Found right next to the Stadium of Light in the northern reaches of Sunderland is the charming Hilton Garden Inn, an ideal spot for both weary travellers and hungry customers.
Now accepting the tastecard, members who call in advance can enjoy everything at the delightful Karbon Grill at an incredible price.
The menu is awash with internationally inspired flavours, the likes of which cover bases from American to Italian, British to French, and beyond.
Kick start the appetite with one of the scrumptious starters, such as the irresistible Karbon’s Tennessee Glazed Ribs, slow cooked with a Tennessee style marinade and paired with spiced corn, the delectable Maryland crab cakes, pan fried with fresh, locally sourced crab and a Cajun style mayonnaise, and the eclectic Share and Tear Platter, an enticing ensemble of garlic bread, cheese and pickle bites, onion rings and more.
Those seeking a little more sustenance can find plenty on the main course to consider, with dishes ranging from both healthy and hearty. Particularly merit worthy meals include the gargantuan 32oz Tomahawk ribeye steak, locally sourced from grass fed farms and best tackled in tandem with another diner, the refreshing seared tuna salad, tossed with baby spinach, pomegranate seeds and confit beetroot, and the sumptuous spinach and ricotta artisan ravioli, homemade with a fresh basil and tomato sauce.
Any diner besieged by a sweet tooth will also find some divine desserts available, as well as a specially crafted menu for the kids, providing plenty to please each and every palate that visits, regardless of whether they’re staying overnight or simply passing through the area.
Please Note: The tastecard discount is not available on match days.