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The Barley Mow

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Long Lane, Wimborne Minster BH21 7AH, England
01202882140
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Consistently good

We've been a few times for lunch since the new owners took over. We've never been disappointed - the service is friendly, the food is excellent with a great mix of Thai and typical pub favourites. Would highly recommend the Thai curries and other dishes, plus the Sunday roast was particuarly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We used to regularly visit the Barley Mow in Wimborne, used to be absolutely lovely with the old couple that owned it. Now that the new people have taken over the level of hygiene, food and general experience has slowly deteriorated. Today we went for a lovely country pub lunch, although this was certainly not what we got. The Barley... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We decided to try The Barley Mow as we hadn' t been for quite a few years. It seemed in those days to be tired and the food wasn't up to much. Well what a pleasant surprise! We had scrumptious food, very prompt service and it was served by really friendly staff. The menu is excellent and varied with a... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We've been a few times for lunch since the new owners took over. We've never been disappointed - the service is friendly, the food is excellent with a great mix of Thai and typical pub favourites. Would highly recommend the Thai curries and other dishes, plus the Sunday roast was particuarly good. Haven't tried puddings - never had enough room!... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Been here a couple of times, nice selection of food, great service, definitely worth a visit. Waiting staff are helpful, but not intrusive, so you can have a relaxing meal. Came here with a 1 year old, high chair was provided. This is somewhere between a local pub and a gastro pub.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A couple of pubs in this corner of Dorset have vacillated in their attempts to serve the public. The current manager here turned around the fortunes of another local Inn, disappeared for a while, and came back to wave her magic wand over this place. And just like before she has turned the place around. At the end of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Lovely pub. Really enjoyed our visit. Staff helpful and welcoming. Recommend a delicious steak and curly fries from the wide ranged menu!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Very happy with the service, food and querky owner. Will definitely visit again soon to try out the rest of the wide range of oriental and classic pub meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

A great evening with a lovely atmosphere in the pub, great food with helpful and friendly staff! Highly recommended 😄

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My family and I visited this pub recently having not ventured here for a while. We came in for an evening meal and were promptly seated on arrival. The pub was full of life and all of the staff were welcoming and friendly. Wonderfully varied and extremely reasonably priced menu, all of us having three courses and could not fault... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We (myself,wife and 6 year old daughter) came here for lunch after a pub walk starting and finishing from the pub's car park. We asked if it was ok to leave the car (yes it was!) and confirmed they were serving food all day... so no rush back then. We arrived back just before 2:30pm and told we had to... More 

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Address: Long Lane, Wimborne Minster BH21 7AH, England
Phone Number: 01202882140
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne Minster
Average Prices: USD 11 - 33
Cuisine: English, Pub

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  • Address: Long Lane, Wimborne Minster BH21 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Wimborne Minster
  • Phone Number: 01202882140

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 33
  • Cuisine: English, Pub

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