Bavava is working on a programme of rapid growth, with a branch of Papadoms due to open in Bradford and both brands launching in Glasgow by June.
Nathan Alexander, brand development manager at Bavava, and his team have travelled regularly to Berlin to discover the market and how kebabs are considered a staple food any time of day in Germany.
"In the last few years burgers have become virtually a fine dining offering because the quality has improved so much," he said.
"And this is now what we intend to do with kebabs, which really will bear no resemblance to those that people eat on the way home after a night out. The kebabs we ate in Berlin were incredible and that's what we intend to bring to Sunderland."
He added: "At the same time we'll also be bringing a range of amazing German beers so it will be a real dining experience with a difference."
Gemma Dishman, marketing and communications manager at Sunderland BID, said: "DÁ¶ner HaÁ¼s will be a welcome, vibrant addition to the city centre and we would urge everyone to try it."
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