We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Rising Sun

€€ - €€€, European, British
Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
+44 1249 721571
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (15 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Station Road | Christian Malford, Chippenham SN15 4BL, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (368)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 365 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully decorated, tables spaciosly set out so that you are not sitting on top of each other. We came as a family group of eleven including children, great menu for both adults and children. The waitresses were very attentive and friendly. The roast was delicious...More

2  Thank Mrs W
Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking your time to pen us an excellent review; all reviews are important to us as both a gauge of what is regarded as good and to areas that need attention and improvement. Brilliant that you liked the menu and even better...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered takeaway pizzas here for the first time, absolutely fantastic! The service was on time and the pizzas were great. Well done.More

1  Thank 318harry
Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write an excellent review after you recent experience using the take-away option on our Tuesday Pizza Night. The pizzas have proved really popular; however, we will be giving them a short break and Tuesday Nights are being rebranded as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just had a great Sunday lunch there with my Mum and a family friend. I am vegetarian and they were only too happy to tailor make a vegetable roast option. The panna cotta dessert my Mum had was a work of art. The portion...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write an 'excellent' review following your recent visit to the Rising Sun for Sunday Lunch. We are very conscious that not everyone appreciates meat; so glad, that we managed to adapt and provide you with a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived mid evening in time to order from a choice of four dishes from the BBQ including one vegetarian and one fish option. Every option was good value. The ordering process was efficient, the communication by the chef good and the food well cooked...More

4  Thank NobleOx60
Nigel F, Partner at the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review after attending our Bank Holiday BBQ. We are pleased that you had a brilliant evening and found the BBQ imaginative, tasty and amazing value. The consensus was that it was a memorable evening enjoyed by...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing meal here great little find. Lovely meal for my Grandads birthday and a lovely special touch with his happy birthday plate. Thank you so much.More

2  Thank Zoggins_123
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 submit an excellent review. The new team in the kitchen have settled in and are proving themselves to be real stars! Glad that you found your meals 'amazing'; little extra touches make for a memorable event!...More

A TripAdvisor Member
12
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

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

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

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 31 July 2017

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

2  Thank John O
Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

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 31 July 2017 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

1  Thank Phil R
Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

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 27 July 2017 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

Thank Michelle G
Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

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 17 July 2017 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

Thank Televators
Nigel F, Partner in the Rising Sun at The Rising Sun, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

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

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Bell House Hotel Restaurant & Bar
74 reviews
1.77 km away
Spice of Asia
112 reviews
5.45 km away
The Jolly Huntsman Inn
459 reviews
6.18 km away
Folly Row Cafe
55 reviews
6.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
REME Museum
7 reviews
5.74 km away
Farmtastic Animal Farm
160 reviews
7.86 km away
John Coles Park
148 reviews
6.57 km away
Bowood Golf and Country Club
25 reviews
7.83 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Heidi S
4 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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!
1
Vote
Monia A
21 September 2016|
Answer
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
0
Votes
Pearshaped
4 April 2016|
Answer
Response from Nigel F | Property representative |
There is parking off road in front of the Rising Sun with additional parking to the side and rear.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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 BURGER 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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing