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The Grain Barge

Embankment road, Peterborough PE1 1ED, England
01733 311967
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Ranked #74 of 313 Restaurants in Peterborough
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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English first
Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We`ve been there before but not for sometime... service was very nice as was the food. We usually go with set menu which was great, mains are a tad small but I would expect from a fixed menu and they do let you choose the fish/prawn/meat dishes. Small main is really only thing to moan about (and then you are... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Being one of the places that I loved to visit this visit seriously let me down and my wife and I will not be returning. My wife pre-booked but they didn't even check this on arrival. Sat near a filthy window and then got served our one and only drink all night. We even asked the waitress for another drink... More

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very good food we went for the recommended meal for 2 and as there were 4 of us we had the two meals for 2 on offer, so a wide selection of dishes and plenty of it. Very prompt service from friendly staff, would recommend if going to Peterborough

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nottingham
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited this restaurant on our visit to Peterborough this week-end on recommendation from our hotel and we were not disappointed. We had the set menu for 2 which at £14.95 per head is not over-priced and the food that is served is cooked and presented perfectly and there seems to be no end of it arriving at your table.... More

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Midlands
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I visited the Grain Barge last Friday night. We arrived about 2100 hours with no prior booking. We ordered the set menu at £14.95 per person. The food just kept coming to the point where my partner kept asking me if there was more, to which I replied "yes"! LOL. Every selection that arrived at our table was excellent. We... More

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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Loads of us from work came here for a Christmas party. Because some people were running late the people who were there weren't allowed to eat we didn't eat until midnight. We were shoved at the bottom of the boat right next to the kitchen basically in it. No windows at all. It was a set menu no choice in... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The restaurant was indeed a barge on the river by the bridge had a set meal for two which was very good with a good selection of Chinese Cantonese food

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Desborough, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Five of us went to the Grain barge for my Daughters 18 Birthday meal. The waitresses were fabulous, so helpful. So attentive and lots of fun to. When the huge plate of mixed starters came out our eyes lit up, our taste buds did the same soon after. Each course, each dish, was perfect. I can't say more than "... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Always visit here and me and my husband love it. Staff very friendly. Always feel welcome. Will def go back.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Took my youngest daughter because we were staying overnight in Peterborough. I've been a few times previously. We were both knocked out by the hospitality but the quality of the food was stunning !!

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