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The Sun Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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29 Northumberland Street | NE662RA, Alnmouth, Alnwick, England
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small friendly pub with a small but decent menu. Mussels highly recommended and curry Thursday ok as well. Very dog friendly even accepting monsters like ours!

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Thank Paul M
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102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this pub over the new year holiday and loved it. The staff are very friendly and helpful. 5 couples ate on New Years Day and all had great meals. Most of us had the roast beef for main course and agreed it was very nice and plentiful. The food isn't particularly cheap, but it's good value. Highly recommended.

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Thank david h
Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly bar staff, welcoming regulars, lovely open fire and most importantly, a good range of beers and drinks, including specials such as the spiced G&T.

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Thank Bath_Bloke
York, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we called in here just for a coffee and brandy after an exhilarating walk on the beach.The dogs were made very welcome and such was the atmosphere we sat and ate. Whilst we only had soup and a sandwich we found it all of great quality and excellent value. One on the list for next time.

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Thank JOHN C
Hedon
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Alnmouth overnight on 27/12/16 and had a meal and a few drinks in The Sun. Great little pub...great food..and the beer wasn't half bad either. They are also dog friendly if you have your four legged friend with you...like we did. Brilliant

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Arriving mid afternoon we were glad to see this place was open, dog friendly. It has a roaring fire at either end and a bowl was brought out for our dog and she had some fuss. We both went for the burger which was excellent and very filling after a long trip. The chips are hand cut and nice and... More 

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Thank Jeff H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

The Sun Inn came highly recommended by family and friends, and while it wasn't a bad experience, I think it had been built up too much and didn't quite deliver. We both had fillet steak, and sadly my medium turned up medium-rare, and my wife's medium-rare was closer to rare, and while not terrible, wasn't up there with the tastiest... More 

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Matlock
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121 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Called in for a coffee whilst visiting lovely Alnmouth. Although the coffee was hot, the welcome was lukewarm as was the room temperature. The room was dark, causing it to look drab, the fire was not lit and, although the menu seemed okay, the actual meals were not appealing and looked like frozen or ping meals. In the end, we... More 

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Thank Susan A
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Beer and wine good. Food sounded very promising but was a little disappointing on arrival. Pie over cooked & chicken breast although tender was only warm. Children's food seemed better.

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Thank Paula C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Thanks to The Sun Inn who made a trip to Alnmouth with their curry and quiz night - glad we booked a table in advance as the quiz was very popular and a good laugh on a Thursday. Can recommend the curries - opted for chicken tikka masala from their choice of three - but also popped in for an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, 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?