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The John Barleycorn

Moorfield Road, Duxford, England
01223 832699
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Duxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Had eaten out earlier but was en route back and my business partner suggested a bear here. Lovely surroundings and a quality range of beers. Food menu looked great so will try when back in the area.

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Bridgewater, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

For the last two summers our travels have brought My wife Diane and I through Duxford England. Both times we have stayed at the Duxford Lodge (great) and eaten at the John Barleycorn. The Barleycorn in my opinion is everything you hope an English pub too be. good beer, good people and good food. In point of fact the Barleycorns... More

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Solihull
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We chose this pub for an early evening meal after visiting the nearby Imperial War Museum, and reserved a table a few days previously. The pub is interesting for its association with the Polish airmen that flew from RAF Duxford during the Second World War. Our meal was served very efficiently in a room that included the bar, so I... More

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Staying nearby, we booked into this on a Friday night for a meal. The pub was busy with a good atmosphere. I'm not sure if they could find our booking, or just couldn't work out which our table was, but there was a slight commotion when we arrived, but we were soon sat at a table. A menu with several... More

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Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Totally shocked by the number of food selections and the quality of the food in this Non-assuming Pub! We were forewarned when we arrived around noon to deposit our bags before heading to the Air Museum. The gentleman asked if we were in for Dinner . Our response was probably at which time he stated I will put you in... More

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The menu offers a wonderful selection of locally sourced venison, and ice cream, clearly outlining where your meal is from, which is generous in portion and very satisfying. The staff were fantastic.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Good selection of Real Ale, very quaint thatched pub, low ceilings and all. Friendly staff and plenty of outdoor seating. Had a shared Mezze, very nice also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Staying in the local area whilst flying at Duxford, had a pint one night when passing and then went back the following night for a meal. Nothing was too much trouble. Superb service and probably the best Gammon had ever had, together with the wonderful Liver starter. Will go back again, when visiting the area!

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had 2x Fish and chips, 4X beers between 2 people. Black sheep ale and usual greene king ones, it was probably the best fish and chips ive ever had! The pub has excellent parking facilities, and has a lovely old but new feel inside

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Visited for a quick lunch, the pub was quite busy but not heaving. Whilst ordering the landlord was needlessly rude to me, and was later rude to another member of my party. He had a dreadful attidude. I ordered an avacoado and crayfish sandwich, it was £6.25, it contained one very small piece of avacado and 3 pieces of crayfish... More

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