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The Waterfront Public House

Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AS, England
+44 1283 711500
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“pub food” (9 reviews)
“shops” (33 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AS, England
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1 - 10 of 901 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Had our anniversary celebration drinks at The Waterfront very cosy by the fire. We ordered a sharing platter which looked lovely. Unfortunately it was very tasteless the pate,in particular, was disappointing.

Thank Mrsbottom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us turned up on a Thursday night about 7pm without a reservation. A table was available, luckily as the place was pretty full. Varied menu but three of us settled for fish and chips with mushy peas and one for a pizza. All...More

Thank KevinTunn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite my annoyance I'm going to try and write a balanced review. My colleagues were having a joint leaving do and picked The Waterfront at Barton Marina as the venue. We booked the table for 21 people and paid a deposit of £105. They asked...More

Thank Angie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place too eat, but, the service lets it down. Good Menu. If you have all the time in the world, give it a try.

Thank westiegeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky with the English weather it was a hot day and had lunch outside at the Waterfront. We could have been anywhere in the UK it was beautiful. Inside the Waterfront it was spotless clean, staff were very pleasant and the toilets were...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to look round the marina and decided to pop into the waterfront for some lunch. I was served at the bar quickly by a friendly member of management. Wait on food was not long at all even though they were clearly in the middle...More

3  Thank nadroj90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Wedding lovely scenery staff were friendly and helpful very clean. The prices for drinks were good the food was great would go to again

4  Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was very busy and a lovely day the service was very good. Lovely welcome and attentive happy staff. The food is good. There are lots of places to choose to sit...Conservatory, indoors, intimate and casual...also lots of outdoors seating overlooking the marina. Dog...More

4  Thank Dawn I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times in the past, usually as part of a large group as we belong to a car club. The 2 for 1 pizza offer has always been popular with our members. Last Sunday 10 of us had been out for...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a friend decided to take a trip to the waterfront as the bank holiday was glorious and were very hungry, however standards were not up to scratch and our service and food was terrible.... we ordered food and drinks and was rushed to...More

Thank Pauline H
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Questions & Answers
18 October 2016|
Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
Hi . Sorry cannot answer questions as we not from the area.we were visiting with friends at the time. Good luck.
10 January 2015|
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Response from Keeno1971 | Reviewed this property |
I'm really bemused by the other answers - certainly 6 months ago this was probably THE most child unfriendly place in the area! Even well behaved children were glared at by most staff and customers alike. If you're going... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent  >  Barton-under-Needwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 711500
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