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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Warm greeting by friendly and attentive staff. Excellent menu and lovely restaurant area. Full bar. This establishment is a proper "inn" and serves fantastic food in large portions at fantastic prices. We were really impressed with the entire experience and thoroughly recommend The Rising Star to other travellers.

Thank Max118118
Axminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

First time in The Rising Sun and pleasantly surprised. Quite a few locals but also catering for day trippers. However we were neither but in search a a quick lunch. The staff were very friendly and efficient. Lunch was good - scampi and ham egg and chips. All done well with a very quick service

Thank Ali C
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited the pub on two evenings for a large family meal during our stay at St Mawes. On both occasions we found the meals and service good for the price and standard of hostelry. Good local pub beer is available.

Thank JPJP33
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited this pub for lunch last weekend.The weather was lovely so we sat outside enjoying the sea views .We ate inside the place could do with decorating a little however the lunch we had was super .The portions were huge especially the mussels ! Nice welcoming cosy pub .

Thank Jan H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We came for a drink and light lunch. Basic pub with some local beers, standard pub menu with seafood. The decor could do with refreshing but if you want a pint and a bite this is perfectly fine. Don't think I would come for a dinner or celebration meal.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The sun was shining, table free outside on a lovely October lunch time. Fresh dressed crab was yummy, my husbands fish and chips were fresh and dry! Lovely atmosphere a perfect end to a lovely long weekend break, thank you

Thank TheOldCroque
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We ate in the Rising Sun on Tuesday night and enjoyed the gammon,egg & chips - good sized portions and good value. Service was good and cheerful. The dessert menu was limited and slightly out of step with the range of starters and main courses on the menu. We enjoyed our meal and booked for the following night for the...

Thank Ktpcat
Hawkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed eating fish, chips and mushy peas sitting outside watching all the comings and goings of the town and harbour. A good local pub, serving a menu of typical pub grub, and friendly staff.

Thank sallychips2016
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice setting- lovely sitting outside in the sun, but that's it really. Lunch was mediocrity personified-a microwaved baked potato stuffed with very inferior baked beans and a tiny sprinkling of cheese. Cost was £7.95 which was quite extortionate. I ordered a still mineral water and was given a sparkling. There was an indifference in the staffs' manner which was quite...

Thank tessie1
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I had the pan fried fish of the day and it was delicious. my other half had fish and chips and his meal was very tasty too. friendly staff and beautiful setting. we sat outside and watched the harbour world go by. would definitely recommend

Thank jo f

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about The Rising Sun

Address: The Square, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Roseland Peninsula > St Mawes
Price Range: $193 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rising Sun 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Ask for a room with a sea-view - the slightly higher cost is worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles christinag132, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Restaurant can be quite busy but apart from the outside there are several rooms inside”
 of 5 bubbles KayA111, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“watch out for seagulls if your sitting outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 267gavinc, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have sea views at a premium. First consider how much time you will spend in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryB236, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite is huge”
 of 5 bubbles suzycosta, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
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