Originally Posted by anewloginapparently
Seems to be quite cheap compared to Seaburn/Roker. Near the sea, nice walks and near to beaches & from what I remember it's a nice little village, handy for Sunderland and Shields, and near some other nice places (Cleadon etc)...
So what's the catch?
Any decent pubs & restaurants?
There's the catch.
There is the Jolly Sailor, The Grey Horse and The Club. I've never had any bother in them but when I lived there (albeit briefly) there was sometimes trouble on a night.
There's a chippy which closes early, and a decorative cake shop
apart from that I don't think there's much else.
The good news is that you are only a ten minute walk from the scraneries of Seaburn and a taxi ride from the pubs of Roker / Fulwell etc
Apart from that I found it a pleasant place to live.