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Sun Inn Restaurant


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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fantastic, it was very reasonable and they had specials on. The staff couldn't do enough for us, we walked in and there wasn't a table for six. Within minutes there was, Very friendly and helpful !!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dorne C
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

The food was exceptional. Wish we lived closer! No problem if you’re gluten free either. Very talented chef... well done

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 74jenniet
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Called in with my wife whilst visiting Hawkshead for a spot of lunch. We both had the spinach and potato soup with blue cheese and a warm roll. I had the fish chips and mushy peas and my wife went for the duo of sausage...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank David P
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and lovely mulled wine! Cosy, relaxed atmosphere with friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank blondeblondeblonde6
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Although we booked in advance for a party of seven, when we arrived there was no table ready for us. Eventually, when some other people moved two fairly small circular tables were pushed together which was just about adequate for the party.. Moving to the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Hezekiah312
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Have passed by to often, bad mistake!, looks can be deceiving, quite large in side with a modern bar that works quite well with the old world charm of the seating area, good Hawkshead beer Patsi passed on this one so l only had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank jayram1
suninnHawkshead, Front Office Manager at Sun Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! Maybe next time you're in the area you could visit again and taste some dishes from our new menu! I hope you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon Kind regards Gabriella

Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

This was a great choice for a Saturday evening. They were able to seat us despite there being a big group in, and the bar area we were in seemed just as nice as the main restaurant. We ordered the trio of sausages and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mattmcgold
suninnHawkshead, Front Office Manager at Sun Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Hello mattmcgold, Thank you for your lovely review. I am so pleased to see that you enjoyed your meal with us! We look forward to welcoming you back again Kind regards Gabriella

Reviewed 10 November 2018

We make regular visits to the Lake District each year often for long weekends but we also do at least two one week cottage holidays. We visited for a week in May 2018 and we had regular meals in the Sun Inn located on Main...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joan D
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Walked up the Old Man and ran into a hailstone storm on the at back down. So we were wet and cold but the Sun Inn came to our rescue. Great beer, fabulous stove burner and plenty of seating. Great atmosphere - very welcoming. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank simon986s
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been with my partner 4 years now we been abroad and also Lake District previous but when we left here tonight we both agreed it’s best food we have had anywhere we been it was amazing the perfect night. Thank you

Date of visit: October 2018
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Katherine D
23 September 2017|
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Response from suninnHawkshead | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for late reply-we haven't received notification until now. Yes, we serve Sunday lunch 12pm-8pm. I would highly recomend to book as we tend to be fill up pretty quick. Kind regards, Vita Manager
Joan I
8 March 2017|
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Response from john p | Reviewed this property |
yes have just found it,type sun inn hawkshead and go to evening time and click that up pops a menu ok
7 September 2016|
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Response from Adele K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there were quite a few dogs in there when we visited, so yes they are very dog friendly. They have a separate eating area in the bar away from the main restaurant where you can dine with your dogs
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