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The Barge Pub Restaurant

) #3 of 3 Restaurants in Swineshead $$ - $$$ , British,
Swineshead Bridge, Swineshead PE20 3PT, England
+44 1205 820267
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swineshead Bridge, Swineshead PE20 3PT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place had a very good reputation, but my last visit not so good. I think it has new owners, pouring a pint proved slightly difficult and food not up to past standards. Last I heard it had to be shut down as the new...More

9  Thank AndyBaxter
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am going to write a good honest review based on The Barge as it is now and not under or comparing to the past owners. Had an evening meal here to celebrate my husband's birthday and did not want to try their fish and...More

6  Thank angielew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went last Sunday for lunch, Very overpriced for what we got.Very poor quality food and not much of it.. Had many meals here in the past but this was by far the worst. We won't be going back.

8  Thank tonyroses
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited the Barge on many many occasions over the last 30 years and can HONESTLY say I have NEVER had a bad meal there.......UNTIL TODAY. I took my father there for Fathers Day and can honestly say that is the last time I...More

14  Thank SHANE1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked to go back to the barge for the first time after the refit and new owners had taken over. We then read the reviews and wondered if we'd done the right thing but thought we had to give them a try. On first...More

Thank Tanya H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has just been taken over and has a lovely refurbishment. We only had two Burgers and Chips with homemade coleslaw, followed by an Icecream Sundae and Cheese and Biscuits lovely. The staff were all very attentive and are all working hard to re...More

1  Thank monkey10king11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And will not be giving it another. Tried to start conversation with the "owner" well that's what he said! Rude and unwelcoming and guzzling a pint of cider in full view of customers at 6.30pm on a quiet Tuesday night!!! We were "welcomed" in a...More

10  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Barge many times but this was my first visit following the re- opening at the end of May. I read the Trip Advisor reviews before we went - many of them not good and so we visited with some trepidation....More

1  Thank MaryR_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are/were regulars at The Barge, infact it is/was one of our favourite places to eat. However we went a week last Friday and the service was terrible. We were ushered to our table, the waitress did not know what she was doing, what the...More

13  Thank jandowzell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Table booked for 7.30. Shown to table and orders taken quite promptly. Then downhill from then on. Only 1 starter ordered, mussels. It took awhile to come. You get a whole 5 mussels....make sure you enjoy them! At 9.00pm the waitress told us that they...More

11  Thank Lynne B
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Mervin R
Why was our Sunday Lunch reservation canceled this morning with a telephone call from 01775 841529 and not 01205 820267, Have tried to phone without any joy.
April 12, 2017|
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Response from bernard l | Property representative |
Thanks for your comment. We are closed for a couple of weeks or so for maintenance and refurbishment and to revamp the menus. It was short notice I agree but a window of opportunity arose to get this work done now so we... More
Patrick D
do you have a menu to view on this web site ?
March 17, 2017|
Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a menu on their website.
Patrick D
do you have a menu on this web site to view ?
March 17, 2017|
Response from Fred F | Reviewed this property |
hi there is a good menu with plenty of choice. the menu is published on the Barge website. hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swineshead Bridge, Swineshead PE20 3PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Swineshead
  • Phone Number: +44 1205 820267
  • E-mail
Traditional British Pub Restaurant
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