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 Selected Comments in Barnsley

Andy Watson
 Photos of The Bush Inn
I've been driving past the Bush Inn in its derelict state for a few years now and saw it get a bit of a graffiti makeover a year ago. I finally got around to taking some photos and doing a write-up. I hope this is of interest to the guy whose ancestor used to live there: noodleburger.com/2016/09/12/1980s-graffiti-barnsley-pub-ghostbusters-miami-vice-lost-boys-goonies/
Tuesday, September 13, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Jane bell
 Wrong details
Please dont ring the number listed you are bothering an old lady she deserves some peace
Monday, January 18, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Helen Iwanczuk
 Google Earth image
According to Google Earth Street view, The Bush Inn is still boarded up.
Saturday, September 19, 2015Rating: No rosettes

George Grice
 Bush Inn History
I was landlord of the Bush Inn for 8 years including the miners strike. In fact it was the strike that persuaded me to leave. Last time I called it was boarded up. Is this still the case?
Saturday, September 19, 2015Rating: rosettes

Mary riley
 Substandard food
Yesterday, I had Sunday lunch with my friend,it was 12.15 so the food hadn't had the time to dry up or deteriorate in any way. The only potato on offer was the roast type cooked from frozen. The tiniest sprig of broccolly, the carrots and pease were decent enough. The 2 pieces of beef and the one Yorkshire pudding,well if they weren't cooked from frozen as the waitress said, then the chef needs some serious training. To top it all it was cold. All I can say is do yourself a favour and eat somewhere else.
Monday, May 26, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Paul
 Gloomy n mouldy toilets
Whilst the beer was ok .dont use the loo as they are despicable n stink , avoid .
Friday, September 6, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Anonymous
 Real Ale Pub
Opened in summer 201The manager is Fiona Holmes. The pub is owned by Acorn Brewery of Wombwell.

Old No7 has been awarded Barnsley CAMRA pub of the year for 2012 and 2013.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013Rating: rosettes

John
 
rude landlord and shite beer and smelly toilets.
Thursday, July 19, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Mark
 Mark
nice pint
Wednesday, July 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

ANON
 ANON
FUN PUB
Wednesday, June 13, 2012Rating: rosettes

David
 Good friendly atmosphere
Disco karaoke quiz night snooker darts exelant function room all ocasions catered for. MAT and DONNA welcomes the whole comunity and has a zero tolerance to trouble makers
Wednesday, August 17, 2011Rating: rosettes

chris davies
 
We recently took over the longbow, we are have a quiz and card bingo night on sunday from 9:30, We are also planning busker's or new bands night, We have a large function room which we do cater for also sort's of function at really good prices and a large childrens play area and beer garden.
Saturday, May 15, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Geoffrey Chapman
 one of my ancestors stayed here in 1891
Just discovered that one of my ancestors (Richard Chapman) gave his address as 6 Kensforth Road Bush Inn in the 1891 census report.
any chance of a photo of the pub and bit of its history?
I would love to visite and try the beer but it's a bit far for me, I live in France!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Bobby
 Fantastic
New owner taken over before christmas, really nice and polite, can't fault the new staff, such a big improvement from the last people who had it, will certainly be going back there!
Friday, January 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

DAWN JOHNSON
 GREAT PLACE GREAT PEOPLE GREAT ATMOSPHERE
Tuesday, January 19, 2010Rating: rosettes

Paul Thorpe
 good food
Visited The old post office for first time in a couple of years and was really happy with meals apparently changed hands in july and a vast improvement will be going back again soon.
Saturday, December 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

D. Bradley
 Bad Bad Service and attitude
Your Comments: Tried this place a few times, this is what happened- advertise home cooked meals (not) roast potatoes done in chip pan when complained about how hard/burnt they were, lovely Sara came over and squeezed the roaster in our faces and said they are soft inside??? cheap veg - tasteless. Asked for lean beef got fatty beef when asked for it to be replaced we were brought TURKEY??? and told well there is no fat on that. I hate turkey. sent it back and was served instead with the meat they use for the pies in the week - sent it back. Hair in the gravy boat and cold food. This is a selection of what we had on different days. We were then barred. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm Good customer service told us if you want to eat in a restaurant then go somewhere else. She then preceded to tell me she had been cooking for 17 years..............thought she would have got it right by now then? PS none of the villagers use the pub why?????????

Sunday, August 30, 2009Rating: No rosettes

caroline
 Management gone mad
Went today for a quiet family meal involving myself and my mother and my SEVEN year old daughter. We were asked to leave, why I hear you cry! what horrible crime had we commited??? My SEVEN year old daughter was wearing a high school musical top that had a hood on the back. The extra large man/women (sorry not been rude I really dont know what sex they are) smuggly sent her out with a smirk on her face, telling us that hoodies are not allowed and she was not allowed in the pub, as you can imagine I had one very upset little girl who thought she had done something terribly wrong.

