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The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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The Sun Hotel & Bar’s situated in a 300-year-old building that showcases a large majority of its original features, giving the establishment an extraordinary unique feel. The guest bedrooms, often booked up weeks in advance, uphold our standard of quality, offering comfort, quiet and luxury - something highly valued by visitors. Our restaurant hosts only the finest food, offered with table service for both diners and drinkers. The menu has been crafted with thought and care, showcasing a great selection of food for all types of taste buds. The drinks menu is a staple of our bar, with a large range of cask beers and gins we’re sure you’ll love.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the sun with my husband, fantastic sharing board, excellent choice of beers and wines, staff so polite. Has a warm feel to the place. It's a must.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mtrnar
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On a recent visit to Lancaster a friend recommended a visit to The Sun. a great choice of drinks all served by excellent staff. The food was very nice. An all round decent place to finish a nice day in Lancaster.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dln1970
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Dln, We're delighted you decided to visit The Sun based on a recommendation and, more importantly, enjoyed the food, drinks and the service that came with it all. Thank you for your delightful review and rating, it truly means a lot to our team....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed some drinks here with friends early evening and were pleasantly surprised at the variety and quality of the beers. They were in tip top condition, particularly the Lancaster Blonde. Staff were friendly and the atmosphere was good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank OldBear
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi OldBear, We're delighted to hear you and your friends enjoyed a few pints, the atmosphere of our venue and the service that comes with it. Thank you for your wonderful review and we hope to welcome you and your friends again soon!

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here with my family last weekend. I managed to have great food and stay true to veganuary which was great. Thankyou.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rachel F
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Rachel, Thank you for the 5-star review and for letting us know you and your family enjoyed your meals. Good luck with Veganuary and we look forward to seeing you in the near future!

Reviewed 4 January 2019

While in Lancaster we decided to be cheeky, asking some of the bar staff at places we visited where else in the city they would recommend we enjoy a drink. They were pleased to do so. One recommendation was The Sun. For some reason we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ESP2006
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Hi ESP, We're pleased you had such a great time in Lancaster during your visit. Thank you for stopping by and visit The Sun, and for the brilliantly flattering and detailed review! Fortunately, we stock a larger variety of gluten-free and vegan options most places...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Great pub for a drink - lovely old building, staff attentive & polite etc. However, in my opinion, the food is overpriced & not that great. I had fish and chips at £12.50, both of which were very greasy. Some of the specials were £15+.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Fran G
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Fran, Thanks for the nice review and taking the time to give us some feedback. All the very best!

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Went for a Sunday roast with friends, the portions were huge and all very tasty. Staff were friendly and pleasant, nothing was too much trouble. Have been a few times and will keep going back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SamH77777
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Sam, Thank you for the brilliant review and for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your food, the service and your evening in general! We look forward to seeing you soon, thanks again.

Reviewed 30 December 2018

We were recommended to come here for a drink and we are glad that we did. Very interesting inside and a real fire. Good range of seating. Definitely worth popping in!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ferretgirl42
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi there! Thank you so very much for the great review and feedback. We look forward to seeing you in 2019!

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Went in for something to eat with my partner on a Saturday afternoon. Always a great atmosphere in the Sun, great beers and wine to. We hadn't eaten in there for a number of years and wanted something a little different in town that wasn't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RobinW116
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hi Robin, Thank you for the great review and your kind words. We're delighted both you and your partner had such a nice time, enjoying both the food and drink on offer at our venue! We look forward to welcoming you back for more in...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018

Visited for lunch, food was well cooked and reasonably well presented. Ordered food at the bar and it arrived in good time. The pork dish was very nice, although putting a big sprig on coriander on the top probably isn't the best, it was hard...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Richard S
Alex T, Guest Relations Manager at The Sun Hotel & Bar Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi Richard! Thank you for the wonderful review and the detailed feedback, it truly means a lot to our team. We're delighted you came to visit and try the food at our venue and we hope you were seen to with care and attentiveness. We...More

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