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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
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely pub,two fantastic meals, nice cosy interior with a great open fireplace, staff very attentive, good value for money, have no complaints will be returning .

Thank tony g
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went at 1pm on a cold frosty January, with our Airedale terrier. The pub was busy, warm and welcoming. Good selection of proper beer. Not a huge menu BUT every plate we saw pass us en route to diners looked hot, full and appetizing. I had the 8oz burger and my wife the sausage and mash; both were better... More 

Thank Jim L
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out for drinks and snacks and decided upon the Barge for a change of venue. The snacks we ordered were average, nothing special. I had to send my red wine back because it was served in a dirty glass. The atmosphere was quiet, but it was the beginning of the evening, so perhaps it warmed up as the... More 

Thank Stella-Dot
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Barge Inn for lunch after hearing some very positive reviews. Upon arrival we were very impressed with the pub as it was clean, organised and the staff provided a warm welcome. We ordered lunch and my wife chose the Butternut Squash Risotto. I ordered the Scampi and Chips. Unfortunately, when the Risotto arrived the food was completely cold.... More 

Thank akp247
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading such fab reviews I was looking forward to lunch with the family. Quite a limited menu and to be honest was struggling to find a starter and main that I fancied, although prices were quite expensive for pub grub so expectations were high. Nice prawn cocktail starter but that's a hard one to do wrong. When I ordered... More 

Thank Paulapopop6
Maldon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good wholesome food, hot mulled wine and extremely good service. But make room for either the honeycomb cheesecake or jam sponge pudding, both equally recommended.

Thank Angela W
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here on the off chance on New Years Day. The staff were lovely, and it was a warm welcoming environment. Our order was taken quickly and we didn't wait long for food. The food was tasty. The staff checked on us during the meal. Would recommend to others.

Thank Fiona B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At end of village but close to the antique centres. Never ate there but wish I had the food looked very good and pub was not packed. Good choice of real ales (6) friendly service just a bit too cold to sit outside.

Thank boomboom65
Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch today. We both had the beef burgers, they are one of the best, the meat was a medium pink, just how I would have a steak, so you might ask for them to be well done if you preferred, While waiting for ours to be served we watched other meals passing by, the fish looks worth... More 

Thank paul672555
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had a couple of meals here. The Sunday roast meat platter is very good. It's typical independent pub prices which are not always the cheapest but the food is worth it. The service is good. The pub is right in the middle of Battlesbridge Antique Centre as well so perfect for finishing your visit to the antique centre at.

Thank Kate-Southend

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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$26
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, 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
10 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?