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The Rising Sun is a friendly traditional Norfolk Broad's pub overlooking the beautiful River Bure at Coltishall. Free 24 hour moorings nearby at Coltishall Common.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Dog Friendly
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All reviews chilli burger fish and chips cobb salad salmon pudding jacket potato the river the pub norfolk broads lovely location watching the boats new owners lovely food staff were very friendly generous portions evening meal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hired a boat for the day and stopped off here for lunch! So glad we did! Food was excellent, service and staff were superb! Wouldn’t hesitate to come back.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had t planned me and 2 young children as we had bikes from Horning. So glad we did our waitress Gemma was friendly helpful and happy. The pub was really busy but service and time for waits where brilliant. Beautiful place to stop. Gemma...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here twice on day boat from wroxham, nice easy journey and plenty of moorings near pub. The service was great on both visits and everyone we dealt with was efficient and looked after all customers very well. I had burger that was tasty and...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the rising Sun more time than I care to remember over the years and the food has always been ok, we went this lunch time sat by the river bit chilly, the food was great, drinks ordered soon after arriving which...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here on the hoof. Didn’t book. Place was very busy but they found us a table. Lovely staff very friendly and professional! Ordered tuna salad. Two gorgeous pieces of tuna with a super food salad. It was the best I’ve ever eaten....More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Coltishall for a late lunch, no problem finding a table, simple but plentiful menu from which we chose some of the loaded fries dishes. The Hunters Hog was warm and tasty, as was the Jerk Chicken, we followed mains up with desserts of...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was led to our table by the river, then handed menus and asked what drinks we wanted. These were delivered promptly, our orders were taken and lovely food arrived about 10 minutes later. Very tasty and well presented. Very efficient. it was good to be...More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 21 December 2020

Went for lunch the other day, very attentive staff, very pleasant surroundings and an excellent selection of meals of excellent quality served with a good pint of real ale

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 20 December 2020

Very disappointed. Today we booked a table for breakfast for 10.45am on our way there the road was blocked due to an accident so we phoned ahead to explain we would be a little late due to the diversion. When we arrived at 11.05am we...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 7 November 2020 via mobile

Visited here in the week and having seen the menu in advance and based on a previous visit, already had low expectations but was hoping to have my opinion changed. On arrival our reservation of 5 people for 7pm had been misheard on our phone...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Check-in timings are 13.00 til 21-00
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This building is accessible by wheelchair through the back door. Access would be across the patio, which is flat and paved, and then through two wide doors, directly in to the bar area. There is also a disabled toilet here... More
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  • The Rising Sun is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5