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The Barley Sheaf at Gorran

$$ - $$$, British,
Gorran Churchtown, Gorran PL26 6HN, England
+44 1726 843330
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gorran Churchtown, Gorran PL26 6HN, England
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at this very quiet clean warm friendly pub , Amazing size pub in the middle of nowhere , Would recommend 👍

Thank Caroline K
Tom W, Owner at The Barley Sheaf at Gorran, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Caroline. I'm sorry we were not more busy when you visited. We have more customers in the summer....... honest!

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Walked up from Gorran Haven in the rain the other night for supper to find that the chef had left. Staff unfriendly and did not seem to care. We asked for a taxi to take us somewhere where we could get some food but we're...More

5  Thank Australia1959
Reviewed 24 September 2017

friendly barmaid, nice big pub, just had chips and sandwiches coffee etc, been across rd to visit grandparents resting place, chilled out in there on a leather couch charged our phones and laptop whie we was there.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Friendly efficient service , delicious reasonably priced food , we were staying about 2 miles away and it was recommended by the property owner

Thank Angela I
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had a delicious meal here having turned up bedraggled from a typically wet 'summers' day. They catered for 7 of us including a couple of vegetarians and 3 fussy boys at short notice with a warm friendly welcome, great atmosphere and delicious food. Our...More

Thank Pamela C
Anne-Marie W, Owner at The Barley Sheaf at Gorran, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

thank you for your lovely comments. Always lovely to give people a good tiime.

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Thought twice before visiting as recent reviews are mainly grim. Waitress needs back-up as even on a 'quiet' Monday it's too many tables for one server. As per photos the cod and scallops were delicious. My tagliatelle was frankly disappointing - a sweet tomato sauce,...More

Thank Mandersabroad
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We walked from Portmellon to Gorran Haven then headed back via the Barley Sheaf. Popped in for a drink and bite to eat. It's a very nicely done out and clearly classy place. Only had a sandwich each as a lunch stop but they were...More

Thank Weebaldy
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We first visited a couple of years ago and had a lovely meal but something has changed - the portion sizes are tiny. Fish was overcooked and greasy, the chips looked promising as looked home cooked but were sadly limp with about a teaspoon of...More

Thank benjimum2015
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Pub with restaurant area to one side. Nice big beer garden outside for pre-dinner drink. Food good quality and service. Not cheap bar meals. Parking opposite.

Thank grahampritchard2016
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I popped in for a few pints last Friday, early evening. Many pubs in Cornwall at this time of the year can be a bit gloomy, with sad-looking couples sitting at tables with nothing to say to each other. By contrast, the Barley Sheaf was...More

Thank EnglandMorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gorran Churchtown, Gorran PL26 6HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Gorran
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 843330
  • E-mail
Recently refurbished family and dog friendly village pub. A "Freehouse" Specialising in real ales and locally sourced quality food. Sunday lunch a speciality - booking advised. Also fish & chips available to take away tues - sat evenings between 6 & 7.
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