Barley's is one of the oldest established eateries in downtown Asheville. When Asheville was a ghost town 14 years ago, Barley's was a high spot and welcome.
Good food, a tremendous beer selection, but the acoustics are absolutely the worst. You have yell to be heard in busy times.
If you're looking for a quiet night out, this isn't the spot, but if you want gregarious fun, a big beer selection, and good tucker, this is the place.