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The Barley Mow

The Barley Mow Inn Lewes Road | Selmeston, Polegate BN26 6UE, England
+44 1323 811033
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (22 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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The Barley Mow Inn Lewes Road | Selmeston, Polegate BN26 6UE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just waddled out of the car after quite possibly the most filling meal in the last fortnight. The food isn't the cheapest, but I couldn't fault any of the meals we had. Service was great with a chatty server, and she was particularly brave by...More

2  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have dined in the Barley Mow numerous times and have always been very happy with the experience. This time we were a little disappointed. We were seated quite quickly and we picked our choices. The waitress asked if we would like some water with...More

3  Thank Greenynewhaven
Reviewed 1 week ago

We often meet the in-laws somewhere around the halfway point from where we live. On this particular occasion we were celebrating a birthday so I decided to chose somewhere closer to them. On arrival the place was decorated very well in fact one of the...More

2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit here quite often for dinner lunch or just a quiet drink in the garden. This place never seems to disappoint. The food is always delicious and the staff are really friendly. Its by far the best pub in the area. I have visited...More

1  Thank davejenkins64
Suzanne W, . at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your fabulous five star review. We love our friendly team getting a mention as indeed the chefs do for their sterling work in the kitchen. The menu offers a good choice for those with differing tastes and appetites so satisfy the very...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited yesterday evening for a family get together. On arriving at 7.15 we were advised by our 1st (miserable) server that several dishes were not available. We waited 25 minutes for bread and olives to arrive. When the main meals came everyone seemed pleased...More

3  Thank stellaph
Suzanne W, . at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know about your evening with us. We do very occasionally run out of specials as they are made freshly from local produce so when they are gone they are gone, the down side of not using frozen so do apologise...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we came here on Sunday, very busy, it was packed in the garden and out but there was a little bit of a wait but well worth it as the food was amazing, I had the roast beef and big Yorkshire pudding, my wife had...More

1  Thank carolwheate
Suzanne W, . at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely five star review, we love feedback and it is great to hear you thought the food was amazing. Our roasts certainly are popular, even on a hot weekend. The tuna steak has proved a hit too,especially for those who would...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I sorry I must disagree with the gentlemen who went to the Barley Mow on the hottest day of the year We also went to the pub and ordered roast dinner at 14.45 and waited and waited for it to arrive after 1hr 10mins it...More

3  Thank Defendernighty
Suzanne W, . at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know about your experience on the hottest day of the year. The covers mentioned were over the weekend up to that point, we were very busy but as all reviews except yours mentioned the wait was not too long and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was heading off to another establishment to have lunch but on driving by we decided to have lunch at the Barley Mow, service was good and the choice of food was ample. We sat in the beer garden which has a nice area for the...More

Thank Andrew B
Suzanne W, . at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Andrew, thank you for stopping at The Barley Mow, we are delighted you chose to try us. We are blessed with a huge garden with views to the downs to die for. Thank you for mentioning the good service and ample choice. Our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a family meal here on Sunday. Pub was busy both inside and out. We had booked a table inside as we were a big party. Although the pub was busy the food came out in reasonable time with our group having a mixture of...More

Thank Valarich
Suzanne W, . at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience at The Barley Mow. We are delighted to hear how you found the staff hard working and cheery despite the buzzy busyness and the heat. We will pass on your great comments about the food the the hard working...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive at the Barley Mow just after midday. Absolutely heaving and welcomed by staff that seem to have it all under control. Ordered drinks at the bar and went outside to find a seat in the garden. Amazing play area I have 2 young children...More

1  Thank Alex S
Suzanne W, . at The Barley Mow, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Alex, for both visiting us and for writing such a lovely review. We do get busy but with a great team we still aim to give you prompt and smiley service. We will pass on your comments to Sophie. Thank you for mentioning...More

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20 November 2017|
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Response from Suzanne W | Property representative |
Hello, yes, we have vouchers so can make the amount up to whatever you would like. Do get in touch with us on 01323 811033 and we can arrange whatever suits you. Best wishes, The Barley Mow
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angelmiche32
25 June 2016|
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Response from Suzanne W | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we do offer Vegan options and our menu changes daily However it is always best to book and mention that you are vegan that way our team of chefs can prepare several options for you that wont necessarily be on the... More
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28angiebabe
6 May 2016|
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Response from Suzanne W | Property representative |
Yes we do. Please phone 01323 811033 to discuss further
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Barley Mow Inn Lewes Road | Selmeston, Polegate BN26 6UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Polegate
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 811033
  • E-mail
Description
Family friendly pub restaurant with a warm welcome for all. We have a seasonal menu, a daily specials menu and our Sunday menu features our tasty roast dinners! Food Serving hours: Monday to Saturday 12:00pm to 9:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm to 8:00pm
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