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A traditional English pub, airing on the side of being a restaurant. Decor is very much oldie worldly in the main part, with a lovely light and airy conservatory.The bar area has some very comfortable sofas and leather seats, the ideal place to have a relaxing drink or two.
US$10 - US$21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 23 July 2020

Bird and the Barley is open again. Social distancing observed. Food still as good as ever. No draught beers yet but excellent bottles of beer. Love the new decor throughout. Very light and inviting.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 18 July 2020 via mobile

why are you here? why am i here? god i regret stepping foot in scunthorpe. i regret stepping foot in this pub. it smells of toilets. the food is bad. the drinks are bad. there is no toilet roll and there are huge skidz all...More

Date of visit: July 2020
William_Jacks0n, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2020

Considering you wrote 14 reviews on the same date I would say you get around a bit, if you look on google you will see that the toilets have last week been completely refurbished and I will assume that you have mixed up the Bird...More

Reviewed 6 March 2020

First visit here with family after hearing good reviews and was not disappointed, greeted by a welcoming gentleman named Jay who directed us to our table and pointed out the specials of the day, lovely chap very engaging and polite, nothing was too much trouble...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 13 January 2020 via mobile

We visit the Bird in the Barley. Today for my birthday. Had a lovely Sunday roast beef dinner. And my favourite cheesecake.

Date of visit: January 2020
William_Jacks0n, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2020

Brilliant thank you and a Happy Birthday, and yes I must agree the homemade cheesecake is fab just the thing to finish of a meal.

Reviewed 12 January 2020 via mobile

We called on the spare of the moment for a bar meal. The lighting was very poor, we were placed in a corner out the way. I had the steak pie,chip and peas . When it arrived I started to eat and found more mushrooms...More

Date of visit: October 2019
William_Jacks0n, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2020

Why when you stoped eating the pie because it had mushrooms in it did you need confirmation from the waitress it had mushrooms in it. Yes the steak pie has mushrooms in it and no it does not have more mushrooms than meat, our steak...More

Reviewed 4 January 2020

Booked a table here last minute as we fancied a bit of a date night and we hadn't visited for a while. The staff were really accommodating and friendly, and changed our table without question when we didn't like the one we were allocated. We...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2019

First class food and service. Met up with friends for a Christmas lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very pleasant environment.

Date of visit: December 2019
William_Jacks0n, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2019

Thank you for the kind comments. Merry Christmas and hope to see you in the new year William and Debby

Reviewed 6 December 2019 via mobile

Homely atmosphere Delicious traditional pub food Excellent service from jay Would recommend to anyone

Date of visit: December 2019
William_Jacks0n, Owner at Bird in the Barley, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2019

Thank you for you’re kind comments, will pass them onto Jay who will be chuffed. Thank you William and Debby

Reviewed 26 October 2019 via mobile

We went with two of our friends. For a meal last night. As usual it was very good. And our friends really enjoyed it. The food was excellent. As was the service. A lovely cosy pub.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 21 October 2019

This was very close to my cousin's home so we had lunch there a couple of times. The Grimsby Haddock & Chips is a must! We also had the steak pie, Bacon Chop - very tasty! Good selections of beers & ciders. Beautiful interior with...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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27 October 2019|
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Response from William_Jacks0n | Property representative |
No it is a fully served Sunday lunch
30 July 2017|
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.
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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    Bird in the Barley is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4