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The Weeping Willow

RR - RRR, British,
39 Bury Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5AB, England
+44 1284 771881
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
39 Bury Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5AB, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Despite being very busy on Friday, the food was excellent and the atmosphere terrific Three of us had superb fish and chips and one had the duck leg, which was very tasty indeed. The wine was a bit pricey, but acceptable for such a good...More

Thank HSeeingtheworld
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took some work colleagues out as a thank you meal on my retirement. The restaurant has been updated and is impressive. Very busy at the bar, but the food, service and ambience was exemplary. We pre ordered food and for groups I would recommend...More

Thank Poolefamily2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Weeping Willow to celebrate my boyfriends parent's birthdays. It's stunning. The pub has an incredible decor. Very different and beautiful. The service by all who looked after us at our table and the bar staff was very personable, attentive and efficient....More

1  Thank Sontastic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for lunch. The food and service were very good as usual. It is an excellent venue with a vibrant atmosphere and good food. Thoroughly recommended

1  Thank kevkirk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our 20th Wedding Anniversary back in June with a quiet lunch at the Weeping Willow. It was my 3rd visit but husband’s first. Our lunch was lovely, service was excellent and gardens very pretty, lovely to have a little walk round after our...More

1  Thank PassionflowerUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have waited until I visited a second time to write a review, in case the slow service on my first visit was just a bad day/one off but having visited again over the weekend it seems this isn't the case. I have visited twice...More

2  Thank samanthaedgar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The refurb of the building is stunning but for the price of the food you would expect slightly better service. One waiter in particular (seemed to be the most senior one) was cold and unwelcoming. The menu is simple but the food is good (not...More

1  Thank 0beach0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful establishments and the decor is perfect. However, this means zero if the service is not on form. The prices are high, the service is low. The female that we had, was surely, rude, and if she could had...More

1  Thank April J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor and style of the restaurant is really different and beautiful. However, the food was slightly disappointing considering the prices. Nice and unusual flavours but not as tasty as expected.

Thank N G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start by saying I’ve eaten here many times before and previously only with one issue when a mussel shell piece was left in my starter. The manager decided to argue as to how this had happened and quite frankly it was rubbish and he...More

10  Thank 8-HappyTraveller-8
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16 November 2017|
Response from stumpysean | Reviewed this property |
their menus are on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Bury Road, Barrow, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Barrow
  • Phone Number: +44 1284 771881
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A recently renovated modern 16th Century pub based in the heart of Suffolk. With six-draft ale pumps offering a host of real ale beers, as well as a range of lagers, ciders and stouts we're also offering a cocktail bar and an extensive range of wines to suit all pockets. Weeping Willow will offer an informal dining experience from the humble ham, eggs and chips through to Lobster Thermidor.
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