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Wellesley Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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10 High Street | Sutton Benger, Chippenham SN15 4RD, England
441249721721
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Today
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Calne
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had seen the Wellesley Arms, in passing, a couple of times and decided to drop in for lunch.The initial impression when we entered was natural, comfortable and welcoming and the greeting was very friendly.I decided to try the Burger with bacon and cheese and Shirley had the Lasagne. Both meals were very tasty and the portion... More 

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Thank Paul B
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Stopped off here for lunch on the way to our holiday cottage. Friendly staff and a pleasant pub lunch encouraged us to try it again for dinner. Unusually for us we didn't have a starter but this meant there was room for dessert. Hadn't had a banana split for years so decided to rectify this. Good idea, it was pretty... More 

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Thank jakegsd
Swindon
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170 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Took our friends here for there wedding anniversary meal today.. All of us had the Sunday lunches and they were all very nice and piping hot too. The meals included puddings so was very good value. Meals arrived very quickly and the staff were very attentive. Really good and will return.

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Thank JohnPaul78
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

This pub does a fantastic meal cant wait to go back the staff and the owners are very friendly and welcoming 1 of the best meals me and my girlfriend had you cant fault this pub thankyou so much

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Thank munchiesss
Chippenham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Just visited this pub on a whim, I had a Rib-eye Steak meal and a pint of 6x. The meal arrived quickly, the Steak was a perfect med rare, the Port & Stilton sauce was excellent and the portion size was huge. The staff were friendly and efficient which made for a really enjoyable meal given I was alone. Hats... More 

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Thank pcmac56
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

A friend and I recently visited the Wellesley arms for lunch. Very friendly staff. The decor looks rather run down. The menu is very limited and food quite plain. My friend is vegetarian and there was only one option for him. I thought the prices were high for the portion size, although the presentation was good. It's not somewhere I... More 

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Thank chris n
Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I had pre-booked my group of 26 in at The Wellesley Arms at Sutton Benger, just off M4, for morning refreshments. We were welcomed to the delightful old skittles alley, behind the main pub building, where everything was ready and waiting as I had phone ahead of our arrival. If you are looking for such a stop away from motorway... More 

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Thank Caroline M
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Most places where fully booked for Sunday, but we struck jackpot in trying this place. I tried the gourmet whole tail scampi, of Which this must be the best scampi I've ever tried. We were told that most of food is supplied from local outlets, this is why the meals are so fresh & tasty. All the staff there are... More 

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Thank Steve B
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Food excellent,piping hot and fresh,service friendly and attentive despite it being a very busy Thursday night- and prices extremely reasonable.Highly recommended

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Thank Claire W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited Wellesley Arms twice during our holiday. Sunday lunch was amazing. The food was delicious and plenty. On our second visit we all had a curry i can honestly say this was the best curry I have ever had. One daughter is a very fussy eater and the staff went out of their way to accommodate her. Service is fantastic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 High Street | Sutton Benger, Chippenham SN15 4RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Chippenham
  • Phone Number: 441249721721

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?