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“Perfect place to meet up with family accompanied by dog”
Review of The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn
Ranked #4 of 263 Restaurants in Basingstoke
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $31
Cuisines: British, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations
Description: The Sun Inn, situated in Dummer, South of Basingstoke, awarded 2 AA Rosette 2017. 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.
Reviewed October 15, 2013

I met my sister here for lunch today with my dog, we had the soup and sandwiches which was excellent value for money tasty soup, lovely sandwiches and side salad, delicious coffee and homemde biscuit and even better homemade truffles with our bill!!!!! One tip when taking your dog take your own doggies blanket/bed as wooden floors

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Thank PeakHouseFarm
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Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

For great food just beautifully presented - I would happily recommend this to anyone. Pale wood floors and a modern decor all add to a great ambience. Great, friendly staff also.

Thank HampshireJetset
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Although we have passed the pub many times we have not eaten there since the bad old days of previous owners quite a few years ago. We went with friends for dinner and were very happy with our "return". The A La Carte menu although not extensive had something for everyone. It was freshly prepared, very tasty and extremely well presented. Staff very friendly,efficient and knowledgible of all products, both food and drink wise. I would have given it 5/5 but there is a lack of restaurant type comfort and the tables & chairs gave a slightly "café ish" feel. This would not stop us returning as the food made up for this.

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Thank Gian4
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

Visited the Sun Inn again after a gap of three years or so. Last time we went there it was a rather tired pub. This time very different! Had the Chicken Liver Parfait Served with Grape Jelly, Onion Marmalade and Toasted Brioche - really succulent shredded chicken. Looked a bit pale on the slate dish but tasted delicious! Followed up with the Rib and Loin of Lamb Served with Crushed New Potatoes, Celeriac Puree, Sauté Broad Beans and a Red Wine Jus. Again a really tasty dish - probably the most tasty lamb I have ever had! Like the chicken starter the meat was shredded and this time served in a pressed "pot" shape. Really attractive.
Staff very friendly but like the comments from seb666 the restaurant does lack a "warmth." Fix this and I'm sure the Inn will receive an excellent rating next time!!

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Thank Richard C
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

Went here for Lunch with friends, at their recommendation and it was really nice, greeted well by a smart young woman who showed us to our table and offered drinks and nibbles. The lunch menu was simple but adequate and the al a'cart was available if required. We had a nice bottle of wine and the young waitress was attentive to us and other guests all the time we were there. Seeing other comments here, yes, the atmosphere is a little on the stark side with no music and the hum of other clients the only other sound. I think this could be a little disconcerting if you were the first or only customer but it did not distract us from enjoying our time there. Our experience was a very good one and we will certainly return here again without doubt.

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Thank Daviejohn
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