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The John Barleycorn

$$ - $$$, British,
Threshers Bush | Turn Right Out of Green Lane, Harlow CM17 0NS, England
+44 1279 422675
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
“profiteroles” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Threshers Bush | Turn Right Out of Green Lane, Harlow CM17 0NS, England
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

i took all my family Sunday for Sunday lunch, the food was fresh, the vegetables were plenty, staff very friendly, I would say one of the best Sunday lunch we have been to

Thank 1,735
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The owner lady took our order. I specifically said the additional egg in the burger had to be well done. It came drippy. I asked them to change it and they brought it back still undone. I decided to take the food home because I...More

Thank Oyeniyi I
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to us. The chef did send the egg out runny which was an error on his part, as it was an over sight in an extremely busy kitchen. It did how ever return to you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd visit to the John barleycorn for a birthday Sunday lunch. I had the roast beef which was very good. Loads of vegetables and extra roast potatoes. All for £15 so very reasonably priced. Eton mess for desert - delicious!

Thank Essexhalebop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and the family ate here last night. We re not from the area so was guided by TripAdvisor and we was not disappointed . The food was great , simple food, and all home made and cooked really well. There was a lot of...More

Thank Tomjenbrace
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a great review from your recent visit. I will mention to the chef about more veggie options for starters. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have been to The John Barleycorn many times over many years. It is our go to restaurant for anything from mid week meals to those special family occasions and we have never been let down. The service is always professional and...More

Thank Braintreegirl
Reviewed 19 March 2018

My husband and I have been three times for Sunday lunch in the last couple of months. We have been looking for ages for a decent Sunday roast and finally we have found one. Not only is the food of excellent quality but the service...More

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for Sunday lunch We have been to this restaurant many times in the past and everyone has always had a lovely meal, hence the reason we choose it again for Mother’s Day. The quality of the starters were poor, my partner had the...More

3  Thank VCDM
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Was left waiting 20 minutes later than our reservation to be seated...seemed unorganised and stressed only 1 waitress with dark hair actually smiled the entire time the rest looked miserable to be there and just "mumbled" at you! We were sat down with no menus...More

2  Thank Korin S
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

I can only apologies for the wait for your table on Sunday. As you could see it was extremely busy. As for the 2 drinks on the bill it was just a mix up with table numbers as the drinks were ordered at the bar....More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Came here for a meal in December to celebrate husbands birthday. It was a Friday night between xmas and new year and the place was deserted - infact we were the only table in the dining room. We had a nice meal - good choice...More

Thank Hertsgirl99
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your great review. We will always try to provide good service & excellent food.

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Had Sunday lunch for my birthday for 14 of us and it could not have been better! Great food all round but my huge mixed meat roast dinner was just fantastic. Really good food and great portions, and the roast potatoes were just the best....More

Thank Elisaanthony
Barleycorn321, Manager at The John Barleycorn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for celebrating your 50th Birthday with us. So Glad you all had a great time.

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Katie S
19 October 2015|
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Response from Barleycorn321 | Property representative |
Hi we serve our Sunday Roasts till early evening. Please call us to book a table.
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valentinMallorca
8 March 2015|
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Response from Barleycorn321 | Property representative |
Yes we are wheelchair friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Threshers Bush | Turn Right Out of Green Lane, Harlow CM17 0NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 422675
Description
We are a friendly country pub doing fine food. Great garden dining. Book early to avoid disappointment.
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