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The John Barleycorn

3 Moorfield Road, Duxford CB22 4PP, England
+44 1223 832699
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Moorfield Road, Duxford CB22 4PP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch when visiting Duxford IWM. Very expansive choice of food on menu. It was busy with many reserved tables, our food was delicious it arrived promptly. The pub had a good atmosphere, was family and dog friendly with a decent car park.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank freqworld_traveller
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Ate lunch here on a Thursday with a former work colleague – never been before but it was a useful half-way house – smallish car park at the rear was more than half full – encouraging sign On entering saw many of the tables already...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PeteD60
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Efficient, friendly service. Splendid array of British fare but with a touch of the continental - meze, charcuterie and halloumi cheese available in addition to a fine range of meat dishes - steaks, venison, pork sausages, fish and chips....vegetarian options too. Something for most tastes,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chris U
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Stayed in one of 4 rooms located behind the pub, great beer, good food, good breakfast, comfy bed. Lots of tea, coffee and water in the room. Very clean and quiet.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 777sedwds
Reviewed 23 October 2018

What a charming discovery ! Lovely thatched pub, charming service and the food ? Described as home cooking, well I wish that was my home ! The menu had a good selection and apparently varies to reflect the seasons availability. The food was lovely, hot...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simononholidaze
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Busy even on a Monday,good wholesome food,a good selection of beers and attentive staff. The menu is comprehensive but not too extensive. Nice choice and big portions.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dorsetnadins
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Went here with my family after a visit to Duxford War Museum and had a smashing meal! Portions are fantastic, food is great quality and service outstanding. The feel of the pub is great, although if you are over six foot you will need to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris L
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The John Barleycorn offers excellent home cooked meals using local food items. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and most helpful. (They're people you'd like to have as neighbors.)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jim D
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We booked a table for a girls night catch up & eat out and had a really good time. The food was very good, not an extensive menu but all was served up hot and there were no complaints from any of us. Staff were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bridgelet
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Booked a room here as the place looked lovely and fed up with the normal commercial type Hotels. Service and food were both great, the room was very basic. It was in annex adjacent to the hotel and appeared to be some sheds that had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jcbaxi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Moorfield Road, Duxford CB22 4PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Duxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 832699
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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.
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