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The Waterfront Public House

) #9 of 9 Restaurants in Barton-under-Needwood ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AS, England
+44 1283 711500
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
3 weeks ago
4 weeks ago
“Go for a drink...perhaps not for food.”
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself and my husband came here on the sat and the service was top notch we were served by an excellent bar maid I think her name was Kim she was polite smiley very friendly and although it was so hot outside she still served...More

1  Thank Loz-Beth
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were moored in the marina overnight so decided to go to the complex cinema. Afterwards we popped into The Waterfront for some light supper. Being a Monday evening it was very quiet. Decor is modern, clean and very pleasing. Although obviously not busy, the...More

2  Thank pmydon
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited Barton Marina many times, but until today we had not tried the Waterfront for food and drinks. We booked a table for six, for fathers, so expected it to be busy, and it was. However this did not stop the staff providing...More

3  Thank Nigelwv13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place is lovely and nice to sit outside on a sunny day however the service is very slow. We had to wait over 15 minutes to order our food/drink and annoying saw my pizza sitting waiting for a waiter/waitress to bring over for 10...More

Thank Chloe T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice pitstop here. Service was very good and nice and quick. Great place (when it's not raining) to sit and chill watching the boats in the marina

2  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here on a drizzly cold day, I can imagine it to be a gorgeous place when the weather is nice. Would love to be able to have sat outside by the marina but inside is just as nice. It's a...More

4  Thank Wharper1601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After some of the reviews on here I was a bit dubious, but decided to give it a try and was very pleasantly surprised. Good choice of well kept beers, nice food, excellent service, both in the conservatory and at the bar, making a good...More

6  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night - booked a table for 6:30. Waitress arrived with 2 menus between 5 of us. Drinks ordered took 20 minutes to arrive. Any meal where you have to get up and go and find your waitress is not worth £90...More

Thank sarahjhilton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch there was 4 of us we all orderd sandwiches another couple turned up 5 -10 mins after for there food to arrive before ours then. Another table of 4 turned up all orders of the hot main menu for there food...More

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came into the restaurant and was ignored for a good 5 minutes while waiting for the waitresses to finish their conversation. Starters came after 40 minutes and were ok to be fair, however I had to ask the waitress to clear our table as yet...More

3  Thank johnnymosely1290
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Visited last month and there is a plaque stating children under 5 are not allowed in the resturant. I did think this was odd but can understand with the size of the restaurant which has many different rooms and also decking area outside close to the marina it would be hard to keep an eye on them. The atmosphere is very laid back, relaxed and definitely for adults. I can understand parents frustrations at under 5's not being allowed in but this surely doesn't affect business or quality of the resturant. There is plenty of other restaurants at the marina.
18 October 2016|
Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
Hi . Sorry cannot answer questions as we not from the area.we were visiting with friends at the time. Good luck.
Is there a children's menu? Child friendly?
10 January 2015|
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Response from Keeno1971 | Reviewed this property |
I'm really bemused by the other answers - certainly 6 months ago this was probably THE most child unfriendly place in the area! Even well behaved children were glared at by most staff and customers alike. If you're going... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 22
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood, Burton upon Trent DE13 8AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent  >  Barton-under-Needwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 711500
  • E-mail
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