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The Rising Sun

$$ - $$$, British,
Middlewich Road, Crewe CW2 8SB, England
+44 1270 213782
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Middlewich Road, Crewe CW2 8SB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well, having read some of the other reviews - it seems to be either 1s or 5s - but our experience doesn't tie in with those described by the 1s: On a weekday just after lunchtime, we stopped with our 15 ton horsebox on the...More

1  Thank hardtom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a meal to this once amazing establishment, wow it's now not the same, I can't fault the waiters/ waitresses they all played there part to a super high standard, however the 'manager', how can you manage a restaurant from the bar? Each time...More

2  Thank derekmush
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here tonight service and food was outstanding. Food is well presented hot and very tasty. Good choice on the menu something for everyone's taste. Pub has a good friendly atmosphere and the staff were helpful and friendly. Nick the Landlord...More

1  Thank suzampton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about this visit was just shocking. We've been coming here maybe 2 or 3 times a year for the last 6yrs and always found it to be ok food at good prices. It is now a different menu and possibly new management and we...More

3  Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never usually bother with reviews but I felt the need to sign up to Trip Advisor specifically to review this meal. I came here for dinner with my Partner having been here before several times in the past, but not for a while. When...More

3  Thank LJF27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this evening for tea. New manager is very welcoming. So friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Food was quick and lovely. Atmosphere very jolly and staff well trained and very approachable. Definitely going to go again.

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal with friends from work lovely atmosphere staff were very friendly and helpful I hadn't been for over a year and the food has really stepped up a notch The desert menu is amazing we will definatly revist soon

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has recently reverted back to a Chef & Brewer. We visited on a Sunday and the menu is very limited. I had the trio of meats Sunday roast and I have to say it was an absolute rip off. They had run out of...More

3  Thank nh1Crewe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted nicely and they asked if we would like to sit on the side where you have table service or if we would like the bar side and we wouldn't have this? As it is casual dining! I've never seen this approach before....More

3  Thank hayley123xxx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Normally I'm really fair when eating out, however, the meal we had here wasn't good. The waiting on staff were fab, really friendly, excellent service and very attentive. The children's meals were wrong but they offered to bring something else, which was good. The chicken...More

2  Thank Vicky J
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Pauline M
16 September 2017|
Response from nbarker64 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
I did not have access as the manager to put the information out there that the business is now a chef and brewer and not brewers fayre or whatever it was called. I am an honest person who wants best for this business. I am... More
Pauline M
10 September 2017|
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Response from gavilar | Reviewed this property |
But I am not the manager. Would be a bit of a treck everyday comming from Wiltshire 😆
24 April 2017|
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Response from nbarker64 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
As put, just call us and we will try to accommodate anyone. If we can do it, it will be done. Regards. Nick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middlewich Road, Crewe CW2 8SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Crewe
  • Phone Number: +44 1270 213782
  • E-mail
Traditional Inn serving great food and a tempting range of quality cask ales the regularly change and wines served by the glass or by the bottle. We also have a range of Gins that are enjoyable served with a range of tonics or even rose lemonade!
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