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Oakes Barn

Open Now: 11:00 - 23:30
Open today: 11:00 - 23:30
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Awesome find

What a gem of a free house, friendly staff , great choice of ales and gins and an amazing... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
via mobile
Good pub

In Bury for a couple of nights so called in here a couple of times, very good selection of beers... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Burntwood, United Kingdom
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Oakes Barn St. Andrews Street South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH, England
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a free house, friendly staff , great choice of ales and gins and an amazing atmosphere. Thanks to the staff for making us so welcome. Definitely a must visit if in town and looking for a comfortable watering hole.

1  Thank Guardo66
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

In Bury for a couple of nights so called in here a couple of times, very good selection of beers from mostly local breweries, prices are very reasonable too

2  Thank 92glennw
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I had a friends birthday party at this lovely venue,from the outside it looks quite small but this is very deceiving once you get inside it is a beautiful quaint pub with lovely bar staff and fantastic atmosphere would thoroughly recommend.

2  Thank Nats H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The beer is extremely well kept,it was a lovely afternoon so we took our drinks outside to the courtyard, this is quite small but rather pleasant and quite a suntrap. They keep a good selection of real ales and are, I believe, listed in the...More

1  Thank Sparkymg
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Went to the Oakes Barn for a birthday party. From the outside the pub looks small but surprisingly inside is very spacious and has a large bar area. Loved the fact that I could chill out on the large sofas inside and look out onto...More

2  Thank nads2410
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Visited for a friend's birthday party, fantastic place loved the suntrap courtyard. Really good atmosphere, great music will be visiting again.

2  Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Recently went here for a birthday party lovely little pub great atmosphere and great friendly staff highly recommend a visit

2  Thank NicolaL1561
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I recently attended a 50th Birthday party at this pub. It had a brilliant atmosphere, friendly staff that went out of their way to accommodate. The pub is is quirky, fun and friendly. I had 5 children with me and they all enjoyed themselves. There...More

2  Thank tkatie153
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Just got it all, friendly staff, great beer, nice balance between ‘always on’ beer and mostly local guests. Always got a dark beer which i like to try every time. No piped music but a regular supply of bands and other entertainment. Best range of...More

3  Thank Simon P
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to socialise, with reasonable priced drinks. Staff always happy and friendly. Lovely atmosphere and clean toilets. Always busy because it’s the place to go. No complaints.

3  Thank spyda410
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