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The John Barleycorn

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Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming traditional English country inn, with everything you would expect: a historical building, traditional well cooked English food, pub with real ale on cask, and friendly locals to chat with. Excellent service with just the right combination of friendliness and professionalism. Small rooms facing a garden so seasonal birdsong is included. So much character and feels so genuine that even...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service, nice and friendly. Felt really comfortable there although have had better meals elsewhere for a Sunday lunch. Quite a popular little pub by the looks of it. Didn't think we actually had enough meat on the plate as only had one slice of meat. It could have been hotter as well, but the company made the day.

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Thank 506pixie
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

haven't been here for ages, popped in with friends from usa who wanted to visit a british pub. what a warm welcome we received great beer and i nice touch of differing almost gourmet nuts on offer. will be back for lunch very soon as it looked so good.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I try and stay here now whenever I'm working near Duxford. The pub has a great history & character, really friendly and efficient staff, good service, excellent food and comfortable rooms. What more could I ask for?

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Thank DocRog48
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

You have to love a pub which announces outside "dogs and wellies welcome". They even put up with our kids. Lovely ambience, lovely food. And we saw a frog in the carpark on the way out. A wonderful evening.

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Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We didn't book a table but the lovely waitress asked us to wait a few minutes while she arranged a table for us. The pub was really busy but had a nice vibe. We ordered food and we wasn't disappointed and the desert was absolutely amazing we were both full but we had to finish it!

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Thank Jillma J
Stansted Essex
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stopped here for lunch and were really surprised by the excellent food, generous portions and the really pleasant staff. The place has a great relaxed atmosphere and although we stayed for a longer than average time we felt we were not being rushed along. I would definitely give it a try !

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A good variety of meals on the menu. The food was well cooked and served attractively. Service was excellent. There were lots of diners, but meals were served within a very short time. We did not require accomodation, but would certainly consider staying there if in the area in future.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stayed overnight at this charming old inn last night, after a day out at the air museum... we have to say, that everything was exceptional! :) Our room (one of 4 in a separate block outside) was lovely and cosy. Warm and welcoming, with a comfortable bed, clean bathroom, a well-stocked tea and coffee tray, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries....

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went for a Christmas meal with work colleagues on a Thursday lunchtime.The pub is charming, the staff were very friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was great but when the food arrived it was a really disappointing. we had chosen the turkey meal but what a let down, 2 overcooked roast potatoes, a couple of slices of turkey, a burnt...

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The John Barleycorn

Address: 3 Moorfield Road, Duxford CB22 4PP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Duxford
Price Range: RM376 - RM465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The John Barleycorn 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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“As far as I could see all rooms faced the garden and had a private entrance”
 of 5 bubbles 70klasb, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book well in advance”
 of 5 bubbles DocRog48, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask if there are other rooms than the four in the 'annexe'.”
 of 5 bubbles M6701JKrichards, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The room furthest from the pub smelt bad!”
 of 5 bubbles joeandjakesdad, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Book early”
 of 5 bubbles DocRog48, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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