An idyllic spot overlooking Barnes' village pond, The Sun Inn is a charming gastro pub boasting a cosy vintage dining room, covered al fresco area and manicured bowling green. <br/><br/>Indoors, fresh flowers and colourful cushions are scattered across a backdrop of understated, weathered wood furnishings. Guests can choose from a list of 20 speciality draught beers, fine wines, and watch the chefs at work in the partially open kitchen.
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The Sun Inn
7 Church RoadBarnesLondonSW13 9HE
- +44 (0)20 8876 5256
- Public transport:
- Barnes Bridge, National Railway
A very comfortable, decent-sized pub with a large array of beers. Fosters is probably the only everywhere beer you'll find here. The Sun keeps a couple of guest ales on at all times, but wisely knows to steer clear of more standard fare on its regular taps. The name of this pub is apt, as it seems a very pleasant place to visit during the nicer weather. I haven't spent much time visiting pubs...more
This is a quaint little pub that a colleague took me to for a pint or two prior to Guy Fawkes bonfire & fireworks display in a nearby town. The place is unassuming and you'd never really think twice about popping in if you passed it every day, but once inside you're glad you did. The space is large, but seems small based on the division of rooms and low ceilings. Lots of wood and warm lighting...more
A big old pub in Barnes which straddles the divide between locals hangout and gastropub. The food is really rather good, and it's a great place for a catch-up with friends. Very decent range of beers to be found here... just don't try them all in one night!more
I watched the Brazil-Mexico Olympic Soccer final here and had a ball (pun intended). Had a delicious vegetarian lunch of Asparagus, mushroom, pea and creme fraiche tart w/beetroot and new potato, washed down by a nice pint of Hoegaarden. Really enjoyed eavesdropping on the clever and thoroughly bourgeois conversation of the table next to me. Typical (in a good way) - of the well-educated...more
I hadn't been to the Sun Inn for more than ten years, and it is comforting to note that some things don't change.
Barnes (why does the listing show up as Chiswick?) has a romantic villagey feel to it and the Sun is the first pub I have visited to offer its own souvenir post cards - I was almost tempted to send one back home!
I felt quite decadent spending a relaxed Friday lunch here. The pub...more