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The Outside Chance

71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
+44 1672 512352
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (24 reviews)
“roast lunch” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We spent a lovely sunny evening at The Outside Chance. Early supper of fish and chips in the garden with our daughter happily playing on the amazing play area - so relaxing!

Thank LRAuld
Lucy S, Owner at The Outside Chance, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and glad you enjoyed our new fabulous play area. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I am shocked that a certain person has been so publicly dismissed. She has been the mainstay of your business and has always given fantastic service. Maybe the problem has been that you were short of staff at your latest venture and staff from the...More

14  Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

After a bad experience here a month ago, we decided to give it another go and book for dinner. What a difference since our last visit! To start with the staff were warm and welcoming and quickly showed us to our table. We were offered...More

4  Thank ryanair919
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The outside of the pub looks inviting but inside was a complete let down. Service was good and food ok but the price tag doesn't match the setting.

8  Thank jdl2986
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch today. We had a massive walk along the ridge way followed by lunch here The girls behind the bar were really lovely. The place was well decorated and the children's play area and outside spaces were great We started with the baked...More

2  Thank rosiegold2016
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered a duck "platter" to share with my partner, for £17. The duck was good but it was hardly enough to feed one person, just a few slices of breast, 6 pancakes and a measly little tumbler filled with a few sad strands of cucumber...More

17  Thank Daisyrd
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This was a good half way meeting point for family visiting from overseas. We were a large party with kids who were well accommodated in the garden/playground and with a good kids menu. Also we had a dog with us and there were dog water...More

3  Thank PAthePA
Lucy S, Owner at The Outside Chance, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, this is much appreciated. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Passing through the area last Sunday we found this little gastro pub, it was extremely busy but were lucky enough to get a table. The food ( we all had the roast lunch) was good, but restaurant prices rather than pub prices. The atmosphere was...More

9  Thank Cara428
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My family and I went to the Outside Chance Pub on Sunday for a roast, the food was lovely although slightly overpriced and the lamb was quite fatty, but the beef was fantastic! The waitresses were lovely and very attentive considering how busy they were....More

Thank lotte112017
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We booked to eat here with some family and were looking forward to a nice meal and a good experience. Unfortunately we left feeling like we had been a burden on them which is not how you should feel leaving the pub. It is easily...More

22  Thank ryanair919
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1672 512352
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A traditional English pub co-owned by legendary Champion jockey, A.P. McCoy, in a picturesque village walking distance from Marlborough, serving Wadworth ales & delicious food made with local produce.
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