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The Barge Inn

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Contemporary, Pub
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Seend cleeve, Melksham SN12 6QB, England
01380 828230
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location & lovely Sunday lunch

Great location for Sunday lunch! We booked & I would recommend you do book, it was very busy! Service good & relatively speedy considering how busy it was. Food good, although the beef was a little chewy, pork was fine. Portions good. I would definitely return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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English first
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I have visited The Barge several times over the past few days, with eight friends for a special meal as well as on our own......just the two of us. Over many years of visiting this lovely pub, we have never been disappointed. The location is superb, right alongside the Kennet and Avon Canal, the menu is imaginative,... More 

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Cardiff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Wow Returning from Wiltshire - rediscovered culinary civilisation Gluten free menu interesting. Gluten free bread unrivalled

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Arrived at The Barge on a very wet Monday lunchtime and amazed how busy it was . I was concerned there may not be a table available. However I and my party were met with the most warm and enthusiastic welcome. Nothing was too much trouble form the moment we arrived. The food was excellent, I would strongly recommend the... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Visited the Barge Inn with family for a Saturday lunch and the food was superb. Between us we had a selection of the main course dishes, smaller portion sizes and baguettes. All the food was wonderful. We sat inside as with older company the sun was too hot and inside provided a cool area to be, however, on a sunny... More 

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Bath
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great location for Sunday lunch! We booked & I would recommend you do book, it was very busy! Service good & relatively speedy considering how busy it was. Food good, although the beef was a little chewy, pork was fine. Portions good. I would definitely return.

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Chideock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We've, been here a few times and always had good food, beer and service (thanks C or is it K?) it's in a super location right by the canal. It is worth booking as it gets busy particularly if the weather is good.

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Amsterdam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is more of a pub than a restaurant, but the location is great (a bit hidden away, just follow the signs). Order at the bar from a good sized menu with sandwiches and light meals. Delivered at the table, and while you wait you can enjoy the quaint interior of the place.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Sunday lunch here not recommended, waited for a really long time for our food and when it arrived it was cold. Couldn't find staff to mention it and wasn't asked if everything was ok. Portions were small and not cheap.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Lovely setting next to the canal. We found a table easily which was lucky as car park was rammed. The queue system seemed a little chaotic, it was best to ignore the queue and just walk to end of bar and you would be next to be served. The food was tasty though rather expensive for lunch, £11+ each for... More 

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Oxted
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is a lovely spot with garden tables right by the canal. If you arrive by barge you can moor alongside; if you're on foot you can sit and watch the passing canal traffic. The beer is well ket with a range of Wadworths beer and the food is good pub food - nothing fancy but very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Seend cleeve, Melksham SN12 6QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Melksham
  • Phone Number: 01380 828230

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?