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The Sun Inn

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Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for a birthday lunch and had a lovely meal. The set menu was £12 for two dishes or £15 for three. Each dish was well presented and packed with flavour. This is more than your average pub grub. We noted that a new extension is being built and it is probably on the success of the food served... More 

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France
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited this pub 4 years ago...and came back last Sunday 19th March!!! Still the same quality....absolutely superb food. The Chef deserves a one star Michelin! For starters, we had oysters, and scallops- just perfect-. For main courses we had pork in crumb with roasted potatoes.....just divine!!! Difficult to write with words how everything was just perfect. A beautiful address,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food and wine atmosphere very relaxed with cheerful staff and good service good selection to choose from

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Hawick, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited on our way to Perth, I had been a number of times as a child but have not visited in years and we decided to give it a try, we were not disappointed. The restaurant is lovely and I particularly liked that there was plenty of room between tables. The food was amazing! My husband... More 

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Thank ewalsh87
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to the sun inn so many times before and had some really lovely meals. It's a great family restaurant. We had a rare child free evening so we thought we'd pay another visit. Table was booked for 8pm. We were slightly early so were shown to the new bar area. Ordered drinks, sat waiting for 20 minutes for... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Sun Inn when our friends invited us for dinner. Lovely food and wine. Pleasant atmosphere although a busy Saturday night. Staff are outstanding.. efficient, discreet and very personable. Will be returning.

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Thank Isobel H
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were given a voucher for Christmas of a two course meal, I had mussels for starter and my husband had tomato soup, we both enjoyed them very much For our main we ordered sirloin steak, medium done, again very tasty, no complaints and would definitely return Luckily, being a Thursday evening the restaurant was kept going but not too... More 

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48 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times to The Sun Inn before the extension was added and have always had a great meal with fantastic service but oh how things have changed.... They seem to be struggling with the extra tables and either don't have enough staff or have recruited extras and don't have them up to speed. On our visit waited 15... More 

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Thank J9off
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and i were here today for lunch and we both really enjoyed it! Its a very lovely restaurant...nice relaxed atmosphere and decorated with tartan fabrics,quirky wallpaper and a cosy fire. The staff are friendly and provide great customer service. The menu has good choices..i opted for the duck pate with olive toast and salad..very very nice..well presented.For my... More 

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Edinburgh
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu with huge selection. For all courses. Food was amazing and service was helpful and attentive Good choice of beers at reasonable price . This was our third visit and we will definitely be back

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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
Cuisine
Bar, British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith

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