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The Sun Inn

) #1 of 209 Restaurants in Basingstoke $$ - $$$ , British,
Winchester Rd A30, Basingstoke RG25 2DJ, England
+44 1256 397234
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Winchester Rd A30, Basingstoke RG25 2DJ, England
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1 - 10 of 588 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, well cooked and served in a lovely gastro pub environment Bonus is on Mondays ladies you can obtain a free desert 😁

1  Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 1 week ago

So impressed that the chef had prepared a special vegan menu for two of our group,with choices for starter, main and even desserts! All delicious, with outstanding presentation, as were all the rest of our meals. Friendly, helpful service, especially to my elderly father who...More

1  Thank Mary A
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best meals i have had for a long time This may be a public house but the restaurant is very pleasant, the food and service were excellent.

1  Thank jillhut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal . the staff are very friendly, and the food was great and a good atmosphere .What more do you need for a evening out

1  Thank johnEB82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this is one of the best meals that I have had in a long time. The food was excellent and staff were very efficient and friendly. If you are foody you must visit

1  Thank Steelsy1266
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sisters and I met with friends we had a most delicious meal in a very relaxed atmosphere I also had to make a return trip with my family because we had such a lovely time

2  Thank Pamela X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely calm and relaxing atmosphere. Friendly and warm service. Excellent quality of food and good variety of choice.

2  Thank mandyg198
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff and obviously an amazing and super talented chef .. as good as any fine restaurant . Almost spoilt by a very noisy family with young kids who ran around the bar area at top volume. Thankfully they left before our wonderful food arrived...More

2  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A long overdue visit here with my wife to treat my mother-in-law. Both ladies can be classified as "foodies" and it was Mother's first visit here. If you want Masterchef quality food, this is the place to go. A note for the chef. A few...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made a late booking for lunch on a Saturday. We were told that could take the booking for the bar area and not the restaurant. The menu offers an good choice of food with prices to suit most budgets. The Wine List offers a selection...More

2  Thank Ian T
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Questions & Answers
4 November 2016|
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Response from TheSunInnDummer | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for the enquiry. I would also recommend booking in advance for the weekend and Friday's. The rest of the week will be 99% of the time have room in the bar area.
27 August 2016|
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Response from airtravel | Reviewed this property |
Really can't remember but sure around the £15. good size portions
2 August 2015|
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Hello, I cannot answer this question as such however there is a website link in the description section which, if you follow, will lead you to the menus where you can see for yourself. I hope this helps, Jakel386
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winchester Rd A30, Basingstoke RG25 2DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 397234
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The Sun Inn, situated in Dummer, South of Basingstoke, awarded 2 AA Rosette and Michelin Guide BIB Gourmand 2017 continues to go from strength to strength under the guidance of Head Chef Gordon Stott. Still only 25, Gordon is one of the youngest chefs in the country to run his own pub after taking over as Landlord and Head Chef in February 2012, where he is ably supported by a similarly young but experienced team. All produce is locally sourced, and food cooked fresh on the premises to order.Drinkers are catered for with a wide variety of high-quality ales, many of which are supplied by the local Triple fff Brewery.
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