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The Barge Inn

Hawk Hill | Wickford, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE, England
+44 1268 732622
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hawk Hill | Wickford, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends booked this place as it’s sort of in the middle of where we live . First impressions were good , staff seemed very friendly and the place looked ok . Orders some drinks and were sat down at our table . It seemed extremely...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to The Barge Inn for a Sunday roast as it was well recommended. The place is easy to find with plenty of parking spaces. The only downside was the wait we had to get our reservation and our orders taken (but to be...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this pub for breakfast, I had a bacon roll and a drink, it was served quickly and was of good quality, recommended.

Thank B7152FJpeterw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy when we arrive staff were really helpful in arranging a table for four and we did not have to wait long. The food was great, as always, and we all enjoyed our meals in a relaxed enviroment. Service was outstanding notwithstanding how busy...More

Thank John M
The B, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review, its fantastic to hear you had such a good time with us, when you call again, please do feel free to ask for any vegetarian dish you might want. Because we cook everything...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful dinner. Well served by friendly staff in nice setting. We had starter of prawn, crab and avocado cocktail followed by lemon sorbet followed by lovely tender moist Turkey with plenty of potatoes and veg. All served nice and hot. Finished with Xmas pud and...More

1  Thank Andrew W
The B, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. we wish you, and all of our Customers a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Prosperous and Healthy New Year

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had lunch from the Xmas menu. As usual wasn't disappointed. The starter of prawn and crab cocktail was delicious with plenty of prawns and lovely soft granary bread. The Xmas dinner was huge. With a Yorkshire pudding filled with lots of tasty gravy. A...More

Thank alfiewynn
The B, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, it so good to hear you had such a tremendous time with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for an evening meal, the stafff were pleasant and welcoming, nice surroundings but the restaurnt was very quiet for a Friday evening, not too much atmosphere. Sadly the meal was not up to the standard we expected, especially the steak which was...More

Thank les s
The B, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are indeed a pub, without any doubt, and very happy to be so. I am really sorry to hear that you was not happy with your steak,you should have been offered another steak or, something else from the menu....More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived without a booking on a busy Sunday lunchtime. We were seated almost immediately and were able to place our order quickly. The roasts were extremely large and very tasty which was a pleasant surprise. I would highly recommend this pub and will definitely...More

1  Thank ray_clarke101
The B, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, please do visit again

Reviewed 8 December 2017

What a lovely warm, cosy and friendly Inn. Good food, smashing staff and a comfy spot to rest and chat for a while.

Thank Theresa L
The B, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the kind review, its great to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Barge Inn

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went to the Barge today for a Christmas Meal and we all agreed the food and service could not be better. I really enjoyed my experience not been for years but will be back soon and will tell everyone how nice it all was.

Thank Sue M
BargeBattlesbridge, General Manager at The Barge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thank you very much for your review and kind comments. We are so pleased you had such a wonderful time, Have a great Christmas.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hawk Hill | Wickford, Battlesbridge SS11 7RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Battlesbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 732622
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A fantastic 300 year old Inn, full of character. A selection of Cask conditioned Ales, premium lagers and wide selection of wines. We serve only freshly prepared food, our menu is changed seasonally, classic pub dishes are served all year round. Good old fashioned Sunday Roast from £11.95 Serving breakfast from 10am every day.
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