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The Sun Inn

High Street, Dedham, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO7 6DF
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Opening Information

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 Sunday, 21 April 2019

Ate on Easter Sunday. Had roast pork, very nice. Surprised by the lack of options for roast on Sunday. Only pork. No veggie gravy even and potatoes roasted in beef fat so very non vegetarian- friendly. Luckily the 3 vegetarians who dined with me were not too strict. Desserts were good.

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Great location, nice interior and garden. Staff were very friendly but slow, inattentive and forgetful. Food was good but trying too hard to be different.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

The food was delicious and service was prompt and very friendly. The decor is fabulous and the art was particularly enjoyable. A high standard and much appreciated. Happily recommend and look forward to visiting again soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Great menu and really tasty & interesting food. Plenty of choice of wine by the glass. Service was excellent.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Excellent Sunday lunch!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Our party of 6 (3 couples) had a very enjoyable evening, with a tasty, varied and interesting menu not only being delicious, but prompting conversation over the ingredients used and their presentation. This was our second visit and expect we will return.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Lovely relaxed atmosphere and good food. Polite, professional and friendly staff too. Will be returning (:

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Food excellent. Staff friendly and efficient. Ambience was superb. Definitely coming back if allowed!! Lovely place for a family gathering. Dad enjoyed his Birthday.

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Always a lovely place to visit

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 April 2019

An enjoyable lunch with friends. Service friendly and efficient. However, I commented that the plate my main course was served on was badly chipped in several places and showed this to our server who reported back to the chef. I was then told that his response was " it is a very expensive plate". This was both flippant and rude. Surprised and dissaappointed.

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Visited On Monday, 01 April 2019

Always a good meal. Well cooked and great service.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Great food . Nice to see something different on the menu .

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

I honestly had such a lovely meal here the food was excellent and the menu had so much choice will have to come back!!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Excellent as always!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Lovely food and brilliant service. We were in a bit of a hurry as we were going to see a play after the meal and the waitress was very understanding and helpful. We'll definitely come again.

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Lovely food but not really pub fare. Depends on what you are looking for.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 March 2019

Delicious food, great friendly service, lovely pub. Would recommend to everyone, they even allow dogs in parts of the restaurant.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Wonderful lunch, from start to finish - thank you!

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Visited On Monday, 18 March 2019

Always a special treat for us to visit the Sun Inn. This time it was my husband's birthday lunch. And even though it was a Monday, never the best day to celebrate, it was all perfect. Thanks again

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and visit. Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Really lovely, as always. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

Excellent as always. Thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 11 March 2019

Work lunch so sadly didn’t drink! Amazing food and really great atmosphere though, even though it was Monday lunch. Great service as always. Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

Another fantastic meal. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

A very enjoyable evening. Great service and lovely food.

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