The Sun Inn

High Street, Dedham, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO7 6DF
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Pub Monday-Sunday 11am - 11pm (Closed Sunday from 5pm)
Lunch Monday-Friday 12pm-2.30pm
Lunch Saturday-Sunday 12pm-3pm (3.45pm Sunday)
Dinner Monday-Saturday 5.30pm-9.00pm (9.30pm Friday & Saturday)

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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 Monday, 16 March 2020

Wonderful birthday meal and excellent service considering the current circumstances. Thank you for a memorable experience and best of luck for these difficult times.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

Absolutely fantastic spot. The food was divine, and such good value; we could barely make a decision as we wanted it all! The staff were incredibly friendly and knowledgable. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Food and service was amazing.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 March 2020

Very welcoming staff. Excellent meal. Keep it up, look forward to next time. Kind Regards, John

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 March 2020

We had a great 18th Birthday celebratory meal with our daughter and it was sublime

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Visited On Friday, 06 March 2020

As usual, a thoroughly enjoyable lunch. We were well looked after and the food was superb. No doubt we will be back soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Friendly helpful polite staff. Delicious Sunday lunch although we were aware that guests who came in afterwards were told that they had run out of the roast and trimmings which would have been a real shame!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Lovely as always

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

A wonderful stay in a beautiful historic inn. Such great service. The rooms were tastefully decorated but still in keeping with the building. Meal was very good - inventive menu and excellent choice. Everything was perfect. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Lovely food, serious attention to the vegetarian. To have a vegetarian roast was rare and welcome. We met friends and enjoyed a traditional Sunday lunch time. Even friendly people in the car park who were very helpful in moving their car to make space for us.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Amazing visit, as always

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Very good food, friendly, cheerful service.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

It was all fantastic. I was a bit nervous about coming with a puppy but you really looked after both of us and made us feel at ease. Everything was great! Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 February 2020

Nice friendly atmosphere with good service. Varied menu with a few unusual items which is always good. Have never been dissatisfied with a visit to the Sun

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

We had a truly lovely Sunday lunch at The Sun. Disappointed that our wine choice was not available but not a big deal. Our food was exceptional, best starter (leaf & blue cheese salad) was divine and the roast pork to die for! One grumble i'm afraid, i'm sure there was a 'deal' price for 2 courses on the Sunday menu? But we were charged £33.00 for the 2 x roasts and £15.50 for the 2 x starters?

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

Very nice

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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

Very enjoyable. Good food and friendly service.

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Nice atmosphere. Waiting staff friendly. Hazelnuts with skate over done and bitter. Dessert was a little lackluster (Yorkshire rhubarb). I'd go back, but hope to have a better meal. Bit pricey for what I had overall. Happy to pay for good food and wine.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Food was lovely and staff very attentive. Not a huge choice for vegetarians. Main was nice but probably better suited as a lunch option (tempura cauliflower with flatbread, or mushrooms on toast).

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

We all enjoyed a fantastic meal from the set lunch menu. Amazing value for money and no hesitation in recommending. Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

All very good , been here before and will certainly return

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 February 2020

The Sun is our local and we are pleased to have a good place to eat in our village.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

A very enjoyable lunch

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

We throughly enjoyed our meal and our time in the Sun. Very well looked after and will be back. Jenny

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Visited On Saturday, 08 February 2020

One small criticism is that if you are using truffle or truffle oil in any of the dishes you should mention it on the menu.

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