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The Rising Sun

) #42 of 57 Restaurants in Sidmouth $$ - $$$ , British,
School Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9PF, England
+44 1395 516616
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef” (2 reviews)
“village pub” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
School Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9PF, England
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a gem of a pub, lovely homemade meals. I had a superb lasagna, so tender and tasty; my husband had a glorious crab and pawn salad; and my son had a stunning homemade burger. We also had delightful chips. A nice feel to...More

Thank brenda j w
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Title says it all Local beers and food well priced and a lot cheaper that most in the area Clean with friendly staff Totally recommend

Thank Brubaker65
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Such a good village pub Beer is cheap compared with other local pubs and lots of food to choose from Great food challenge Lovely decour and friendly staff Recommended to all

Thank Brubaker65
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

25 Feb This is a great pub Good food good drinks and friendly I've been a number of times and it was time to say to all visit this village gem. Prices really good not at all expensive Recommended to all

Thank Brubaker65
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch, staff were very friendly. Two of us ate fish, one beef pie and one ham and eggs, all with chips. All the food was fresh and the chips excellent (see photo). If we're in Sidnouth area again we will try who...More

1  Thank RLawrenceWilson
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The table was booked and a very good job that it was ! The pub was warm and cosy on a very cold bleak Sunday, as you entered it was lovely to see that the warmth was coming from a cosy log fire, in a...More

Thank vicki2050
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Myself and 3 friends decided to support a relatively new locally owned business to celebrate our Christmas night out. The Rising Sun were advertising a Christmas party night with a meal and disco. The meal did not disappoint. I had prawn cocktail to start, served...More

3  Thank chel250
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Although we have owned a holiday home in Sidmouth for sometime its been a few years since we last visited The Rising Sun pub. Had cause to need a meeting room for an AGM for a local residents association so called in because I remembered...More

1  Thank JBG1
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Unfriendly welcome, menu choices terrible, unless you like chips or peas! Not a vegetable (unless peas) insight. Frozen cheesecake for dessert, oh which it was supposed to be as it was an icecream cheesecake! Shame if never said that on the menu! Not good for...More

1  Thank tina b
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful Sunday roast, choice of lamb or beef, I had beef and my husband had the lamb , both cooked to perfection, with plenty of vegetables including my favourite cauliflower cheese which is divine !! and a lovely big fluffy Yorkshire pudding, no...More

Thank Leona R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Street | Sidford, Sidmouth EX10 9PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 516616
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Under new ownership since July 2016, the Rising Sun now offers a fresh new menu and selection of Real Ales including the locals favourite beer and cider and selected wines to dine for.
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