Welcome to the Award Winning Riverbarn

p1000289The Riverbarn Restaurant, ‘Old World Charm – Modern British Cuisine’, has maintained an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence since 2014. It is proud to be ‘Recommended’ in The Michelin Guide 2015 and 2016. Chef brothers continue to receive considerable critical acclaim for their imaginative and flavoursome cuisine: “A gastronomic revelation and an exceptional culinary haven” – Salisbury Life. “Two brothers create carefully prepared, flavoursome dishes” – Michelin Inspector. “Barnstorming flavours” – Wiltshire Society. “Cuisine is very much at the heart of the operation here and the meal sampled impressed!” – AA Inspector. Popular ‘Tasting Menu’ events with ‘A La Carte’, ‘Prix Fixe’ and ‘Alfresco’ menus all showcase the very best local and seasonal produce from our specialist suppliers. The Riverbarn is also an AA**** Guest House and is situated in glorious countryside beside a tranquil river flowing to the stunning lake on the beautiful and historically fascinating Fonthill Estate. The family run business have created a warm, welcoming atmosphere and with its comfortable guest accommodation it is an ideal place 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.

Restaurant Opening Hours

Closed Monday
Open 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: Jonny Sutcliffe Sous Chef: Tom Sutcliffe