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The Rising Sun

$$ - $$$, British,
32 Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PP, England
+44 1249 730363
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
32 Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch with our dog and sat in the garden. The view was incredible! The bar lady came out with a water bowl and treat for our dog. Our food was delicious and the choice of cider for me and ale for my husband...More

Thank Chichiwawa
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been here twice, once to hear Jamie Hawkins (singer, songwriter) with friends. The second time was to have a meal for my father's birthday, sadly the staff seemed a pre-occupied as there had been a funeral earlier and they seemed distracted. The salad wasn't...More

Thank hayoliver
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely place staff friendly and food lovely Weather was great so we sat outside there are plenty of tables inside and out

Thank loviiii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here twice now, the food is amazing, served hot and very tasty. The first time I had a pasta bake, it was delicious, we then went back for our anniversary. We sat in the sun and enjoyed spicy chicken followed by fish...More

1  Thank shirley317
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner here tonight with three people who live in the area, so their choice, not mine. The welcome by the staff was great, the views from the garden are brilliant, but the food was pretty awful I’m afraid. My pie was burnt, as...More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Rising Sun for a quiet, comfortable drink. Proprietors are lovely, atmosphere is great, and I always really enjoy myself.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm welcome, cosy decor, stunning view and great food! What more do you need from a country pub? And great value for money! Excellent! So exciting to have vegan choices and a chef who couldn’t do enough to provide us with delicious meals. Thoroughly recommend...More

Thank bleepos
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

New owners again at this pub. Seems to be an improvement on the last lot. At least they know what a pimms and lemonade should be! Have yet to try the food out- Maybe in our next visit

Thank julie B
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

I'm a big fan of The Rising Sun. It's location takes some beating and the food has always been good. But hadn't been for a couple of years due to illness. But visited twice in two days with different friends. The first visit was at...More

2  Thank BennyDiction
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

what can i say.friendly staff.amazing view of the country.quiet.the food was to die for.came here on a whim as it was too nice to stay at home.makin most of hot weather.i had the scampi and it was cooked to perfection hot not dry as some...More

Thank Lorna P
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Alexander J
February 15, 2017|
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Response from luph69 | Reviewed this property |
Spoke to head chef, menu is on line :)
Jill W
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Lynette S | Reviewed this property |
Yes I've seen dogs in the lovely beer garden .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Lacock
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 730363
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Set on top of Bowden Hill with magnificent views across the South Wiltshire countryside and just outside the picturesque National Trust Village of Lacock this Traditional Oak Beamed Pub is the 'quaint essential' English Country inn. Fast building it's reputation for excellent home cooked food using fantastic Local Produce whilst still providing 'Good Traditional Pub Fayre' This is a Must try place. Offering Great choice of Real Ales from the Popular and Local 'Moles' Brewery in Melksham and with those magnificent views you really must give us a go! Roger & Kay look forward to Looking after you!
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