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Rising Sun Resturant

Lynmouth St | Harbourside, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England
+44 1598 753223
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (69 reviews)
“seafood” (59 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lynmouth St | Harbourside, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England
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1 - 10 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow. From the outside this looks like a normal (albeit very quaint and historic) pub. I'd vaguely noticed on TA that it had a good review score, but hadn't looked further. Well, we were blown away. The dining room (where we ate, as opposed to...More

Thank deeboy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked a table in the hotel restaurant rather than risk the bar in peak season. Food very good and dining room charming. £29.50 fixed price for 2 courses (we weren't offered the bar menu as an alternative!). We baulked at an extra £9 each for...More

Thank CarolineWR
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here twice during our 4 day stay and on both occasions the food was superb and the staff couldn't be more helpful. My wife had the crab and as a well heeled seafood specialist she thought it outstanding (as a side note had crab...More

Thank rawlo72
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant is excellent and requires making a reservation but you can also eat in the bar without a reservation if you can get a table so get there early. We had a double room which was compact and comfortable with a great view over...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Rising Sun only for a restorative drink after a long wet drive to Lynton. The bar was busy and the welcome was very friendly. While having a drink at the bar we studied the menu and were very impressed at the...More

1  Thank Colin E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat on the stone benches looking over the harbour and we were hooked. We didn't stay, but spent 3 excellent evenings there. Great atmosphere inside too.

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here based on the Tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. We truly enjoyed our food and the wine was delicious (white Rioja). It was by far our best meal in our week long England trip. I don't agree with comments on the price...More

Thank Huib V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful evening meal, I had whitebait as a starter which was excellent, the freshest I have ever tasted and all the other dishes were of a similar standard. Ate here with friends whilst staying at Lynton, the staff were so helpful even to...More

Thank Ros R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a drink here a couple of times during our stay and decided to try their restaurant one evening. I am so glad we did. The food was superb. Very friendly staff. To our amazement when we came to leave they were unable to...More

Thank Alby1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple of drinks sat outside and decided to book a table for our evening meal. Staff were friendly, restaurant cosy and charming, food tasty and well presented. Seafood linguine was very very good. Prices a little on the higher side which impacts...More

Thank Keith T
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Questions & Answers
10 July 2015|
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Response from Rising Sun V | Property representative |
I have book a table in our restaurant for the 16th July as requested, what time would you like to eat ? I have asked for a window table for you but we can never guarantee it. If I can be of further help then please do not... More
23 June 2015|
Response from Rising Sun V | Property representative |
Dogs are very welcome in our bar area and some of our rooms. But are not allowed in our restaurant. We are very happy to work alongside customers with dietary requirements where possible. We just ask you mention it at time... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynmouth St | Harbourside, Lynmouth, Exmoor National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1598 753223
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