The pub is named after the 20th century inventor Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, who was notably one of the finest inventors of his generation, most famously for inventing the bouncing bomb as used in the Dambusters Raid over the Ruhr dams in World War 2, he was also at the forefront of airship and aircraft design.


We have extensive Barnes Wallis and Dambusters memorabilia adhering our walls. 


The pub is now owned by  Kieron Lockwood who is the chef and is run as a family business with his wife Kirsty.  


We have a wide range of ever changing real ales, normally one a stout or mild, we have good selection of bottled European lagers, white beers and

Hoegaarden on tap.

We are listed in The CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. 


We have extensive good country cooked food available Tuesday to Friday  early evenings and all day Saturdays and Sundays  it is advisable to book. click here for menu.


…………………………All just few steps from Howden Railway Station.














Food served


Tuesday-Friday   5–9


Saturday 12-9


Sunday 12-8


Bank Holiday Mondays 12-8

Pub open

Tuesday-Friday  5-11

Saturday 12-11

Sunday 12-10.30


Closed All Day Monday


Open Bank Holiday Mondays all day 

The Beer Garden Now open if you fancy

al-fresco dining and drinking, with ample space for 50+ people

Our House Beers

        In our kitchen we produce good Rustic Style country cooked food, using fresh locally produced ingredients purchased from farm shops, local farmers and fresh fish from our fish mongers in Hull.


“It was not just a case of quantity—

the food was simply fantastic”

East Riding Mail

Read the full review here

"Well worth a visit"      "delight!"

"Cant wait to go back"

"probably the best Sunday Lunch

 around for miles"

“The Barnes Wallis is known far and wide for Kieron’s rustic kitchen menu”…

“I enjoyed it very much”….

Arthur Taylor

January 8th 2011


Yorkshire Beer Festival here

30th July—4th August

20+ Real Yorkshire Ales