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“Derbyshire's Friendliest Pub ”
Review of The Barley Mow

The Barley Mow
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Bonsall
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Description: The Barley Mow is a lively and eccentric Free House located in the beautiful village of Bonsall. Famous for the 'World Championship Hen Races', and for being the most likely place to be abducted by aliens according to UFO magazine ! Fine food, great ale & one of the best live music venues in the area !
Derby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Derbyshire's Friendliest Pub ”
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

A unique little gem set in the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. Can't imagine anywhere coming close to the Barley Mow for friendliness. The beers and food were great. Will definitely be back. Thanks.

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English first
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Superb ”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely meal and the owners were really friendly. The pub had a great atmosphere too. Massive meals.

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1 Thank Richard H
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great friendly pub”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

We visited the peak district with our dog so had to find dog friendly places to eat out. Really glad that we found the Barley Mow as we received a warm welcome as soon as we stepped in. The barman was really friendly, helpful and very passionate as he described the food and drink options. The PUB food was excellent, we had monster burgers and fish cakes and we all cleared our plates with satisfaction. The selection of ales was good and we particularly liked the Hairy Helmet ale.
It is a traditional English pub which has a impressive ceiling decorated with a collection of beer mats. Would happily visit again if we are back in the area. Many thanks to all the staff and locals for making a lovely evening.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Steve T
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Lovely!”
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Out of the way but worth it! Lovely staff, amazing pub grub and a great atmosphere. A local pub that's worth a visit.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great location welcoming pets”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Collette the landlady was very friendly and welcoming and ensured we had seating to accommodate the 4 adults and our dog. The pub is quaint and it was clear the locals visit regularly and they too were welcoming travellers and their pets.
The food was great and well priced and the atmosphere was amazing.

  • Visited April 2014
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