The Sun Inn

High Street, Dedham, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO7 6DF
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Pub Monday-Sunday 11am - 11pm
Lunch Monday-Friday 12pm-2.30pm
Lunch Saturday-Sunday 12pm-3pm
Dinner Monday-Sunday 5.30pm-9.30pm

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Children's Menu available
  • Bar
  • Accommodation
  • Business Lunch
  • Tiered Restaurant
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
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About The Sun Inn

In the heart of Dedham, The Sun Inn 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 craft beer, a meal using fine East Anglian produce or a good night’s sleep.

Cuisine: British, Italian, Gastro Pub, Slow Food
Dress Code: Smart Casual,Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

It was just lovely!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Excellent as always

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Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

A little understaffed at lunch time so a bit too much waiting time but it was delicious food .

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Welcoming & Friendly staff. When booking was asked if for special occasion and mentioned it was for birthday. But nothing was mentioned on the night and didn’t received birthday plate which would have been nice.we will be back soon for another enjoyable evening or even lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Due to the ALFESTO the restaurant was used as a meeting area and the staff had to redirect people to the garden.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Great evening had by all, would not hesitate to recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Very disappointing evening. Bar service was very slow and inept. My wife is garlic intolerant(mentioned when booking) and was given menu marked with items that could be served garlic free. Full marks! My wife chose lamb and I chose hake with octopus. When the meal arrived it was hake with about 5 squid rings. Queried this with server, said out of octopus should have been told. My wife was violently ill in the night typical effects of eating garlic so maybe her meal wasn't garlic free. Your servers need smartening up. Girls wearing DMs and trainers. Maybe that's the dress code but it's not for me. Not very professional.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Another superb meal, thanks. We've already booked for dinner in August.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Good food beautifully presented, great wine, dogs allowed, tables well-spaced, atmosphere of pub/bar added to ambience in my opinion.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

We came to the Sun to celebrate my mother's 91st birthday. The food was great and the attitude of the various staff couldn't have been better. Our main waitress stands out as being knowledgeable, friendly and funny but also professional. A graet celebration - thank you

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Visited On Monday, 24 June 2019

This is a lovely relaxing inn. I recently had lunch there and we sat in the courtyard. I had neck of lamb with mint and pea sauce and new potatoes. The combination resulted in the most delicious lunch I have had for a long time.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Tasty food with friendly staff in pleasant pub surroundings. Very quiet for a Saturday night so although we had booked we would have been able to get a table anyway

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 June 2019

We picked a early evening for six persons on a Tuesday as we did not want to be rushed, this was ideal as we were able to take our time and enjoy the evening.

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Visited On Monday, 17 June 2019

Excellent food matched only by the service provided.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Cannot thank you enough, we were a late booking, ( on Fathers Day) you and your staff went the extra mile for our party, super efficient, super quality food . Just awesome. Thank you so much for make our special day even more special. Best wishes J and L x

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

We had a very enjoyable breakfast. Full English. Very hot and well presented. Only comments would be that the tea pot is very small for one and the coffee pot for two people just managed half a cup each. Excellent service.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

We had such a good lunch, food was particularly delicious, and service as ever very friendly and competent

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Excellent service staff cheerful and very friendly despite being very busy. Food very good have eaten here before and the standards never slip. Relaxed beautiful surroundings, Dedham is one of our favourite places to visit and we will visit the Sun Inn again in the future.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Really good food and friendly staff

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

Whole experience was excellent. Great staff. Great friendly, genuine service. Excellent food. Waitress knew when to leave us alone and when to help us. We will recommend

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Hired Oak room for 50th birthday drinks - room and atmosphere perfect for this sort of occasion. Bar staff excellent - particularly Holly who looked after us really well.

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

excellent food and service, beautiful decor and atmosphere, would recommend to all

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 June 2019

Wonderful food that was fresh and superbly cooked and a fantastic wine list too. The staff made us feel extremely welcome and service was spot on. An excellent experience all round in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere so a big thank you to all at The Sun Inn.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Great food & service

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Thank you so much for yet another fab meal!! Will be back

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