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The Barge

) #118 of 424 Restaurants in Milton Keynes ££ - £££ , British,
15 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AE, England
+44 1908 233841
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (26 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
15 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AE, England
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

12 of us had booked our meals in advance for 1 pm, did not get our meals until 1:50, and only then after chasing the meals up twice. Some of us had meals from the light menu, but no sweets appear, but they tried to...More

Thank Hungeryian
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Barge is a place you want to come back to! It is a delightful quaint pub, with quality food and service. There is a good selection, a range of offers and some good beers on tap. We were well looked after on this visit,...More

1  Thank Dabdad
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been going to The Barge for the last five years as me & my daughter have loved their food. We had a meal last night & it was way below the normal standard we are used to. Starter was not as we had always...More

Thank Allyd1968
General Manager A, Manager at The Barge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, I apologise if the mash was not hot enough for you, this could have been rectified at the time should you have mentioned it to a member of staff at the start of your meal. We do not have steak and kidney pie...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Our grandson being the birthday boy chose the Barge having been before and enjoyed his meals.Husband and me have not been to the pub for many years.From our experience on the evening it's been our loss.We were a party of ten from being greeted at...More

1  Thank Audrey S
General Manager A, Manager at The Barge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, we are thrilled you had such a great time, and pleased that you will be returning a lot more often. I will pass on your thanks to Bronwyn, she is a great asset to us. Warren and the barge team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good meals polite service on the first 2 visits good on the third visit 10-7-2017 but service a bit below the first visits, meal ok but again not as good as previous----would go again if in the area

1  Thank madaca
General Manager A, Manager at The Barge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at The Barge!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are ignoreds for all the staff...finally Me and my sons 7 and 10 y.o. go away for ever..I never see a more bad service in the world...More

Thank JRRB48
General Manager A, Manager at The Barge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, I am concerned about your review. I'm not sure what the black broken spoon is on your picture but we do not have those in our business nor does the table look like one of ours, I'm not sure you have the correct business!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Offered two specials pork or beef. Both were well cooked and presented; more than adequate portions. Good cheerful service in an English pub

1  Thank Superdad1948
General Manager A, Manager at The Barge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive experience. Have a great day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a nice table out of the sun, and our expectations were managed well as they were very busy (Saturday lunchtime) so we were prepared for a long wait for the food. Drinks arrived quickly. There were a few hiccups with the food, one...More

1  Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for drinks on a walk, and sat in the garden. Everything is clean and efficient, and the food looked good, although we didn't stop to eat.

1  Thank paulstaylor
General Manager A, Manager at The Barge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you for your review hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the fish and chips lunch. Sorry to say it wasn't the best I've had here , it was overcooked and the fish inside was tough and dry I didn't want to complain as I had been taken as a treat from a good friend...More

1  Thank John S
General Manager A, Manager at The Barge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

hi John sorry if the fish and chips were not up to our usual standard, if you would have commented at the time we could have sorted it out satisfactorily, and with no fuss. regards warren

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Newport Road | Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes
  • Phone Number: +44 1908 233841
  • E-mail
Description
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Barge offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a beer garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.
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