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The Barley Mow - CLOSED

Craig Penllyn | CF71 7RT, Cowbridge CF71 7RT, Wales
+44 1446 772558
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
1 week ago
“At Last it's Open Again!!!!!”
28 Sep 2014
“Mid week lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Craig Penllyn | CF71 7RT, Cowbridge CF71 7RT, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After being closed for many months, this delightful pub is again open for business. It is, at the moment, only open for drinks as the kitchen is being refurbished but the landlord has some great ideas to bring this well-known wonderful old (c.1605) pub back...More

Thank AndyandJune S
Reviewed 28 September 2014

We have been on a number of occasions as a family and my sister says barley mow has the edge but I think the Red Fox may just pip it for good food but both well worth a visit

1  Thank robert g
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Lovely inside and friendly staff. Sat in the restaurant area which is light and airy. Sunday lunch was huge and all the vegetables were fresh. The meat was thick cut and my beef was melt in the mouth. I would recommend it.

Thank HaylesinWales
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We went on Wednesday 7th may ,not busy ,not surprising after we tasted our meals .Steak was awful .Will not be coming back

1  Thank fenstarshine
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Myself & two friends had lunch at the Barley Mow recently. The Staff (one ) were very friendly & helpful unfortunately the barmaid was serving drinks as well as preparing meals. but we were advised there could be a wait for the meal. The food...More

2  Thank iris t
Reviewed 9 March 2014

First class food even the pineapple in my grill was fresh, not tinned Staff were very friendly and attentive bravo! I shall return

Thank Arn0ldL0wrey
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Went with my girlfriend for Valentines day as we had been there before and had a good meal. The staff were helpful, food was lovely, Id recommend the soup Id definitely go back, the only down side was the place was draughty and cold ,...More

Thank Floyd1963
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I was planning a surprise 75th lunch for my Dad (who lives in Llantwit Major). I wanted to find a Country Pub in the Vale of Glamorgan that offered a Traditional Sunday Roast . After a good deal of research and following Trip Advisor recommendations,...More

2  Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Arrived for Sunday Lunch at 2 pm. We stood at the bar for over 5 minutes and nobody come to acknowledge our presence. Moved into the dining room where we were shown or our table after a few minutes, but no welcome given. The service...More

3  Thank Deryl V V
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Really warm welcome. Restaurant inviting, lots of micro- room layouts which work well. Friendly staff, very good choice of dishes. We enjoyed do much we have booked the family in for Christmas Day :) Well worth a visit!

Thank MercuryStorm
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 27
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Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Craig Penllyn | CF71 7RT, Cowbridge CF71 7RT, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1446 772558
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A superb little find, in the heart of the picturesque village, Craig Penllyn. Traditional 18th Century building with many original features, including log fires and low beams. Recently under new management, Freehold pub, with weekly guest ales, and a wide range of spirits & wines. Our menus change to compliment the seasons, always using fresh & local ingredients. We offer everything from A la Carte, Lunch, Bar snacks, Sunday Roast, Home Made Desserts, to private functions, buffets, wedding receptions, all tailored to your specification. We accept Gourmet society cards, and you can follow us on face book. Our Quiz night is the first Thursday of every month & our acoustic open Mic/busker evening is the last Friday of every month. Last but not least why not bring your faithful friends along - as dogs are allowed in our cosy bar area also!
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