5pm to 7pm) - Dave Lynas, 3rd September- Pek and Wanley, 10th September- Gin & Juice Duo, 17th September- Claypath, Sat 24th September- Road Stunner, Sat 1st October- Grace Under Pressure Band, Sat 08th October- Gary Spalding, 15th October- North Road Trio, 22nd October- The Sponge Divers Duo, 29th October- Rendzevous 4 Piece Band
    FREE Every Saturday Night
  • Happy Hour
    All our drinks...
    ...at prices that will make you smile! Monday - Thursday 4pm-7pm
  • Soul Food Monday
    Any 2 from the Soul Food section of our menu for only
    £14 Mondays from 7pm
  • Meat Treat Tuesday
    Any 2 from the Burgers and Dogs section of the menu for only
    £14 Tuesday from 7pm
  • S.H.K. Wednesday
    Any 2 from the Skewered Hanging Kebabs section of our menu for only
    £14 Wednesdays from 7pm
  • Thursday Grill & Chill
    Choose any 2 from 8oz Rump Steak Roast Salmon Mixed Grill Chargrilled Gammon
    £14 Thursdays from 7pm
  • Sunday Lunch
    Join us for traditional sunday lunch with all the trimmings
    From £9.95 Every Sunday
  • Kids menu
    We don't want the kids to miss out!
    See the menu
Terrace Vibes
Every Sunday afternoon, throughout the Summer
Head outside to the Poetic License Terrace with our DJ playing all your favourite summer tunes every Sunday 4-8pm
FREE
Thank FUNK its Friday!
Every Friday Night
Funk & Soul Music from our Live DJ and Complimentary Soul Food Canapés to enjoy with our Craft Beer & Cocktails!
FREE
Live Music
Every Saturday Night
Live bands performing, coming up we have...27th Aug- Beth Macari Duo, Sunday 28th August (5pm to 7pm) - Dave Lynas, 3rd September- Pek and Wanley, 10th September- Gin & Juice Duo, 17th September- Claypath, Sat 24th September- Road Stunner, Sat 1st October- Grace Under Pressure Band, Sat 08th October- Gary Spalding, 15th October- North Road Trio, 22nd October- The Sponge Divers Duo, 29th October- Rendzevous 4 Piece Band
FREE
Happy Hour
Monday - Thursday 4pm-7pm
All our drinks...
...at prices that will make you smile!
Soul Food Monday
Mondays from 7pm
Any 2 from the Soul Food section of our menu for only
£14
Meat Treat Tuesday
Tuesday from 7pm
Any 2 from the Burgers and Dogs section of the menu for only
£14
S.H.K. Wednesday
Wednesdays from 7pm
Any 2 from the Skewered Hanging Kebabs section of our menu for only
£14
Thursday Grill & Chill
Thursdays from 7pm
Choose any 2 from 8oz Rump Steak Roast Salmon Mixed Grill Chargrilled Gammon
£14
Sunday Lunch
Every Sunday
Join us for traditional sunday lunch with all the trimmings
From £9.95
Kids menu
We don't want the kids to miss out!
See the menu
Here’s to the Wild Spirits
Visit the distillery site
Find us at The BEST WESTERN Roker Hotel
Roker Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6 9ND
We are open


Monday-Thursday 11am-11pm,
Friday & Saturday 11am-1am,

Sunday 12noon – 10.30pm

Food served

Everyday 12noon – 9.30pm

"Join us to create your own story...."
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Call Us 0191 567 1786

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