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The John Barleycorn Inn

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Manor Road, Goring-on Thames RG8 9DP, England
+44 1491 872509
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“liver” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Manor Road, Goring-on Thames RG8 9DP, England
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A whole family from age 7 - 70yrs old and all were catered for. The food was freshly cooked and all served together even though we were a party of 10. If you are looking for a family friendly place to eat at a sensible...More

2  Thank Rosemarie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was excellent, a really great menu choice of large or small dishes and the children were able to eat off the adult menu very happily. A great pub atmosphere & really good service with a smile 😁

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here early on a wet cold Sunday, having booked for a later time. None-the-less made welcome with no fuss. We had the Sunday lunch special with roast beef with all the trimmings for £11.25 - incredibly good value. It came really quickly with generous...More

Thank Addismedia
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The John Barleycorn has been my local pub since returning to the area in 2014. On Saturday 25th on the eve of my birthday, I and two friends dined here in the convivial setting of the restaurant part of the pub. The Hock of Ham...More

Thank ChrisGreen1958
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I go here quite often... Always hard to choose food as there are so many tasty dishes, personally, I recommend the home made pies which are packed with meat and delicious. Staff are very friendly and service quick.

1  Thank sueleez
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Walked in, great service, friendly staff which is completed by a wholesome roast meal with plenty of gravy and roast potatoes. They have gluten free gravy for those of us that don't do the glu.

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Probably a bit unfair, but I planned to visit the John Barleycorn Inn for lunch on a week day with my wife. We arrived at 13:20 and asked if we could have a table for two and the woman behind the bar said they didn't...More

1  Thank BertBantham
Reviewed 30 October 2017

9 of us just called in for a late night drink so I have no knowledge of the food but it has the feel of a real old pub and the beer is good. Friendly bar man too.l

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Had 2courses Saturday evening with my husband.Had last visited 7yrs ago.The pub was very quiet.Tables are tightly packed together. Plenty of standard choice on the main menu ( scampi,pie,fish,liver etc)& a few extra specials.Prices average £5 for starters & £10+ for mains.Food arrived hot &well...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This pub and its staff are a total joy. We were a team rowing the Thames and were very late arriving in Goring. The rooms at the Inn are sumptuous with magnificent bathrooms but the ultimate was the manager who not only ensured we had...More

Thank Heather B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manor Road, Goring-on Thames RG8 9DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Goring-on Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 872509
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