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Calstock Road | Gunnislake, Gunnislake PL18 9BX, England
01822832201
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Postcode: PL18 9BX

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I thought the food was excellent. My vegetarian was delicious, it was well presented, good value and I had plenty to eat

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I thought the food was excellent. My vegetarian was delicious, it was well presented, good value and I had plenty to eat

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Fantastic, proper pub. If you find yourself in Gunnislake and need cheering up, if for instance it has been raining for 6 days and you are camping, ir you are camping and the family are driving you round the twist, worry no more. Escape to the Rising Sun where fine ales and ciders are served with lively banter from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Lovely litter pub - good food and reasonable prices - friendly staff. Definitely go again if in the area.

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Gunnislake, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Lovely country pub with stunning views from the garden, Restaurant with good food, reasonably priced and a lot of live music events. Every Monday, open mic with really talented musicians and singers plus monthly Friday sessions and weekly Sunday afternoons....no accommodation but there are several other pubs and B&B's within a comfortable walking distance. They always have a fine selection... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Wednesday night is Burger Night at the Rising Sun and brilliant it is too. Lots of choice of "add-ons" to make your burger even scrummier and at minimal prices too. The choice is yours. Hand cut, triple cooked chips are awesome, likewise the onion rings. A great burger and drinks at very modest prices, a real winner.

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Winkleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Decidedly average grub, steak and ale pie was incredibly rich, perhaps been revitalised a few times , who knows, service a bit slow due to an influx of customers, . Still not up to scratch, don't know why, beer a bit pricy at £ 3.40 a pint? Not good for a back street pub. Ice cream options seemed a bit... More 

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Rising G, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you had a bad experience, does this mean you won't be returning with the rest of your party who have booked again. Our pie is not frozen, and yes it is rich as its slow cooked in our own beef and ale gravy. Yes kellys do some of there ice cream in individual tubs, as do... More 

plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The chilli was spot on and just the right amount of heat and the pate was equally delicious...especially loved the chutney. All in all I would thoroughly recommend the Rising Sun for its good and most importantly, unpretentious menu. So many pubs try to reinvent themselves as poncy restaurants....hopefully this one will remember what it is and continue to serve... More 

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Chittlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Service was friendly and efficient, food was well cooked and tasty, well worth a visit. Good stop off point on the way to south coast of Cornwall.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stayed elsewhere. However, we ate at the Rising Sun. The meal we had was very nice. I had a (very 70s) turkey vindaloo. It came with a poppadom, raisins and desiccated coconut. Very tasty. I had a steamed sponge pudding with clotted cream, which was also nice. The evening we were there, it was an open mic night, which... More 

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Rising G, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for Your very nice comment's, the ale badges you see turned around are the next to come on, we go through 10-12 9gallon barrels a week and to keep the turn over fresh we limit the choice to 3-4. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon Craig Howe More 

Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Great small village pub. Friendly. Unfortunately doesn't do food. Garden would be lovely to sit out in when the weather is good.

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Rising G, Owner at The Rising Sun Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, there must have been some miss understanding with food, as we serve food all day 12.00-21.00 apart from Sunday evening's. Please pop back soon for some of our homemade food. Craig Howe More 

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Address: Calstock Road | Gunnislake, Gunnislake PL18 9BX, England
Phone Number: 01822832201
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Gunnislake
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: Calstock Road | Gunnislake, Gunnislake PL18 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Gunnislake
  • Phone Number: 01822832201

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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Postcode: PL18 9BX

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