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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%
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“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gorran Churchtown, Gorran PL26 6HN, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I would definitely give this a swerve, snotty staff and food weren't great at all. I suppose as this was the nearest restaurant to Boswinger I get the feeling they don't need to try anymore. I mean who puts heavy seasoning on a steak for...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

8 adults/children went to Barley Sheaf for lunch. After we waited 1hour 20mins for our lunch dishes we were served burnt burgers, soggy salad and limp sweet potato fries. Chef refused to come to the table and we were offered money off our lunch dishes...More

3  Thank Curlyshazza
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I booked this restaurant while enjoying a beautiful day at Gorran Haven beach with my daughter. As the area was extremely busy that day I expected the Barley Sheaf pub garden to be as well but the pretty garden was virtually empty so no atmosphere...More

Thank Karen O
Anne-Marie W, Owner at The Barley Sheaf at Gorran, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Karen, I am sorry you found the locals unfriendly. The locals do tend to congugate around the bar and at times I can appreciate it must feel intimidating, I can assure you you are very very welcome at the Barley Sheaf. I apologise on...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit here. The reception we received was like warm. A long wait for food even though the place was empty. One meal was hot but other two only just warm. One glass of wine was £6.25!!! I didn't know this until...More

1  Thank Tony-Sarah-Hannah
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Tried the Italian Taster menu last night.7 dishes plus coffee and every one was delicious You could tell their chef is Italian

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for dinner tonight & both ordered mussels which took a good 20 mins to arrive, no problem but the portion was very small a starter portion at best. When we mentioned to a friendly staff member she said they had mentioned...More

Thank Martispilates
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Visited whilst staying at Bodrugan Farm. Great service from super helpful staff, Great Food and perhaps the greatest tasting chips ever! Recommended!

Thank PeacefulWarrior71
Anne-Marie W, Owner at The Barley Sheaf at Gorran, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you. We're delighted you had a lovely time.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Came with 8 family members, wasn't busy and wasn't late. Out of the 7 meal orders we placed, 5 came incorrect. I've emailed to try and resolve the issues but didn't hear back. They were very simple changes we asked for and they just weren't...More

Thank jcbing
Anne-Marie W, Owner at The Barley Sheaf at Gorran, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your frank review. I did actually respond to your email on the 3rd July, maybe it fell into your junk mail? We are very sorry you had a disappointing time, obviously it is not what we aspire too. With kind regards Anne-Marie...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely family meal. The Landlord and the staff were very friendly and the new Italian chef produced some real Italian treats ... fresh focaccia and fresh pasta were enjoyed by my family, as well as some traditional fish chips. I would really...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Good pub food with some interesting extras, such as fresh tasting tartare sauce and garlic mushrooms in blue cheese sauce, all cooked well, although for what you get it is a bit pricey.

Thank JoW1956
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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
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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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