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Rising Sun Resturant

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Lynmouth St | Harbourside, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England
+44 1598 753223
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do go, it really is a lovely pub and location. But compared to food of similar if not better quality at other pubs and restaurants we went to during our holiday in the area it was slightly over priced for dinner.

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Thank Emma S
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

We are very proud of our beautiful old building and our location, nestled into the hillside it offers both coastal and countryside views so its always nice to read that others agree. Our Chefs work hard on there menus, the food is fresh, cooked to order, and where possible locally sourced and that is reflected in the price and the... More 

Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for dinner at the Rising Sun and were surprised to find a high quality restaurant rather than simple pub food. We had vegetarian dishes as well as crab and Dover sole. The taste and presentation were both superb. There was a nice buzz in the place and the service was faultless. With wine and 3 courses, you should... More 

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Thank johnpetersfield
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

Your comments about the food and service have been passed on to the staff and were much appreciated by them.We thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review and look forward to welcoming you back to the Rising Sun next time you are visting this beautiful part of North Devon. More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the pub here during our stay. Tony always has a smile. Very welcoming to young children. See you again soon

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Thank Lisa N
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

Happy, satisfied customers what more can we say except thank you.We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to enjoy some more of our hospitality here at the Rising Sun More 

Beaminster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here to grab a quick lunch. We both went for the ploughman's. this consisted of pork pie, ham, cheese, pickle, apple, lettuce, pickled onions, white bread and brown bread and spread. The bread was fresh and delicious and the cheese and ham were very tasty. My only criticism would be to have proper butter and more cheese! Busy... More 

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Thank nicshoe
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

We were pleased to read you enjoyed your recent lunch time visit, butter is served with our ploughman's, the Chefs roll and cut it daily. We do get very busy with locals and visitors alike, which we think makes for a great atmosphere for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to enjoy some more of our... More 

Melbourne, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful thatched roofed pub/restaurant/hotel, full of atmosphere and old world charm. Our first night in Lynmouth was a birthday celebration and we booked a table for 4. The table was set beautifully and the meal was every bit as good. So good in fact that we went back on our second night too. Good service, first rate!

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Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

We are really proud of our beautiful old building, which is full of old world charm so its always nice to read when others agree. We were really pleased you enjoyed your birthday celebration with us so much so you visited us again on your second evening. Your lovely comments about your meal and the service have been passed on... More 

Westbury, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for lunch after a long hike down the Lynn valley. My wife and I ordered a beer and crab sandwich each and we're expecting the usual overpriced seaside pub grub that is sadly found in too many tourist venues. We were however pleasantly surprised. The local real ales was excellent and the crab sandwiches were probably the... More 

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1 Thank Ian G
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

We were really pleased you enjoyed your recent visit. The great comments made about the crab sandwiches have been passed on and were much appreciated by the Chefs who make the bread daily. Thank you very much for recommending us as a place to visit and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for bar lunch during a walk in the East Lyn Valley. Sandwiches were excellent with chunky granary bread and generous and tasty fillings. Good beer too! But why do pubs persist is serving those tasteless leathery vegetable crisps on the side?? A few nice Kettle crisps would be far more acceptable! But all in all a very good... More 

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Thank seymourstars
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your lunch time sandwiches, the bread is made daily by our Chefs as are the vegetable crisps. We thank you very much for your review and look forward to welcoming you back again next time you are vising this beautiful part of North Devon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again I find myself having forgotten to book a table in a restaurant, I like to keep people on their toes and see what they can offer. We arrived with friends and hung around the bar, the gentleman behind the bar asked if we were eating and he found a table in the bar for us whilst we had... More 

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Thank Icarus1986
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

It seems we ticked all the boxes to make your evening a memorable one, with excellent comments being made about the food and staff. We would always recommend pre booking a table in our Restaurant, that said we will always do our best to sit any body looking to eat in our bar area. This can sometimes incur a wait.... More 

Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I had half a cow with my helping !. The Sunday lunch is huge, tasty, varied veg and hot. Excellent value and my wife had a small persons helping which was cheaper and very filling. Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Chris W
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, your comments about your lunch were very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back again to enjoy some more of our hospitality next time you are visiting the area. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best meal we had on our recent visit to the area. We were served fresh, superbly cooked seafood dishes with the view of Lynmouth harbour just through the window. If you are planning a visit to the area you must give this place a try. Great food, great staff, great atmosphere.

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Thank Mike D
Rising Sun V, Front Office Manager at Rising Sun Resturant, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending the Rising Sun as a place to visit, we do agree we have a great view of the harbour and surrounding countryside. Your fantastic comments made about the food and staff have been passed on and were much appreciated by all. We look forward to welcoming you back again to enjoy some more of our hospitality,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynmouth St | Harbourside, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753223

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