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The Sun Inn

Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (22 reviews)
“fish pie” (13 reviews)
“bread” (44 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went last night for a special family dinner. Having previously had lovely food there a couple of years ago I presumed it would be similar. I had lamb kofta to start. They were dry and bland with quite a dry salad. More flavour and...More

Thank Breccaf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went there for dinner with my husband and daughter son in law and their baby. The battered fish n chips were good! my husband had the starter and lamb dinner both were tasteless. I had the sole starter it was Tasteless then I went...More

Thank helenabriney
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Overall disappointed with our lunch. It’s an average gastro pub. Food quality does not reflect the high prices.

1  Thank ggmthomson
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here back in 2016. It was booked as a birthday surprise for my partner and what a lovely surprise it turned out to be. The staff were amazingly friendly and helpful. The food and cocktails were delicious and our room...More

Thank Lisastrange14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first visit to the Sun Inn wasn't a disappointment. Taster menu bought on itison was perfect and great value for money. Lovely setting, food and service made for a very enjoyable evening. I will definitely go again even without a voucher.

Thank LibertonMum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Sun or the recommendation of a friend, we were impressed with the layout. Bright breezy and clearly popular for parties as there were a couple going on whilst we were there. On arrival, we were shown to our table and almost before we...More

Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... just for the Hake with Welsh Rarebit alone. Order it. You won’t be disappointed. Lovely lunch. Definitely won’t be eating again today!

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband took me to the Sun Inn for my birthday lunch. Starters were overpriced. My prawns were crispy in a panko/coconut crumb. Husbands prawn/crayfish was rather bland- fish it was served in was rather troublesome. Bith ordered fillet steak- pretty reasonably priced but rather...More

2  Thank ell-jm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 6 of us at this lovely restaurant on the outskirts of Dalkeith. We arrived without reservations on a pretty busy evening and they were very kind in the way they greeted and accommodated us. The food was also pretty good though not as...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Sun inn last night and had a meal there. Staff so helpful, professional and provided an excellent service. Food was absolutely stunning - room was spotless and fully recommend room 5 with a bath. There was only a very minor disapointment -...More

Thank Trish G
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Response from valsreid | Reviewed this property |
I would check with them, if they are aware in advance I'm sure they'll accomodate you.
6 August 2016|
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Response from Julia M | Reviewed this property |
No only dogs for the disabled ♿
5 June 2016|
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Response from Mark F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - there were a few children in there yesterday. Ranging from a couple of babies up to early teens. I could hear one of the babies but as they were in a section behind me I couldn't say if there were any high... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
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