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PRICE RANGE
£3 - £17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent service and a nice place to drink and socialise. Great seating outside and they put on some great music events. Always a good atmosphere. 👍

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fabulous, dog friendly, loads of variety on the menu for gluten free and vegans. Staff are friendly and helpful. Would definitely go back 😁

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a farewell buffet meal for 60 people and the service, food and attention to detail was superb. Mick, Chris and the staff were so helpful and nothing was too much trouble and the drinks service was superb. The buffet food had an excellent...variety of hot and cold food and was value for money. Everyone who attended thought it was one of the best places in Sleaford to hold a gathering of people, and we highly recommend this placeMore

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stopped here for a Sunday lunch, the service and food was excellent. We got served very quickly and the food ordered was out shortly after. Very good for gluten free as most of the menu is able to be adapted to...cater. There was a very large choice of dishes and the roasts were delicious. Everyone who served us was very friendly and happy to help. Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 21 April 2024

Afternoon tea for baby shower for my daughter today. We used the room to the side, we decorated to our requirements. Food was lovely and service very good Thank you

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 7 April 2024

What an exceptional venue for a formal dining in night. A good friend of mine left the Royal Air Force after 33 years Service and wanted a venue that could cater for a sit down 3 course meal for 35 people. Mick, Donna and all...the staff couldn't have done a better job. The function area was laid out beautifully, had a top table and 3 legs easily accommodating those invited. The meal was exceptional and well received by those attending and a great afternoon and evening had by all. I would highly recommend the Barge & Bottle for similar functions and will have no hesitation using it again. Thank you.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 7 April 2024

We decided to have our wedding reception here donna & mick went above & beyond to ensure are day was perfect . all our friends and family enjoyed the food that was served. There hospitality was wonderful we are so glad we chose this venue.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 5 April 2024 via mobile

Food was amazing, staff were really helpful and friendly. dog friendly which was a bonus. Great value for money! Will definitely return

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 21 March 2024 via mobile

Lunch with a friend was delicious, the portions were very generous and everything was reasonably priced. Friendly staff and great service. Great place to eat!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 19 March 2024

An amazing friendly atmosphere my breakfast was delicious. The staff made me feel like family. So pleasant. Highly recommended

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024 via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon in the Barge and Bottle to celebrate our daughter's 21st birthday. The buffet was fab and the staff couldn't do enough for us. First class, thank you 👏👏

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024 via mobile

Really friendly staff, excellent service, nothing too much trouble. They were busy, but served efficiently and with a smile - terrific. Food was delicious, large portions, nice presentation. Thoroughly enjoyable experience and value for money. If we lived nearer we would not hesitate to return...at the slightest excuse!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 19 February 2024

We arent from the area and came across this place on google, a review saying ‘new favourite place to eat in sleaford.’ so we thought we would give it a try. It was definitely worth it. not bad pricing with excellent quality food. would highly...recommend!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

This is a fabulous place. What a discovery! There's a massive menu with everything you could possibly imagine. I was expecting decent pub grub but could not believe the quality of food on offer. I had large grimsby haddock and chips - delicious. So fresh...and a big portion. We also had pizza -again, freshly cooked and home made. I could see people around having lovely roasts too. The staff were friendly and very efficient. The atmosphere in the place is lovely - not too loud and pubby. Good space between tables and nice booths. I don't know how they manage to have such a wide ranging menu and produce it so freshly. Would highly recommend. Ps reasonable prices!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 26 January 2024

Great pub. Has slowly become a regular for us over the last 3/4 years, had a 20+ person Xmas do there which which was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2024
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19 January 2018|
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Response from mariehart1 | Reviewed this property |
No, i don’t believe they are as it is a pub with a restaurant. However i’m not completely sure myself so you can always call and ask😊
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Response from Nemesis372 | Reviewed this property |
They open at 12:00hrs and close at 22:30hrs. Serve a full Sunday carvery or bar meals.
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The Barge and Bottle is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5