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The Rising Sun

Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
+44 1249 721571
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the Hake and it was cooked to perfection, the presentation was super and the desserts were excellent,More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for submitting a review for your recent meal with us. We find the reviews extremely helpful in gauging our performance and 'appeal' to you the clients. We are also extremely pleased with our new Chef; he has established himself in the kitchen and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for 18 for a 90th birthday party meal. Everything about the meal was wonderful. The staff were all incredibly helpful and pleasant, the food was great - we really couldn't have asked for more. We had a really fabulous time. Many...More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us an excellent review. A 90th birthday party is well worth celebrating in style; we are so glad that your party thoroughly enjoyed the experience and found the staff pleasant and helpful. The menu obviously covered all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rising Sun, Station Rd., Christian Malford, Wiltshire was the perfect venue to accommodate our 18-strong, 4 generation family gathering. The Sunday menu offered a great choice for old and young (from 90 year old to 1 year old). You would have to go a...More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review following your recent visit to the Rising Sun. A family gathering for 18 covering four generations, what a fantastic occasion. We are extremely pleased that the service and food you received were excellent and considered...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite living near by I had not been here before but will certainly go back. I had a delicious Sunday dinner and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Cannot fault in any way.More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michelle G thank you for taking the time to submit a review on the Rising Sun. We rely on customer reviews as a gauge of our performance and a guide to where we need to improve. So glad that you enjoyed your experience at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I visited The Rising Sun for Saturday lunch. Neither of us had ever been before even though we both live in nearby Chippenham. The staff were extremely friendly and there was a good variety on the lunch menu. Being as predictable as...More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to give the Rising Sun such a glowing review. We are pleased that the menu met with your approval; we continue to work on producing excellent quality food that meets the expectations of our clientele. Steaks cooked...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

A lovely clean country public house with a very good selection of fine ales. Never a bad pint and no crazy prices. Lovely attentive staff so what more do you want. Not enough pubs remaining open these days so if you get one as good...More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you for taking your time to write a review. The very reason a consortium from the village took over the Rising Sun was to keep it open for the community. Getting the pricing right, serving good beer and delivering a warm and friendly service...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Just had Sunday lunch at this fabulous pub. Chose it from searching Trip advisor and although of the beaten track the lunch was superb. The roast beef was excellent as were the lush roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings. The vegetables were really good as was...More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for taking your time to submit such a positive review. Good reviews are a great encouragement to the bar staff, chefs and kitchen staff showing that they are appreciated for their efforts in striving to give drinkers/diners a memorable experience. Sunday lunches always...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Another excellent meal on Wednesday. A delayed birthday meal with the Snow Tiger. I was working away on my Birthday so went to a Marco Pierre White restaurant hoping that would be special - it wasn't. So decided on an impromptue trip to the Riser....More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

A belated Happy Birthday from the Rising Sun. Thank you for taking your time to file a review; they are very important to us as a barometer on how we are doing and where we can improve. So glad that you thoroughly enjoyed your meal...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Family lunch booked at The Rising Sun was just what we needed. The new owners have changed the menus to cater for a range of budgets. A party of six was well looked after with simple presentation and excellent flavours from ham egg and chips...More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

So glad that you approve of the recent changes made to the Rising Sun. It is always a difficult balance and not everyone will be happy all the time. We have listened to our customers and are happy that we are almost there; we know...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Since moving into Christian Malford last September my husband and I have eaten at the Rising Sun on several occasions, both as a couple and with visiting friends. Last week we had Sunday lunch on Father's day, pizza on Pizza Tuesday, a visiting friend and...More

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Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

We value highly the feedback from reviews - thank you for taking the time to submit such a comprehensive review. You have sampled the various menus we offer and it is fantastic that you have consistently found the food beautifully cooked and presented. One of...More

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Heidi S
4 July 2017|
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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!
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Monia A
21 September 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Meals
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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
Description
A country inn/restaurant serving a range of local beers (Butcombe, Gem, Rucking Mole) and ciders. The restaurant offers a small menu of freshly cooked local food; the menu changes regularly - look out for specials on the board! Great value wine list. Pub open 7 days except Monday & Tuesday lunchtimes.
Tuesday night is PIZZA night (6 to 9) - booking for this popular evening is recommended.
Wednesday to Saturday the Restaurant is open 12 - 2 and 7 - 9.
Sunday lunch is 12 - 2; no food on Sunday night.
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