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The Outside Chance

) #24 of 50 Restaurants in Marlborough $$ - $$$ , British,
71 High Street | Manton, Marlborough SN8 4HW, England
+44 1672 512352
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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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

Firstly we won a voucher for a 3 course meal with wine for two from our school raffle, We realised we had left it too late and our voucher had expired. However Scott the Manager honoured our voucher which was the first amazing service we...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us had a super dinner here last week. Whilst they were short staffed it really didn't matter because being a community owned pub we just mucked in with the locals. I had the juicy house cheeseburger with hand cut chips which was lovely....More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had eaten at this pub before and was looking forward to a return visit on our way home one evening. Arrived at 8:25 and made our way through to the bar where we located a menu and began deciding which delights we would choose! Barmaid...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we had bought drinks we were hassled to order quickly or we were told we would have to wait a long time. We ordered 2 portions of charcuterie at £15 each. This consisted of a small amount of ham, dry chorizo, tasteless salami with...More

Thank chrisknight666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really dont like leaving reviews of places, when you work in the industry you see that everywhere has its own kind of quirks which makes them original to a certain degree, so one persons opinion on something may differ massively from someone elses which...More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken to The Outside Chance for dinner recently. Having had a really good lunch there last year, I was very much looking forward to a return visit only to be hugely disappointed. The staff were welcoming but extraordinarily "off beam" - a simple...More

1  Thank Annie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traditional country pub just outside Marlborough where we booked a table to meet friends. We were allowed to book a table, and arrived to a friendly welcome and a nice atmosphere. Nothing fussy, just good honest hospitality - nice staff, friendly service and good nosh....More

1  Thank avonside
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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 12 June 2017

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 13 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
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Holly W
9 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$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
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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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