Welcome to the Award Winning Riverbarn

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

AA Two Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence 2017 / 2018

Michelin Guide Recommended 2017 / 2018

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

Muddy Stilettos Best Restaurant in Wiltshire Award 2017

Opentable Diners’ Choice Award 2017

“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.

Extremely popular ‘Tasting Menu’ events are held every other month. The next Tasting Event  which takes place on Friday 26 January in association with Christopher Piper Wines is fully booked.  Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear about our Special Events in 2018.

Valentine’s Day – we will open on the evening of the 14 February and will be serving a special menu for the occasion. To book your table please email us or call us 01747 820232.

Looking for a special Christmas 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

We are  closed for our annual break until 24 January.



A Wiltshire Hidden Gem!

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

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New Opening Hours

We will be opening after our annual break on 24 January 2018.

Due to popular demand on Sundays we will be extending our opening hours to enable more people to dine with us.

Opening times will now be Wednesday to Sunday 12-2.30pm
Thursday, Friday and Saturday we are also open for dinner 6.30-9.00pm
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Apologies if you were looking to dine or stay with us before the 24 January. The team are currently having a brief rest as we plan ahead for 2018.

Look out for details of some new events taking place in 2018.
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