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The Sun Inn

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Dent , British,
Dent, Dent, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
+44 15396 25208
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (7 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
Dent, Dent, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
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Reviews (140)
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1 - 10 of 140 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We came in winter after a walk through the dale with our dogs. This was the perfect place for lunch.=, so much so that we came again .... twice ! The food is straightforward, but done well. The welcome is genuine, but not overwhelming, the...More

Thank chris_butler_uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Dent whilst we were doing our Dalesway Walk. It a lovely small village with few people. We were absolutely soaked as the weather was terrible and was looking for a place to get some warmth and a pint and we came across...More

Thank Nabin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reading some of the other recent reviews on Trip Advisor I can hardly believe we're all talking about the same pub! We stopped here for a night whilst walking the Dales Way and received a warm welcome. All the staff with whom we came in...More

2  Thank Alison52
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Went for a lovely drive around Dentdale. Ended up in Dent, parked up, had a walk around beautiful village and Churchyard. We were ready for a drink and opted for Sun Inn. What a disappointment. I stood by the bar waiting for the barman to...More

Thank Jamie N
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Been here several times needs massive revamp. Food normal pub food but more chips on plate that anything else. Over weekend there were more dogs than humans, I understand the area attracts campers/walkers but dogs and food not to keen on.

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I'm a local and I'm getting sick and tired of hearing the complaints; I went there last month and ordered some food. The ingredients were cheap and... well, it's not what it used to be. The place could do with some entertainment - it doesn't...More

3  Thank Wolf M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Sun Inn dates from about 1642, and the narrow cobbled street outside can be tricky for anyone with walking difficulties. This is a very old building which has not had the guts ripped out of it, and which provides good portions of traditional English...More

2  Thank GretaMcG
Reviewed 3 January 2017

There's not a huge range of dishes on offer but what they do is done in large portions and is pretty good and great value, especially if you've just had a long walk. Friendly staff, good beers and overall a really pleasant, friendly place to...More

4  Thank Jonno1910
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Stopped here for a quick lunch while walking along beautiful Dentdale on a cold winter's day. Decent burgers and really fabulous chips set us up nicely for the afternoon. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

3  Thank baham c
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We should have known this was going to be a poor experience when we walked through the pub door on a cold and rainy day when we were told "No, don't sit there. I haven't cleaned it yet and there's carrots on the floor" in...More

Thank HappyHartlepudlians
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.01 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dent, Dent, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Dent
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 25208
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