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John Barleycorn Inn

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was staying nearby for a work trip and a group of us (8 colleagues) decided to head into Goring for a drink and a meal. We popped into the John Barleycorn and found the landlord to be very friendly. The public bar is quite cosy and was very busy with locals but we didn't feel out of place. We...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We just love coming back its our home from home .The rooms are very comfortable and spotless clean the food is amazing not at all pub grup more like a 5 star hotel and nothing is too much to ask The staff are so friendly its like you know them all your life and very easy to become friends It...

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1Thank Niall M
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent bar with good atmosphere and made welcome by the locals. Steve and Monica fantastic hosts, rooms are very comfortable and food excellent. A must visit or stay if you are in or around Goring.

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1Thank Roland_Joanna69
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 December 2016

My husband and I stayed here after a multi-day walk on the western half of the Ridgeway. We stayed in Chocolate which is lovely. However, be aware that the steps from the pub to the rooms are very steep. The pub is wonderfully old-fashioned and has a marvelous garden in the back. The pub is located very close to the...

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2Thank CCSusan
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a room for two nights last weekend as my husband was running the 100mile race starting in Goring. The room was clean and nicely decorated, bed very comfortable, evening food good old fashioned pub grub (fish & chips and spinach & ricotta cannelloni were both delicious) with speedy service, and breakfasts really lovely. There is a very warm...

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3Thank HelensFamily052
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We chose this as a convenient stop on our Thames Path walk. The rooms are very well appointed, plenty of room and a hearty breakfast in the morning. As there were 5 of us we took all three rooms so it was like having our own private suite. Would recommend the place.

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1Thank Neiljw
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Spent a lovely evening here over the weekend and couldn't recommend it enough. The staff were extremely welcoming and relaxed, the breakfast was top notch (especially the sausages) and the room was the perfect country inn style. Couldn't recommend this enough.

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1Thank JohnnyM85
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We absolutely love this place! It never disappoints! Everything is spot-on, from the warm welcome to the comfortable beds to the breakfast the next day. We have stayed in the 'Chocolate' room a couple of times before and wanted this one again, but the 'French' room with large ensuite did in no way diminish our view of this traditional English...

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2Thank Bryles
Stouport on Severn
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Modern well presented rooms in a traditional pub. There are three rooms and we stayed in the Chocolate Room. Great hospitality from the owners. Good friendly service. A varied selection of food at reasonable prices. Well cooked and tasty. And last but not least, great beer. Truly the place to stay in Goring.

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1Thank Morrie
bristol
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Decent stop for a night or two in this pleasant old pub.room of a reasonable standard with bath and shower-maybe slightly overpriced...breakfast good with fresh fruit/yoghurt and fry-up.no parking on site....goring a lovely quiet village for a quick escape.

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Additional Information about John Barleycorn Inn

Address: Manor Road, Goring-on Thames RG8 9DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Goring-on Thames
Price Range: $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
John Barleycorn Hotel Goring-On Thames
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“Rooms at the rear overlook the pub garden and overlook a quiet lane at the front.”
JohnnyM85, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Chocolate Room is spacious & quiet.”
ccforthf84, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All of the three rooms are perfectly adequate.”
Filbert123, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“only three rooms so you made need to book well in advance for weekends, but don't be put off it is worth staying here.”
Don694, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We had Africa which was a little warm on a hot night. I also had to close the bathroom window as the staff smoking area was just below it.”
MrsSimm0nds, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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