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Sun Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , British
6 Market Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AU, England
+44 15242 71965
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Contemporary, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Market Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten and drunk at the Sun frequently over the last 10 years. It is probably our favourite pub albeit it has not always delivered on the food front. Tonight however we enjoyed the lite bites as Tapas. They were excellent and complimented by courteous and...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small plates here for lunch are perfect. We both had the fishcakes which were delicious and filled a gap but was not over-facing. Knowing we had supper later I felt only like a snack and the fishcakes and a broccoli soup were plenty. The service...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal at the sun Inn. Restaurant was fairly quiet, service was extremely good and very friendly. The food is fairly simple but of excellent quality ingredients and was very nicely prepared and served. Particularly enjoyed the lamb rump and belly with dauphinoise. Reasonable selection...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

The Sun Inn is a great pub and restaurant... one we have used many times over the years. The menu is now a classic a-la-cart rather than the older formal set tdh. Which is good to let each diner choose a wider range of tastes...More

Thank Graeme16
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A delightful dining experience with restaurant quality food. We each enjoyed a main and dessert course in the lovely room to the back of the main bar. The service was slightly disorganised, but very friendly and helpful.

Thank rjb592017
Reviewed 30 December 2017

My partner and I ate here during our visit to Kirkby Lonsdale. We loved the selection of local game type dishes - fallow deer, wood pigeon, duck, lamb - al beautifully cooked and presented. Good wine selection and attentive service. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank KittyBee_23
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in on way to lakes and saw the small plates menu, pub had been redone and although modern was sympathetic and comfortable. Tapas style menu was English in main and each dish was well cooked and prices reasonable. Would certainly try again.

1  Thank Woodychester1
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Brilliant menu - lovely portion sizes and great combinations. Wine menu is ace too and the atmosphere very romantic and special.

Thank Britta B
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Like other reviewers, we have been staying and eating at The Sun Inn for many years. The chef, Sam, was producing such fine food that he was being tipped for a spot on a popular TV cooking contest! We had always enjoyed friendly, personal service...More

Thank linda w
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We've heard lots of good things about the Sun but were disappointed tonight. I'm not sure if it was because it is Christmas but tonight the service was slow and impersonal, the portions were tiny and over priced. The quality of the food was good...More

1  Thank Julie H
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sara p
21 June 2016|
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Response from Emma A |
there is always 1 veggie option but they do have a separate vegetarian menu on their website which you can pre order from they just need 24 hours notice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Market Street, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Kirkby Lonsdale
  • Phone Number: +44 15242 71965
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The Sun Inn's AA restaurant features local produce, using top regional ingredients in modern British dishes and with a few creative touches.
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