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Iconic town centre pub

This famous old pub somewhat marred by modern intrusions: television screens and gaming machines... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Chorley, United Kingdom
a good location

great venue in golden square in the old fish market good food very reasonable prices and an outside... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2018
United Kingdom
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  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible27%
11 Oct 2018
“Iconic town centre pub”
7 Dec 2018
“a good location”
Built in 1561, the Barley Mow is an iconic building in Warrington. It is a traditional pub serving good pub food daily.
29 Old Market Place, Warrington WA1 1QB, England
+44 1925 651182
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

great venue in golden square in the old fish market good food very reasonable prices and an outside seated area also now I would have given five stars but have not for one reason having been here a few times in the last few weeks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anthonyjames1000
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Dark , cold , dirty smelly toilets. Let down I feel. Only needs clean toilets , heat. The food is fine , the beer is fine. Just need to stop your teeth chattering. Warmer outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C6182QRrobertc
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Wherever you sit in this place you can smell the toilet! I've been a few times and every time it smells. Really needs sorting out. Won't be returning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sarahharry9
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This famous old pub somewhat marred by modern intrusions: television screens and gaming machines. The inexpensive-looking menu redolent of a Weatherspoon's or other chains. Our Doom Bar served in a barrel glass - always a nice touch - but the beer itself was very average.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Eddiehump
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Firstly it’s a lovely pub. If you like the old feeling of a pub this is the place for you. Prices of everything from food (which is delicious) to the drinks are good prices with a wide range of variety for all. I also like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Regular visitor to the pub socially and had several team meetings there. Far better now than it used to be! Staff always pleasant, they even remember my drinks order :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kg903
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely dire device plus the place is filthy and drinks. Was planning on eating here but left after 1 drink.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Colin L
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Such a pity this beautiful old building is ran by completely incompetent staff. Dirty, food way below standard and grumpy staff. Certainly would not return until Stonegate Pubs are no longer running it into the ground.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mangomouse25
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The staff at the bar were good, but the food came out completely wrong mash was rock hard, gravy was like water and when complained staff were rude and argumentative, do not recommend this place my 10 year old sister can cook better than this

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Natalia B
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The pub itself is quite nice, however the same can't be said about the staff. Very rude and unfriendly.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank TW2704
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