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The Barge

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River Head | Victoria Stret, Grimsby, England
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10:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon 10:00 - 23:00
Tue 10:00 - 02:00
Wed - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Ulceby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tasty food, spot on chips. The BEST coleslaw I've ever eaten in my whole life!! Beef too fatty and chewy (cheap meat), but everything else really tasted good. Good friendly service on the boat in town!

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Thank zjg_90
Grimsby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to The Barge for lunch today with a friend for the first time. I'd been told how nice it was and decided to give it a try. I had a chicken and bacon wrap and my friend had the prawn salad wrap. I was shocked when our food arrived, it looked stunning! Beautifully presented and lots of it!... More 

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Thank sunshineband2017
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely service, Chelsea I think, a pleasant change. I had Cajun Chicken and Rice, truly delicious, it sort of had a X factor very tasty. OH had the gourmet burger, he won't be having any tea, it was a right plate full. He said it was as good as any burger he has anywhere and put it in his personal... More 

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Thank deefromclee
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I visited with my family for an afternoon meal. As there was 8 of us it took an hour for the food to be served. We all received our meals together and the food was delicious! I have busted many times before with my friends and partner and service was much quicker. Will definitely continue to visit.

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Thank Kati-Leigh G
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Food was lovely only downside is that we waited 40 minutes for our food to be served . Great atmosphere.

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Thank louise b
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere and brilliant staff. Would definitely recommend! Will most certainly be returning!!

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Thank Toni G
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Popped in on the spur of the moment after shopping and had evening tea. The choice was ample and prices reasonable. We both went for Fish (Haddock) chips and mushy peas. My fish was battered and deep fried and my wife's grilled. I can only say they were both delicious as were the home made chips and mushy peas. The... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I have read the few bad reviews of this place and just cant believe it. Iv eaten here around 3-4 times and every time the food has been lovely. Everything comes perfectly seasoned and freshly made. It really DOES taste like quality homecooked food rather than a serving from chef mike.(kitchen nightmares reference haha) Prices are £7.50 for a main... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My very first impression on The Barge when arriving in Grimsby is that it just appeared to be a dive bar type place. But after entering and heading downstairs my view completely changed as the ambience enveloped me. It became a very fun experience, just knowing you're in this little barge actually is pretty cool. The folks behind the bar... More 

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Thank James L
Grimsby
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Not been here in a long time, it's not changed the food was delicious, we chose steak pie, meat was tender and the pastry was fab. Warm welcome by friendly staff too.

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Thank Jan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: River Head | Victoria Stret, Grimsby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Grimsby

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?