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“The Barn Owl”
Review of the barn owl inn

the barn owl inn
Ranked #13 of 37 Restaurants in Lymm
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
manchester
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The Barn Owl”
Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

We have used the Barn Owl on a number of occasions, and have always found the staff to be polite and attentive. The food is reasonably priced and if some people have to wait, then that shows how popular the place is.
It is really nice to sit outside in the summer with a drink and watch the world go by, with a lovely backdrop of farmland beyond.
For the most part the customers at lunch time tend to be mature.
We haven't visited in the evening but we intend to.

Visited September 2013
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Sale
Level 6 Contributor
212 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Always good, if not spectacular”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

I took my mother here, last Sunday and we had a nice meal, overlooking the canal. The food is always decent and the size of the meals is always on the large side. I had the sizzling beef and my mother had sea bass, both very nice, and with 2 desserts, 1 glass of wine and 2 glasses of coke, the bill was £46.

The location, on the banks of the Bridgewater Canal, is very pleasant and the staff are always polite and efficient. We have eaten here on a number of occassions and they have not let us down yet. If you fancy a decent lunch, in nice surroundings, this is somewhere worth considering.

  • Visited September 2013
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Cheshire
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good value”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

This is a great venue near the canal but you need to book especially if you are going on Sunday for the carvery. There is a good menu selection but we had the carvery which was was the same as everywhere else.

Visited October 2013
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Preston, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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“Nice view, good drinks, very average food”
Reviewed September 9, 2013

I agree with what others have said. Its a nice spot, no problems with staff, service or the drinks. Food below par I am afraid. My partner had the salmon steak which she said was over-cooked and dry (you could see that just by looking at it). I had scampi and chips. Scampi were a bit over-cooked as well and the chips were dry and tasteless. So don't bother if you are going for a good meal.

  • Visited September 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Sunday Lunch”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

We have been going to the Barn Owl on & off for a while now & can honestly say it is the best Sunday Lunch ever - We have tried believe me to find another pub to better this but upto now cannot find one???? - Might be a little dull inside but the view & seating area outside make up for this. Hopefully taking our daughter & Granddaughter there this Sunday for the first time. Looking forward to it already.

  • Visited June 2013
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