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The River barn - CLOSED

Whitehill, Fonthill Bishop SP3 5SF, England
+44 1747 820232
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
2 weeks ago
“Best Bloody Mary every”
2 weeks ago
“The River Barn reborn.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Whitehill, Fonthill Bishop SP3 5SF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the promise of an amazing, locally sourced breakfast and was terribly disappointed. A bacon sandwich with so much fat dripping from it even the toasted bread had gone soggy. Nice produce, shame about the cooking methods.

2  Thank w0rkah0lic1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here on a friends recommendation. The Bloody Mary was amazing, infused vodka and amazing tomato juice mix. Worth travelling to just for that. Fantastic for kids, large wooden games and space to roam. Bacon sandwich was perfect. Will definitely be back. A great...More

Thank Steffnoonoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always enjoyed the old Riverbarn Restaurant and were disappointed at its demise. We need not have worried as the "new" River Barn (note, two words) exceeds the old. Lunching in the hot June sunshine the garden was the obvious choice and we were offered...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner, our friend and myself were enticed into this gorgeous restaurant whilst out for a motorbike ride, after getting a whiff of the smells coming from this kitchen. The location itself is perfect. Situated next to a lovely river, with chairs and tables over...More

Thank Leane30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Riverbarn reopened last Friday under new management and what can I say but fantastic! The food, the service, the staff were all outstanding. I had breakfast there with a friend on Saturday morning. From the moment we walked in we were impressed. The decor...More

Thank Bakercat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The A303's dining options have never been hugely appealing, but The River Barn - a mile off the road between Stonehenge and Mere in Fonthill Bishop - and we calculated pretty much half way between London and Exeter is an absolute gem. Set in lovely...More

1  Thank irjrogers
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Looks great but they took our money and disappeared. Next thing I know the government insolvency team are writing to me to inform me that they are bankrupt......

5  Thank tobiet2018
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We also had gift vouchers for the Riverbarn . Have also been trying to book for a while. Phone not recognised and missing from the internet. So disappointed.

Thank sjg87173
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Purchased a £70 gift voucher for my parents anniversary in September 2017, after reading great reviews. They have been trying to book for lunch but no answer to phone and website down, without any alternative contact details. Very disappointed and money been taken with nothing...More

3  Thank Red_flame1904
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We have driven past many times and as this is halfway between where a friend lives Looked forward to trying the restaurant but the website has disappeared and the phone has gone from ‘unforseen circumstances ‘ to just ringing So what has happened ? It...More

3  Thank 38HR
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Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitehill, Fonthill Bishop SP3 5SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Fonthill Bishop
  • Phone Number: +44 1747 820232
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