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Corona Virus

All tables inside and out at safe social distances.

Bookings are for inside dining area only, with full table service.

We cannot guarentee outside table service at present, but we are working on it!

You are legally obliged to complete ‘Track and trace’.

Groups of 6 or less only.

We ask that you sanitise upon entry and follow our one way system.

For your safety and that of others you must remain seated throughout your visit. You must wear a face mask whilst moving through the premises.

Situated at the head of the River Lea navigation in Hertford, The Old Barge makes an excellent destination for cyclists, walkers and river users.

A traditional family pub in an idyllic riverside setting with a large beer garden situated in the centre of historic Hertford

A delicious contemporary British menu, with daily chef’s specials, compliments an extensive range of real ales, lagers, ciders, wines and a craft bottled selection.

There is a quiz on Sunday nights, a music quiz  every last Thursday of the month, annual crayfish and duck races. And much more besides!

Dogs are very welcome outside in the garden

Pub Opening Hours

  • 12 noon – 9.30pm
  • Opening hours are subject to change in this adjustment period.

Restaurant Opening Hours

  • Sundays
  • 12 noon – 6pm
  • Mondays – Saturdays
  • 12 noon – 9pm
  • Opening hours are subject to change in this adjustment period.