Pubs are central to many towns and villages in Wiltshire and whether they are rowdy sports bars, family-run gastropubs or beautiful traditional country pubs, they are always popular.
But what is the best of the best? Which pubs visitors not only return to, but are so happy with the experience that they leave the best reviews?
Well, we’ve scoured the leading website Tripadvisor to see these Wiltshire pubs that are unrivaled in their popularity.
1. The Boot Inn
Main Street, Tisbury SP3 6PS
This village pub built from Chilmark stone, has been run by the same owner since 1976 and is a former local CAMRA pub of the year. It has come highly recommended for its friendly atmosphere and excellent cuisine, which can be enjoyed in its large outdoor garden.
2. The Inn of Crossed Keys
136 High Street, Royal Wootton Bassett SN4 7AY
The newly refurbished Cross Keys is known as the oldest pub in town. It offers many tasty dishes and a wide variety of craft beers, real ales, cider and gin. This dog friendly pub also offers Sky and BT sports.
3. The Queen’s Head
32 High Street, Ludgershall SP11 9PZ
The Queen’s Head is a 16th century family pub and restaurant, located in the town of Ludgershall. The traditional pub has a large secluded garden, with a children’s climbing frame. It offers quality home cooking and is also an ideal venue for all occasions, with a real log fire, reception room and bowling alley for hire.
4. The Black Dog Inn
Salisbury Road, Chilmark SP3 5AH England
The 15th century English pub sits in the heart of Chilmark, in the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It serves a fantastic selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as an excellent menu made with locally sourced ingredients. Plus, it has a great beer garden where you can sit and relax.
5. The Pewsham
London Road, Chippenham, England
The Pewsham has recently reopened after a remarkable refurbishment, boasting a large outdoor dining/drinking area and underground heat source pumps. The family pub is located on the waters edge and serves delicious home cooked food.
6. Le Brunel
54-55 New Road, Chippenham SN15 1ES England
Le Brunel is a friendly pub with a welcoming atmosphere, perfect for all occasions. You can also enjoy full Sky and BT Sports coverage, plus live music and delicious food.
7. The Bell and the Crown
83 Catherine Street, Salisbury SP1 2DH England
The bell and crown are known for their historic features, such as the wooden beams hanging from the ceiling and the original stone floors. The traditional pub, dating back to 1350, offers plenty of dining space and a range of unique cocktails.
8. Fantasy B
Ermin Street, Marlborough,SN8 2JP England
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Fancy B is an independent, family-run Turkish restaurant and pub. The menu includes fresh and delicious dishes, specialty coffees and a wide range of soft and alcoholic drinks. You can have a drink in their cozy bar or, on a hot summer day, sit in the beer garden.
9. The Hollies Inn
55 Westbury Leigh, Westbury BA13 3SF England
The Hollies Inn is an independent family business, the building of which dates back to 1648. The pub offers a wide range of traditional pub food prepared in their 5 star kitchen, as well as a wide selection of draft and bottled lagers, ciders and cask brands. real ales.
7 Devizes Road, Swindon SN1 4BJ
The Hop Inn is known as a community center, hosting craft markets, comedy nights, concerts and exhibits. It was created in 2012 and within a year it won a CAMRA award. It has a lot to offer, with sixteen draft beers and great tasting food.
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