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“Just Average - Despite the Sign”
Review of The Sun Hotel

The Sun Hotel
Ranked #14 of 20 Restaurants in Coniston
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 12 August 2014

"Fresh food - best in the village. Up the hill and well worth the walk!"

Well the sign at the bottom of the road to the Sun Hotel (see photo) succeeded in persuading us! Up the hill we trudged anticipating the best food and local beers.

We sat outside in the sunshine. That was enjoyable. The views are lovely.

The service and food were pretty lacklustre, though; certainly not the best in the village.

Once bitten, twice shy. We won't be hurrying back.

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Thank John S
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

My family and I were staying in the cottage next door to this pub and popped in for drinks on our first night there. The barman was unfriendly to the point of being hostile, and the locals much the same. There was a group of men drinking at the bar who did all they could to make sure that other customers could not get to the bar to see what beers were available. The room was dirty and smelly, absolutely horrible. We never went back, preferring instead to take the short walk down the hill to the excellent Bull Hotel.

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2  Thank steve h
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

After a late fell walk stopped at The Sun for a Pub meal as it was the nearest and the parking is easy.
Should have taken note of the lack of customers on a sunny Sunday evening !
Long wait for food - not a bad sign but...
Mushroom Strogonoff was not good - whole mushrooms in a non-creamy saucy, the lamb roast dinner was un-impressive a few stir fried vegetables , lamb poor but nice roasties.
For almost £10 per dish very poor value, I dont think I have had such a poor quality or poor value meal in years.
Driving on through Coniston couldnt help noticing all the other pubs were doing a roaring trade !

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Thank rarrar
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

Very welcoming, excellent service and food and room a very good standard. Staff very helpful. Very enjoyable stay. Thanks from the Moffatts

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Thank aj_moff
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Just a polite notice stating that the new head chef that had all the fantastic reviews has now left.

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7  Thank Peterwalkers
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