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“Warm and cosy venue and yummy food.”
Review of The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn
Ranked #1 of 255 Restaurants in Basingstoke
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $28
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Description: The Sun Inn, situated in Dummer, South of Basingstoke, awarded 2 AA Rosette and Michelin Guide BIB Gourmand 2017 continues to go from strength to strength under the guidance of Head Chef Gordon Stott. Still only 25, Gordon is one of the youngest chefs in the country to run his own pub after taking over as Landlord and Head Chef in February 2012, where he is ably supported by a similarly young but experienced team. All produce is locally sourced, and food cooked fresh on the premises to order.Drinkers are catered for with a wide variety of high-quality ales, many of which are supplied by the local Triple fff Brewery.
hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Warm and cosy venue and yummy food.”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Beautiful fresh tasty food, warm and cosy surroundings, fantastic service, lovely place to relax and unwind. The sun inn is highly recommended, you will not be disappointed.

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Superb evening”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went there for valentines evening and found it to be a very friendly establishment . The food was excellent and very good value for money . The staff were very pleasant and extremely helpful . We couldn't get a taxi to pick us up before closing time and after trying every taxi we could with most numbers given to us by a member of staff , he then offered to give us a lift home ! We were stuck 5 miles from home so accepted his kind generosity of a lift . Lovely food , lovely atmosphere and most of all the friendliest waiter I've ever met , 5 stars all round .

  • Visited February 2013
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Sun inn food”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great food at reasonable prices. Worth a visit for the steak! A great restaurant with a fab menu! Will be going back soon for the delicious puds as well.

  • Visited December 2012
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“lovely food , smart decor and excellent friendly staff”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Have visited the sun inn three times now and had brilliant service and food each time. my sunday lunch today was superb, the roast beef just the way i like it, lovely thick slices of tender slightly pink beef. We recently held a wake there and the staff were brilliant, replenishing food, and drinks so quietly and efficiently, the food was splendid and the log fire was very welcome on a cold sad day. I I thoroughly recommend this place and look forward to my next visit.

  • Visited April 2013
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Hook, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“What a gem to find - try it out for yourself, you won't be disappointed.”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Have lived in area for 32 years and often passed by The Sun Inn and never been in. Decided to go for a meal this week and what a find. From the moment we went through the door we were treated exceptionally. I know that the inn has been refurbished and what a good job was made of it.
We were sat on leather sofas by a fire and brought drinks, breads and dips whilst we chose our food. Once table was ready we were led in (complete with breads).
Meal was absolutely lovely - at first glance you might think that the prices are a little on the high side BUT the food is fabulous and well worth the price. We both had the chicken on leeks with potato and pumpkin seeds (mashed ) and thymne. The waiter was incredible (should have got his name) - he was so attentive. No room for desserts even though they were so tempting. Coffee was available either at the table or back on the sofas. Absolutely lovely. Treated like we were the only ones there.
When bill came we found out that all tips are shared amongst all staff - means that chefs actually get some reward as well. After all you have to be satisfied with the food as well as the service and this place definitely comes out on top for both those catagories.
Will definitely visit again and must try out lunchtime menu as well.

  • Visited March 2013
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