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Samuel Barlow Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
Robeys Lane | Alvecote, Tamworth B78 1AS, England
+44 1827 898175
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Robeys Lane | Alvecote, Tamworth B78 1AS, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Last time i said never again but i live locally and this place is just a short walk down the canal so is convenient. It infuriates me that there is so much potential here that is just being wasted. We went for drinks, drinks were...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Stopped at Alvecote where we used to have a mooring some years ago.Had booked a table which proved wise. Only one ale, doombar, which was well kept and not too cold. Food was good, pub style and reasonably priced. Arrived quickly and was well cooked....More

Thank johnfpedley
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Right next to the marina this large friendly pub has loads of outside seating. Good choice of soft drinks and plenty of interest in the marina if you are sitting outside.

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were passing this place on bank holiday and had decided to stop for a drink. When we arrived there was a boat festival and we thought great, this will be very nice to view the lovely traditional boats. As we pulled alongside the building...More

Thank sargeantj1975
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

What a Gem!!.. My love of working boats and the canal drew me to visit this astounding little pub at Alvecote Marina on the August bank holiday, and boy were we in for a treat! Not only was it a great afternoon of fun and...More

1  Thank Clive S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Had a lovely meal there Saturday night stake first class friends pie was the best he ever had, belly pork cooked brilliant, could not fault it will be going back

Thank Sanroge
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had the roast beef dinner, plenty of vegetables and very tender beef. All well cooked and very tasty.

Thank AFH-Wales
Reviewed 7 July 2017

After reading rave reviews on TA, 4 of us on 2 canal boats decided to visit for a start of holiday dinner treat. We arrived at half 6 on a Saturday and found most tables reserved. The hostess agreed reluctantly to let us have a...More

1  Thank travelcrazy727
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Nice pub with a lot of potential, great spot for a Drink and sit on the canal staff are nice and place is clean and relaxing. JUST DONT ORDER ANY FOOD... food is overpriced and dreadful. My wife had a burger that was like cardboard,...More

1  Thank Talbo1
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I live in Polesworth and decided to go for a nice walk along the canal, we had every intention of going for a pint and a gin along with a meal at Samual Barlows, as I had heard such a lot of good things about...More

1  Thank LeeC602
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Robeys Lane | Alvecote, Tamworth B78 1AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Tamworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1827 898175
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