Restaurant Opening Hours
Open Daily 11am – 3pm [Closed Monday]
Lunch Served 12pm – 2.30pm
Open Thursday, Friday & Saturday Evenings
Dinner served 6.30pm – 9pm
A Wiltshire Hidden Gem!
Proprietors: Jill & Ian Sutcliffe
Head Chef: Jon Sutcliffe Sous Chef: Tom Sutcliffe
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.
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.