Update on our Coronavirus/ Covid-19 Statement

We have been following the expert advice from the government and public health officials on how businesses should prepare, react and operate in relation to any further spread of the Covid-19 virus. In line with the government’s recent update on Friday 20th March 2020
we are unfortunately temporarily closed
We will communicate any further updates on our website and social media.
We would like to thank everyone for your support and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.
If you require assistance during this time, please email info@waterfrontbarton.co.uk

The Waterfront Team


All food served at The Waterfront is locally sourced and freshly cooked to order. Daily specials feature fresh fish from the market.
Served Monday to Saturday
Main Menu 12noon to 9.30pm
Sundays 12noon to 8pm
including Sunday roasts

the Crow’s Nest Suite overlooks the bustling Barton Marina. This luxurious facility is the perfect venue for weddings, celebrations, meetings and conferences.

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Celebrate in style in the Crow’s Nest Suite overlooking the bustling Barton Marina. This luxurious facility is your guarantee of an unforgettable day for you and your guests – and is exclusively yours for the day of your dreams. We can create your entire day from a Civil Ceremony to a firework spectacular!

The room itself can seat up to 120 for the Wedding Breakfast and we can cater for up to 200 people buffet style.  An example package can be found below, however do not hesitate to contact our Events Team as they will be more than happy to design a package around your needs.

The Crow’s Nest at The Waterfront is a perfect venue for meetings, conferences & team building events.
The Crow’s Nest sub-divides into three sections making it easy to accommodate both large and small meetings from 10 – 150 guests.
The conference rooms are well appointed rooms overlooking the views at Barton Marina with natural daylight, free WIFI, air conditioning, built in sound system, projectors and screens.
Our dedicated events team are on hand to assist you in every aspect of planning your event to ensure it will be a resounding success.

The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue
The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue

Windy conditions today taking us back to Steph & Andy in 2016 @charlieandemphoto

The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue
The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue

Popping over to the marina for a lovely walk, now you get take away brekkie at the cafe 😋

The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue
The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue

How beautiful are these biscuits, great idea as a wedding favour😋 🍪

The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue
The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue

So proud to be a founding member of the ABWB. The wedding industry has come together to support each other & our couples #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #inthistogether #abwb #wellgetthroughthistogether

The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue
The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue

Sending you all a little love, it’s been tough but we’ll get there 💕💕

The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue
The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue

We're thrilled to have received these amazing photos from Nicola & James' lovely wedding The Crow's Nest - Wedding & Events Venue at The Waterfront at Barton Marina. We cannot wait for things to settle and for us to play our little part in such...

Centrally located and accessible from a number of nearby crematoriums and cemeteries, The Crow’s Nest at The Waterfront is a convenient venue for funeral receptions, wakes, farewell parties or a celebration of life receptions in and around the Burton & Lichfield areas. Set in the beautiful location at Barton Marina, The Crow’s Nest provides tranquil surroundings & catering for between 60-200 guests, making it the perfect venue for your celebration of life event.

We fully appreciate the stress of arranging a final farewell for your loved one can be extremely difficult so our attentive staff work with the greatest sensitivity and are on-hand to ensure a discreet and professional service.

With exclusive access, The Crow’s Nest offers a private and peaceful location for your event offering you a range of menus and a licensed bar.

Our funeral event packages include room hire, private bar facility and free parking.


Our fabulous restaurant can cater for both large and small groups, and we even have the Crow’s Nest function room available too, which can cater for up to 200 people.

So no matter what your celebration is, you can be assured that the team at the Waterfront will do their best to make your event special.


Always good

Mrs C.W [Tamworth]


Mrs J.B [Unknown]

Very good service from our waitress (Mya)

Mr S.M [Derby]

Lovely, welcoming pub/restaurant with attentive staff

Ms D.J [Walsall]

Excellent venue. Great staff. Great food

Mrs A M [Stone]

Field was very friendly, helpful and polite

Ms R.P [Tamworth]

Delicious as always

Mrs S.B [Derby]

Great service, great food, great team


Always consistently excellent

Mr J.T [Derby]

Will definitely call in again

Mrs J.B [Derby]

Best fish & chips.

Mr J.C. [Uttoxeter]

Our waiter was lovely and very accommodating.

Ms G.L. [Burton upon Trent]

Really nice Sunday lunch.

Mr J.O. [Burton upon Trent]

Lovely warm atmosphere and friendly staff. Lani was very attentive.

Mrs R.K. [Lichfield]

Pizza and Shepherds Pie….cracking!!!

Mrs R.H. [Lichfield]

Great choice of gluten free options.

Mr D.M. [Derby]

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