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Barnacles Restaurant & Bar Bistro

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££ - £££European, British,
Watling Street, Hinckley LE10 3JA, England
+44 1455 633220
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Watling Street, Hinckley LE10 3JA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an outstanding restaurant that excels in fish, shellfish and especially lobster dishes. They also have an excellent choice of steaks and other high quality dishes. The restaurant is tastefully decorated in an original style. The staff are very friendly, professional and do a...More

Thank chriscook10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Barnacles for a birthday celebration and it was lovely. We will absolutely be visiting again

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Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of our favourite restaurants. The food is always fantastic and the restaurant itself is beautiful. The service isn’t quite 5 star; the man working on the bar downstairs can come across as very rude. My partner ordered a cocktail, he said they...More

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Thank Lily M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We use Barnacles as our go to fish place when we want a relaxed atmosphere with great staff and fantastic food. We have never been disappointed

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Thank richikennedy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic if you like seafood, but others do not despair. They also do wonderful steaks and a full restaurant menu to suit whether you’re there for lunch or dinner. We use this restaurant mainly for occasions e.g. birthdays to keep it special.

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Thank harrisdk2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thanks to everyone at Barnacles for a superb dinner; it was a lovely family birthday celebration. We started with some drinks on the patio area and then moved to our table to order starters - All really nice, including the meat sharer platter; pig's cheek...More

Thank KliveB
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a Thursday night and the restaurant was very busy - the food was exceptional although there was some confusion over our starters and the waiter (perhaps new?) seemed to get confused. The restaurant itself is beautiful, well finished and smart. Although pricey...More

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Thank shiva979
Reviewed 6 days ago

As it was our wedding anniversary we decided to go somewhere special I’m glad we did we had a very friendly welcome and we were presented with a complimentary glass of champagne the meal itself was beautiful we both had steak cooked to perfection

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Thank fatbaldy2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

One could be mistaken for a promise of excellence when making ones way towards the venue entrance from their gravel-laden driveway past a pond to right... However once deciding where to park considerately, as there are no clear bays or continuity between other patrons, the...More

1  Thank Matt H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous 50th birthday lunch with the family in the Cowshed private dining room which is fantastic for a personalised family gathering. A full menu and Sunday lunch was available. I went for the fishcake starter and beef Sunday lunch. The beef (sirlion) was...More

Thank Iain Q
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16 March 2018|
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Response from tim p | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant was full when we got there so had a table in the bar! Just as good,
30 December 2017|
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Response from applethug | Reviewed this property |
All service charges are optional for me. Poor service and they get nothing !
11 January 2017|
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Response from totochef68 | Reviewed this property |
Yes,everything(Sea food and fish),a part of steak and pizza.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watling Street, Hinckley LE10 3JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Hinckley
  • Phone Number: +44 1455 633220
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Barnacles Restaurant & Bar Bistro offers guests a very warm welcome. Seating downstairs in our contemporary Bistro offers a relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy exquisite food, fine wines, great beers, a snug log fire and our outside terrace. Upstairs is our award winning restaurant which offers the very best quality food which reflects our personality and the ethos of Barnacles Restaurant & Bar Bistro. We strive to deliver affordable, locally sourced seasonal produce, never compromising on style or quality. Our extensive menus are designed to suit every taste and budget, whether you are celebrating a special occasion or fancy a classic British bistro dish, you are sure to enjoy your visit!
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