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The Outside Chance

71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
+44 1672 512352
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (30 reviews)
“roast lunch” (3 reviews)
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Opens in 19 min
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited here a while back with some friends after a long day driving. We were in desperate need of a cool drink and a bit of sunshine. They've got a lovely covered section for my paler friends, and I drank up the sunshine as...More

Thank Morgan S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As we didn't eat here it wouldn't be fair to make any comment on food but we sat outside for a drink to find a bit of sunshine on the terrace . I feel as if the sunny day had caught them by surprise as...More

Thank bunster52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was excellent, had the tablefor two hours so it had to be. Selection of roast lunches, eight of us and we had either lamb or beef. Meats were tough, not sliced well, quite a bit of fat, smothered in gravy. Potatoes not crispy, certainly...More

2  Thank randhward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here to see what it was like as we wanted to take friends out for lunch later in the month. No tables available inside so had a table outside as it was very sunny. We asked for the menu which the barman picked...More

1  Thank PRG_Tips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch at the Outside Chance with a friend this week. Good service and a great chicken stacked sandwich and chips! Thank you

Thank FatboyDevon
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Met my sister and family here for lunch as it’s a good location to meet at and we’ve been several times before. Nice staff and good service but the food was poor. My sister and I had the worse fish and chips I think I’ve...More

2  Thank jlowe115
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Rude and un welcoming service. Food bland and tasteless and massively overpriced. Tried to complain and was told " everything is perfect it must be you" AVOID ALL COST

5  Thank flop9988
Reviewed January 29, 2018

We hadn't booked a table and the pub was very full but they squeezed us in. Absolutely delicious Sunday lunch. Would happily go back

2  Thank nasturtiumseed
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I've been here on a couple of occasions, midweek is fine, but Sundays are a bit of a bun fight for a table and the food is very mediocre due to the numbers . VERY average roasted meats, watery gravy etc.

2  Thank kjb1801
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We did enjoy our evening here. The surroundings are pleasant and staff friendly. My crayfish cocktail should have been served with granary bread but came with toasted white bread and I was disappointed with the bread and butter pudding, quite dry it was more like...More

1  Thank Lori M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $31
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1672 512352
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A traditional English pub co-owned by legendary Champion jockey, A.P. McCoy, in a picturesque village walking distance from Marlborough, serving Wadworth ales & delicious food made with local produce.
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