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The Barley Sheaf at Gorran

$$ - $$$, British,
Gorran Churchtown, Gorran PL26 6HN, England
+44 1726 843330
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (21 reviews)
“mussels” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gorran Churchtown, Gorran PL26 6HN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly efficient service , delicious reasonably priced food , we were staying about 2 miles away and it was recommended by the property owner

Thank Angela I
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a delicious meal here having turned up bedraggled from a typically wet 'summers' day. They catered for 7 of us including a couple of vegetarians and 3 fussy boys at short notice with a warm friendly welcome, great atmosphere and delicious food. Our...More

Thank Pamela C
Anne-Marie W, Owner at The Barley Sheaf at Gorran, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

thank you for your lovely comments. Always lovely to give people a good tiime.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thought twice before visiting as recent reviews are mainly grim. Waitress needs back-up as even on a 'quiet' Monday it's too many tables for one server. As per photos the cod and scallops were delicious. My tagliatelle was frankly disappointing - a sweet tomato sauce,...More

Thank Mandersabroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Portmellon to Gorran Haven then headed back via the Barley Sheaf. Popped in for a drink and bite to eat. It's a very nicely done out and clearly classy place. Only had a sandwich each as a lunch stop but they were...More

Thank Weebaldy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited a couple of years ago and had a lovely meal but something has changed - the portion sizes are tiny. Fish was overcooked and greasy, the chips looked promising as looked home cooked but were sadly limp with about a teaspoon of...More

Thank benjimum2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pub with restaurant area to one side. Nice big beer garden outside for pre-dinner drink. Food good quality and service. Not cheap bar meals. Parking opposite.

Thank grahampritchard2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I popped in for a few pints last Friday, early evening. Many pubs in Cornwall at this time of the year can be a bit gloomy, with sad-looking couples sitting at tables with nothing to say to each other. By contrast, the Barley Sheaf was...More

Thank EnglandMorry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having read some of the previous reviews I was somewhat concernedv about coming here. I should not have been concerned. The place has had a recent refurbishment and think the team here have been getting up to speed, if past reviews are anything to go...More

Thank phil1812_11
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I would definitely give this a swerve, snotty staff and food weren't great at all. I suppose as this was the nearest restaurant to Boswinger I get the feeling they don't need to try anymore. I mean who puts heavy seasoning on a steak for...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

8 adults/children went to Barley Sheaf for lunch. After we waited 1hour 20mins for our lunch dishes we were served burnt burgers, soggy salad and limp sweet potato fries. Chef refused to come to the table and we were offered money off our lunch dishes...More

3  Thank Curlyshazza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gorran Churchtown, Gorran PL26 6HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Gorran
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 843330
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Recently refurbished family and dog friendly village pub. A "Freehouse" Specialising in real ales and locally sourced quality food. Sunday lunch a speciality - booking advised. Also fish & chips available to take away tues - sat evenings between 6 & 7.
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