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AA Notable Wine List 2018-19
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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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A taste of Italy in a village inn

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The Sun is a 15th-century village inn with open fires, doughty timbers and panelling. Its culinary leanings are distinctly Mediterranean, with the kitchen turning fresh produce and quality Italian ingredients such as cured meats, cheeses and oils into uncomplicated, well-executed dishes. The menu opens with antipasti, with starters ranging from game terrine with date chutney and chicory and pomegranate salad, to crab crostini with pickled samphire, dill and crème fraîche. A pasta option may be orecchiette with duck ragù and ricotta salata. Main courses are along the lines of hake fillet with pancetta, spinach and girolles and puddings such as prosecco jelly with elderflower cream and raspberry granita.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 25–26 December, 3–4 January
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 9.30


  • Chef(s): Jack Levine

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern Italian
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 46
  • Wines over £30: 44
  • Wines by the glass: 20

Price guide

  • Starter from: £5.50
  • Main course from12.50
  • Dessert from: £5.50
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 70
  • On-site parking available

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In village centre opposite church.

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Nearest train station

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