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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We had to fantastic two meals here after a day's walking. Lovely country pub with very attentive staff. Would recommend it to anyone who wants a friendly atmosphere and some great food that is good value for money. Sunday roast was divine.

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we hope you pop in too see us again soon. Regards the sun

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Visited this pub on multiple occasions and its SO frustrating! Its one of the most beautiful pubs you will ever visit with stunning views from the beer garden and some superb views from the garden. It has a great section of beers and and its interior is stunning. However, its no so welcoming if your not a local. The owner...

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic comment "one of the most beautiful pubs" we try to treat all our customers the same and find your comment about not being local unfair, we have many now regulars that aren't local that return time after time. Our land lord doesn't have a BNP badge so not sure why this comment has been made...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Our main course was very nice but then we asked for desert and were served microwaved crumble that took 15 minutes to cool down to an edible temperature The barman asked us if all was okay - we said no - the crumble is far too hot to eat - he said put more custard on it - an unsatisfactory...

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased that you found your main course "very nice" we are dissopointed that the crumble was not up too your standard, however we DO NOT microwave our homemade puddings they are warmed in the oven, we would hate to send out a cold pudding so make sure our...

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Came to coniston for our first anniversary. Been here a week and have ate in all the pubs. Love this pub, great selection of ales which suits my Hubbie. However asked for a gin which I had never heard of, king soho! Was met with some sarcasm when my husband asked where it was from...where do you think replied the...

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Happy anniversary too you both, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that you felt our bar man "got your back up" this was not his intention at all, we normally get fantastic reports on our fish and chips but value your opinion of them being average and will look at ways to improve...

Craster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The table was in a beautifully decorated room and the food was well cooked and served quickly and efficiently. It all contributed to a memorable family celebration. The sin meals were each delicious - generous portions so can't comment on desserts!

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards the Sun

Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We waited ages at the bar before someone came and, to cut a long story short, both the food and service were decidedly average. There are probably better places in the village so don't bother walking up the hill.

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

We are sorry you found us "decidedly average" however we feel it is unfair to say "don't bother walking up the hill" many Customers regularly walk up the hill and have commented on how fantastic the food and service was, one again I am sorry we were not up too the standards that you required, all I can suggest is...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A cosy, friendly bar, very welcoming on a wet miserable day, excellent choice of beers, open fire, low beams and slate walls. Ideal watering hole after a trip up Coniston Old Man, I suppose as we couldn't be bothered as it was lashing down

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again. Regards the Sun

Upminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My husband & I ate an early dinner here after a long way of walking and sightseeing. We sat on the patio area around the chickens which was great fun. The views were amazing also. We order the steak pie and Fish & Chips each, both of which were the best meal of our entire stay in the Lake District....

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Do not stay here. The staff are very unfriendly and rude. The choice of menu is a joke and they didn't have what we asked for. The rooms are dirty, hairs in the bathroom and the bed. They appeared to be short staffed as waiting to get served was ridiculous. The owner was drunk and had no interest in our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

this was my first time in the sun for a while and it was definitely my best stay,we stayed for 2 nights (i recommend room 6, its very small but homely) the food was the cheapest in the village and by far the best, i had the kebab and it truly was wonderful, my partner had a burger and that...

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Additional Information about The Sun Coniston

Address: Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range: ₹ 2,042 - ₹ 6,535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“I stayed in room 6 if that helps”
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