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Reviewed 9 February 2022 via mobile

Group of 18 booked in. Order meals at Bar Order drinks at Bar. No table water. Meals come out 1 hr later over a time of 1 hour. My fish was burnt, loaded plate with chips, basic salad. 3 other people didn't eat their meals....Burnt, under cooked salt and pepper squid. Warm to hot night, no fan or air conditioner in dining area. Not impressed.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Mick G, Owner at The Rising Sun Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2022

Hi . After reading your report I am convinced you are not talking about the right Rising Sun Hotel .We are based in Auburn in the Clare Valley . There are 4 Rising Sun Hotels in SA that I am aware of . One is...More

Reviewed 21 October 2021

If you are travelling from Clare to Adelaide, this makes a good stop for good coffee, and friendly service for coffee on the front verandah.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 20 October 2021

charming accommodation in historic setting, extensive pub style menu but premium quality food - sensibly priced

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 September 2021

Always a favourite to pop in for lunch on the way to Clare. My favourite is the Coopers beer battered fish (flathead) & chips with coleslaw, The beer batter is divine, thick crispy & hot, with fresh fish inside. The chips are amazing, and the...yummy coleslaw has a nice savoury creamy dressing. Hubbie had his favourite, bangers & mash. Unbeatable for pub grub. Great service also. We hadn’t booked but realised we should have, they were very busy, so pays to book.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 6 April 2021

Had lunch here over Easter. Nice spot on the front verandah. Meals not exactly cheap but plenty of food. Table service was prompt and meals served in good time.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 16 March 2021

We stayed at this country hotel on our driving holiday and decided to eat in. We were impressed by the quality and presentation of the dishes, friendly service from the hard working staff, and unbelievable value for money.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 24 January 2021

If you visit Auburn you can't miss The Rising Sun. Great country pub doesn't do it justice. The food is very good, great choice on the menu and behind the bar. The service is friendly and welcoming. Great place for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 13 January 2021 via mobile

This is a great pub with plenty of history in the heart of the Clare Valley. Food options are varied & are all generous. Flicks of galahs on sunset

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 26 November 2020 via mobile

Have been numerous times and never disappoints Food is local and so is the wine. The area has a variety of places to visit and this place has a bnb to stay Enjoy yourself

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 21 November 2020

Came here on a Tuesday night with my wife. Nice pub for a small town. Meals good. Enjoyed our visit here. If you are in town, definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2020
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4