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

  • Fizzing Friday
    Get 6 glasses of prosecco for £10* 6pm-close. Consider it a little helping hand to pay day! Collect your fizz card from the bar.
    £10 Every 3rd Friday of the month. Excludes the month of July
  • 2 selected Sonnet43 for £5
    Enjoy 2 selected Sonnet43 drinks for £5. Available 6pm-close.
    £5 Every 3rd Friday of the month. Excludes the month of July
  • Daily Deal
    Enjoy any of our Hanging Kebabs for £7.95 every Monday
    £7.95 All day Monday
  • Daily Deal
    Enjoy any of our Baps, Burgers & Dogs for £7.95 every Tuesday
    £7.95 All day Tuesday
  • Daily Deal
    Enjoy any of our Soul Food dishes for £7.95 every Wednesday
    £7.95 All day Wednesday
  • Daily Deal
    Enjoy a rump steak for £8.95 every Thursday
    £8.95 All day Thursday
  • Live Music
    Come down and enjoy some live music every Sunday afternoon from 4.30pm
    Every Sunday from 5pm
  • Happy Hour
    Prices that will make you smile across ALL of our drinks! Excludes Bank Holidays
    4pm-7pm Sunday to Thursday
  • 2 Cocktails for £10
    Get 2 of the same cocktail for £10. Excludes Poetic License Served and Sharers.
    12noon-7pm Monday to Friday
  • 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!
Fizzing Friday
Every 3rd Friday of the month. Excludes the month of July
Get 6 glasses of prosecco for £10* 6pm-close. Consider it a little helping hand to pay day! Collect your fizz card from the bar.
£10
2 selected Sonnet43 for £5
Every 3rd Friday of the month. Excludes the month of July
Enjoy 2 selected Sonnet43 drinks for £5. Available 6pm-close.
£5
Daily Deal
All day Monday
Enjoy any of our Hanging Kebabs for £7.95 every Monday
£7.95
Daily Deal
All day Tuesday
Enjoy any of our Baps, Burgers & Dogs for £7.95 every Tuesday
£7.95
Daily Deal
All day Wednesday
Enjoy any of our Soul Food dishes for £7.95 every Wednesday
£7.95
Daily Deal
All day Thursday
Enjoy a rump steak for £8.95 every Thursday
£8.95
Live Music
Every Sunday from 5pm
Come down and enjoy some live music every Sunday afternoon from 4.30pm
Happy Hour
4pm-7pm Sunday to Thursday
Prices that will make you smile across ALL of our drinks! Excludes Bank Holidays
2 Cocktails for £10
12noon-7pm Monday to Friday
Get 2 of the same cocktail for £10. Excludes Poetic License Served and Sharers.
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!
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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