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The Outside Chance

) #23 of 50 Restaurants in Marlborough €€ - €€€ , British,
71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
+44 1672 512352
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (27 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were down this way for a weekend event which left us thirsty, hot , bothered and starving, after leaving the venue we decided that the first place we came across would be the winner and after a few minutes driving down some roads that...More

1  Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went yesterday for Sunday lunch, 6 adults & 3 children. Great play area right next to pub in field so lots of room for children to run around. Also river but didn't see any ducks unfortunately! Huge portions of food, brought beef back home for...More

1  Thank susanjshone
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Discovered by our son recently we visited for an evening meal and it was a friendly country pub. The atmosphere was great and it was obviously popular with the locals. The staff were friendly and we enjoyed between us burger, swordfish & plaice. We felt...More

1  Thank Granmaannie2015
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A warm welcome, good range of draught beers. I noticed the chef giving the staff a taster of his new dish. It was swordfish steak. I chose it for lunch. I have never before tasted one so tender and tasty. Imagine a thick and succulent...More

1  Thank SPIKE69
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Had Sunday lunch here, the first thing I thought was the staff were very good. Ordered drinks and they brought them outside and also a menu board which is very good. Our Table was ready at 2 which we had booked so that was great....More

2  Thank Rosalind M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Our welcome wasn't great , the starters were the best part of the meal ( we had the scotch egg and hallumi ) service was slow .. most of my husbands steak was just fat which I did mention when paying the bill .. it's...More

Thank Kbcbcb
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this cosy pub after a long walk around Marlborough. Very quiet, cosy, superbly clean and warm. Beautifully decorated. We had the Scothern egg and whitebait as a light lunch. Speedy service, fair friendly

1  Thank freekazoid
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This pub is part Owens by AP McCoy. The food is not up to much .4 adults 2 kids 8,6. Scotch egg stater x 2 salmonstarter. 1 burger/1ribeye 1 burger/1 beetroot and halumi warm salad.1 fishxchips Burger half pounder chips at 14_95.over the top price...More

Thank royboy175
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Spontaneous decision to go out for dinner and was not disappointed. Lovely ambiance with attentive and friendly staff. Piping hot delicious food, perfect for what was a very cold evening! Will come back!

1  Thank bobs2293
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It started poorly but got better. First, trying to book a table by phone was difficult. No answer until nearly 11am. No answer at all to an email. On arrival the conversation went as follows Me - Hello I have a reservation for 12.30 under...More

1  Thank Richard D
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Holly W
Who is the manager
8 January 2017|
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Response from Numb3rsgal | Reviewed this property |
If you need the manager probably best to ask at the time of your visit as obviously the same person wouldn't be on duty 7 days a week. When I was there, the manager was an excellent young lady.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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