Our first visit to the Barley Bree was for a Saturday night dinner. Welcomed at the door, we were shown into a wooden-floored room (with a fire) for a very good glass of champagne - I guess it might have been nice to have been given a little bite to eat to accompany this - as we perused the short but exciting menu. Our starter focused on fois gras and was excellent both in terms of flavour and texture. For mains, one of us opted for pork, the other for steak. In both cases, there was a wonderful range of flavours and textures on the plate. Tasty orange marmalade pudding and good cheeses to conclude. The wine list is quite short and was, perhaps, a minor disappointment as it had few "classics" to choose from. That's just being picky, however. The whole meal was first-rate. Service was polite and unfussy. Rated by my wife as one of her finest dining experiences ever - high praise!