Welcome to the Award Winning Riverbarn

The Riverbarn Restaurant with Rooms
‘Old World Charm – Modern British Cuisine’

AA Two Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence 2018

Michelin Guide Recommended 2018

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

Muddy Stilettos Best Restaurant in Wiltshire Award 2017

Opentable Diners’ Choice Award 2018

“A Gastronomic Revelation & A Culinary Haven” – Salisbury Life Magazine

The Riverbarn

This family run business, where chef brothers create stylish and imaginative dishes, has won the restaurant many admirers. Considerable critical acclaim has followed. A la Carte and Prix Fixe Menus offer excellent value showcasing top quality ingredients.


Special Events

Extremely popular ‘Tasting Menu’ events are held every other month. The next Tasting Event  on Friday 23 March in association with Christopher Piper Wines is now fully booked.

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Mothering Sunday– we are now taking bookings for lunch on Sunday 11 March. To book your table please email us, book online or call us 01747 820232.

Looking for a gift why not purchase a Riverbarn Gift Voucher? Vouchers can be sent free of charge to the recipient. Please call for more details.

Best Restaurant
Winner of the 2017 Best Restaurant


The Granary, a beautifully restored thatched barn, offers stunning, high quality accommodation. Three other comfortable guest rooms enjoy an AA Four Star rating. Situated in glorious countryside beside a tranquil river flowing to the stunning lake on the beautiful Fonthill Estate.

Stonehenge, Stourhead, Longleat and Salisbury are all near by. Discover the historically fascinating William Beckford or visit the ruins of Old Wardour Castle. Only one mile off the A303 and two hours from London, The Riverbarn is an ideal place to spend a few days exploring an area renowned for its natural beauty.

Restaurant Opening Hours

Open Wednesday – Sunday for Lunch served 12 – 2.30

Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday for Dinner served 6.30 – 9

Booking advisable for Lunch & required for Dinner




A Wiltshire Hidden Gem!

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

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New Wine List at the Riverbarn

We have recently updated our wine list. No surprises that one of our favourites is our South African Cabernet Sauvignon.

Last month Ian and Jill were lucky enough to visit the Stellenbosch Wine region and view the vineyards and sample the wines.

The 2014 'Long Fuse' produced by Gary & Kathy Jordan can only be described as a 'stonking' Cabrnet! Cassis, blackberry, roasted pepper, spicy vanilla a hint of warm toast.

What more could you ask for on a chilly February weekend?

View our full wine list online. www.theriverbarn.org.uk/restaurant/wine-list/
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We are now taking bookings for Mothering Sunday on 11 March.

Please call, email or book online to reserve your table.
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Spending half term in Wiltshire? The Riverbarn is just a few minutes drive from the A303. Perfect for lunch after or before a visit to Stonehenge, Stourhead or simply a stroll round the Fonthill Estate.

We are featured in the Extra Mile Guide (please note we are now closed Monday and Tuesday though!)
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