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Crook Road, Crook LA8 8LA, England
01539821351
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awful!! Worst staff

Booked this hotel afew months before arrival and was going to a wedding locally. Arrived with not much time to dump out bags in room but couldn't actually get in to the hotel. Phone just rang out. Eventually a man who was snotty as anything told us we couldn't check in until 1pm. He let us... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Shoeaholic2013
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Booked this hotel afew months before arrival and was going to a wedding locally. Arrived with not much time to dump out bags in room but couldn't actually get in to the hotel. Phone just rang out. Eventually a man who was snotty as anything told us we couldn't check in until 1pm. He let us leave our bags with... More 

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Bowness on Windermere
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Just to let people know that The Sun at Crook closed at Christmas for a major refurbishment, and will be opening again around March under new management. This is certainly something to look forward to.

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Glasgow
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We visited the Sun on a recommendation, booked a table in the bar, just in case! It took some time to get through to the Inn on our mobile, we assumed they were quite busy. When we arrived, there was one table occupied in the restaurant and no other customers. We ordered from the specials board, whilst I enjoyed a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We've all done the long day out in the Lakes: We were staying in Kendal. Having 'done' the long day and wanted to have an (early) evening meal on the way back, we happened upon the Sun Inn. We could have stopped at an earlier establishment about half a mile back, but the big tourer bus that we'd being following... More 

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Coxhoe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

What a find. My wife and I must have passed the Sun Inn on our way home from Windermere on dozens of occasions, but never called in for a meal. On this occasion, we did. The quality of the food was excellent. I had the duckling in brandy and cherry sauce; my wife had the steak and dumplings. Not a... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Having stumbled across this pub whilst staying nearby, my husband his brother and our sister in law needed somewhere to eat on our first evening in Windermere and found The Sun Inn. We were not disappointed with the food, size of portions, service or real ales! Staff very friendly, we couldn't fault the food as we have now eaten here... More 

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Rushyford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great place to start a holiday break! Sunday lunch delicious. Beef and lamb melted in our mouths. Excellent value for money and friendly service. Would stop here again!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stayed in one of the cottages nearby to the Sun Inn in Crook Cumbria (near Bowness) so went for a meal there one night. Pub was nice enough and the service okay but the food was below par. The main were passable but the sweet was terrible. My wife had a apple pie that was not cooked properly (pastry tasted... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Picked this pub for a slap up lunch to celebrate the end of a superb three days walking in the Lakes. Sadly it was a big disappointment, especially having bypassed so many other enticing looking pubs on our walks, we would have been better off with our accustomed picnic lunch! Super heated cannelloni scalded one of our party, whilst scraggy... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

It may look a little dated but that is all part of the character of a good old traditional pub! Two adults and 4 children all enjoyed our meals. Quality of food was excellent, service friendly, value very good. We will go back again later this week and hopefully it will all be as good as it was first time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Crook Road, Crook LA8 8LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Crook
  • Phone Number: 01539821351

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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