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The Barge Inn

Seend Cleeve, Melksham SN12 6QB, England
01380 828230
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Ranked #9 of 36 Restaurants in Melksham
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
crickhowell
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

First time in the Barge for 15 years. Great meal couldn't be faulted, excellent service. Dog allowed in bar and even had his own meal of a pigs ear!! Highly recommended. Thanks.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Stopped in recently for lunch with my mum and my toddler. Beautiful setting and inside is very nice too. They were very busy on the day we went but service was still quick and friendly. Food arrived quickly and was wonderful, it was only lunch so I had a baguette and mum had the ploughman's. Mine was lovely and mum... More

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Bournemouth, England
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80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

My wife & I enjoyed a couple of drinks here one afternoon, watching the canal boats meander by, and then returned a couple of evenings later for dinner. The pub has a lovely large beer garden right on the edge of the canal. Good food, good portions, service was ok. The roast beef didn't look home made (the slices were... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We went to The Barge with family on their recommendation and we weren't disappointed. The setting and outlook is lovely being situated at the side of the Kennet & Avon Canal with boats passing. Our meals delivered in a reasonable time, were very tasty and well presented, the staff were friendly and helpful. The most impressive part was a negative... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We visited here for a birthday lunch.We started with, The Bread Platter, advertised as for waiting with, this was loaded with different delicious breads ,butter and oil with balsamic. Unfortunately it arrived with the starters of Duck Pate for my husband and Ham Hock terrine for myself. The duck pate was good served with a sweet pickle, the terrine was... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good food (although specials were a little pricey), excellent service and friendly and welcoming. The location is the fantastic thing about this place, just wish I lived closer for it to be my local!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stopped for Sunday lunch at the Barge Inn after a morning cycling the tow path.It was a hot day, the pub was very busy but the bar staff were welcoming, the food was excellent and the service was good.We passed a very happy hour sitting in the garden beside the canal watching the world go by. We look forward... More

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Andover
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My previous 2 visits were both to kill time before funerals so didnt take much in. This time we went for no better reason that that we were nearby. Excellent food quickly served by friendly staff, we sat outside in the sunshine on the edge of the canal and enjoyed a leisurly meal watching the world float slowly past on... More

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Visited this lovely inn located by a canal with some friends who live locally. Unfortunately we were too late for lunch which finished at 2PM but the menu available from 3-5pm still had a good variety of options. We had an assortment of baguettes and everyone enjoyed them, nice fresh crusty bread and some sides of chips and the rocket/pine-nut/balsamic... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We took our elderly parents here for a meal, the staff were so attentive, they couldn't do enough for us, very friendly and accommodating despite asking for a specific menu requests. The food was ver good also, all had a wonderful meal in a wonderful setting. Thanks to everyone at the barge

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