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“Average Food but nice patio”
Review of The Rising Sun

The Rising Sun
Ranked #6 of 18 Restaurants in St Mawes
Price range: $10 - $21
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Average Food but nice patio”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

We went there mid afternoon on a weekend and you had to go in for the food and drink.. service was okay but not great.... food was a bit above average, but I am not sure I would go back

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Swisscss
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RisingSun11, Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this review, December 13, 2013
Thank you for your review of the Rising Sun, your comments are very much appreciated.
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English first
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Very good, but not as good as the Victory”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

If you want a more traditional, cosy pub, then the Victory is the one for you. However, if you want a beer garden with a view of the sea, then the Rising Sun is the one for you. We were particularly lucky with the weather when we were in St. Mawes, so we got good use out of the Rising Sun's beer garden. The choice of drinks is good, and the food menu is quite extensive. Sandwiches are quite pricey at around £8, but some evening meals are good value for money. Not too exciting, but I had the ham, egg and chips, which was around £10 and it was very tasty. I guess you can't go wrong with ham, egg and chips, but the chips were very good!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank PThomas1985
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RisingSun11, Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this review, December 13, 2013
Thank you for you review, i am glad you enjoyed the food and the view.
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Hoarwithy, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great food, good beer and ambiance”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Yet another of our Cornish holiday venues for a meal out. The garden's my favourite spot to sit as you can see across the harbour, particularly pretty at night. This year I had a delightful smoked salmon and cream cheese sandwich and salad.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Alison F
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RisingSun11, Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this review, December 13, 2013
Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your lunch with us, hope you return in the future.
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hollywood uk
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Good location, food just okay”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Wish we'd have checked Trip Advisor before eating lunch here. It's well placed within St Mawes and is a good layout inside, but the food and drinks are VERY expensive. 4 x drinks (be warned a pint of diet coke is £3.10!!!) + 4 sandwiches & 1 bowl of chips came to over £45. We would return to this village but wouldn't dine here again as it's a rip off for what you get.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank johnboyHollywoodUk
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RisingSun11, Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this review, January 31, 2014
Thank you for you comments, just to clarify our prices reflect the products that we source and use, most of which are from local suppliers. Our prices are as competative as with other establishments in the village, and surrounding areas. Our menu clearly displays the price and what that menu item consists of, so all customers are aware of this before they order.
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From North Wales
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“lovely location, great service and food”
Reviewed September 10, 2013

Had a light meal here at lunch time whilst visiting St Mawes, we were not disappointed lovely soup and mussels, just a shame we were not there longer to eat during the night as well.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Griffith-Family
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