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The Sun Inn

High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
+44 1206 323351
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (11 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here after rave reviews from friends but not too impressed. Lovely log fire and nice seating area. Staff friendly. Menu not too sure about, I choice a starter tart with chips for my main,( no vinegar for the chips) my food was fine. My...More

Thank teresa s
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely gastro pub fronts the high street but has a gravel car park and secluded beer garden around the back. The bar area has a beautiful walnut bar top but the highlight is the simple restaurant at the back which serves a small menu...More

Thank Rob I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely food, Roast beef on the Sunday was fantastic. Staff was friendly but not sure if they were new as did not seem very switched on. I would happily go back.

Thank yosiopine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch on a sunny autumn day sat by the bar fire certainly warmed us up. We ate from the full menu enjoying a creamy cauliflower and saffron soup with pine nuts and raisins and a beautifully tender and flavoursome fillet of pork with very tasty...More

Thank frankafile
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a lovely Sunday lunch here with friends. The food was top notch pub grub at reasonable prices and the service was excellent.

Thank killerdwarf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and myself were staying in Dedham over night at the Hall, we arrived too early so went to find food. This looked nice from the outside so we decided to try it. What a wonderful surprise. They served us some lovely fresh oysters...More

Thank donna1chief
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having visited the sun on several yearly family outings over the past 10 years,we have always found the menu to be unusual but high quality,and excellent service,on this visit the food was far too salty and not very appetising. also service was far from the...More

4  Thank DUNCAN M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Sun Inn is a great gastro pub, good food, ambience and service located in the heart of Constable Country. My only gripe was there being just two draught lagers available both by the same supplier, albeit local. The bitter drinker seems to be more...More

Thank Flying_Demon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Little darling, it's been a while since we've been here...... Boy how it has changed ......superb service, fantastic food and drink, delightful decor, friendly and welcoming staff. ...........we will soon be back,

Thank Eamonn T
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were having a short break in the village and booked a table for a couple of nights in advance. The menu was very good for a pub and the prices quite acceptable. Service quick and efficient and friendly. The place was pretty busy but...More

Thank Robert S
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23 September 2017|
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Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
They welcome dogs in the front and back bar's
13 December 2016|
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Response from EssexSwimfan | Reviewed this property |
From memory we paid in the region of £120 for one night in a very nice room with breakfast. Could have been £10 either side of that. You can get a precise price from The Sun without obligation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Dedham
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 323351
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