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The Sun Inn

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Lancashire, England
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We nipped in and enjoyed a pint of Adnams Broadside beer in the rear garden on a hot sunny afternoon, whilst the ladies were shopping. The pub restaurant looked very homely and was fairly busy. We spoke to a couple who were staying here and eating on the patio area, they spoke very highly about the food and accommodation. We...

Thank OldBear
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We always go to the sun inn for a drink and nibbles if you can get a seat in the lounge which is full of sofas armchairs and a huge fire place that's where we usually sit. there is a large restaurant to the rear and also a garden area the menu looks good although we have never eaten here...

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were booked in for two nights, but quickly decided to stay for three. The Sun was perfectly placed for our purposes, lots of dog walks, some bike rides and delicious food with such friendly and efficient staff. We were thrilled to find this pub, and would really recommend it to anyone visiting the area. Our room, Elsa, was big...

1Thank DMMDorset
Ingatestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

everytime we visit Dedham, we tend to get lost. however a nice stopover in the high street [no banks !] and popped in to this marvellous pub, fulln of character for a sit down and a refreshing drink in the garden. also amazed to see jack hobbs cricket bat [1925] on the wall outside the loos. pleasant staff.

1Thank jmcwwta
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went to the sun inn with husband and a good friend and first appearance was strange there was 2 or 3 men sitting around the bar who didn't look particularly friendly nor did the bar man and then the door kept opening and all these dogs kept coming in with owners obviously so we were a bit hoping we were...

Thank kizzyframes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The hotel was more than we expected with very well looked after in the style of the old building. On arrival the staff were very helpful and when we are in the restaurant, it was a pleasure to have a young team looking after us. They knew the menu and drinks and they all worked together to make or evening...

1Thank funandsunseeker
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Lovely pub - not the absolute tops in décor etc but first class staff and probably the very best roast beef sandwich I have ever had. Parking may be a problem in high season but otherwise highly recommended.

Thank penfolds_bin_95
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Third stay in Dedham and second stay at The Sun. Just how we remember it and will definitely be back. What we love: Staff: so accommodating and friendly. Literally bend over backwards to make you feel welcome (bar, kitchen and managers). Rooms: Constable: cute little room. Comfy bed. Great view of the church Phaethon: good sized room with a REALLY...

1Thank NewDadLondon
Colchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Six of us arrived, with muddy boots and a dog, at a busy lunch-time when they already had 53 walkers in the restaurant. Despite this we were given excellent and friendly service and the food was delicious. We relaxed on the terrace which was sheltered and sunny. We will be back!

Thank Elizabeth A
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Visited Dedham with 5 friends for a girls weekend away, The Sun Inn was a great place to stay, gorgeous rooms, exceptional customer service and great food. For our special deal we even had a picnic provided for the Saturday.

Thank snools_11

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This quintessential coaching inn at the heart of the gentle rolling landscape of Constable Country has been a watering hole for villagers and resting post for travellers for centuries.These days, it’s much the same – an ideal spot to revive yourself be it with a pint of Brewer’s Gold, a meal using fine East Anglian produce or a good night’s sleep. Welcome to The Sun Inn ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sun Inn

Address: High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Colchester > Dedham
Price Range: RM526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Sun Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Sun Hotel Dedham
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Elsa is a spacious room.”
 of 5 bubbles Hili, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Light sleepers should ask for a room at the back”
 of 5 bubbles tobyf785, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms opposite the church unless you are a very light sleeper”
 of 5 bubbles DMMDorset, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room was very good we didn't see any of the others”
 of 5 bubbles funandsunseeker, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you have a travel cot - Elsa/ Phaethon”
 of 5 bubbles NewDadLondon, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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