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“Lovely lunch”
Review of The Langley Tap

The Langley Tap
Ranked #9 of 117 Restaurants in Chippenham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$37
Cuisines: British
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Called in here on the off chance and although we have eaten here before, we weren't disappointed. Lovely staff and a great lunch. The Langley Tap is welcoming and definitely worth a visit. The food is freshly cooked, it's not expensive. Lovely too to have a really hot latte. Would we go again? We sure would

Thank Marion W
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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We were a table of 8 and had a lovely lunch at the pub. They were very accommodating and our friends were delayed by an hour, despite being very busy they held our table. The service was very good and I was very impressed with the food. All 8 meals were great and there was a lovely selection of Game options. Having read the previous review complaining about the lack of fish, I was pleased to see that they keep their menus and extensive specials very seasonal, why you would expect a board of fish specials at this time of year is beyond me. All food here is clearly freshly cooked.
One slight disappointment is the lack of a children's menu - they do serve half portions of most dishes, however it would be better if there was a dedicated kids menu. They could do with extending the choice of both wine and beer, however the atmosphere service and food still deserved 5 stars.

As a bonus we have just discovered a footpath from our village to the pub so will definitely be back

Thank sunsandsurf75
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Reviewed December 25, 2016

We booked for Xmas Eve, having been before, and were looking forward to the fish, in which the pub specialises. When we got there, we were told there was no fresh fish board and from the bar menu the haddock, scallops and sirloin were not available. We had booked, so this was not an unexpected visit. Why did the pub not ask us to pre-order? Our much anticipated Xmas Eve meal fell flat. Thanks for nothing, Langley Tap!

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Thank 947beth
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TheLangleyTap, Owner at The Langley Tap, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2016

Hello 947Beth - We were very disappointed to read your review. We all work tirelessly to ensure our guests are happy so I hope you can feel how upset we all are about this. As a previous visitor to our pub you will know we only deal with fresh produce; We will under no circumstances bulk buy and freeze as so many other place do.

As it comes close to christmas most other industries close down to enjoy a christmas break and we are unable to source our usual selection of fresh fish - This has been the same for the last 5 years! You do omit in your review that we offered you, and you had 2 lemon soles which were available because they are on our christmas party menu. If you had specifically wanted fish it would have helped to mention this at the time of booking and we could have tried to do something for you.

Our menu is extensive even with the 1 starter & 2 mains being unavailable, and being winter we also had an full Wild Game board available also. The choice & quality we offer goes head and shoulders above standard pub fayre. We hope you enjoy the rest of your christmas. Jo Matt & The Langley Tap team.

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Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Booked a table for 13 back in November and we were really impressed with the quality of food and service at the Langley Tap last night. Prior to our booking the pub was very helpful and we were able to make deposit payments over the phone.
With 13 people we probably sampled the entire Christmas menu, people particularly enjoyed the partridge and black pudding starter and the turkey main. The portion sizes were really generous and worth the money. It was interesting that a vegetarian main wasn't advertised as the main option on the Christmas menu but the pub was accommodating with arranging a veggie lasagne to be included in the £25 3 course price.
We did note that some desserts were much bigger than others - plumping for cheese or crumble proved to be much better value for money over the chocolate plate. However the mince pies at the end were a lovely touch, and service was really attentive throughout the evening. We also didn't feel at all rushed by the staff (which has been our experience at other pubs in the past who obviously want the table back). I would definitely recommend the Langley Tap for a special occasion or a work Christmas party. I think we'll be back next year!

Thank Ruth M
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Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

We visit here to eat as much as we can , it's lovely and cosy warm and welcoming! Every bit of food that has passed my mouth from here has been out of this world ! And the staff are always happy and very welcoming , great beer aswell and dog friendly :)

Thank Jason P
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