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The Sun Inn

Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish pie” (15 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited the Sun Inn many times, and have reviewed it before but not for a while. At the moment all the Xmas Decorations are up and it feels very festive and cosy! The staff are all very professional & work extremely hard to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sunhshine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a meal for my wife's birthday and the food was average. My starter of Chicken parfait was bland and the chutney wasn't very nice. The kids mains were small and the sausage and mash was literally just that. Not even a little...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ald0c75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When travelling, we often stop for coffee and cake at the Sun Inn. It’s quite good, but the service is normally poor. I usually go order at the counter rather than wait for service. On route somewhere as usual, we decided to call in for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Alison1154
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Nice snug room with a large open fire was ideal on a cold day. We went with the coffee shop menu and my club sandwich with chips was excellent. Quite highly proced though, especially for this area. Service excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RichardA3246
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Afternoon tea is worthwhile at the Sun Inn. Good menu and great service. Will be back in the future.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We had heard a lot of verbal reports recommending The Sun Inn, but had avoided it due to the reports on TA regarding service. So was pleasantly surprised with the good service we got on Sunday 14th'slunch. Nice choices for a 2 course Sunday meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Winnie46Edinburgh
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Stopped off on the way home for something to eat, there carpark is small but at night is not very lit up as my pal fell when we were leaving The food was lovley but when we were there was a wedding on and we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank G_Inspector
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Have not visited The Sun Inn for while and glad to see they are still producing excellent food at reasonable prices. Service excellent on a Friday lunch time as was getting busy when we arrived but got a table no problem. My wife had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jim2750
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Met up with friends for lunch and I can honestly say the food was perfect. Staff were great and helpful and checked in after each course to make sure everything was going well. The Sunday lunch/dinner offer was a great with two courses for £17...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank grannyhanlan
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We were all very disappointed to find the menu in the restaurant is all completely different to what is on your website, I know some things change due to the seasons but this was practically the whole menu, the food we had was ok, have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GillianD825
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20 July 2018|
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Response from Craig_Minto | Property representative |
Hi Alison We are 2.6miles from Melville Castle. Hope that helps. Craig.
Jim K
20 June 2018|
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Response from Craig_Minto | Property representative |
Not far. Two miles at most.
23 March 2018|
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Response from valsreid | Reviewed this property |
I would check with them, if they are aware in advance I'm sure they'll accomodate you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
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