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The Sun Inn

) #4 of 8 Restaurants in Dedham $$ - $$$ , British,
High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
+44 1206 323351
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“risotto” (12 reviews)
“roast pork” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As we planned to visit Dedham and decided to pre book a table here for lunch as they are dog friendly 🐾 excellent service, food was first class , we had the roast lamb which was cooked to perfection . Water and bread with dips...More

Thank Lady-Lilly2015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink with friends. Very old traditional pub with very friendly staff & a lively atmosphere, its the type of place I'd like to have as my local. lots of real ales available & the menu looked very good. There's a...More

Thank R L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We live in Dedham and frequent the Sun most Sundays for lunch. It does the best roast, but I always have fish, and the cooking is excellent. The Staff remember you and are very obliging. The only criticism is the infrequent menu change, the meat...More

Thank peterandjune01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great old characterful hotel/pub in the centre of this beautiful village opposite the church. There is a very narrow entrance to the residents car park but once negotiated, the parking is plentiful with spaces reserved for guests ( a very nice touch). The beer garden...More

Thank Buster P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Inn with good food and excellent staff. The desserts are so reasonable at £4.75 and some are unusual

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Atmosphere, Good Beers and Food at Great prices with lovely beer garden. Had a platter for 2 which was excellent value for money.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our overnight stay in the Sun Inn, the room was beautiful with luxurious crisp bed linen, soft white robes and lovely smelling toiletries. The homemade flapjack biscuits especially enjoyed by my husband. The evening meal was a bit disappointing, the pork and...More

Thank Bevey76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rambling old English pub this open fires in winter, good selection of beers, wine and an imaginative menu. There is a lovely quaint feel to the place and one can easily settle in for a lazy few hours with friends or to just watch the...More

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this pub on a Sunday evening to find it fairly busy. Our food was good but the service was poor. The pub is in need of refurbishment as its become rather shabby round the edges which is disappointing which is disappointing as it...More

Thank Valena18
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit when away for the weekend on the strength of reputation and reviews. We were not disappointed. The staff were very attentive and the food was delicious. Reasonably priced considering the quality of the food. We would love to visit again.

Thank Caryn M
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13 December 2016|
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Response from EssexSwimfan | Reviewed this property |
From memory we paid in the region of £120 for one night in a very nice room with breakfast. Could have been £10 either side of that. You can get a precise price from The Sun without obligation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Dedham
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 323351
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