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“A welcome retreat after a long walk”
Review of The Sun Coniston

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The Sun Coniston
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Coniston
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We stayed for two nights during our 25th wedding anniversary trip. The staff were friendly and helpful and we had a comfortable, spacious room. The food was top notch (a new chef had just started)! It has a sense of faded grandeur and gives a taste of what the Lakes used to be like. The view from our room (number 3) was lovely. A good selection of beer, all kept well. Overall, a really lovely stay.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the sun for lunch Easter Monday with friends , a typical
Lake District hotel/ pub , though a must visit if a Donald Cambell fan , full of bits and pieces of him all around the pub , great beer good food , nice staff try it , louis Manchester .

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with friends
Thank Louis S
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The service was painfully slow with only one person serving. I noticed 2 or 3 other staff flitting in and out the bar area but they kept ignoring the queues. There was a selection of local ales which were not great in my opinion ( I tried 2 of them)
Food was not being served when we visited which was a pain and also leads me to wonder what all these staff were doing who were ignoring customers.
To sum up...ok but there are better places.

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled with family
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Thank 444timbo
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here a number of times but our visit in March was particularly good. We stay at Coniston at least once a month and often eat here. The staff are fantastic, friendly and really helpful. We have young children and they were especially helpful with them on this visit giving them some toys to play with and being generally accommodating. The food here is always good as is the atmosphere. The pub itself is beautiful and the views are fantastic. All in all a great place to eat!

Stayed: March 2017, travelled with family
Thank MBW7
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Good ale. Good food. Nice folk. Games room. Lost a Saturday afternoon and evening in the blink of an eye whilst drinking and laughing with friends. Top of the hill behind the Black Bull. 5 min walk. Great views. Will be back.

Stayed: October 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Anthony B
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Called up here to eat while staying in the village, bar man very pleasant, I had chicken ballotine & my partner the steak, nicely presented & good portions. Friendly pub, would recommend. Football on upstairs so good for anyone wanting to watch the match, we didn't but it adds to the atmosphere in the pub.

Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank RaffYork
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

I booked last minute as I was hiking around the Lake District dependant on the weather this December. Really couldn't have asked for more. My room was great, cosy and exhibited magnificent views. Couldn't even hear the band or punters downstairs come Friday night! The staff were always very hospitable, making sure all was well. Lovely selection of local ale. The dinners I had there were great tasting and giant in portion. The free breakfast had plenty of variety to choose from and was also top notch. The open fireplaces in the pub and restaurant area were perfect after the days hiking up Sca Fell and the like. I ended up booking a second nights stay. Friendly welcoming locals to boot!

Room Tip: I stayed in room 6 if that helps
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  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled solo
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sharonandalan, Bar maid at The Sun Coniston, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

What a super review, thank you so much we appreciate all your positive comments,
We hope you return soon,
Regards The Sun

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Additional Information about The Sun Coniston

Address: Coniston LA21 8HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Coniston
Price Range: $43 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Sun Hotel Coniston

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