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The Rising Sun

$$ - $$$, British,
The Square, St Mawes | Truro, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
+44 1326 270233
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (49 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
“pub food” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Square, St Mawes | Truro, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

A great spot if the weather is nice as you can sit on the terrace. However the inside of the pub now looks so run down. It is really sad. In its heyday this really was the place to go. That said the staff are...More

Thank Susie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Tribute. First class cod and chips. Good lattes. The staff look after their customers really well and clearly care about the service they give.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large seating area in front of the pub facing the estuary. The food is good quality , reasonably priced and the staff are friendly and well trained. Extensive menu and good range of beers and lagers. Recommended

Thank selbysmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called for a crab baguette. It was really excellent with a very nice salad garnish and good quality crisps. Speedy service and a lovely half of chilled local cider to sip in the patio area.

Thank AV H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local I have eaten here for years.Originally a renowned restaurant with superb food.Sadly change came and it was taken over providing 'pub' food. It has been nothing remarkable but pub food which has been pleasantly acceptable. Today we ate here and there were...More

Thank Woeful
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in St. Mawes for four days. Have had lunch and carvery Sunday lunch. Both were very good. Lovely relaxing atmosphere and very attentive staff. Would recommend it.

Thank eeeclaire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying locally for 1 night touring Cornwall found this to be probably the cheapest place to eat-reasonable good pub grub and 2/3 real ales.Told us we could't book but found some tables had been reserved?Place itself is comfortable and roomy and friendly staff.

Thank PFogg7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a rainy afternoon and was able to find a nice table near the window. Our dog was very comfortable and it's great they are allowed in although non dog lovers may not think the same as there were at least 4 dogs...More

Thank Anu S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited st mawes for some 30+ years the rising sun has always been the most frequented establishment, the past few years its staff however have on the whole let it down. While the food offering is simple and main stream pub the staff seem...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a large busy traditional pub with average service but I had a really fantastic mushroom pasta dish.

Thank christina175
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, St Mawes | Truro, St Mawes TR2 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Roseland Peninsula  >  St Mawes
  • Phone Number: +44 1326 270233
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