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The Rising Sun

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Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
+44 1249 721571
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we first arrived the place struck me as a bit odd, but husband convinced me that it was worth staying for lunch. He was right, the service was a bit on the slow side, very friendly though and it led to a nice relaxing Sunday lunch. The food was excellent. There was just the one vegetarian option, but I... More 

2 Thank ZtheVeg
Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Often when hunting for a new place to eat you have to visit alot, most which you cannot leave fast enough, however this was not one of those. While trying to decide if we were going to stay, were made to feel very welcome, and stayed because of the menu. While catering well for meat eaters it also had a... More 

1 Thank M C
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We both thought the food was briliant, only a small menu but what we had was cooked to perfection , the staff were all very friendly and made you feel at home, but if there was one highlight its got to be the hoste Giles he sat on the next table and we had a good chat, fantastic senes of... More 

1 Thank Mike M
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews on here, we booked in for Sunday lunch. A cute little pub with a knowledgeable and welcoming team behind it. The food was incredible, best Sunday roast you could get. Quite a small menu outside of this but you wouldn't want anything else. Simply superb!

1 Thank Vicky J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food and very welcoming. Love the welcome they give the dog. Our fourth visit and we've never had a bad meal.

1 Thank Lucy M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only danger is having moved to the village, this is a couple of minutes walk away😊. It is a local country pub that is serving good food. The staff know the locals and have time for chat. Giles the landlord is a friendly soul. Well worth a visit

2 Thank Palak H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant after looking on Trip Advisor and didn't know what to expect. The food is beautiful and the atmosphere is very friendly. We will definitely be returning. Thank you very much. If you are reading these reviews, then I would definitely recommend going to check this place out - you will probably find a new favourite place.

4 Thank Joanne C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

... and just as the last reviewer recommended, we did meet Giles... quite a character! We stopped over for Sunday lunch on route back to London and enjoyed a generous portion of succulent roast pork with wonderful crackling. We'll certainly visit again when we're in the area and can wholeheartedly recommend.

3 Thank Isabelle P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Down the M4, just past Swindon, I hit "near me now" to find a local lunch spot. The 200+ favourable reviews led us to The Rising Sun, where everything is made in house from the Port-marinated Grapes down to the Tartar Sauce for the great Fish and (triple cooked!) Chips . BUT... Food is not everything! The boss, Giles, is... More 

3 Thank Michael R
London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Four of us visited yesterday for lunch; our friends live locally. Whilst from the outside this might not look like a venue for good quality fresh food, it certainly is! Good variety of local ales on tap, bar menu was excellent. The house burger is very impressive as is the fish & chips. Service good, very friendly and welcoming. Homemade... More 

1 Thank MR9011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $33
Bar, European, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Chippenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 721571
A country pub/restaurant serving a range of local beers (Butcombe, Gem, Rucking Mole) and ciders. The restaurant offers a small menu of freshly cooked local food that changes daily. Great value wine list. Pub open 7 days except Monday lunchtime. Tuesday to Sunday Restaurant open 12 - 2 and 7 - 9. Sunday lunch 12 - 2. No food on Sunday night. Monday night is Pizza night 6 - 8. Booking recommended.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?