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The Rising Sun

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Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
+44 1249 721571
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Calne, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been trying to arrange a birthday party for a relative in the forthcoming weeks. I made a phone call to the Rising Sun and spoke with the owner a pleasant gentleman and was advised that they could cater for a large party. I then arranged for the menus to be emailed.... I waited and waited and waited, still... More 

3 Thank mulliss1980
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are Sunday lunches and there is The Riser Lunch! Just about the only place where 'rare roast beef' is actually red and beautifully rare. And that was Tia's dish... I just had to sample, as it looked so delish... My pan fried cod in a sea food bisque was just perfect especially after I ordered a slice of bread... More 

Thank foodiefinn
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We found this pub in Britstops motorhome book and what a find. Welcoming atmosphere, service second to none and food you just wish you could receive everywhere, such a delight. The log burners were lit, the candles glowing, all the food we had was freshly prepared and to top it all the owner came to greet us and could not... More 

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We arrived at The Rising Sun just after 7pm on Tuesday, as we had heard about the pizza nights. The restaurant was extremely busy and even though we hadn't booked we managed to get a table for the two us. Heidi the bar maid and Giles the Landlord looked after us very well. The menu had a good selection of... More 

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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I was delighted to see that Giles had come to his senses and re-started the Pizza night. However I was less impressed when I received my Pizza, the meat feast is definitely not a feast. Previously I had struggled to eat it as it was fully loaded, this time I was left somewhat under whelmed and under fed. Looking around... More 

1 Thank Kleads
GilesWareham, Owner at The Rising Sun, responded to this review

Afternoon Kleads, Thanks for your comments on Pizza Night. Yes the atmosphere was great, Heidi excels as always and as for the landlord.... Overall iit's proving a pretty popular event and and numbers increasing each week so glad we brought it back. Sadly I sadly didn't see the size of the meat feast but take your word that it could... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Came here with a group of friends. The service was a bit haphazard at times and the food nice, but to me, not quite as nice as some Sunday lunches. My friends however thought it was first class and were still raving about it the next day. A friendly and comfortable place, would be happy to go again.

Thank Travelbug860
Frisco, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

A proper village pub. Plenty of friendly locals, an engaging, slightly eccentric landlord, attentive bar staff and a good (if not great) selection of beer and cider, including 4 or 5 local brews, with one cider made right in the village. Fish and Chips is my food barometer in any pub and the fish here is among the best. Perfectly... More 

3 Thank Jarrod R
Chippenham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Last night we returned to The Rising Sun as we had heard that they had brought back their Tuesday Pizza Night. We used to go regularly, every Tuesday, but they stopped this promotion for some reason back in the Spring of this year so we were very keen to try it again now it has been reinstated as it was... More 

2 Thank dizzyspells_uk
Calne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited the Rising Sun last night (Tuesday) as their famous "Pizza Nights" had returned. We were greeted with a wide choice of pizzas to choose from and all were hand made, on the premises, by the head chef (Richard) and his team. There was also a choice of side salads and homemade ice creams. The service was prompt which... More 

3 Thank JAC528764
Mildenhall, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great well presented food and good beer I will definitely visit again .The landlord was friendly and very welcoming to this lovely old pub thanks

3 Thank malcolmwatson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
A country pub/restaurant serving a range of local beers (Butcombe, Gem, Rucking Mole) and ciders. The restaurant offers a small menu of freshly cooked local food that changes daily. Great value wine list. Pub open 7 days except Monday lunchtime. Tuesday to Sunday Restaurant open 12 - 2 and 7 - 9. Sunday lunch 12 - 2. No food on Sunday night. TUESDAY night is Pizza night 6 - 9 for which booking is recommended.

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