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The John Barleycorn

££ - £££, British,
Threshers Bush | Turn Right Out of Green Lane, Harlow CM17 0NS, England
+44 1279 422675
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“roast potatoes” (13 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Threshers Bush | Turn Right Out of Green Lane, Harlow CM17 0NS, England
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really well run pub restaurant by a great manager Tracey well organised. A brilliant menu with a specials board well worth a look . All local sourced meat veg etc . Very large beer garden and ample parking

Thank jimwhitbread
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking time to review your recent visit to us. We are glad you had a great time. We hope to see you again very soon. Enjoy a beer or 2 in our fab garden.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went today with my partner, I had been before but this was his first time. It took about 20 minutes to be seated even thought we had a booking but the sun was shining so we sat outside and had a drink. It was...More

Thank Staceyylouise
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are sorry to hear your recent visit was not a very good one. The staff member should of said it was a panache of mixed fresh vegetables if they could not identify them. You should have called someone over because we would of bought...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m the mum whose birthday was being celebrated in ‘Food great but a very long wait ...’. We all tried to keep upbeat as we waited but there was no apology that we had to wait until 3.15 for the table booked for 2.15; no...More

Thank lesleysearle2018
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

The apology has arrived!!!! We do hope you return and let us make it up to you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner and had drink outside by the pond, beautiful feeling and very welcoming place. Staff are warm and polite. Food is very good, plenty of choices and very good quality, made with local supplies. Great atmosphere and lovely dinner room. High recommend. Defenetly...More

Thank Luis B
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The patio is a great place to enjoy a drink as well as a meal. We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for lunch today to celebrate my mum’s birthday. Our table was booked for 2.15 but we were told that earlier customers had arrived late therefore we’d have to wait. This was said in a very matter of fact way which left me shocked....More

Thank hayleyluxford
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry your recent visit to us for a Birthday celebration was not a good one. As you could see it was a really busy day. But that is no excuse. The table prior to yourselves were late which in turn pushed the bookings...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot great food good service lovely selection all round fabulous clean and inviting gardens are gorgeous

Thank sophiecharity
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for a great review. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food on Sunday is always delicious...cannot fault the food. But the service is poor. Very young staff who prefer standing around aimlessly rather than serving customers. There were lots of staff on but someone needs to organise them and get them to be more customer...More

Thank CRanger227
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are Having a re training day. As the original training didn't seem to work!! I can only offer apologies and hopefully if you care to return things will be different.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a mid-week meal at this restaurant/pub and I can honestly say that I retract my previous review - which wasn't good - this visit was great. Good service even our waitress was new and nervous but our service was excellent. Food was outstanding and...More

Thank Linda L
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Lovely to hear you had a great visit. It is always great when good food is enjoyed. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a sunny day so sat in garden. Food excellent, great surroundings and staff attentive. All round value for money for freshly cooked food

Thank sueolszak
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review your recent visit. So glad you were able to sit in the garden and enjoy your surroundings.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch and both the and surroundings are fantastic. I have never been disappointed with this place. The food was great as always with a limited menu for Father’s Day but it was excellent as always. I love this place and would...More

Thank Shane S
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Claire M
28 April 2018|
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Response from Barleycorn321 | Property representative |
Vegan Pie, Sausages, Burger, Pasta also a Vegan Sorbet
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Katie S
18 October 2015|
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Response from Barleycorn321 | Property representative |
Hi we serve our Sunday Roasts till early evening. Please call us to book a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Threshers Bush | Turn Right Out of Green Lane, Harlow CM17 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 422675
Description
We are a friendly country pub doing fine food. Great garden dining. Book early to avoid disappointment.
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