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The Rising Sun

Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
+44 1249 721571
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (15 reviews)
“sunday roast” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
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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 4 September 2018 via mobile

It is great to see this lovely pub open again, the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was ok, my one criticism would be that the chips were poor, I had more over fried chips that you could not eat than ones I...More

2  Thank Marie B
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening last night with lovely food and great atmosphere. Come away very happy and full.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Very nice Sunday roast so good in fact went two Sundays running Very good value for money keep up the good work I for one am sold on the long hours of 12-4.00 Sunday Best Brian W

Thank Babs B
Reviewed 4 August 2018 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 3 August 2018 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

5  Thank Benny R
Reviewed 1 August 2018 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 26 July 2018

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 21 July 2018

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

2  Thank davidc00k13
Reviewed 20 July 2018 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 17 July 2018

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

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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