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The Rising Sun

££ - £££, British,
28 Wroxham Road, Coltishall NR12 7EA, England
+44 1603 737440
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“gammon” (7 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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28 Wroxham Road, Coltishall NR12 7EA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a dissapiontment. only party in the place yet couldnt serve all diners at once, some finished before others served, veg served when some had almost finished, some desserts inedible, didnt want to bring drinks to table. average at best, dont think they want local...More

Thank richardjf49
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Food poor quality and unimaginative, despite the chef telling us how he’d improved the menu. The chef came to the table twice and was irritating

Thank Gilsar123
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Really friendly and helpful staff, had the calamari it was so tasty, would definitely go again when in the area

Thank Carolsusan2014
Reviewed 12 December 2017

awful food, service etc. Never again will I visit The Rising Sun. Food was inedible, cold, décor is miserable, Xmas decorations are a joke. Shame as it used to be a welcoming establishment

Thank GordonWhite
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great food, great setting, staff very helpful and friendly. Outside dining available too with Riverside views. We arrived by boat and had not booked but the lady behind the bar suggested we came back in half an hour, which we did and were shown to...More

1  Thank Emma J
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Really lovely food. All very tasty. The chef came out to chat to us and made a real fuss of our children, a lovely touch! Would visit again.

1  Thank sammyfieldman
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Called in for Sunday lunch and was told its a 45 minute wait for food, which turned out to be only 20 minutes so we felt we were on a winner. The Pork Belly Roast was a stand out, lots of pork and lovely vegetables....More

Thank Welshkiwi99
Reviewed 15 October 2017

we are staying in hoveton for a few days fishing .so we thought that we would be lazy and have a meal near where we are fishing horstead mill. we had a drink in here on saturday and where well looked after by friendly and...More

1  Thank craigmooney1
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We didn't have a meal or drink here this time on our holiday, because it was closed. This was on a Monday, I don't know about other days of the week. We have always enjoyed it in the past and it's ideally located. As it...More

2  Thank LCT1959
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Recently back in London from a holiday in beautiful Norfolk. Along the river Bure we found the delightful Rising Sun. Just what we were looking for, a pub with individual character and a warm welcome from the lovely staff. Very superior pub dining, the food...More

Thank IdaClarke
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Questions & Answers
12 March 2016|
Response from Steve H |
no its now re opened after a winter break due to a divorce . the landlord now has it
Fred B
8 August 2015|
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Response from crisandick | Reviewed this property |
We found the Rising Sun to be fine, but we were there early season, I expect in the height of summer it gets manic. There are other places to eat, the pub next door, bit more gastro, a pub a little further down the road... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Wroxham Road, Coltishall NR12 7EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Coltishall
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 737440
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The Rising Sun is a friendly traditional Norfolk Broad's pub that overlooks the beautiful River Bure at Coltishall. Dog Friendly and free 24 hour moorings.
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