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The Barge Inn

) #3 of 7 Restaurants in Battlesbridge ££ - £££ , British,
Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE, England
+44 1268 732622
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE, England
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11 - 20 of 474 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible food and terrible service. Cheap ingredients with the customer service to match. The burger was over cooked and the burger bun was dry and stale. The staff were rude when we complained and they refused to do anything to satisfy us. Its well over...More

Thank Djboaty123
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello again Djboaty123 How lovely you've given up your precious valuable time yet again to write a review about us. Thank you soooo much. We pride ourselves on terrible service and crap food, in fact, we are becoming world famous for this, but only thanks...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to the Barge Inn and a good choice it was. The food was great, we kicked off with the prawn and salmon starter, followed by cod, chips and peas with home made tartare sauce (cod was huge) and cajun chicken in a...More

Thank SoulGroove69
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, great to here you had such a good time, and so that you know for next time, dogs are of course welcome inside The Barge. All the best

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for dinner with my parents who are in there 70's and we were all shocked at the standard of the food, especially as the prices you pay. We were even more shocked by the attitude of the staff. We complained as the chicken...More

3  Thank harleyjz123456
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

THIS REVIEW HAS BEEN REPORTED TO TRIPADVISOR AS BEING a false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an intentional untruth; a falsehood.something intended or serving to convey a false impression; imposture:an inaccurate or false statement; a falsehood.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully located, appears nice but the staff seemed preoccupied and as if it was too much trouble. Not a lot of smiling going on. Great pot of tea.

Thank Karla W
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We will try harder, I know we can do it :))

Reviewed 15 May 2017

It was Sunday and the restaurant was full but we got a table around the bar area which you are welcome to eat at. You just have to place your order at the bar.

Thank Lorraine T
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Had visited here one evening and gave 4 stars so decided to visit again at lunchtime with a total of 4 people. Have to say we had a lovely lunch staff were very pleasant and very helpful the food was good, a couple of us...More

Thank w83
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for returning to The Barge Inn, and for your second review. Genuine, constructive comments are always very welcome, yours were, the staff care, so we are really pleased you noticed a difference, we will try to keep the smiles going. Good customer service...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Thought I would get a quick pint with a friend,ordered a pint of lager and a bottled cider.£9.90.what a cheating pub this is.it must make up its own prices.considering I have just stepped off a cruise ship and had luxury service and the same drinks...More

1  Thank Q3611RTkeving
BargeBattlesbridge, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HELLO I feel we might have upset you in someway! DID YOUR CAPS LOCK GET STUCK? You seem to complain an awful lot about how much food & drinks cost. Did you ever receive any schooling? I only ask, as having read your reviews (for...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

The modules Martinique are to die for, and the rest of the menu is great but only for special occasions unless you are rich!More

Thank holidaymate
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

I like the heading but have to own to you putting this review against the wrong venue. Not sure what 'modules Martinique' are, but definitely never been on our menu! However, as a side note, being rich is always helpful when eating at the Barge,...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great meal, great service. Good selection. Very reasonable. Would def go back. Food all hot and served at the same time, seeing as there was 14 of us!

Thank juliehC8795BT
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review, your kind comments are appreciated by all of the staff.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Went to the barge with my family for breakfast. We chose the Bubble and Squeak. 2 Bacon ,a fried egg, bubble and toast. We had not had Bubble and Squeak for ages, so looked forward to it .Food took ages to come up. When it...More

1  Thank 337chrisg337
TheBarge I, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

What a pity you didn't mention these points to us when you were here, whilst we might not have been able to put things right for you, it would have at least given us the opportunity to have spoken to you and tried. I'm not...More

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jacquieaton
is the barge dog friendly
15 April 2017|
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Response from BargeBattlesbridge | Property representative |
Yes The Barge In is Dog freindly
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kblackaller
Do you have places for 4 for christmas day lunch please
30 November 2016|
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Response from The B | Property representative |
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NobbyGrays
what are the dining hours
23 March 2016|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
Barge inn open from 11am- 11pm. Immagine food is served from 12 midday and guess last orders 9pm, phone them and be sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Battlesbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 732622
  • E-mail
Description
A fantastic 300 year old Inn, full of character.
A selection of Cask conditioned Ales, premium lagers and wide selection of wines.
We serve only freshly prepared food, our menu is changed seasonally, classic pub dishes are served all year round. Good old fashioned Sunday Roast from £11.95
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