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The Rising Sun

$$ - $$$, British,
Middlewich Road, Crewe CW2 8SB, England
+44 1270 213782
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (26 reviews)
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Middlewich Road, Crewe CW2 8SB, England
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1 - 10 of 655 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived just after 12 noon, the warm fire looked most welcoming, unfortunately surrounding tables were reserved. Since our last visit process of ordering has changed to service at the table which is nice. Good menu choice, food as described.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a meal on New Years Day. Had an excellent Fish & chips and the Brewers chicken. The service was great and there was hardly any wait for the food. Great value for money. There are gluten free options available on the...More

Thank Nicola S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to use this place regularly and as we were out for lunch, we did a u turn and pulled into the car park. We were with our 4 yr old grandson....we stood by the board which said ''Stand here to be seated''...there were...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been regulars at the Sun for 20 years or so, but not regular eaters for reasons you will have read on TripAdvisor. However, the new landlord's teething problems seem to have been addressed and we received today the best meal to date in...More

Thank ACLFlynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to walk to what for us is our local. We haven't eaten here for a while. My husband had the blade of beef and I had lasagne. We both cleared our plates! Service was efficient and friendly. I would definitely eat here again...More

Thank caosborne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited The Rising sun for many years and have never been disappointed by anything until now. The menu change means there are no 'light bites' available for lunch, no sandwiches or anything like that. It has gone up in price too, burgers are around...More

4  Thank jaide r
Nick B, General Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jaide There is a light bites menu that can be used Monday to Saturday 12pm to 4pm. I apologise that you did not know about this as the menus should be given to you as you walk into the pub. If there is something...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here several times but this visit really let the place down. The menu changed a few months back and I think ownership at the same time. The once useful NHS staff discount has now stoped as well which is a shame as I...More

7  Thank treeCheshire
Nick B, General Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there The NHS discount has not been stopped but expanded to cover all blue light workers. I do apologise that not everything was to your liking and that there was no 'atmosphere'. The team are always happy and smiling so I do not know...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really lovely place to meet and socialise with friends....a warm friendly atmosphere, will definitely be back🤗

Thank nimo2017
Nick B, General Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for the positive review. the team are working hard to make everything as enjoyable as possible for everyone so we are pleased that you had a great time. See you soon nick and the team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family to have Sunday dinner after waiting an ice age for the food to arrive the beef was awful like chewing on a tasteless Wellington boot! The carrots where rock hard In fairness a refund was given on the meals but this...More

6  Thank siunjessicles2012
Nick B, General Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thanks for the review and I am disappointed that it was not to the standard I know we can achieve. We have a few new members of the team that are now starting to gel together so things are starting to improve. If...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

met with 2 other friends for lunch today, I ordered the Gourmet chicken sandwich which was good (and large) but kept thinking something was amiss but couldn't think what. As it has popped into my head again have just looked (OK some 10 hours later)...More

2  Thank Gwyneth R
Nick B, General Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gwyneth Thanks for the review and do accept my apologies that the bacon was missing. I have spoken to the kitchen staff and it was a mistake as it was on the ones that went out today. We will put it right when you...More

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Pauline M
15 September 2017|
Response from Nick B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
I did not have access as the manager to put the information out there that the business is now a chef and brewer and not brewers fayre or whatever it was called. I am an honest person who wants best for this business. I am... More
Pauline M
10 September 2017|
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Response from gavilar | Reviewed this property |
But I am not the manager. Would be a bit of a treck everyday comming from Wiltshire 😆
24 April 2017|
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Response from Nick B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
As put, just call us and we will try to accommodate anyone. If we can do it, it will be done. Regards. Nick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middlewich Road, Crewe CW2 8SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Crewe
  • Phone Number: +44 1270 213782
  • E-mail
Traditional Inn serving great food and a tempting range of quality cask ales the regularly change and wines served by the glass or by the bottle. We also have a range of Gins that are enjoyable served with a range of tonics or even rose lemonade!
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