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Barrels Ale House

61 Bridge Street, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1ES, England
+44 1289 308013
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Wish this was my local at home

I visited The Barrels with members of Morley Walking Club on our short visit to Berwick. We loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia A
Leeds, United Kingdom
Wonderful atmosphere and great beer!

Great local pub with friendly staff and quality good priced beer.People of all ages go here for... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Steven C
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The Barrels Ale House is a CAMRA award winning real ale and live music pub tucked away on the corner of Bridge St and Bridge End close to the tweed bridge.We pride ourselves on offering a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. Check out or website and facebook page for up to date information about entertainment bookings in our cellar bar venue and about the most recent guest ales available. We have beer from all over the UK but some of our favourites are Stewarts, Fyne Ales, Wylam, Tempest, Hadrian & Border, Highland Brewing, Houston......We welcome all feedback and look forward to welcoming you to our unique little pub.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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61 Bridge Street, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1ES, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited The Barrels with members of Morley Walking Club on our short visit to Berwick. We loved this place so much, we didn't go anywhere else. The cask beers were excellent, the decor interesting and quirky and the pub was a good mix of...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great local pub with friendly staff and quality good priced beer.People of all ages go here for great stories and friendship.

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Barrels has always been regarded as best pub in Berwick and it’s well deserved. Excellent traditional pub with good range of real ales in cosy, warm environment. Ales in top condition. Search it out.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We always come here when visiting Berwick-upon-Tweed. It's one our our favourite places. The beer is always very good and the bar staff are always pleasant. The pub in furnished with all sorts of memorabilia and gimmicks which makes it a very interesting place besides...More

Thank Kas B
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

A really good pub with a cosy, relaxed atmosphere. The drinks selection was good and I liked the somewhat quirky paraphernalia. The only downside was that no food was available.

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We visited here twice during a three day visit to Berwick and this pub was probably our favourite of the lot. It's a proper old style pub with great character, great locals and a real decent choice of beers. The atmosphere is thriving yet chilled...More

1  Thank Dan H
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Barrels has so much character probably one of the best pubs I've been too! Had the pleasure of hearing singer/songwriter Toni Sidgwick downstairs in one of the most intimate gigs ever. Great hosts, super choice of drinks and great vibe! So few places like this!

1  Thank PippiCoDurham
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

As you walk up to the bar you are immediately greeted by Martin the barman - who is the life and soul of the place. Good range of local Ales and bitters. The decorations have retained an old quirky style which adds to the charm...More

Thank CharlesX
Reviewed 6 August 2017

In addition to the main bar there is a comfortable lounge to one side, decorated with old travel posters. A very wide choice of real ales, including dark beers. Staff helpful and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Tricia M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great pub,Good selection of drinks what ever you fancy! Top staff,friendly and engaging. 1 of the best in Berwick for real ale.

1  Thank Andrew S
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Response from Zoe-Millis | Reviewed this property |
They have a telly but it is rarely on. They usually show rugby 6 nations and not much else.