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The Barrels

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Wye Valley beers

Everybody knows that The Barrels is the best pub in Hereford, and I'll tell you why. Great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

This was my first time in Hereford. This place was top quality, really nice beers but terrible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“real ale”(12 reviews)
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69 St Owen Street, Hereford HR7 4HG, England
+44 1885 490505
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Everybody knows that The Barrels is the best pub in Hereford, and I'll tell you why. Great selection of Wye Valley beers. Quirky little nooks and crannies. Friendly, interesting locals. Efficient, experienced bar-staff. I could go on...but the sun's out and I'm nipping down The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank I G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time in Hereford. This place was top quality, really nice beers but terrible sandwiches!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ath18
Reviewed March 7, 2019

We had been out for the evening with a gentleman from Hereford CAMRA and when he has to get back home he dropped us outside this excellent pub. The pub sells mainly Wye Valley beers which are kept in very good condition. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank carol j
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Always a great pint at a great price! Great atmosphere and a real local pub with s taste of authenticity!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank CraigRalph
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

No issues. Good number of clientele. Good prices. Good number of staff. Pretentious it isn’t. Classic and friendly.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank lucyk762
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

If you want quality, locally produced real ale this is where you go in Hereford. It's busy, vibrant and always frequented by people who enjoy and appreciate the excellent quality and value for money that the Wye Valley Brewery provides for its customers. If you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank TupsleyHereford
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Called in late on Friday as had heard they had a band playing. All bars were busy and the band (The Rogues) were superb. The back yard area was covered and full with people enjoying the music. Despite being really busy, service at the bar...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Nick G
Reviewed January 7, 2019

What a wonderful selection of local beers, with something to suit everybody! No food, no frills but that's just how we like it. Always busy and renowned as the best pub in town, with clientele from all age groups and all classes of society, there's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RamblingRon69
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I'm still searching for a pub that is better than the Barrels in Hereford. The quality of the beer, the smell of Curry in the garden, the bohemian staff and the eclectIc customers. I'm going to keep searching but I'm fearful it will be in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mgh0302
Reviewed September 21, 2018

A non pretentious pub great well kept beers ales ect polite staff and on the ball,every town needs one of these, oh and after a couple of drinks out front door turn right and into curry house next door, The taste of Raj fantastic food...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Peel
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August 29, 2017|
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Dead hands, now that sounds serious 😂
July 28, 2016|
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Response from craig0williams | Reviewed this property |
Well stocked bar, not sure of the quality of the wine though as more a beer man!