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The Rising Sun Inn

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Pound Lane End | nr junction of A377 & B3227, Umberleigh EX37 9DU, England
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Ranked #6 of 7 Umberleigh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We had a lovely evening. The Food was nicely priced and well cooked. Our 6 year old son had loads of fun and everyone was so friendly. We will definitely return. Thankyou for a really family friendly evening.

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Adelaide, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed at the Rising Sun for 2 days and it was my idea of a perfect English Pub experience . Room was comfortable, breakfast - huge English- was fabulous. We celebrated my brother's birthday there and all of us enjoyed our meals. Staff were great about producing a little cake celebration with candles, all asked for at the last... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We tried to order food about 5 minutes before they stopped doing food - the bar lady phoned the kitchen to see if they could rustle up two meals and was told "no". I can see how it can be annoying for the chef to be placed an order 5 minutes before the end of the shift, but surely that's... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Having read some of the scathing reviews of The Rising Sun Inn with some trepidation we headed there for an evening meal for my wifes birthday. What a pleasent suprise it was. The inn was very quiet, which for a Friday night was quite suprising. The staff were very pleasent and helpfull. The food itself was lovely. We had crab... More 

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This PUB HAS CHANGED HANDS AGAIN ,Thats three TIMES in a YEAR,it use to be VERY GOOD but ....We went there yesterdsy 9/8/14 To have a drink and snack, I am really SORRY we did.......GLASSES WERE DIRTY AND THE BREAD HAD GREEN MOLD GROWING ON IT !!not good I think the pub has gone back to a drinkers pub and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Me my wife have just returned from a week in North Devon & stopped at the rising sun 4 Sunday roast. Cracking service/ friendly staff/ quality food/fantastic view.roast beef with all the trimmings,washed down with Guinness.play room 4 all.

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Hampshire UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were made very welcome on our arrival. Initially we were given a very bleak room (otter) with only enough room to just get around the bed, only one bedside table and no shower and directly above the outside terrace which was very crowded and very noisy. We asked if there was a quieter room in the annex just to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Staying in Umberleigh with a dog, it is brilliant to find a dog friendly eating place in the village. Food very good, and not over expensive. We were made very welcome, and a homely atmosphere.Would definitely recommend this pub.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed in The Rising Sun Inn on Easter Sunday and had an extremely pleasant experience. Although they have just recently taken over the place, Emma and the team have done wonders to get everything up and running. The bar staff was excellent and the locals were very friendly as well. The only down side was not being able to... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

I visited the Rising Sun with friends on Thursday night, the place was very busy with a huge group in the dining room. Food was great, the venison special was amazing and the service was as expected from a pub. Fun friendly staff who made us feel very welcome. I would question the reviews below as after chatting to the... More 

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