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The Barn

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3 Appleyard, Holt NR25 6AR, England
+44 1263 714001
08:45 - 17:00
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Holt, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit for a while Good size latte and nice and hot Wife had a wonderful piece of Coffee cake My Apple cake was reminiscent of North Yorkshire versions - so a nice option Seating outside is supplemented with blankets so worth stopping by Offers more than you think

Thank Collin M
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here by chance as they have quite a few outside tables and we have a dog. The waitresses were very friendly and the service was excellent as was the cheese scones

Thank john h
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the risk of sounding like a groupie, or making it so popular we cannot get a table, The Barn had another triumphant fish evening last night. The fish nights are held once a month and offer a small but perfectly formed fish menu along with a vegetarian option, The fish chowder is so tasty, my home made scampi was... More 

Thank NorthNorfolklass
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, cheerful and pleasant staff. Aspergers friendly and the management capable of enjoying a verbal prank.

Thank SmithOfDreams
helenthebarn, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of The Barn. So pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to pop in for a coffee and cake whilst shopping. We opted to sit outside in the sun as inside was busy. No menu available at the table although someone came out to serve us fairly quickly. We ordered two coffees and two cakes, nothing special when it arrived fairly promptly. We were charged £15! and the person... More 

Thank Macleod M
helenthebarn, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

I am so sorry your experience did not live up to your expectations and that you were overcharged. If you would like to email me the details at thebarnholt@talktalk.net then I investigate further and take any necessary action. More 

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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and tasty lunch of corned beef hash topped with a perfect poached egg in pleasant surroundings and with friendly service.

Thank NonesuchE
helenthebarn, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We do appreciate it; and we hope to see you again. More 

Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint, atmospheric, comfy place with warm welcome, good service and tasty food with some imagination added! Might come back another day and give the Scrabble set an airing!

Thank marieannedoc
helenthebarn, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was lovely to see you and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My husband & I went in for a drink although they do meals also. Their menu says they can do soya milk if required. I am a vegan so asked if they have a dark chocolate hot chocolate with soya milk. The answer was no, so I settled for a glass of water. My husband had black coffee & walnut... More 

Thank Jane V
helenthebarn, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry we couldn't meet all your requests but pleased we were able to accommodate some of them. Hope to see you again. More 

Holt, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My first Fish Friday at The Barn but certainly not my last. Great fish dishes,and fantastic puddings as well. This is a delightful little Bistro with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Many thanks.

Thank oldtimewalker67
helenthebarn, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

I really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thank you. So pleased you had a good time and we hope to see you again soon. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

For the second time we went to The Barn on the first Friday of the month and were again really pleased. Whether you want scampi, chips and salad, local moules marinieres or fresh fish such as bream or hake, you will have a delicious meal with nice wine and great service. Puddings excellent too if you have room.

Thank rurkinminor
helenthebarn, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I do appreciate it. So pleased you enjoyed the fish evening and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
08:45 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Appleyard, Holt NR25 6AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 714001
When exploring Holt we hope you discover The Barn. Nestled amongst delightful individually owned shops in Appleyard, which is just off Budgen's car park, rests this European bistro style cafe. Here you can eat breakfast, enjoy a coffee, have a glass of wine with your lunch and indulge in tea and cake. Sunday is brunch time. You can also surf the net, as free wi-fi is provided, and relax with the free newspapers. The friendly service, warm atmosphere and good food is sure to make you want to keep on returning as many people already do.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?