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Sir John Barleycorn

) #2 of 5 Restaurants in Cadnam $$ - $$$ , British,
Old Romsey Road | Cadnam, Cadnam, New Forest SO40 2NP, England
+44 23 8081 2236
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
2 weeks ago
“Sunday lunch”
19 Apr 2017
“Nice place to eat and drink just off the main road”
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Old Romsey Road | Cadnam, Cadnam, New Forest SO40 2NP, England
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

so here we go again. just when i thought after a few pleasant visits of late, we was gravely disappointed. Bad over priced over cooked tasteless food. impatient staff, bad value for money terrible choice of menu just bad bad bad ... we won't be...More

Thank jeanett w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely pub,friendly staff,great with kids. Italian evening produced good food and excellent value for money.

Thank rosemary b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much better service and Sunday lunch than we expected from previous reviews and photos. Went there on a recommendation and we were very pleased.

Thank CeylonTeaUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Environment: very well decorated. make you feel welcomed Ale: Exceptional variety and staff knew exactly how to pour a good pint. Food: I had the sea bass with risotto and a dessert. both were perfect. Cost: I have just looked through my card stubs and...More

Thank KeiRam1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent choice of food and attentive service. very pleasing atmosphere in this thatched restaurant We ordered 6 different dishes and 6 different desserts When we were finished and paid the bill,there was no pressure to vacate the table even though the restaurant was busy.

Thank zaraththustra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the Sir John Barleycorn many times over the years I thought I should write a review. It's a beautiful looking forest pub with a good sized garden and a full menu and bar. Sadly the food is very average and comes at a...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting this cute, thatched pub on the edge of the New Forest. Whilst ordering food at the till, met with a very rude and abrupt service. Ruined the evening and decided to go cancel order and go elsewhere. Unnecessary and disappointing attitude.

1  Thank Making_Sense_Of_It
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch on a Wednesday food was amazing and the two for 12.50£ deal was simply perfection. In fact it was so good we later returned for the Italian deal in the evening!! The chicken with tapanade was so tender and delicious and the...More

3  Thank efwoods
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival my self and my friends ordered coffee, I asked for a soya latte. I was met with a rather rude and indignant 'we don't have soya'. Really, in this day and age? So the restaurant is advertised as gluten free and vegetarian options....More

1  Thank minminmoo
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Revisited here today and as before amazing food and service even when it was busy recommend this place

1  Thank Mark H
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Elizabeth H
Are dogs allowed in all parts of the pub please?
14 April 2017|
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Response from leefrancis72 | Reviewed this property |
Only in main bar area and garden
Do you serve food all day?
24 January 2017|
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Response from Pete H | Reviewed this property |
Do they serve food all day?
24 January 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Romsey Road | Cadnam, Cadnam, New Forest SO40 2NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Cadnam
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2236
  • E-mail
Dating back to the 12th century, The Sir John Barleycorn is a beautiful thatched tavern on the bank of the River Cadnam in the New Forest. Visit this Gastro Pub for a warm welcome, some fine food and wine, or a pint of outstanding traditional cask ale.
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