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The Barge Pub Restaurant

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Swineshead $$ - $$$ , British,
Swineshead Bridge, Swineshead PE20 3PT, England
+44 1205 820267
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Swineshead Bridge, Swineshead PE20 3PT, England
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1 - 10 of 351 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

From start to finish an absolute mess. Barman seemed half asleep, got to table and asked if we wanted drinks, had purchased some 30 seconds prior, waitress said they had specials but couldn't remember what they were so we would have to go look in...More

3  Thank Rgibso
Reviewed yesterday

Called in for Sunday lunch, have eaten here about a year ago and was very good, but unfortunately we had to wait approximately 40 mins for the food to arrive. We did not complain but the staff did apologise for the long wait and the...More

2  Thank ghw2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sadly, living near King's Lynn but with family up t'north, I have the misfortune to travel the A17 to get to them. It's the world's worst road. Fortunately, at the delightfully named Swineshead, you can break your journey here and it's ok. Coming back from...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 2 days ago

Myself and my BF are touring the UK for 6 months. Stopped off at this pretty quaint English pub restaurant, we don't have places like this in the USA. We had the fish and chips and we loved it, perfectly cooked. The fish was massive...More

Thank Maddison M
Reviewed 3 days ago

I booked a table for a family lunch time trip which was a first time after the recent refurbishment. We were looking forward to a vast improvement and upgrade to the very dated decor but after several weeks of being closed, it seems to have...More

1  Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on Friday evening for what should have been something special...what a disappointment, my wife had to send her food back as first time out it was barely warm, when the replacement arrived which was steak pie ?? As originally ordered. It was no...More

7  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to be regular visitors for breakfast before the pub was refurbished. We visited for the first time in a while on Saturday again. The refurb was done well and the place looked refreshed. However....the first thing you noticed when you walked in was...More

5  Thank Razor-Ronnie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to the Barge before as we came up from Essex to visit friends who live this way we had heard reports that it had change hands and it was not so nice well I can say with hand on heart it was...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were late coming home and stopped off for a meal here good selection of food. Seemed fairly busy friendly staff. But something was missing. We will try it again.

1  Thank Fenlandlass
Reviewed 1 week ago

The A17 is dreadful - few passing opportunities, loaded with lorries, peppered with farm vehicles - and you need somewhere to stop. The Barge is a roadhouse just by the railway (and the canal but you could miss it). It has a biggish carpark which...More

4  Thank RHW A
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Questions & Answers
Mervin R
13 April 2017|
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Response from bernard l | Property representative |
Thanks for your comment. We are closed for a couple of weeks or so for maintenance and refurbishment and to revamp the menus. It was short notice I agree but a window of opportunity arose to get this work done now so we... More
Patrick D
18 March 2017|
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Response from PEAPOD66 | Reviewed this property |
Outdated menu
Patrick D
18 March 2017|
Response from Fred F | Reviewed this property |
hi there is a good menu with plenty of choice. the menu is published on the Barge website. hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swineshead Bridge, Swineshead PE20 3PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Swineshead
  • Phone Number: +44 1205 820267
Traditional British Pub Restaurant
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