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The Sun Inn

Bar, British, Pub
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Dent, Dent, England
+44 15396 25208
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sun Inn dates from about 1642, and the narrow cobbled street outside can be tricky for anyone with walking difficulties. This is a very old building which has not had the guts ripped out of it, and which provides good portions of traditional English pub food. We enjoyed our food very much, and stayed the night. Because this is... More 

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Thank GretaMcG
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

There's not a huge range of dishes on offer but what they do is done in large portions and is pretty good and great value, especially if you've just had a long walk. Friendly staff, good beers and overall a really pleasant, friendly place to visit. Visited at different times so had lunchtime snacks and dinner.

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2 Thank Jonno1910
Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Stopped here for a quick lunch while walking along beautiful Dentdale on a cold winter's day. Decent burgers and really fabulous chips set us up nicely for the afternoon. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

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2 Thank baham c
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We should have known this was going to be a poor experience when we walked through the pub door on a cold and rainy day when we were told "No, don't sit there. I haven't cleaned it yet and there's carrots on the floor" in a brusque and unwelcoming tone. Perhaps the single most unwelcoming comment I have ever received.... More 

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Thank HappyHartlepudlians
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in here on Halloween. Asked about some darts and the nice ladies behind the bar spent a good 10 mins trying to find some but sadly could not. The service was fast and friendly and the selection of real ales good. We returned the second evening for a meal after a disappointing welcome at the other pub in the... More 

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Thank emloulid
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Used to visit here a lot but... the unfriendly, miserable old woman behind the who rarely say please or thank you makes the whole experience a distasteful one. Apart from that the place is ok

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Thank david b
Newcastle
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

First the good bit - it has a car park. Now for the rest - Don't visit this establishment if you have children who dare to make noise. We were made to feel very uncomfortable by bar staff. We arrived early evening and the pub was extremely quiet, possibly 5 people stood at the bar talking to the member of... More 

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2 Thank GeordieNat
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Popped in for a number of beers earlier this month, and 4 of us all had the gammon meal. Excellent! The barmaid was very friendly and accommodating, even giving us a price list for rooms in case we returned in the future. I'm sure we will be back!

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Thank Peter S
Stirling, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had a super weekday late lunch meal for two here with delicious main courses,generous portions, wonderful selection of fresh, home-cooked veg, and tasty puddings. Very reasonable cost, not expensive at all. Cosy, old-fashioned interior with roaring wood fire, friendly service and delightful overall experience.

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Thank Porterfamily46
Walsall, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We had read good reviews on this pub and as we were staying in the area we decided to go in for a meal. First off there wasn't much of a selection but we chose fish for the ladies and the men had steak and ale pies. The fish was thin and breaded and not very tasty. My jacket potato... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dent, Dent, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Dent
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 25208

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?