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All 2 Duxford Restaurants

The John Barleycorn

Moorfield Road, Duxford, England
01223 832699
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Duxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I only had drinks and some cheese and biscuits, the cheese and biscuits were expensive fro the quantity and type of cheese on offer. The place itself was really nice and the staff were as well. My only real gripe if you can call it that? It was really quiet, I mean really quiet. You could hear yourself talking, and... More 

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Ware, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My partner took me for a surprise birthday meal yesterday 29 dec 2014. Food was amazing very reasonably priced. For 10 people with 2 courses 2 drinks each it was 170 pounds. Very good service thoroughly enjoyed it!! Lovely staff :)

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

... and well above "usual" pub standards. Situated in Duxford village, very close to the historic Duxford Aerodrome and Imperial War Museum aviation collection this thatched house has a big bar dining area, and when the weather is clement very nice outdoor tables, plus a few letting rooms, for those who want to stay after dinner! Our small party had... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We arrived at 7pm for a few drinks before our meal . The pub was not over busy but it was a Wednesday evening . After a chat we sat down for our meal . Having picked what we wanted when booking it was straight forward on the evening . The starters were well presented and looked nice . The... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Been visiting the pub for many years for both drink and food. As others have said, the staff are friendly and helpful and also the beer is well looked after. I have mused a number of times after eating there that perhaps the value is not that good and the food not quite as good as they think it tries... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Very welcoming staff. Lovely warm atmosphere. The food was well prepared and very good value. Can't wait to return

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Sion, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Cosy traditional pub offering excellent food and service. The four of us ordered a variety of dishes and all found them to be both tasty and generous. A nice range of traditional beers on tap.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Attractive picturesque charming pub. Serves a wide range of excellent quality meals including locally sourced produce. Caters well for people with food allergies. The menu a good selection of traditional fare which fits well into this traditional English pub.The friendly attentive staff also add to the enjoyment of your meal. They also serve real ale which supports the atmosphere of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great service, great food, great atmosphere! Good old fashioned quality English pub - just like you see in the tourist brochures but this is authentic. Closed for a wake on the first night of my stay in the area I was glad I went on my second night. Truly fantastic!

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Alsager, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Lovely menu and absolutely stunning, faultless food and presentation. Hope to have the chance to dine there again; we are nowhere near local, but I would happily make a rather long detour!

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Additional Information about The John Barleycorn

Address: Moorfield Road, Duxford, England
Phone Number: 01223 832699
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Duxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: English

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