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Bird in the Barley

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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US$9 - US$20
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Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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All reviews steak pie creme brulee pate salad home cooked special menu sunday lunch food was lovely main meal be visiting again piping hot parsley pub conservatory starters teatime louise
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a couple of times for the tea time special which is really good value for money and generous portions. Home made tasty food in a lovely cosy atmosphere, especially when the open fire is going! Staff are always friendly and chatty. Never had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank digby0806
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you really appreciate your comments always good to know we are on the right track. Thank you William and Debby

Reviewed 21 January 2019

As vegetarians, there is always a challenge in finding good, interesting and filling eating houses. This one advertises itself as vegetarian friendly, but I have to say that had I been, say, trawling round an unfamiliar town centre looking for somewhere for that night's meal,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carl_S290614
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

You know your right we do think that vegetarians are all of the slender nature, will certainly look at it differently from now on and take your comments which are appreciated for their constructiveness. Many thanks William and Debby

Reviewed 30 December 2018

Very friendly excellent service and the food is cooked to perfection. We had steak and it was cooked exactly how we had asked for it to be cooked. We usually go here on a teatime and have a special which are always delicious,and home cooked.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lorrainel18
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you really pleased that everything was up to scratch, yes the Tea Time is good value especially considering it is all produced fresh. Really appreciate your comments a real boost to all the team. Regards William and Debby

Reviewed 25 December 2018

Well what can i say been today with the hubby for christmas lunch it was 110pc as always every thing was so fresh main was nice and hot well done from the kitchen staff to the front of house see you all tomorrow for round...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Lovely just what we like 110pc its what we aim for not always easy but the whole team give it their all. many thanks and hope round two was as good. Regards William and Debby

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

The food was ok , not a very big menu, but .......... NO BABY CHANGING FACILITIES! We were told to either change our baby's dirty nappy on the disabled toilet floor or on a sofa in the bar area! I wasn't willing to put my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Christopher B
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Sorry your experience with us was spoilt by the lack of baby changing facilities, However the advice to change your child on the sofa was from our own experience of being parents and now grandparents. We have never let the lack of facilities spoil our...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Decent meal reasonable priced food good service what is not to like. Very good selection on menu always a good standby for a meal

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Slagman52
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thank you yes it is extremely good value for money and always a good selection of home made meals. Regards William and Debby

Reviewed 14 November 2018

Enjoyed good food on many occasions. The staff are really helpful and it is good value especially early part of the week

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hollyemmanaomi
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thank you lovely to know that we are doing the right thing, and yes the lunch and tea time menu is especially good value and darn good food to boot. Regards William and Debby

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I had never been before but I would definitely be back. There was four of us, between us we had the curry, fish and chips, liver & onions and mushroom stroganoff. All of the meals were excellent and nothing was left on the plates. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sam584027
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Wow you are making my mouth water yes we do pride ourselves on the food and service great pride is taken on all that we do and it is really appreciated that you enjoyed you're lunch. Many thanks look forward to seeing you again soon....More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Went last week for an evening meal with friends we had starters and main courses I had the soup which was hot and tasted very good and the steak pie again good portion friends had vegetarian pie and both said it was brilliant a few...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David R
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Well what can I say, but we are well known for our pies always home made and full of meaty goodness, the pastry is down to having cold hands but a warm heart. Glad you enjoyed everything. Regards William and Debby

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My sister- in- law has wanted to go here for the last 2/3 visits we havebeenup to visit. My first impression was of a pub with loads of character. Unfortuneately the actual Sunday roast did not come upto the same standard. The meat was so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ian b
Birdinthebarley, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Well sorry that the beef was too tender not to everyone's liking but how we do it and generally seems to please the majority. Regards William and Debby

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graham3146
30 July 2017|
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Response from Birdinthebarley | Property representative |
No we don't have a children's menu, we can do smaller portions of most dishes though, and do stock chicken nuggets and fish goujons if wanted.
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gegpeg
27 July 2017|
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Response from sjpsamwj2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure. But you could phone up. I am sure they will be able to answer your question
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donnaJ1376
13 June 2017|
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Response from 7micks | Reviewed this property |
They do cater for younger members of the family as for baby changing I am not sure on that
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