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The Rising Sun

Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
+44 1249 721571
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New owners and place had a lovely feel and relaxed ! Food was great with good portions and well presented! Already thinking when we can go next:)

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was born in 1991 in a little place called..... I'll just skip forward 26 years to the meal bit... After having survived 26 years eating at various establishments across the country (with adult supervision obviously - I'm not allowed out on my own) I...More

4  Thank Benny R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good value, good size portions. Visited with family, 8 of us, we all had something different and everyone’s meal was great. I had the special burger which was the thickest double burger I’ve ever had. Very tasty. Chips were fresh made and not...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the pub last night for dinner. It was fairly busy and we were warned we might have to wait a while for our food however the food arrived promptly, hot and tasty. Very good value.

1  Thank wendy12018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting my friend when we decided to go for some dinner at his local as was the 1st night of them doing food after reopening under new management, and wow what an experience and not in a good way. There were 5 of...More

1  Thank davidc00k13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! A warm welcome greets you as soon as you walk in the door. There’s a lovely atmosphere about the place.The food was delicious, compliments to the chef! I had lasagne and my husband had a mixed grill, all cooked to perfection and...More

Thank Tiara75
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Sunday teatime. There was only one beer on draught. Asked for a pint but when it came it was very cloudy. Asked barman to change it but he argued that it was ok. It definitely was not! Eventually he changed it for lager. Food...More

4  Thank Lostsquirrel
MelkshamNewInn, General Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am very sad read your review. We are concerned though that your review is for a different establishment with the same name as we do not serve food on a Sunday evenings, our service stops at 4pm and our menu on a Sunday is...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

After reading the many fantastic reviews on trip advisor me and my partner were looking forward to our dinner at the rising sun. It was shortly after we arrived that we realised something wasn't matching up. It transpires the pub/restaurant is now under new management...More

4  Thank Wardly
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We ordered 2 portions of steak & ale pie, with mashed potatoes & veg. Without undue delay it arrived, with 3 veg. & a little jug of gravy. Very tasty! All this for £8.45 each. They even agreed to turn down the volume of the...More

4  Thank Tom T
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The local village pub was recently taken on by new management after a period of being managed by some of the local village residents. Due to work & family commitments, Ive never really had the opportunity to spend as much time as Id normally do....More

9  Thank DJR001
NewInnRisingSun, General Manager at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi and good afternoon. Ken would be more than happy to speak to you about this. If you would like to give the pub a call we can arrange a mutually convenient time. On a side note, according to some of the locals you are...More

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Questions & Answers
Heidi S
4 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Nigel F | Property representative |
There is indeed a garden behind the Rising Sun with several more tables. The 'boules' court has been renovated and there is a mini children's play area. Hope that you are tempted to visit - the sun is still shining!
Monia A
21 September 2016|
Response from GilesWareham | Property representative |
Yes we are open for lunch on Thursdays from 12 midday till 2pm. Hope to see you sometime soon! Best wishes
4 April 2016|
Response from Nigel F | Property representative |
There is parking off road in front of the Rising Sun with additional parking to the side and rear.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
Under new management .A country inn/restaurant serving a range of local beers and ciders along side a varied selection of wines. Sky and BT sports available in main bar areas ( not restaurant) Traditional pub fare, soon to be accompanied by our new A'la Carte menu.
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