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The Sun Inn

#12,791 of 17,068 Restaurants in London
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub
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7 Church Road | Barnes, SW13 9HE, London SW13 9HE, England
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been for a few months and were rather disappointed by todays offerings and I fear we will not be rushing back anytime soon. No welcome or warmth from the bar staff taking food orders & indeed pretty slow to get around to taking the order. They claim to be a gastro pub but the food does NOT... More 

Thank Peter r
General Manager A, Assistant Manager at The Sun Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I firstly would like to apologise that you were unhappy with your visit. We pride ourselves on great service and delicious food, and will certainly be looking into what went wrong on that day. Perhaps you could drop me an email at: enquiry@thesuninnbarnes.co.uk to give me a better picture of your visit. More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Staff is always happy and make you feel welcome. The drinks selection is vast and the terrace area is great at any time of the day and year.

Thank WellBehaved W
General Manager A, Manager at The Sun Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! So pleased you enjoyed your visit. More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here 4 times and the food is terrible so I give up on this place. All food except chips and burgers are just I think re heated. I think they need new kitchen staff!!!

Thank lesley r
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice pub with reasonable service but the Sunday roast beef was pretty dire - meat totally over cooked, rest of the meal luke warm - I think it must have all been cooked quite a lot earlier in the day and just warmed up. Wouldn't eat here again...

Thank L B
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Ok it was only a steak sandwich but it was truly terrible. Slight warm fatty meat brown at the edges - looks like it was left over from the sunday roast as it was so old - served on cold toast. Certainly not remotely tempted to eat their ever again.

Thank Ivan H
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196 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

The Sun Inn, for the area, definitely offers more: The beer selection on draft is varied, of quality and rotates frequently. Nuno and the team do a great job in service as best they can - it certainy gets crowded - so, while not always the best, they try as best they can with means provided. Although saying this, there... More 

Thank S E
Teddington, United Kingdom
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246 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Nicely decorated inside, good range of drinks and friendly staff, with an equally well dont outside area with tables, chairs, heaters and protection from the weather!

Thank CityGent
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Well worth a visit: the food is quite good at reasonable prices, and there are pleasant (provided there's not too much traffic!) areas to sit outside at the front and sides. But be warned: on a sunny summer day it does get very crowded.

Thank richard_carter
London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

i've been to the Sun countless times in my mispent youth but this time went to dine. over-priced, poorly cooked and not much fun to eat. even the beer didn't make up for it. makes me sad as it is in such a fabulous location

Thank Roving_Bill
Warmington, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We visited The Sun Inn last night as we were a little early for a dinner engagement at Riva see earlier review. This is a warm comfortable place with charming bar staff and good beer and wine.

Thank Sailwithrob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $21
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Church Road | Barnes, SW13 9HE, London SW13 9HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 442088765256
Barnes' favourite watering hole.Overlooking the famous Barnes village pond, The Sun Inn is a gem of pub serving fresh, tasty pub food, in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. We also pour a blimmin' great pint of locally brewed real ale and equally tasty Belgian beer. And being near to the banks of Old Father Thames, we're perfectly located for a spot of Pimm's o'clock during the boat race in April.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?