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The Sun Hotel

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near Walna Scar Road, Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
44 - 015394 41248
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
a little tired

We have stayed at the sun hotel a couple of years ago and it is a lovely building in a lovely setting. It is a shame to see our looking a little less than loved. Boasting the only beer garden in Coniston it really should be more of a feature, the unkempt look doesn't really inspire. A pool table... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very poor now. Badly kept beer, poor staff and poor value. I advise travellers to keep going on to the Black Bull.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

One of our walks ended at this pub and we enjoyed post walks drinks here. Lovely outside seating and puppy friendly!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

DO NOT VISIT!! An absolute disgrace .. Argumentative staff, very very rude!! Advised on a 15 minute wait for food arrived an hour later was disgusting!! And messed up the order.. Requested money back on 2 dishes argued with the chef as to why they were bad ??well one sandwich we never received!! My 10 year old could have got... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Popped in for a beer after a walk and returned for a fantastic home made Chicken, Ham and Leek Pie with home cut chips (just like my grandma made). No faults whatsoever and Dan behind the bar also charged my phone so what more could I ask for. All in all very good.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a historic hotel, standing proudly above Coniston village. However, the staff don't seem to reflect the same pride as the building.... It really has the potential to be the best pub in the area by exploiting its location and views. However, a beer garden with uncollected dirty glasses on every table, two grumpy lads working on the bar,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have stayed at the sun hotel a couple of years ago and it is a lovely building in a lovely setting. It is a shame to see our looking a little less than loved. Boasting the only beer garden in Coniston it really should be more of a feature, the unkempt look doesn't really inspire. A pool table has... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had to visit as it was place the Campbell back up team used. Bars had much atmosphere and good selection of beers. Food was Ok but no more than

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had a lovely meal here after a walk from our cottage. Good value for money and plenty to choose from.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Had a meal and few drinks here and found it a pleasant setting. Large beer garden, formal dinning area, conservatory and a snug with real log burner and quaint little tables which is where I sat. There was a good selection of real ales (around £3-3.50 a pint) along side traditional beers. Kitchen serves proper pub grub - would recommend... More 

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Went in for evening meal. Found it to be very dark. When went to place order sign up said cash only. Left as always use card, very disappointed as use of card in this day band age is of paramount.

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Address: near Walna Scar Road, Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
Phone Number: 44 - 015394 41248
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Coniston
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: near Walna Scar Road, Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Duddon Valley  >  Coniston
  • Phone Number: 44 - 015394 41248

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  • Cuisine: Pub

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