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A fantastic 300 year old Inn, full of character. A selection of Cask conditioned Ales, premium lagers and wide selection of wines, along with more than 125-different Gins from around the World to choose from. We serve only freshly prepared food, our menu is changed seasonally, classic pub dishes are served all year round. Good old fashioned Sunday Roast from £11.95 Serving breakfast from 10am every day and Dog Friendly.
PRICE RANGE
$11 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here on father's day and was suprised to be told that if we wanted Sunday roast we had to sit at a table inside, there were 10+ unreserved tables outside if we wanted other food. We obediently sat inside and ordered our roasts although...we're uncomftable doing so due to it being crowded. Took an hour to come to the table Requested condiments did not arrive and our second drink order did not arrive. Food was fair but beef was almost raw a good vet could have got it back in the field. 4 days later we both have covid!!! Thanks for insiting we sat inside🤬🤬🤬 They need to change their rules. This place is not covid safeMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What an amazing pub! We have been here a few times before for only a drink. This morning myself and my husband sat in and had their full English breakfast! Well presented, tasted amazing you can tell it was all fresh produce cooked to...perfection! Great value for money! The staff were friendly and welcoming, we are looking forward to visiting again! Thank you Barge Inn!! XMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently hired out the function room for my partner’s birthday at the Barge Inn. We were in contact with the pub manager before who was very helpful and invited us down to see the venue before corresponding with us until post event. The hire...for the function room was extremely reasonable and we were really pleased with how lovely and well decorated the room was. Staff who worked the function room on the night were helpful and attentive. They were fantastic throughout, and were also extremely lovely and kind. The pub helped us out with party food, once again offered at a reasonable price, and kept our guests well catered for. The pub itself is in a great location and looks fantastic - both the dining area of the pub and the function room are well decorated, and there is also an outside area with plenty of seating for the warmer weather. Overall, we were so pleased and grateful with the help from the staff and the pub itself. We would absolutely recommend visiting here to enjoy the pub food or a drink outside, or even to hire it for a venue as it was a brilliant night. We would 100% book to use the function room and visit the Barge Inn again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 2, 2022

We went here for lunch after visiting Hyde Hall. It's not very far. We enjoyed the pub style food - chicken burger and chips and scampi and chips. It was good food, served fresh.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed May 1, 2022 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch today with my Neice’s and extended family. Food was superb, as was the service. Thank you to Tom and the crew 👍🏻😋

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 23, 2022 via mobile

We had a lovely time at the Barge today: the staff couldn’t have been more attentive and the food was excellent. Recommended!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 2, 2022

We met family here for lunch. We were quickly seated and the staff were very polite. We got our drinks quite quickly and ordered our meal. After we sat down it got quite busy and we were glad we had got there when we did....After saying that the main course for 4 of us took getting on for an hour. 2 of us had burgers 1 was piping hot and so were the chips and the other was warm with half warm and half hot chips. The burger was very dry and tasteless. We also ordered sausage and mash which was OK except the peas which were like bullets and overpriced at £15. We ordered dessert but ended up cancelling as after a long wait it hadn't arrived won't be returning.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 7, 2022 via mobile

We recently booked a table for Sunday lunch with our daughter and her partner, we weee taken to our table and left with the menu, after approx 15 mins someone came and took our drinks order and eventually our order, the starters were served in...reasonable time but the mains course took over an hour to arrive after that and I have to say wasn’t worth the long wait ! Three of us had the roast beef which was hard to cut in spite of having steak knives and just as hard to chew. We did have dessert but we’re then asked to finish our drinks at the bar as they needed the table… this in spite of there being other empty tables. It wasn’t our fault they took so long to turn the tables around but we were the ones rushed out ! To add to the situation we had been asked to pay a deposit of £20 when booking the table but this wasn’t recognised on the bill and when we queried it we were told there was no record of us having paid a deposit but that they would take our word for it…. making us feel there was a question over whether we were telling the truth, not a comfortable feeling. All in all none of us were impressed and we won’t be returning.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 6, 2022

We had lunch here as it was convenient as we had been antique shopping. The service was good and staff were polite and friendly but the meals and quality of ingredients were a joke. We ordered a starter and two sandwiches. The sandwiches came on...stale, packet bread and the fillings were also stale and pre-prepared. Chicken was flavourless and not fresh, cheese was pre-grated and stale with very little onion. The sandwiches were really expensive for a terrible quality and no garnish of salad, chips etc. They came open and uncut as well which made the whole thing look worse. The quality of food was awful for the price. It feels as if the place is utilising the minimal choices in the area to over charge and scrimp on quality. We didn’t complain during the visit because we did not see any worthwhile resolution. We didn’t want another meal of poor quality ingredients.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed February 15, 2022

The home made burger is the worst I have ever tasted, and at a cost of £17 was a joke, avoid this place even if you are starving!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 9, 2022

Very welcoming with excellent service. Food was very nice and would definitely go again if in the area and recommend.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 14, 2021

Ordered 3 x sandwiches that were bizarrely served up on a plate uncut although steak knives were supplied for us to do it., why? £8.00 each for 2 slices of bread, chicken and a plate full of rocket salad. Asked for a booster seat for...my grandson and it turned up absolutely filthy. Will not be returning again anytime soon.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 23, 2021

We have had many bad experiences with pub grub so avoid them when we are on our own. We were treated to lunch at the Barge Inn and was extremely surprised at the service and food which looked appetising and was presented well. The Barge...Inn had a lovely feel to the restaurant, albeit we were seated near the open fire which was inviting. The four of us agreed all the food was delicious. My husband and I commented we would certainly return. Hopefully the lightly breaded whitebait will still be offered as a starter mmmm, delicious. We will be returning very soon, well done.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 22, 2021

Actually a truly Dog Friendly Pub (some say that but make you stay outside). Staff were warm and friendly, food was good and so was the service. Will keep going there Thanks

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 11, 2021

Had the steak and my friend had the chicken burger Great food steak cooked perfectly and sides very tasty, the burger also come up plenty full and full of flavour all went down with a perfect pint 🍻 Thanks to the staff for looking after...us very polite and attentiveMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Yes, quite a big one. I think its shared with the antiques place but big enough
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Sincere apologies. Only just seen this question. I agree with those who have answered. If you ring them I’m sure they will tell you. Enjoy!
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  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
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  • Atmosphere: 3.5