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The Sun Cafe Restaurant

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25 Sun Street, Lancaster LA1 1EW, England
+44 1524 845599
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waitress rude & service so bad - imagine ordered coffee and it being cold and when you asked for a fresh hot cup they simply dipped the steamer into your original cup and gave it back to you?! Not hygienic. My scrambled eggs were served like a white stringy birds nest when i asked what kind of scrambled eggs they... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for a night as part of our Valentine's trip to Lancaster and although the restaurant doesn't take bookings, they put a reserved sign on a table for us which I thought was a nice, welcoming touch! The restaurant was quiet but there was still a nice, cosy atmosphere and the staff were lovely and kind.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We recently dined here mid week (Though not on a special offer evening) My Wife mother in law and I had a three course meal. We started with stuffed mushrooms in Garlic and My mother in law had the crayfish, mains were the Chicken (Beautiful sauce) Sea Bass and the Steak for me, capped off with a bottle of Newzealand... More 

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1 Thank David N
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Dropped in here one day for lunch. Not sure it's that cheap, but the food was amazing (pasta and fish). A little off the beaten track, but worth checking out.

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1 Thank Fran M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was my first dinner at the Sun Cafe having had brunch there some time ago which was itself very nice. Although quiet, it was a wet Wednesday after all, the restaurant had a warm and inviting feel. The service was delightfully courteous, respectful and attentive. The waiter was happy to chat and provide information when asked but did not... More 

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Thank Phil C
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

a truly fabulous place to have lunch and a catch up with friends. good fresh food and fab coffee choices something for everyone

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Thank Shirl A
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I visited today for a spot of brunch after an appointment. I ordered a cooked breakfast. The staff were attentive and polite and more than happy for me to substitute a few items. The cooked breakfast that arrived was beautifully cooked and presented. I love the atmosphere here. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner with friends, family or solo... More 

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1 Thank Joshua M
Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Excellent food and service. I had the cray fish and prawns to start, sea bass for main and chocolate brownie for desert. Everything was spot on. One of the best meals in ages, highly recommend.

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Thank Karen H
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Turned up without booking on a Thursday (Late night shopping) evening with our 2 babies. We were found a table with plenty of space and were looked after brilliantly. The food was amazing and decent value and the waiter was in constant attendance without being overbearing. Couldn't recommend more.

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Thank BeardedJim
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a quick bite solo, ordered the salad off the specials board and wasn't disappointed. In fact it was the best Caesar salad I have had, salad was very fresh, great mix of leaves and the chicken beautifully cooked with just the right amount of cheese and dressing. With a glass of coke, all for £10.50, perfect thank... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 54 - USD 85
Cuisine
British, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
18:30 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Sun Street, Lancaster LA1 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 845599

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?