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The Barge Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Hawk Hill, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE, England
+44 1268 732622
10:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was nice and reasonably priced. The area we sat was quite cramped for the six of us and the chairs could have been better padded to stop the being uncomfortable.

Thank Duvlin
Essex, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped off here on our way back from Chelmsford to Southend for a spot of lunch. I had the burger and chips with cheese and bacon on and the flavour was really good. My Mrs has the Ham and tomato sandwich on tiger bread. With a nice pot of tea and great views this place will be a great... More 

Thank Rickytrips1234
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had lunch here with my friend and we have been several times before. My friend was disappointed as she had looked online at the menus and the same dishes weren't available. The starters were gorgeous - we had smoked salmon and prawn cocktail and alt and pepper squid, then for main course I had scampi and my friend had... More 

Thank Miranda w
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not a pub for locals and regulars anymore. The pub shuts anytime between 9.30pm and 11.30pm with no consistency or notice when it will shut. Staff won't seem to serve beer after 10pm even when there are customers having food and the pub is still open. Been a regular at this pub for years so disappointing to see... More 

Thank Shaun B
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the special Chilli and garlic prawns and whitebait with onion rings as a side. All were a decent size and very tasty, especially the onion rings. Beer was good if a little pricey but given its location this isn't surprising. All in all a good lunch stop. The waitress who served us was a little inexperienced but very... More 

Thank Alan T
Loughton, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in at the weekend, what a great pub. The décor is very in keeping with the age of the property, very friendly and efficient staff. Had a great pub lunch sitting at the bar, quality of food was excellent. Will go back to enjoy a proper meal at the first opportunity.

Thank Dawn A
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned for a Sunday roast last week. This our sixth time to have food, we travelled some distance as we are not local. The roast beef was really good and the Yorkshires could not be better. Will be back in the near future.

Thank paul672555
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been to the Barge for many years, as we had been distinctly unimpressed the last time we visited. We arrived on a Sunday lunchtime without booking. We were quickly shown to a nice table in front of a log fire. Our waitress,Laura, immediately provided menus and drinks. We ordered chicken and beef, both of which were excellent.... More 

1 Thank ArthurWinkle
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely baguette and Chips with side salad, seated outside with friends. Lovely day. Food was fresh and tasty.

Thank Omighty7
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely country pub gorgeous food very friendly staff and what a lovely owner and son 3rd time we have visited and definitely won't the last well worth a visit 10 out 10 from us see you guys in the new year thank you to everyone at the Barge inn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
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
opposite the Battlesbridge Antique Centre

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
8 months ago

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?