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The Sun Inn

Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (23 reviews)
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Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Have been a regular customer for some years,and always had good things to say.... not now. The car park is a disgrace; lots of pot holes,mud, and insufficient room, as the majority of spaces are being used by workmen. The service was really poor; the...More

Thank meggles487
Reviewed 3 days ago

Usually go to the Sun Inn on Thursday and Friday mornings for a bite to eat. Today only one waiter which isnt a problem as it wasnt busy. My friend and I ordered scrambled egg muffin and cheese tomatoe and mushroom omelette. 20 minutes after...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This review is purely on the breakfast I had. I've had dinner here before and I rate it highly. Also, I regularly stop here for coffee and cake and have enjoyed each visit. However, the breakfast simply did not match the quality I expected. It...More

Thank Apache_ML
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had multiple meals in the Sun Inn in recent years..taking guests and family. Last night the experience was disappointing. Excellent cauliflower soup was followed by a "gratin" dish that was basically haddock in milk / cream with a few shrivelled prawns...no topping..breadcrumb/ potato...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During the past three years we have visited the Sun Inn eight or nine times - but last Sunday will most likely be our last meal there. I think there is one main thing to say and, judging by the atmosphere and chat in the...More

2  Thank crackertwo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch today having not been for over a year. I have to say straight away that we won't be back. Unfortunately the service was terrible, food average but expensive, toilets quite grim. It would appear that it has expanded significantly but they...More

2  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good and tasty , we had not book when we got there was very empty but felt rushed and courses were brought out quickly no time for food to settle

1  Thank Vwdellboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my boss asked me to reserve a table at a restaurant of my choice where he and his wife would treat my husband and I to dinner I strongly recommended we go to the Sun Inn. My husband and I had not visited for...More

4  Thank SusanO42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to the recently opened ice cream parlour/coffee shop at the Sun Inn. Went with a friend for coffee and cake. First impressions not good - using the main pub/restaurant entrance to access the coffee shop we had to pass staff standing at this...More

Thank Meggles1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having written a bad review I now feel it's time to put things right, The Sun Inn is a great place for food and ambience, and service, food all day Saturday and Sunday. Superb extension now open, going for Father's Day and I'm paying. Menu...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you take dogs to sun inn?
5 August 2016|
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Response from Elephin | Reviewed this property |
I think only guide dogs, but a phone call would clarify
Any good for children?
5 June 2016|
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Response from Mark F | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - there were a few children in there yesterday. Ranging from a couple of babies up to early teens. I could hear one of the babies but as they were in a section behind me I couldn't say if there were any high... More
What's the breakfast like?
8 March 2016|
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Response from sinclair45 | Reviewed this property |
Never stayed overnight but I am sure the breakfasts would be very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lothianbridge, Dalkeith EH22 4TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
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