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The Sun Hotel

€€ - €€€, British,
Near Walna Scar Road, Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
+44 15394 41248
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
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“old man” (28 reviews)
“post walk” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Near Walna Scar Road, Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Black pudding and haggis fritters followed by the most tender and tasty lamb shanks for our lunch. The teen had the house burger with a slice of haggis, said it was one of the best he’d had. Very friendly service. Well worth it. Oh yes,...More

Thank CatherinM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub with roaring fires. Great food after a long day out, with large portions. Prices as to be expected because of the location. Just needs some background music so it’s not silent when not busy.

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned to Coniston again and will return in May. The Sun Hotel is always a port of call for both food and beer. Always good and very friendly staff. I can recommend the Loweswater Gold and encased Steak and Ale pie.

Thank X6576KV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travel about two hundred miles each year to run the Coniston 14 and afterwards twenty or so, plus many other runners, congregate at The Sun for a pint and some carbs. We asked for a bowl of chips and were told, in an overly...More

Thank trippy00486
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Partner and I nipped in for a swift pint after walking up Old Man of Coniston. Traditional pub atmosphere inside with a nice fire too. However we sat outside as the sun was shining & there are plenty of seats - perfect. I always pop...More

Thank jahoe22
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Went for a meal at The Sun tonight Monday 19 March to initially be told they had no food and wouldn’t for a couple of days. This was changed to the Chef had 2 days off. This is a hotel and last year we were...More

Thank T7124XAbarbaras
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Exceptional food friendly staff great real ales. Great views from the rooms over the village. Rooms a little tired but refurbishing. Recommend any of the food. Brekky in the conservatory tons of choice.

Thank lynnie44
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub with a good selection of ales. Dog friendly and great service. Menu offered a good selection of meals and food was nice!! Would recommend!

Thank Megalomaniac74
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great place for a drink and chill after a Ghyll Scramble in Church Beck, which is just above the hotel. Decent range of drinks, not sure of the prices as someone else was paying. We sat outside at the end of August, enjoying the scenery...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We stumbled across The Sun after a nice walk. The inside is old world pub which is nice, the conservatory looks nice as well. We sat outside, enjoyed a pint with the chickens which entertained and flapjack pillaged us for half an hour which was...More

Thank Duderoo1975
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31 July 2015|
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Response from 1jeff | Reviewed this property |
The question was not for me as this is not my review
frank b
28 April 2015|
Response from Andy C | Reviewed this property |
I have just been to the Sun , and there were 2 or 3 dogs in the eating area near the bar, and 2 more in another room. Unfortunate smell of wet dog, but yes, pets seem to be welcome.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Walna Scar Road, Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 41248
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