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Heywood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited the sun for lunch Easter Monday with friends , a typical Lake District hotel/ pub , though a must visit if a Donald Cambell fan , full of bits and pieces of him all around the pub , great beer good food , nice staff try it , louis Manchester .

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was painfully slow with only one person serving. I noticed 2 or 3 other staff flitting in and out the bar area but they kept ignoring the queues. There was a selection of local ales which were not great in my opinion ( I tried 2 of them) Food was not being served when we visited which was...

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Worcester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here a number of times but our visit in March was particularly good. We stay at Coniston at least once a month and often eat here. The staff are fantastic, friendly and really helpful. We have young children and they were especially helpful with them on this visit giving them some toys to play with and being generally...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good ale. Good food. Nice folk. Games room. Lost a Saturday afternoon and evening in the blink of an eye whilst drinking and laughing with friends. Top of the hill behind the Black Bull. 5 min walk. Great views. Will be back.

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York
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Called up here to eat while staying in the village, bar man very pleasant, I had chicken ballotine & my partner the steak, nicely presented & good portions. Friendly pub, would recommend. Football on upstairs so good for anyone wanting to watch the match, we didn't but it adds to the atmosphere in the pub.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I booked last minute as I was hiking around the Lake District dependant on the weather this December. Really couldn't have asked for more. My room was great, cosy and exhibited magnificent views. Couldn't even hear the band or punters downstairs come Friday night! The staff were always very hospitable, making sure all was well. Lovely selection of local ale....

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

What a super review, thank you so much we appreciate all your positive comments, We hope you return soon, Regards The Sun

Hornby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the Sun for dinner last night. The atmosphere was lively with happy walkers fresh off the fells. Despite being very busy the staff were very attentive, friendly and professional. We placed our food order and enjoyed the laughter and banter of our fellow diners and drinkers. After 45 minutes wait we asked the bar staff if they knew why...

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, I never did get to the bottom of who ate your original meal but it was definitely served :) thank you so much for your patience and understanding with the issue, we are glad you were happy with how the situation was handled and hope to see you again soon. Regards The Sun

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

There was a small confusion with our order... we were not concerned, but all the staff were. Never has a tiny mistake been more been more thoroughly made up for. Clearly great customer commitment and a sense of ownership. .... the food and wine are pretty fabulous too. Add in log fires and happy hubbub... we will be back .

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, again I am sorry for the mix up with your order, but am pleased to see it was rectified and that your experience was a positive one. Hope to see you again, Regards The Sun

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Welcomed on arrival and we were a day late but nothing was too much trouble. Fresh coffe and breakfast waiting. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. Stayed one night because had booked another b&b in hawks head but we were strongly disappointed on arrival so left and returned back to the sun for a further 2...

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review from a lovely couple, hope to see you again soon! Regards the sun in coniston

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Dropped in for an evening meal. Delicious contemporary pub grub, salt and pepper whitebait followed by steak and ale and chicken and leek pies. Beers very well kept, selection of 8 local ales, with the choice of a 3 1/3 pint taster board. Staff were wonderful, friendly and very helpful. Fully recommend a visit.

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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate your kind comments. It's a shame you won't be here for our Gin and tapas night on the 20th, hope to see you again soon. Regards the Sun inn Coniston

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Additional Information about The Sun Coniston

Address: Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range: RM141 - RM451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“I stayed in room 6 if that helps”
matthailes, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room number 2 is fantastic”
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