Rest assured I will no longer give this pub or the chain any of my future custom !!!! And also for anyone thinking of visiting, anyone wearing track suit bottoms are not allowed in either.
Sunday, April 12, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Daisy
 Dont eat here !!!!
We went here today for the first time. At the time of ordering we were told there was no burgers or 16oz steaks left. I placed the order and went and sat down. Five mins later a staff member came to see me to say they had no vegetables left so ended up changing the food we had chosen. Thirty mins later our starter had still not arrived. There was only two staff members we could see, one serving behind the bar and the other serving behind the bar as well as cleaning tables and bringing out food. Not their fault it is extremely bad management. I chased up the starter and finally got it another ten mins later making it 40 mins to recieve starter. Then it took another 20 mins for main meal to arrive. Mums was awful it was the meatballs but mine and my dads were ok. I felt sorry for the staff they were running around trying to do everything there was just not enough of them. They need a manager who knows how to manage their staffing levels. A big let down
Tuesday, December 30, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Elaine
 
Gloria, in charge, was rude and asked me to leave the pub, just because I asked what to do about the #20 note which had been eaten by the bandit. It was only a query!!|20 is a lot of money!! I am 53 years old and not a troublemaker. Just asking how to get my money back!!
Saturday, November 29, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Daniel Sanders
 Eastfield Arms is brill
Eastfield Arms is amazing, taken over by mitchels n butlers. It provides great food, great service apart from that Fat girl Stachia i belive her name is?
Ive never had service as terrible as what she provided. She was extremley cocky!
Challenged me when i asked for drinks at the till, was pretty abusive to my children (-Asking them to leave the Play area)
The manager Cathy i belive is brilliant. Ive always had brilliant service from her! And rob
Tuesday, February 20, 2007Rating: rosettes

Alan
 Very tatty and dirty
Used to be a nie pub but in the last few years has been left to go to downhill and as such is a fairly tatty place
Thursday, January 25, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Steve Rowley
 hospitality
wonderful dining and socializing experience. Will definately pay you another visit when I visit again in the spring from North America.
Sunday, December 31, 2006Rating: rosettes

Steve Rowley
 Hospitallity
I had the pleasant experience recently of dining several times in your pub. As a north american I was truly impressed with the authentic atmosphere that I was told existed in English pubs. I will be visiting the UK again in the spring and will surely eat again in your estblishment. Keep up the good work
Sunday, December 31, 2006Rating: rosettes

WASP
 VERY NICE PUB

VERY NICE CLEAN PUB EXCELLENT FOOD GOOD PINT LOVELY BAR STAFF .VERY GOOD SERVICE
THANKS

Tuesday, December 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

Bry
 Show Time!
Lockys Bar is now hosting tribute nights every Thursday evening from now until Xmas. Book a table for a top tribute artiste and a meal to make this an evening to remember. Just ring for details.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

J.PARKIN
 Fantastic pub
Opened in June 2006 after a complete refurbishment, excellent drink, serves real ales (see article in CAMRA Oct 2006) friendly staff, warm inviting pub great atmosphere,well worth a visist.
Friday, October 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

VONNY
 BEST PUB IN BARNSLEY
THE OLDE BRIDGE PUB IS A GREAT FRIENDLT PLACE TO ENJOY A DRINK WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND THE LANDLORD AND STAFF ARE BRILL TOO.
Saturday, October 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

jane
 brill
its such a shame it had to shut it was the best pub in worsbrough av been going in all my life am 18 now everyone misses it when it was open it was the buissiest pub in worsbrough now its gone theres nowhere decent its ashame.
Wednesday, July 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

Em X
 Sammies
Its SAMMIES!!
Gr8 place sum nice ppl go in some assholes n all!!
gr8 bar staff n lovely landlady!!
Monday, June 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

mwah!!
 gate!!
not be lon till the GATE is BACK!!!!!!
Monday, June 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

mwah
 sammies
its sammies nar not phoenix, rock on sammies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Monday, June 12, 2006Rating: No rosettes

TIPSY McSWAGGER
 SHABBY
VERY SHABBY
Friday, May 5, 2006Rating: No rosettes

'Communal' Chris K
 Hoorah for the courthouse!
Definately the best pub in the world. Nice beer, great staff adn all the Newky Brown one amn needs.
Thursday, March 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

RM
 Beer, cheer, and atmosphere!
Now that many of the Wellington Street bars have closed the crowds are heading up Market Hill. This pub is much more traditional than many of the new style bars and the best thing is that you can have a converstaion without house music pumping out of the speakers. Very friendly atmosphere, play a mix of eighties and nineties, show most matches. Overall a break from the madness of Barnsley nightlife.
Wednesday, February 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

