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The Rising Sun Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Calstock Road | Gunnislake, Gunnislake PL18 9BX, England
+44 1822 832201
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Truro, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Looked up on the internet to find a pub in the area and decided on The Rising Sun for a quick meal and was not disappointed. Set the satnav. which at first thought was taking me the wrong way down a narrow lane but then came across the pub. The choice of food was more than one could expect with... More 

Thank Ron E
Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this pub and when we walked in we could see other people's dishes and knew we'd be in for a treat. The staff were friendly and went the extra mile to help our young family to enjoy our visit. The food is not gourmet, but it was tasty and satisfying. There was a friendly atmosphere, with some... More 

1 Thank shelleystar
Exeter, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunch with EVERY effort made to accommodate coeliac gluten-free and allergy needs. Went completely out of their way to check labels etc to ensure I could eat &drink safely. Gluten-free & dairy-free rolls were available so I didn't miss out& they were gorgeous too; thinking of asking where they got them from as they were so scrumptious. Brilliant bar... More 

Thank allergyeats
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Recently popped in for a lunchtime drink. Only one ther person in the pub. A nice day so we sat outside. Unfortunately it was not a pleasant experience. The "garden" (well what used to be the garden) is so weed infested. It is very badly neglected and unloved. Once upon a time the garden was beautifully tended with fantastic views... More 

Thank Patricia A
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We enjoyed a fantastic meal at the Rising Sun while on holiday nearby. We both had steaks which were absolutely perfectly cooked. The accompaniments were also delicious, and there was a good selection of ales and ciders. The chocolate brownie was one of the best I have had for a long time and my husband had an enormous portion of... More 

Thank Helen S
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Fishcakes were old rubbery and deep fried. Lasagna also unpleasant and microwaved. Expected a little more for an £8 meal. Really disappointed as other reviews raved about the food. Perhaps picked the wrong items...

Thank Emmyc28
Truro, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great food, Good value, good selection, dog friendly, nice garden area, lots of room inside. Lovely setting.

Thank Harriet D
Hunstanton, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We only stayed a little while but the sunday club were in full swing and the ale was in perfect condition

Thank meoldmatenicey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely meal served by friendly staff. Excellent end to our day after travelling through some very narrow lanes which our sat nav was determined to count as Major roads.

Thank Jill C
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Down a narrow Cornish Lane youll find this 17th century pub, bands, musicians, phenomenal singers and a clientele thats happy to dance where there is no space for dancing. Cant say I have experienced anything quite like it before. This was a Friday night too so would love to see what a Saturday is like.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calstock Road | Gunnislake, Gunnislake PL18 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Gunnislake
  • Phone Number: +44 1822 832201

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