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Sir John Barleycorn

$$ - $$$, British,
Old Romsey Road | Cadnam, Cadnam, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 2NP, England
+44 23 8081 2236
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (14 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Old Romsey Road | Cadnam, Cadnam, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 2NP, England
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1 - 10 of 419 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a gorgeous meal here during a weeks holiday in the new forest. This pub dates back to the 12th century and is stunning. Good variety to chose from on the menu and eating here you will definitely not be disappointed. A very warm and...More

Thank tatty457
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off here for a meal on the way home from Devon and were not disappointed. We both chose the duck breast from the specials menu which arrived promptly and was perfectly cooked and absolutely delicious. The portion sizes were good too with lots...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on the way home for an evening meal, the food was lovely and the surroundings were great as long as you aren't tall! The scampi was absolutely brilliant, and the service was very friendly. A couple of items were forgotten but taken off...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely pub, beautifully decorated in keeping with the age of the building, nice setting, with plenty of outside garden space and tables, and the staff are friendly and cheerful. However, 4 of us ate dinner here one weekday evening, and although the...More

Thank applefoe
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on route to Swanage. Nice restaurant, friendly staff and good selection of dishes. We had the snacks, BLT sandwich and a ploughmans but both quite large.

Thank Mitchell V
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Had a nice burger on Friday 04/08/17 very tasty ,had booked a table for 19.00 was running late and was no problem changing time to 20.45 .

Thank Rgaryc
Reviewed August 5, 2017

My wife and I, together with friends who live locally, recently ate here when we stayed opposite for a pre-cruise 1 night B&B. The food was good and the service was friendly and efficient. It servied our purpose after a 300 mile drive south and...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Popped in for an early supper and managed to get a table in the restaurant. Pretty standard main menu, but with more interesting specials available. Steak ok but nothing to write home about. Chicken on the specials menu similar. Average value for the New Forest...More

1  Thank Patriciacc62
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We were staying at the B and B opposite and as it was a very wet night decided to just run across the road. We checked their menu on the website before we went and then discovered that the steak and kidney pudding was more...More

Thank sassEssex
Reviewed July 28, 2017

I had been looking forward to visiting this pub for some time and it was easy to find. Lovely thatched longhouse with original features inside although very brown and dark. We only wanted a light snack before our journey home but were told we could...More

Thank jools3256
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jenny c
July 23, 2017|
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Response from Alli-Dorset | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know .. contact the pub direct is your best option
Elizabeth H
April 14, 2017|
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Response from leefrancis72 | Reviewed this property |
Only in main bar area and garden
January 24, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $41
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Romsey Road | Cadnam, Cadnam, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 2NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Cadnam
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2236
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Dating back to the 12th century, The Sir John Barleycorn is a beautiful thatched tavern on the bank of the River Cadnam in the New Forest. Visit this Gastro Pub for a warm welcome, some fine food and wine, or a pint of outstanding traditional cask ale.
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