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The Barrels

Open Now: 11:00 - 23:30
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Is there a better pub than this?

I'm still searching for a pub that is better than the Barrels in Hereford. The quality of the beer... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
What a great boozer

A non pretentious pub great well kept beers ales ect polite staff and on the ball,every town needs... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
England, United Kingdom
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butty bach”(10 reviews)
“wye valley”(10 reviews)
“real ale”(10 reviews)
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69 St Owen Street, Hereford HR7 4HG, England
+44 1885 490505
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All reviews butty bach wye valley real ale proper pub fantastic pub quiz night great range beers and ciders curry house bar staff are friendly pork scratchings crisps pint rarity stout boozer fab
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I'm still searching for a pub that is better than the Barrels in Hereford. The quality of the beer, the smell of Curry in the garden, the bohemian staff and the eclectIc customers. I'm going to keep searching but I'm fearful it will be in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

A non pretentious pub great well kept beers ales ect polite staff and on the ball,every town needs one of these, oh and after a couple of drinks out front door turn right and into curry house next door, The taste of Raj fantastic food...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peel
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Best pub in Hereford without a doubt. Great selection of Ales all kept perfectly. Although I do miss Dorothy Goodbody lol. An ale drinkers paradise, opo in and fill your Boot's.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beerus66
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I am a resident of Hereford, a visitor to The Barrels frequently and over many years. I was in there only a couple of hours ago, (a very close/humid/warm evening) unfortunately to witness the very tall barman, black tee shirt, ‘motorbikes beard’ with a bar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a real pub, friendly and efficient service and excellent beers. So many different people were there and everyone is welcome.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This pub is the best. Great atmosphere, brill out door drinking area. A really good mix of people. The staff are friendly. A brill night out any night of the week.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank brenjob
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We were out for a Friday night with friends and this was to be the watering hole before popping next door for a curry. The bar was packed with not a chance for a seat. When you drift out the back, it opens up into...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gordonroof
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Is just not allowed. This is the heart of Hereford. This is Hereford. Outside not inside. Friends. Couples. Weekdays. Weekends. Just lovely. Our friend (also from London... We have lived in Hereford for a bit and just back for a visit) nearly choked when 2...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Looked this pub up before our visit to Hereford. Liitle old pub with very good beers and ciders. Can recommend the Celtic Marches - very nice

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KarenK331
Reviewed 11 May 2018

It's been a few years since I last went to The Barrels. Very pleased I went again. Beer excellent and service very friendly. A quiet day so was able to read in the bar.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Joy W
29 August 2017|
Response from Matthew W |
Dead hands, now that sounds serious 😂
28 July 2016|
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Response from craig0williams | Reviewed this property |
Well stocked bar, not sure of the quality of the wine though as more a beer man!