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Restaurant Opening Hours

Closed Monday

Tuesday – Sunday Lunch Served 12pm – 2.30pm

Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday Evenings
Dinner served 6.30pm – 9pm

Booking Advisable

A Wiltshire Hidden Gem!

Proprietors: Jill & Ian Sutcliffe
Head Chef: Jon Sutcliffe Sous Chef: Tom Sutcliffe

The Riverbarn is proud to have been awarded an AA Rosette for culinary excellence & Four Stars for our Guest House Accommodation with recognition too in The Sunday Telegraph, Salisbury Life, Wiltshire Society & Wiltshire View magazines. Exciting news – now in THE MICHELIN GUIDE 2015!

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The Riverbarn Restaurant and Guest House is situated in glorious countryside beside a tranquil river flowing to the stunning lake on the beautiful and historically fascinating Fonthill Estate. The restaurant has gained considerable critical acclaim with varied menus showcasing the very best of local produce.

The family run business has created a warm, welcoming atmosphere. With its comfortable guest accommodation, The Riverbarn is an ideal place for lunch or dinner or to spend a few days exploring an area which is renowned for its natural beauty.

Convenient for Salisbury, Shaftesbury, Bath, Bristol, Stonehenge, Stourhead, Longleat, The South Coast, local golf courses and many other attractions.

Situated in Fonthill Bishop, just 1 mile off the A303 on the B3089 between Chilmark and Hindon and only 2 hours from London.

Click Here to read about “A gastronomic revelation at the Riverbarn – an exceptional culinary haven” – Salisbury Life

Head Chef: Jonathan Sutcliffe

Jonny has held positions in two Michelin Star restaurants, gaining his early experience at The Goose in Britwell Salome, Oxfordshire where he worked under Head Chef, James Maclean. Roux Scholar 2005, Matthew Tomkinson took over as Head Chef and later moved to The Montagu Arms, Beaulieu where Jonny was ask to join him. He owes a great deal to both chefs, whose experience and skill have helped him develop his passion for British ingredients using classical French cooking techniques. Jonny joined the family business as Head Chef in 2010 and he has gained a significant local following for his imaginative cooking. Brother, Tom has joined him in the kitchen as Sous Chef.