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“nice little pub outside Marlborough”
Review of The Outside Chance

The Outside Chance
Ranked #21 of 69 Restaurants in Marlborough
Price range: $7 - $31
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed May 8, 2014

fantasitc country pub with nice food and very nice gardens just outside Marlborough. Great for lazy summer evenings.

1  Thank LiisFlack
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Sarah_OC_12, General Manager at The Outside Chance, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2014

Thank you. We whole-heartedly agree, and looking forward to those Summer evenings.

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Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We booked here on a Bank Holiday Monday, and the pub is very warming in the heart of the village of Manton.
Having booked the day before we were slightly disappointed to find that the normal menu as per the website was not available,and feel we should have been told that when we booked.
However the food was very appetising on the night although it did take 45mins to arrive after our order was taken.
Maybe we shall return when the full menu is available,but a lovely pub nevertheless

1  Thank Gayechance
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Sarah_OC_12, General Manager at The Outside Chance, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review us. The menu does change so frequently that I am sometimes unable to get the website completely up to date, and given the logistics of a Bank Holiday weekend, with deliveries, the chef works tirelessly to create interesting a delicious dishes from the ingredients we have available. Going forward I think we will have the website menu simply as a seasonal example of the style of food you will be offered here, as many of our customers appreciate a fresh and changing menu. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and hope the staff were attentive while the food was taking longer than we would hope - again, the freshness of the ingredients and food preparation can cause longer waiting times but our customers always appreciate their meals.

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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Me and my husband have been to the outside chance a number of times and we have never been disappointed. We have raved about the roast to our friends as the best we've had so today we took one of them to prove it................. And she totally agreed.
We both had the beef which was so tender and flavoursome and my husband had the lamb which looked just as good. £13.95 in some peoples eyes may seem expensive but when you actually see the amount of meat potatoes, the best yorkshires ever and a medley of veg it is totally worth every penny! My only criticism is I was so full I didn't have any room for the chocolate brownie which is to die for.

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1  Thank Queencarlos
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Sarah_OC_12, Manager at The Outside Chance, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2014

Thank you for such an encouraging review. It's always a pleasure to hear great feedback.
See you again soon

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Reviewed April 13, 2014

One of the best Sunday lunch experiences in Wiltshire.High quality interiors,stylishly finished-racing theme as evidenced by the name.Seating is nicely laid out,quite cosy with about forty covers.Sunday lunch choices include lamb or beef with normal accompaniments.Nice staff,well run.Consistent and always worth a return visit.

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2  Thank David P
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

We had great fish and chips but other meals looked just as good. Very helpful staff and pub is clearly popular with locals.

2  Thank VisitorRobinGilbert
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