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The Sun Inn

€€ - €€€, European, British
Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (22 reviews)
“fish pie” (13 reviews)
“bread” (44 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for dinner last night. Outstanding!!! Cote de bouef was easily the best we have ever eaten and the sharing pudding platter despite being very generously sized was demolished with really been shared. Despite previous reviews about the service we found the waiters to be...More

Thank moraylyall l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one pf Midlothian’s better eateries. Four of is went for lunch on a Saturday. I asked for gluten free bread - meal arrived with what was very obviously not gluten free bread. Our side dish of asparagus didn’t arrive either. When we ordered...More

Thank PaulusibtheBurg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Foods at a high quality and cannot be faulted but it’s just the service is so slow, this place used to be our favourite place but not anymore. Would give the 5th star but service just not what it should be in here. It doesn’t...More

Thank ramzi s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of 11 visit the Sun Inn and although it was a large group which can be challenging for servers, the service did not live up to typical standards. We waited for about 20 minutes to get menus, had to ask multiple...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Sun Inn for a big family event (4 people), booking weeks in advanced following recommendations. When we arrived, we sat out in the beer garden as it was sunny - the first clue we got about the service we were due...More

1  Thank forrestmonkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food ok. Starters very tasty. When waiter asked about rabbit broth - said he didn’t know. Main courses not as good as expected. Waiting staff seemed to all be new without much knowledge! Was a little disappointed considering I have been recommending to loads of...More

Thank heamac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was not our first visit to the Sun Inn and again we were very impressed with the service from very friendly waiting staff and the food was delicious.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i love this place! the food is amazing and you can also bring you dogs in too. the coffee and cakes are also fantastic.

Thank smithy784
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there a few weeks ago with family and was extremely disappointed,we waited 55mins for our meal we had no starter,small portions and expensive,we didn't just have 1 person waiting on us we had 5 and none of them seemed to know what the...More

Thank sharmloveredinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been eating at the Sun Inn for years and have always found the food and the service to be excellent. We had not been for a while and I went on line to look at the menu and noticed some very poor reviews...More

Thank Allyson S
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22 March 2018|
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Response from valsreid | Reviewed this property |
I would check with them, if they are aware in advance I'm sure they'll accomodate you.
5 August 2016|
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Response from Julia M | Reviewed this property |
No only dogs for the disabled ♿
5 June 2016|
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Response from Mark F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - there were a few children in there yesterday. Ranging from a couple of babies up to early teens. I could hear one of the babies but as they were in a section behind me I couldn't say if there were any high... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
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