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Rising Sun

) #5 of 10 Restaurants in Lacock ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
32 Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PP, England
+44 1249 730363
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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32 Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PP, England
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had the perfect afternoon in the garden, staff are so friendly and welcoming, can't recommend enough.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have eaten here before when the previous owners were running it - it was fine, not amazing, but perfectly decent. Now the Rising Sun is run by different people who've not had it long. So teething problems are to be expected. So I'm hoping...More

Thank Gaijinette
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for a midweek family supper. Really enjoyed the mussels, fresh up from Cornwall where the landlord used to live. We sat inside as it was a chilly evening, at a cosy scrubbed table. The conservatory with more table space has great views from Bowden...More

Thank Nikki K
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have reviewed this pub a couple of times in the past positively but today I am afraid this review will be negative. My wife and I went here for lunch as we had been many times before and knew we would get a good...More

2  Thank Mohawk1946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family day out at the Lacock Scarecrow Festival (Saturday) and called in on the way home as the kids were thirsty. I went to the bar to order and the young girl who was serving asked if we were eating. When I...More

2  Thank Redneck17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband, friend and I all went to The Riser for a Sunday lunch. Thankfully we booked as it was very busy. The food was very good but a lack of staff did make the service a little slow.

1  Thank Mo F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch in a group. Ordered drinks from the bar and overheard what I presume was management staff talking about the larger group in the conservatory not having ordered yet, rolling their eyes in exasperation as they did. Well, I was part...More

2  Thank kelasarj
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Had my daughter's dog so chose the Rising Sun to sit out happily though I think they are cool in the bar area too. Staff helpful and welcoming. Silver mullet with mouse was stinking. Risotto was lonely and not overwhelming and green Thai curry with...More

Thank Malforda
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Rising Sun pub located on the outskirts of Lacock on Bowden Hill is in a truly beautiful location with stunning views across the Avon Vale. In fact, probably one of the finest views in the county both from the gardens (weather permitting) and the...More

Thank Maurice G
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We recently stopped by for friday lunch. The pub is nicely decorated, country style. The staff were very warm, friendly and professional, dressed smartly. We sat outside in beautifu surroundings and really enjoyed our platters one ploughmans and one fish. Very good portions and delicious....More

Thank LISA A
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Alexander J
15 February 2017|
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Response from luph69 | Reviewed this property |
Spoke to head chef, menu is on line :)
Jill W
22 August 2016|
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Response from Lynette S | Reviewed this property |
Yes I've seen dogs in the lovely beer garden .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Bowden Hill, Lacock SN15 2PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Lacock
  • Phone Number: +44 1249 730363
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Set on top of Bowden Hill with magnificent views across the South Wiltshire countryside and just outside the picturesque National Trust Village of Lacock this Traditional Oak Beamed Pub is the 'quaint essential' English Country inn. Fast building it's reputation for excellent home cooked food using fantastic Local Produce whilst still providing 'Good Traditional Pub Fayre' This is a Must try place. Offering Great choice of Real Ales from the Popular and Local 'Moles' Brewery in Melksham and with those magnificent views you really must give us a go! Roger & Kay look forward to Looking after you!
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