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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (8 reviews)
“t bone steak” (4 reviews)
“panna cotta” (7 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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Reviews (286)
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have now eaten here three times since its reopening. Much has been spent on the architecture so it would not be out of place in Chelsea. Sometimes the food has been good but the service poor. Tonight, excellent service but on a cold night...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here several times now and it has been consistently good. There is a great ambience in the restaurant , the food is very tasty and well presented and the service is on point.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having heard so many good reviews about the Weeping Willow we thought it was about time we made a visit. I have to say compared to the reviews it certainly didn’t wow me, neither the interior or the food, both were fine but not exceptional,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us and Domino the dog met up for a mid week Birthday celebration meal at the weeping willow. We were all instantly amazed by the interior of this pub which was strikingly eclectic ,chic and colourful and very cosy.You will come away from...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on New Years Eve and what a great place to spend the evening. 6 of us had the private room and was a very nice place to. The staff were excellent and the service first class. The Menu was good and no...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ve been there several times Never disappoints Nice open plan Good service Fresh local ingredients Good wine selection with reasonable prices , you feel welcome nothing too much trouble Local gem, excellent value We keep going back Thank you weeping willow team, keep going...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed, stylish and good service. Have been to the Weeping Willow several times and always a pleasant experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely Pub and the food was worth the wait as it was good quality BUT oh dear with no sunshades or blinds the low December sun was right in my eyes for most of the time there. Not pleasant. There is also only one male...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our third visit. (Previously Sunday lunch’es) as always great ambiance and a friendly welcome. 5 dinners - I excellent. I very good. 2 good and I terrible. Excellent was the venison. Well cooked and presented. Very good for the teenagers burger, decent size and told...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Arrived at noon for a 50th birthday meal on a Friday. The place was very cold, we needed to keep wrapped up! Started with a coffee which was neither hot or strong. Food not as special as the price would suggest, half a bowl of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Questions & Answers
16 November 2017
Response from stumpysean | Reviewed this property
their menus are on their website

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
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
  • E-mail
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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