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The John Barleycorn Inn, Cambridge

4-star4 stars
Moorfield Road, Cambridge, England, CB22 4PP, United Kingdom

4-star inn with bar/lounge, near Imperial War Museum Duxford
  • Free parking
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  • Great ‘old English’ pub. Fantastic staff and good food.Nov. 21, 2019
  • The room was very small. No A/C and could not open window. Had a fan but ran very…Apr. 21, 2019

The John Barleycorn Inn, Cambridge

from $93 CAD
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite

What’s around The John Barleycorn Inn, Cambridge


  • Imperial War Museum Duxford nearby
  • Sawston Hall nearby
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital in the area
  • Audley End House in the area
  • RSPB Fowlmere Nature Reserve in the area
  • Wandlebury Country Park in the area
  • Bridge End Gardens in the area
  • Fry Art Gallery in the area

Getting around

  • Stansted Airport (STN) - 14.8 miles/23.9 km
  • Luton Airport (LTN) - 27.2 miles/43.8 km
  • Cambridge (CBG) - 8 miles/12.9 km

At a glance

Key facts


  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
Languages Spoken
  • English

FAQs for The John Barleycorn Inn, Cambridge

  • Does The John Barleycorn Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The John Barleycorn Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at The John Barleycorn Inn?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at The John Barleycorn Inn?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The John Barleycorn Inn?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The John Barleycorn Inn?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Graystones (5-min walk), The Plough (7-min walk), and Red Lion (1.3 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 153 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Grandmas 80th birthday pit stop !
Pit stop en route to event in Cambridge. Friendly welcome. Good evening meal with professional service. Ancillary accommodation from main building comfortable and clean
steve, gb1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Ace Fighter Pub; Mayday For The Rooms
Amazing pub, extremely friendly and attentive staff. Food was excellent and the choice of beers on tap was perfect. Breakfast in the morning was cooked to my request and served with a smile. The room felt as though it could do with a bit of a re-fresh. My only major disappointment was the mattress which definitely needed replacing asap. Could feel every spring and lump. I really enjoy the John Barleycorn and it isn't often that the rooms are available (there are only 4) so when I get the chance I stay there. But I hope they invest a little bit to make their guests feel as comfortable in the rooms as they do in the pub/restaurant.
Daniel, gb1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
great country pub with rooms
Great stay great food only fault no WiFi in room but did have the furthered room from main building but great WiFi in the pub Would come back any time
Carol, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Warm friendly and good food too
The moment we arrived at The John Barleycorn we were met by Nick with a warm welcome - he showed us to our room which was nice and warm and very welcoming very clean and a bathroom with nice toiletries and lovely white fluffy towels - we stayed 3 nights and ate in the pub each night the food is very nice we couldn't fault it at all it was delicious British home cooking and very generous portions - each evening the tables were all full with locals eating - and that says it all it is obviously well known in the area - every member of staff was friendly and smiley - we will certainly be returning Nick was very friendly and made us feel like old friends every day and Josh was the same when I complimented him on the food he said it was a pleasure to cook for us - Cooked breakfast was awesome but I could only manage one day as I was still full from the previous evenings meal We were there to visit the IWM at Duxford and it was just over a mile away we also used the Park and Ride and visited Cambridge which Nick told us about and what was good to see - Nick and Josh what a good team
Kathryn, gb3 night trip
Poor 2.0
A very disappointed client
A picturesque country inn,with a nice bar/ dining area served by pleasant young staff. BUT, room 4 is situated next to a very noisy water heater which cuts in continually day and night, so very little sleep. The lamb steak was as tough as the sole on a farm labourer’s boot, and tasted of something he had stood in on the yard!. I wasn’t going to mention that the toilet basin was stained by the previous tenants usage, but then why not?. I received a reduction of £25 on the room cost, and was not charged for the lamb.
Derek, gb2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Lovely stay
Had a lovely stay. Good food, friendly staff and perfect for visiting Duxford IPW museum
Karen, gb2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Lovely place, very helpful staff, we had a lovely stay, definitely recommended
Vikki Please select your, gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Hotel location great, food and pub great standard. Tv in room very small, and old. Booked a double room but got a twin. Not enough shielding in bathroom to put toiletries .
Mike, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
very comfortable and good food.
gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
historic pub
historic pub . inside was like a museum with lots of interesting pictures . rooms are in annexe behind the pub. friendly staff . great full English breakfast . a short distance from Duxford air museum
gb1 night trip

The John Barleycorn Inn, Cambridge

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