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The Sun Inn - CLOSED

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Well worth a visit

It appears that TripAdvisor does not recognise that The Sun Inn in Bruton, Somerset is a pub. The... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2017
West Country
Found by mistake!

Having just left Stourhead National Trust we were looking for a nice pub to have a Sunday roast. We... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
Peter k
Surrey, United Kingdom
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We are a Traditional family run pub dating back to the 13th century. We offer a friendly informal atmosphere and provide quality home made food at reasonable prices. We specialise in authentic Persian cuisine in the evenings but also provide a...more
33 High Street, Bruton BA10 0AH, England
+44 1749 813493
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

It appears that TripAdvisor does not recognise that The Sun Inn in Bruton, Somerset is a pub. The clue is in the name of the place. I ate at The Sun the day after a most disappointing dinner in a nearby eatery. The Sun proved...More

1  Thank SebastianWestCountry
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Having just left Stourhead National Trust we were looking for a nice pub to have a Sunday roast. We Googled local pubs and one came up in nearby Burton. Whilst parking we could see our intended pub and the Sun Inn. The intended pub was...More

1  Thank Peter k
Reviewed September 21, 2017

We had a drink in the pub which is really old, in the main street in Bruton, Had a look at the menu and discovered that the chef was Iranian and there was a choice of dishes from his country, along with other foods. As...More

3  Thank Margo37
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Dirty scruffy staff barely acknowledge you More interested in cricket Filthy glass Dreadful places No food available and pub garden strewn with filthy full ash trays and rat boxes everywhereMore

Thank vickyDevon
Management response:Responded September 11, 2017

In response to your recent comments concerning your visit to the Sun inn, let me firstly apologise that you felt the bar person was more interested in the cricket than attending to you. This is clearly not the service we wish to provide and with...More

Reviewed September 5, 2017

We stumbled across The Sun in by accident just before 2.30 on a Sunday with 7minstospare before they stopped serving lunch. Cosy dark interior which i bet would be snug on a cold day. However this was a boiling Aug so we sat outside.Not the...More

Thank KTB3005
Reviewed August 28, 2017

If this was nearer to me, I would be happy to call it my local, and a shame that it is not!! - It was at the end of a very hot Bank Holiday weekend where we had good weather for a change and had...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed August 4, 2017

In fairness there was a local festival going on, but we waited over an hour for lunch (with no explanation until after we had eaten). Reasonable lunch, though pretty average, fairly priced.More

Thank Sara C
Nicola B, Owner at The Sun Inn, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2017

Hi, thank you for your valid comments concerning your recent visit to the Sun Inn Buton. We apologise for the long wait you experienced for your meal, it is not in keeping with our normal standards, but as you kindly pointed out there was a...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

After seeing the Chapels high prices and unnecessary pressure to book we found the Sun. The chef advised us on the Persian food and we had a lovely time Very friendly pub

1  Thank DavyWiltshire
Reviewed July 19, 2017

A traditional High Street pub which has a surprise Persian menu in addition to other pub specials. Outdoor eating area too. The type of pub you can rely on for a relaxing, well cooked meal in a convenient location and at a real price.

Thank Orchard9206
Reviewed July 11, 2017

At £7.95 you can't get better value locally. Lots to eat ergo ended up stuffed. Lovely; lovely meal.

Thank WilliamB432
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