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Rising Sun

££ - £££, British,
Church Street, Pensford BS39 4AQ, England
+44 1761 490006
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“pork pie” (2 reviews)
“parsnips” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Church Street, Pensford BS39 4AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely superb! Booked at the very last minute, but they still accommodated us. Efficient friendly staff, food was delicious with really good sized portions. Only negative was parking, but it is what it is.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, we're so pleased to have finally visited this place. It passed all expectations and we can't wait to go back. Stunning food and wonderful warm, efficient service. Great stuff.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank B_of_Bris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub, cosy, warm and the beef roast was fantastic followed by a lovely treacle pudding with a cute little jar of creme anglais!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank deaner d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely meal in a charming old pub almost underneath the 19th listed viaduct (itself a marvel of Victorian engineering). Staff were very friendly and helpful. Village has lots of history.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I was here with a group of ten having spent a fantastic weekend with the nearby Hidden Valley Bushcraft. I booked well in advance (good job as it was so busy) with no particular expectations other than a standard roast, but was hugely impressed by...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank RichPenny40
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in on the off chance Saturday evening. The staff are efficient and very friendly. Must mention the chef who was very accommodating in changing things around to suit my fussy friend. Good night all round.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank martintidy55
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I always checkout Trip Advisor when looking to dine somewhere new but I'm afraid I didn't feel it deserved 4/5 stars like all the other diners that had eaten at the Rising Sun. I booked a few days ago and the lady on the phone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank tillytortoise
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

By far the BEST Roast Beef Dinner we have had in ages! The setting is lovely the staff extremely pleasant well done The Sun !

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Another warm summer evening - perfect for a trip to the rising sun, with its warm welcome, great guest ales, lovely beer garden and delicious food to start we had a beetroot, walnut and stilton salad and the Devon crab cake followed by a flaky...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank southwestern
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This pub was recommended by the B&B we stayed at in Pensford and we were not disappointed. We started with some drinks in the picturesque garden which sits next to a river and has views of a viaduct and an old church. We then moved...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank petezim
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sandra b
31 August 2016|
Response from monkeyman2012 |
Hi Sandra! Please check out our website! therisingsunpensford. Com. Our menu changes daily so just give us a call for any information we can help you with! Mike
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Pensford BS39 4AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Pensford
  • Phone Number: +44 1761 490006
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