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The Sun Inn

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

Monday-Sunday 11am - 11pm
Lunch Monday-Friday 12-2.30pm
Dinner Sunday-Thursday 6pm-9.30pm
Lunch Saturday-Sunday 12-3pm
Dinner Friday-Saturday 6-10pm

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 Monday, 21 May 2018

Excellent lunch! Best pub in the area!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

Another nice evening , looking forward to music festival in July

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

A lovely meal, as always. Can't wait to try out next month's menu!

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Great rooms,food and friendly staff,can’t say much more just perfect

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

We had a wonderful evening at The Sun Inn and will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

We had a wonderful evening thanks. Your staff were charming and the food was excellent. Great choice of ales.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Really friendly staff and quick service. Lovely food.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Another very enjoyable lunch - friendly service, innovative menu and an excellent wine list. Many thanks.

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

We thought our meal was excellent and very good value for money. We particularly welcomed the fact that ingredients were seasonal, British and local, wherever possible. The staff were all really pleasant and helpful.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 May 2018

Fantastic food in comfortable surroundings .

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

In my opinion the Sun Inn is one of the best places in the broad Colchester area. The chef has a good feel for combining flavours and the wine list is very varied and well chosen.

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Visited On Thursday, 26 April 2018

Excellent menu

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Visited On Saturday, 21 April 2018

We had a lovely meal at the Sun Inn on a Saturday. We came with our baby daughter who has special needs, and we felt especially well looked after by the staff. We were particularly pleased to be booked at a table with extra space and privacy. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 April 2018

Have been many many times over the years and food was as good as ever! However this time the service was really poor, new potatoes came out well after main course and we were asked if we wanted afters, given a menu but after 20 mins waiting no one came to collect the order so we paid an left!

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Visited On Friday, 20 April 2018

Excellent food - much better even than i had been expecting. Every little detail had been thought about... apparently it was a new menu. I thought it was first class. We live in Boxted but will be back soon. All round a very positive evening (and enjoy the relaxed pints at the front first bar of all!) Thank you. James

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Visited On Monday, 16 April 2018

Have been before, both with friends, and once as a single diner without pre-booking. Latest visit was first for friends who accompanied me. They declared it the best pub lunch they had ever had! I have always found the food, service and atmosphere to be excellent. I eat out a great deal and The Sun Inn is a firm favourite. Only grumble this time was that I really found it hard to choose between the dessert choices - I wanted to try all of them! Hope to return soon to sample another one. Thanks.

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Visited On Monday, 02 April 2018

We had a lovely time at The Sun Inn, all the staff were helpful, accomadating and polite. They found us a table even though we hadn't booked, we were lucky as the restaurant was full but there was a cancellation. The food was a delight, tasty and well presented. The accumpneying wine, suggested by Alex, was delicious and a perfect match to our meal. I couldn't have asked for a better lunchtime meal, thank you all at the Sun. Keep up the good work. Staff like this deserve to be paid well, they are the heart of what is a great place to visit, which I will do again, soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 March 2018

Amazing food, friendly staff, great atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 30 March 2018

We were booked in for 2pm and by 2.10pm were still on the A12 with traffic struggling to reach 30 mph. Sheer volume of traffic. We phoned to tell you and were told that if we could get there by 2.45 we would still be served. You could not have been more accomodating then or when we arrived (before 2.45pm) Food, service and atmosphere all spot on. You were very busy, loads of family's with grandparents, parents. young children and dogs nothing too much trouble. Thank you

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Very disappointed when walking in on a cold wet day the fire was out! What a difference it would have been with a lovely fire and a warm welcoming smile from the staff!! It's a lovely old hotel but needs an atmosphere to match the pub.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 March 2018

Won't let me give 5 stars for value for money! Lovely lunch on Sunday, my roast beef was wonderful and others in the party loved their good too. Service was quick and efficient in a busy atmosphere. Well done.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 March 2018

Excellent as usual.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

A wonderful evening with friends

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Visited On Friday, 16 March 2018

The food at the Sun Inn never fails to impress and we had another fantastic meal. The service was efficient and friendly. Our only slightly minor was a bright spotlight above the table that we didn't mention at the time as it was only a minor. We will return again and again...

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

Very enjoyable evening thank you. £28.50 for a bottle of prosecco a bit steep and sometimes difficult to catch the waitresses eye, otherwise an excellent dining experience. Do not miss the lamb ragu!

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