Alf
 CLOSED
-//-
Monday, February 6, 2006Rating: No rosettes

qwe
 Food not great
food very poor
Saturday, February 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Janet
 Commercial Inn
My research shows that, in 1891, one of my 'ancient' Nat Crossland was the Innkeeper at the Commercial Inn.
If there is a photograph available I would like to have one. I reside in the USA.
Best wishes, Janet nee Crossland
Saturday, January 14, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Bry
 My local!
Lockys is a regular tap room pub in the afternoon, (horseracing, cards, dominoes etc) and transforms into a nightclub for the weekend evening trade. There's never a dull moment in Lockys! (Pete and Eric can't play 5s and 3s though!)
Sunday, December 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

lizzie
 groggers rest
where do you tie up your horses right name its full of groggers
Monday, November 28, 2005Rating: No rosettes

lee
 great fun
fit landlady
Monday, November 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

john blukfield
 fantastic place to be
the potters wheel serve fantastic food and have brill service it is a really nice place to be
Wednesday, September 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

John
 OK
Pub food is ok, but the atmosphere is seriously lacking,the character seems to have gone,your'e just another punter who they need in and out ASAP
Monday, August 29, 2005Rating: rosettes

Katherine Allen
 Very welcoming
I was made to feel very welcome by the staff here. The Edmunds Arms is in a lovely setting, with great food and real ales. I will definitely be going back.
Saturday, June 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

jean hutchinson
 visited in may 2005
not been to pub for ages and only live 1/2 mile away went for Sunday Lunch had to book but value at 4.95 called again during week still serving food at 11.00pm new tennant in very friendly local pub again after last time i went in and walked out. changed a lot.
Thursday, June 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

jason collier
 attention
use to come in the pub 11 years ago does anyone know kerry and jane sixsmith both will be married now had alot of good times in the pub if they still come in the pub please pass my email address on to them thanks
Monday, May 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Anon
 Excellent family venue
The public house has very recently undergone extensive refurbishment.

It is leading the way in becoming the area's first No Smoking public house and restaurant.

It is decorated fantastically and is easily able to compare, if not better, the likes of Ardsley House or Brooklands.

The meals are, as have always been, excellent, and very good value.
Thursday, April 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

matthew ellaway
 Molders = brill
The moulders is the best local pub in the area, but needs a pool table, get it sorted
Monday, April 4, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Jordan Crooks
 Moulders rule
Moulders has to be the best pub based building in Barnsley, and has an excellent football team
Monday, April 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

Bob
 about 38 years old
This pub is now boarded up, probbley closed for good
Thursday, March 31, 2005Rating: rosettes

matt
 i love it there!
its really great!
Friday, January 28, 2005Rating: No rosettes

john oddy
 the drop is great!!!
the drop is the best pub in the country!!!
Friday, January 28, 2005Rating: No rosettes

hallsworth
 
having recently complained regarding xmas day lunch and the poor service we were given i was contacted my the manageress of the eastfield arms who invited all 8 of us back for a meal completely free of charge,we went on saturday 15th january and i will commend them on the service and espically the food,it made up for xmas,other people in the pub were all enjoying there meals and it was a very enjoyable evening.we all commented that WE WILL book again for our xmas dinner and we will be going again in thwe next few weeks, Thank you for putting the situation right and we are grateful for the way we were treated.
Friday, January 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

hallsworth
 
having for the first time ever to go out for xmas day dinner,the eastfield arms leaves alot to be desired.It started of well but things went from bad to worse,I actually felt sorry for the manageress who was under so much pressure.May i suggest if you plan to ever do meals on xmas day,OVERSTAFF rather than understaff,we sat down at 1p.m and didnt get out while 3.45 and we missed out on 3 courses
Wednesday, December 29, 2004Rating: No rosettes

unhappy people
 NOT RECOMENDED
we have had the longest wait for food ever. it took 1 1/2 hours to recive our meal from ordering.we even couldnt get to the bar for a refund because of the Q of unhappy families gettin their refund.
our drinks were forgoten about when ordering food. after 10mins we went to the bar to remind them,
and the bar maid was stood about doing nothing.
Tuesday, December 28, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Anonymous
 eastfield - great
the eastfield arms is simply the best it looks brill i love it
Friday, December 3, 2004Rating: rosettes

Connor Johnson
 brilliant
The easfield arms is brill. it has reacently changed to a brewers fayre, that means its more focused upon adults but they have had a new play area installed and it is better all way arond!!!
Friday, December 3, 2004Rating: rosettes


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