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Lovely pub

Very nice, traditional local pub which had a great atmosphere inside and friendly staff. Our... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
London, United Kingdom
Great little CAMRA pub..............

The rising Sun deserves its reputation as an outstanding real ale pub, but is also a very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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14 Jun 2018
“Lovely pub”
22 May 2018
“Great little CAMRA pub..............”
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High Wych Road, Sawbridgeworth CM21 0HZ, England
+44 1279 724099
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Very nice, traditional local pub which had a great atmosphere inside and friendly staff. Our friends who live in the area told us that it was know for its ales. My husband tried a few and very much liked them.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The rising Sun deserves its reputation as an outstanding real ale pub, but is also a very pleasant and comfortable environment.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you want a proper pub with a good choice of draught beers, and good hosts, and great atmosphere. Then this is for you.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I have reviewed this pub before and still totally love the beer and the welcoming atmosphere, so for my husband birthday I arranged a surprise party for him - Sharon the landlady, arranged a beautiful buffet with food of my choice and Lauren, (daughter and...More

Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Popped in here for a few drinks when staying at a nearby hotel. From the outside it looks a bit of a dump and first impression on entering isn't much better however it turnout out to be a lovely little micro brewery pub full of...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

What a find. Lovely little pub with a good selection of ales straight from the cask. All racked up and ready to go behind the bar. Nice and friendly too.

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great selection of real ales straight from the barrel in a good old fashioned boozer. No food other than bar snacks

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We popped in for a quick drink before meeting friends elsewhere. What a cute find! A small intimate setting with friendly bar staff and locals. We will pop in again sometime.

Thank Emskiemgee
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Great beer from barrels behind the bar (not pumps) Family run and very friendly. Doesn't sell food which is a plus if you just want a quality drink - who needs the smell of chip fat........ A quiet real ale pub that welcomes all age...More

Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 6 February 2016

A uniquely adult attraction enjoyed by both sexes. The best beer straight from the barrel for miles. Ex locals return year after year to experience the sadly diminishing experience of an English beer house (traditional opening hours, only food available are bar snacks) at least...More

Thank Bill P
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