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“Good well priced food in pleasant atmosphere”

The John Barleycorn
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Duxford
Certificate of Excellence
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Description: The John Barleycorn remains a very traditional English pub, serving some of the best kept ales in the country. It also enjoys an excellent reputation for serving the very best in genuine home prepared and cooked meals. We also provide accommodation for those you would like to rest after a meal.
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Friendly service in a busy pub which was sensibly priced. Tables are set far apart so you can enjoy your own conversation. Would have been excellent other than the fact that the Gents was a bit on the smelly side

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Reviewed 5 January 2012

We were making a journey from Hampshire to Norfolk and this was a convenient stopping point which required a slight detour off the main route, but looked like a nicer idea than a service station. Their website advertises "Food seved: from 12 noon to 9.30pm every day" ... we arrived at 2.35pm to be told that they stop serving at 2.30pm! When we queried this we were told their website says that this is on Sundays only...it definitely doesn't say that and I have checked their website again today and it still says EVERY DAY.
A number of other people turned up while we were there and appeared to have the same problem.
We left very irritated having wasted our time and drove to McDonalds round the corner...not quite what we had planned, but at least we could rely on them being open!

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Reviewed 19 December 2011

Popped in for a sandwich, excellent choice, great service. Lovely old pub, nice ambience inside and pleasant outdoor eating area

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Reviewed 23 November 2011

This is a small but well laid out pub selling good pub food (although the veggie selection is small).

It also has a good selection of ales which change frequently.

This would explain why it is always busy, even early in the week.

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Reviewed 25 October 2011

We stayed at the Pub on a Saturday night and also ate there. The rooms were clean and comfortable and we had a good nights sleep. Our meal was quite expensive (£100 for 3 courses and a bottle of wine) but it was really nice. Breakfast was also perfectly cooked and very tasty. Staff all very friendly and polite. We would recommend this pub/restaurant and would stay again.

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