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The Sun Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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29 Northumberland Street | NE662RA, Alnmouth, Alnwick, England
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This seemed to be the only place in Alnmouth that had a vegetarian Sunday lunch option; other places just seemed to offer pasta. It was wonderful and really tasty. We had a lovely lunch, plus our dog could come in. All staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. Really recommended.

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Thank Vaughanio1971
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our first visit to th Sun was really enjoyable. We had hot sandwiches with seriously good proper chips. Service was friendly and prompt. Food was value for money. Will definitely return.

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Thank DFamily_12
Kingston Upon Hull
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last reviewed a couple of years ago. Booked a table we wanted in the corner (cosy). We got there 10 minutes early, our booked table was occupied. I told the staff, who went to talk to the couple and apparently the tabled was booked from 7pm, it was 10 to 6. We booked THAT table for 6pm. We had to... More 

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Thank happysnapper41
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in the pub we decided to eat there as it was steak night. Whilst my steak was ok but a bit overdone on how I'd asked for, one of our party's fillet steak was well overdone and dry in the middle. When he complained nothing was done and as we'd been cycling all day was very hungry so he... More 

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Thank KarenPaul27
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a large family group. Staff very friendly, dogs are welcome too. Excellent meal. Free refill for coffee.

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Thank Kev R
derbyshire, uk
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to score this place more. The majority of the staff were excellent, friendly and helpful. Let down by one member of staff (whilst enthusiastic, she didn't have a clue) and poor food. Starter was fine, but moules marienere was served with sweet red onion and no garlic to cut through it... It was very poor. And the... More 

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Thank monkeynonk
Knowle, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for two nights during our stay in Alnmouth. It is best to book a table, particularly at weekends as it does get very busy. The food here is very good and reasonably priced with decent sized portions. The steak and chips were good but best of all was the duck confit which was excellent. You get three... More 

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Thank Claire H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff and veggie choices. Interesting decor with lots of wood Quiet dining room at the back. Good for pies.

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Thank Katherine D
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Tight for space on a busy evening we had a meal to satisfy our hungry appetites,good menu,fairly priced and something for all. Great attmosphere,real pub with local food,welcombing bar staff,who got the drinks to us within 4 minutes,proper barmen.

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Thank satchell2016
Andover, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Fantastic pub with good staff and really good food. Always need to book though as gets very full. Downside, parking is not good.

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Thank Lorna B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Northumberland Street | NE662RA, Alnmouth, Alnwick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?