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The Rising Sun

€€ - €€€, British,
School Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9PF, England
+44 1395 516616
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“yorkshire pud” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
School Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9PF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped by here on a bit of a whim, and were delighted that we did. The food was excellent - whilst we felt we'd taken a punt dining somewhere we'd never been before, The Rising Sun did not disappoint. Even when the meal I...More

Thank Pip R
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Local pub and it's great Good beer Good food Good prices Staff are friendly Totally recommended Nice decour Just what you'd expect from a village pub

Thank Brubaker65
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Third time I have visited the The Rising Sun ( which is at Sidford NOT Sidmouth) taking my elderly mother out for Sunday lunch. The food and service are excellent. I can't understand why this place isnt booked out when other pubs nearby, that don't...More

Thank rickgrumpygit
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Not very welcoming! Sat ourselves down with little dog, ordered our meal, cutlury delivered, food arrived 35 minutes later and told we should not have been sitting where we were with dog! Dogs have to sit in bar area - shame no notice on wall...More

Thank fairfood2016
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Visited the Rising Sun last evening and enjoyed a lovely meal with friends. We were given a warm welcome and found the staff very friendly and helpful. There was a varied menu to choose from as well as a specials board. Very tasteful decor and...More

Thank Rita H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Roast meal for Sunday lunch - pork with all the trimmings (and Yorkshire pud, stuffing - requested and got a thick slice of fresh bread and extra gravy for bread-and-gravy). Everything succulent and tasty, although roasties need a bit of work. Friendly staff and prompt...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We walked down from or farmhouse B&B for a nice, quiet evening and we got it. It really is a traditional local pub - no loud music, just a warm welcome, traditional wooden furniture, a pile of pub quiz books to pass the time, and...More

Thank SeanLang
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a gem of a pub, lovely homemade meals. I had a superb lasagna, so tender and tasty; my husband had a glorious crab and pawn salad; and my son had a stunning homemade burger. We also had delightful chips. A nice feel to...More

Thank brenda j w
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Title says it all Local beers and food well priced and a lot cheaper that most in the area Clean with friendly staff Totally recommend

Thank Brubaker65
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Such a good village pub Beer is cheap compared with other local pubs and lots of food to choose from Great food challenge Lovely decour and friendly staff Recommended to all

Thank Brubaker65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 516616
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Under new ownership since July 2016, the Rising Sun now offers a fresh new menu and selection of Real Ales including the locals favourite beer and cider and selected wines to dine for.
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