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The Barns

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Cocksparrow Lane, Cannock, England
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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Relaxed Surrondings and Good Food

Visited on a weekday evening, staff very quick to serve and attentive. Chose the set menu as there was plenty of choice, in all 3 courses. All starters were excellent and a little different to the usual expected set choices. The main arrived and the only slight problem was there was too many... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Geza21
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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167 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited on a weekday evening, staff very quick to serve and attentive. Chose the set menu as there was plenty of choice, in all 3 courses. All starters were excellent and a little different to the usual expected set choices. The main arrived and the only slight problem was there was too many extra dishes to find room on the... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had a meal with 28 people for my Wife's 40th Birthday, couldn't fault it. Nothing to much trouble, food was excellent, more than enough, had a lamb shoulder & the lamb dropped off the bone. Food was served hot, starters & deserts were huge, I left feeling full & appreciative of great value for money. No one in our party... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

As I expected little has improved since my last visit. Steaks served via a large platter rather than plated individually. Well done steaks sitting within the blood of rare steaks, onion rings also on platter with blood. This is very poor. Belly pork undercooked meat and over cooked crackling. Vegetables served via staff members resulting in cold veg. These should... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

What has become of this place, was my girlfriend and i unlucky to be served such a poor all round meal. It was last minute choice, we hadn't booked and we were pleased to be told a table for two could be found for us We both chose steak, i chose chips with salad while my partner chose new potatoes... More 

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Cannock
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

A party of 8 of us went for my Wife's birthday we booked a table up stairs paying more for the expected better service . Unfortunately this was not true . One of waiters was forgetful and quite (putting it plainly) miserable .

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were a party of 21 and found the staff coped very well as the rest of the place was very busy and a wedding party going on upstairs. Servings arrived in good time and no-one was kept waiting too long. Food was delicious.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

15 of us celebrated my son in law's 50th Birthday and were seated upstairs on a very well laid out table. It was also Valentine's Day and they were very busy. We were surprised how effecient, capable and friendly the staff were and the service was second to none. It was a set menu with plenty of choice and all... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Staff very good very pleasant service SECOND TO NONE best to book before hand as it gets very busy the car park can get a bit congested. WILL GO AGAIN

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Cannock, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Read many reviews on trip advisor about this establishment. So my first visit held no surprises, as expected the food was of a decent quality, but lacking in good service. Twenty two of us where booked in for a private party. This was held in a medium size room, tables where laid in a less than satisfactory manner, with a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been to this venue many times, however this visit took place on 14/02/15 at about 1700 without prebooking with a gift voucher we had received from our Grandaughter. We were warned that our time was limited due to the need for table to be available for some slightly later but that was ok for us. The meal and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cocksparrow Lane, Cannock, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Cannock

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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