We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rising Sun Inn

Launceston, Cornwall, Altarnun PL15 7SN, England
+44 1566 86636
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (34 reviews)
“profiteroles” (10 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Launceston, Cornwall, Altarnun PL15 7SN, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (323)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 323 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Come hear for some dinner with the misses and the dogs made very welcome. The dogs are allowed in the bar area. Had the box steak which was great well worth ordering.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 5 days ago

This pub must have one of the best burgers in the area. Their food can be highly recommended. Great atmosphere.

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the in laws here for dinner- they are VERY picky- and it went down a treat. We had the fish, the lamb and the pork, sadly the venison was sold out. It was excellent. The staff are also fabulous, from the super barman as...More

Thank Londonmudlover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoy the atmosphere of this pub and have done so for years. We did find though that, alhough the food is good, it is over rated and the prices have become too high. Pity.

Thank Michele L
Reviewed 31 March 2018

From the outside, this appears to be just an ordinary country pub. Walk inside to the bar and you immediately get a warm welcome from the friendly staff. We were shown through to a lovely restaurant and were served a beautiful meal ( duck for...More

Thank GeordieFellow
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Great service from the start, really warm welcome, lovely range of choice on the menu, with some mouthwatering specials, so much to choose from. Exquisite food, proper gastro pub/ high end restaurant food, attentive table service. So pleased to see the same owners are there...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Really lovely place. Great staff, very friendly and welcoming. Felt really looked after. Food is beautiful, got to be the best steak I've ever had.

Thank TheRedgroves
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We've eaten here a few times now and it's very good; beef, pork and seafood all cooked perfectly and vegetables are just right (maybe a little underdone for some). The desserts are beautiful-pavlova with strawberries and chocolate fondant with raspberries-there is care with the cooking...More

Thank alexandrao43
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Every time I go to the Rising Sun I'm blown away by the welcome ... & the food. There is always an enthusiastic welcome, which can't be a bad start! The food is excellent. We travel a fair distance for their crab sandwiches alone. I...More

Thank S-JPeters
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Visited a couple of weeks ago for a Saturday lunch. First of all, plenty of parking. Lovely warm welcome as well. Chose a starter from the lunchtime menu, of scallops with crispy Parma ham and a main course from the specials board , a free...More

Thank CornwallPenny
Nearby HotelsSee all Altarnun Hotels
White Hart Hotel
204 reviews
11.67 km away
Bowood Park Hotel & Golf Club
346 reviews
12.11 km away
Lanteglos Country House Hotel
61 reviews
12.45 km away
Trecarne House
55 reviews
14.08 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Jamaica Inn
992 reviews
6.60 km away
Altarnun Tea Room
6 reviews
1.47 km away
The Archer Arms
83 reviews
6.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Smugglers Museum
206 reviews
6.61 km away
The Hidden Valley Discovery Park
698 reviews
6.53 km away
Jamaica Inn
55 reviews
6.59 km away
Bodmin Moor
150 reviews
6.80 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
gillian g
May 15, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from CAROL J | Reviewed this property |
yes you can dogs are welcome but to be sure give them a ring
Margaret H
July 15, 2015|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from valerie c | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome in the bar and also on the patio area. Water bowls are provided and also hooks for holding leads are positioned on the building outside wall thus freeing owners whilst eating and drinking outside on the... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Launceston, Cornwall, Altarnun PL15 7SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Altarnun
  • Phone Number: +44 1566 86636
  • E-mail
The Rising Sun is an 18th century traditional moorland inn, offering a fine selection of local and guest real ales, wines and spirits, contemporary bar and restaurant food in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Our food is freshly prepared and cooked in our kitchen and where possible we source our ingredients with sustainability, seasonality and localism at the top of our agenda. We are situated just off the A30 about 1 mile through the village of Altarnun in the hamlet of Treween. We serve food both lunch and dinner 7 days a week. We also have a great little campsite with shower facilities and electric hook-ups. Please call for availability.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing