Bar, Distillery and Soul Food

With fair hand and full heart


Go your own way and break away from conventions. 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 hanging kebabs are served vertical with a pot of garlic butter ready for the smothering

  • GUIDANCE
    Our BRAND NEW event Guidance starts from 2nd February! Join us every Saturday from 9pm for house classics, soul and funk music from our guest DJ's!
    FREE Every Saturday from 9pm
  • Saturday Gin Club!
    Get two Poetic License Gins mix and match for £6.95! Available for the month of February Saturdays 4pm-6pm!
    £6.95 Saturdays 4pm-6pm
  • Buy One Get One Free Cocktails!
    Enjoy buy one get one free on selected cocktails available all day Monday to Friday! T&C's apply* Cocktails available: Long Island Iced Tea | French Martini | Sarsaparilla Ricky | Bramble | Boozy Bucks Fizz | Cherry Erry Erry | Tom Collins | Negroni. * Must be two of the same cocktail!
  • Lunch Time Menu
    Enjoy tasty dishes from just £6.95. Available Monday to Friday 12pm - 5pm.
  • Friday Night Social
    Join us every Friday 5pm - 7pm and get incredible drink deals; house wine for £10, prosecco for £12.95, draught pints for £2.75 and 2 for £10 cocktails!
    Every Friday from 5pm
  • Cocktail Masterclasses
    Brush up on your cocktail knowledge with our masterclasses delivered by our expert mixologists.

    Packages from £14.95 pp, available Sat & Sun 12noon-4pm, 6-12 people, call 0191 567 1786 for more information.
    From £14.95
  • Gin Masterclasses
    Brush up on your gin knowledge with our masterclasses delivered by our Poetic License team. With our bar being the home to 500l distil Gracie, who makes all of our Poetic License gin, there's no better setting!

    Packages from £14.95 pp, available every Saturday Starting 13th April 12noon-4pm, 6-12 people, call 0191 567 1786 for more information.
    From £14.95
  • Gin Flights!
    Get all four core Poetic License gins and their mixers and garnishes for £19.95 or double up for £24.95!
    9th June 2018
  • Kids menu
    We don't want the kids to miss out!
GUIDANCE
Every Saturday from 9pm
Our BRAND NEW event Guidance starts from 2nd February! Join us every Saturday from 9pm for house classics, soul and funk music from our guest DJ's!
FREE
Saturday Gin Club!
Saturdays 4pm-6pm
Get two Poetic License Gins mix and match for £6.95! Available for the month of February Saturdays 4pm-6pm!
£6.95
Buy One Get One Free Cocktails!
Enjoy buy one get one free on selected cocktails available all day Monday to Friday! T&C's apply* Cocktails available: Long Island Iced Tea | French Martini | Sarsaparilla Ricky | Bramble | Boozy Bucks Fizz | Cherry Erry Erry | Tom Collins | Negroni. * Must be two of the same cocktail!
Lunch Time Menu
Enjoy tasty dishes from just £6.95. Available Monday to Friday 12pm - 5pm.
Friday Night Social
Every Friday from 5pm
Join us every Friday 5pm - 7pm and get incredible drink deals; house wine for £10, prosecco for £12.95, draught pints for £2.75 and 2 for £10 cocktails!
Cocktail Masterclasses
Brush up on your cocktail knowledge with our masterclasses delivered by our expert mixologists.

Packages from £14.95 pp, available Sat & Sun 12noon-4pm, 6-12 people, call 0191 567 1786 for more information.
From £14.95
Gin Masterclasses
Brush up on your gin knowledge with our masterclasses delivered by our Poetic License team. With our bar being the home to 500l distil Gracie, who makes all of our Poetic License gin, there's no better setting!

Packages from £14.95 pp, available every Saturday Starting 13th April 12noon-4pm, 6-12 people, call 0191 567 1786 for more information.
From £14.95
Gin Flights!
9th June 2018
Get all four core Poetic License gins and their mixers and garnishes for £19.95 or double up for £24.95!
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 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

Monday-Saturday 12noon – 9.30pm
Sunday 12noon – 9.00pm

"Join us to create your own story...."
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