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Owd Barn

Rufford Road | Spencers Farm, Ormskirk L40 3SA, England
+44 1704 823435
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (30 reviews)
“rhubarb pie” (3 reviews)
“soup” (17 reviews)
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Rufford Road | Spencers Farm, Ormskirk L40 3SA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was very busy on a Sunday lunchtime with most tables reserved. It's easy to see why. The food in the cafe is excellent. We enjoyed a tasty home made soup. Good quality produce is available in the shop also.

Thank joseph850
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place to go. Food and drinks are great, especially the desserts! Children friendly and very cosy when the fire is on!

Thank Noahsdaddy83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely trip here today for an afternoon tea. Prior to this we had a look in the shop and bought a few Christmas bits. The staff were very attentive and the food was lovely. Price per head was very reasonable. We will be...More

Thank Cosmopolitan484834
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted a Hotpot not what i got, more carrots and very little meat. Did tell the Waitress and she went back to the cook, all i got was carn`t understand got lots of meat in it. Not for me there was not. Went home for...More

Thank Linda A
Helen C, Manager at Owd Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Morning Linda, Thank you for your review, our hotpot is made from beef from our local butcher and not lamb and is one of our most popular dishes at this time of year. We try our hardest to distribute the beef evenly between all the...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

I came here for lunch with my family and had a lovely time. The food is very nice and home cooked, the menu offers a selection of meals and lighter bites. Make sure you have a look at the farm shop and gift shop too,...More

1  Thank Kate W
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This place is fast becoming a regular meeting place for lunch. Lovely staff, nice home cooked food and a lovely , cosy place to meet friends Well priced value for money and worth a visit or two

Thank Gillian E
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

A group of us enjoyed afternoon tea here for a friends baby shower. Teas and coffees came out quick and the cakes were to die for! Great value and great atmosphere. Can’t wait to go back.

1  Thank dominiquegmck
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Myself and 5 friends visited Owd Barn for afternoon tea on Sunday. The tea rooms are very clean and prettily presented with fresh flowers on the tables. I was immediately impressed with the friendly service from the staff who quickly served our afternoon tea. As...More

Thank kpclare
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice tasting bacon barms prompted a lunch outing, was told at 11:45pm that I was too early for lunch but too late for brekkie options. So no food for 30mins then? After giving me permission I was allowed to order from the lunch menu. Like...More

Thank Suzie7714
Helen C, Manager at Owd Barn, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for your review Suzie and I’m glad you enjoyed your sandwich and our homemade chips. Our full breakfasts finish at 11.30 but the rest of the early bird menu is served throughout the day so I’m sorry if this wasn’t made clear to...More

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

First time going there and the staff are friendly and helpful and relaxing atmosphere, I was amazed on how the visit to there was pleasant experience, staff there was so nice and friendly definitely recommend to people visiting 😊

Thank Matt G
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Questions & Answers
June 10, 2018|
Response from helena179 | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the delay in replying. I’m afraid we aren’t near the centre of ormskirk or Rufford. We are in quite a rural location. Hope you manage to make your way to us x
Kelly H
January 12, 2018|
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Response from helena179 | Property representative |
Hello Kelly, we have a couple of areas which are suitable for wheelchairs but the best idea is to call and book a table and inform us of your needs upon booking so that we can ensure that an appropriate table is availablefor... More
Andrew K
April 21, 2017|
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Response from helena179 | Property representative |
I'm afraid we don't allow dogs inside the tearoom but we have plenty of seating outside if you wish to bring your dog along 😀 Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rufford Road | Spencers Farm, Ormskirk L40 3SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 823435
  • E-mail
Traditional home cooking made from home grown and locally sourced ingredients, Served 10:30am till 3pm (Early bird menu only before 12pm)Breakfasts and Light Breakfasts served until 11.30. Fabulous homemade cakes made by Brenda and Sarah. All set in a rustic 16th century barn with outdoor dining near our nature filled pond. Last drinks orders are 4:30pm in the summer months. We also have a rustic farm shop, unique gift loft and extensive range of clothing and farm toys to browse around. We hope to welcome you soon!
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