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Sun Inn Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
+44 15394 36236
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (10 reviews)
“linguine” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The sun inn welcomes pets thankfully - there are area for both pet loves and non pet lovers food was excellent and served in a timely manner.

1  Thank Ann-Mariea B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good traditional pub with very friendly staff. Great choice on the menu and plenty of tables. The steak pie was amazing and we asked for extra gravy and the staff were happy to obliged. Would thoroughly recommend. Best pub in Coniston.

1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called here for early dinner before meeting friends. I ordered broccoli and Stilton soup. When it arrived I was given leek and potato soup which I do not like as they had run out of my choice. I asked for goats cheese soufflé instead...More

2  Thank GRA55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here for a few drinks lovely ambience however all the tables were reserved for meals which was a bit of a bind for those just wanting a drink. Luckily it was nice enought to sit outside so we were ok. We liked...More

1  Thank Helen008
Reviewed 1 week ago

The family booked a meal here whilst staying in Hawkshead. Sittings at 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm - I found 6.00 too early and 8.00 too late so would prefer a more flexible booking approach. Having said that, we were seated quickly, the staff were...More

2  Thank glenys602
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with 9 friends and found them more than able to handle everyones requirements. The food was very good and everyone served at the same time.

1  Thank Girl-Friday56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well recommended best to book though. Good food and comprehensive menu, best in Hawkshead. Recommend the lamb shoulder if you like meat.

1  Thank Joe P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of beers excellent food friendly service good value for the money would recommend this pub.

1  Thank 703RAY242
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable choices on the menu, nicely cooked and efficiently served. Well kept beers and a choice of wine by the glass. The venison tenderloin salad and the burger were excellent. We went on a Monday night and it was quite busy (all tables in the...More

1  Thank Theplusminus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on a Sunday evening. My husband had a scallop and pea starter, followed by slow cooked lamb, and he said both were delicious. I had roast beef which was good. The staff are really friendly, dogs welcome. Advisable to book.

1  Thank NewcastleLucky
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Questions & Answers
Joan I
9 March 2017|
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Response from john p | Reviewed this property |
yes have just found it,type sun inn hawkshead and go to evening time and click that up pops a menu ok
7 September 2016|
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Response from Adele K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there were quite a few dogs in there when we visited, so yes they are very dog friendly. They have a separate eating area in the bar away from the main restaurant where you can dine with your dogs
29 January 2015|
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Response from suninnHawkshead | Property representative |
Yes, booking is advisable and 'yes' we do Sunday lunch too, normally have two choices of meat, and it is served from 12pm- 2.30pm. Hope to see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside  >  Hawkshead
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 36236
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