Set in the beautiful Somerset countryside, in the hamlet of Knapp,  close to Taunton, in a building dated pre-1500, The Rising Sun is an award winning restaurant & pub with friendly and knowledgeable service.


Local fresh cooking, prepared daily

Olly & Matt work tirelessly to produce fresh, interesting and flavourful dishes using the best of British suppliers - local where possible....


Following the seasons

Asparagus season is officially here...

With the mild weather, we have been lucky to have had English asparagus on the menu for most of April, but officially the seasons starts on St George's Day, 23rd April and runs to midsummer.


"Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil." --- Lord Byron



Opening Hours


Wednesday to Saturday from 10.30am - 10pm

Sunday from noon - 6pm


Coffee & pastries served Wednesday to Saturday from 10.30am


Lunch served Thursday to Sunday from noon

Dinner served Wednesday to Saturday from 6.30pm

Open all afternoon for drinks

(dogs, horses, wellies welcome)