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The Barge

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Cafe, British
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews sandwiches cake fish chips ham soup cream tea bude canal floating restaurant unusual place great setting well behaved dogs lovely lunch full english breakfast excellent coffee good sized portions light lunch other customers
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely relaxed atmosphere, surprisingly not expensive - delicious hot chocolate. We didn't eat bit the food looked good - especially the fish and chips. We will return :)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Claire30128
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called here on 26 September 2018 as it was our wedding anniversary and we were out in Bude for a special day. On entering the barge we weren't answered by the staff when we smiled and said hello despite facing directly at them as we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Goldmead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit dubious when , on completion of a good walk, our party suggested coffee on The Barge. This'll be expensive I thought, this'll be a seaside rip off I thought. I was wrong on every count! Yes, I'm a man and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeff w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique floating eatery moored right on the quay of the canal. The atmosphere is wonderful and the realistically priced food is simple, tasty and beautifully prepared and served. The staff cannot do enough to make sure your visit is enjoyable. Young children, dogs with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting right on the canal, nice ambience, clean, nice decor, friendly welcome, good service, very good food at reasonable prices. The vehicle breakfast was very good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank steve p
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Amazed that it was still open in December. Warm and friendly service with good choices for a light lunch.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic breakfast, gluten free and fabulous. A wonderful location and experience. A unique and comfortable place to eat, or just have a drink.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beverley C
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Bude/mid-week/November/late afternoon: not perhaps the best opportunity to seek out somewhere to eat after a long journey. However The Barge - a converted, well......barge!! - on the Canal is open until 5pm although we were informed that the kitchen closed at 3pm. Therefore a bit...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 329RobW
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

The very ordinary supermarket granary bread of my sandwich wasn’t good. Either stale or defrosted. Notable on paying nobody asked if we enjoyed our food. When I raised the issue there was no apology just “we have fresh bread everyday, maybe it was yesterday’s” and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RogerCritic
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a place were we will come again and again, food is fantastic and staff are great. Top notch food rangeing from coffee and cake to a lovely full meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tillybushbaby
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Jessica W
October 5, 2018|
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Response from saintsfoodies2 | Reviewed this property |
We only had a cream tea but what we saw looked delicious.
Mark B
October 22, 2016|
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Response from patgCullomptonDevon | Reviewed this property |
During summer months I believe
Henry S
September 11, 2016|
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Response from siniraji |
yes well behaved dogs are allowed we were in there with our cockapoo last week
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