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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is one of our locals which we have visited several times in the past and have been fairly satisfied but when we compare the menu price in this venue against others in our area it has to be said that we failed to be convinced that the additional cost was justified. The staff are exceptional, the place is very...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We stayed over a single night in one of the three rooms in the building adjoining the main pub. Dinner in the pub restaurant in the evening was absolutely excellent - the steak from the specials menu (£11!) was far better than one from an ostensibly much more posh hotel a couple of nights later. The room was modern, well...

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Thank MidModder
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Just dropped by the Great Northern for a meal with my daughter as we couldn't be bothered to cook for ourselves. I can't say the service was bad but it lacked that personal touch that makes you feel you want to come back soon. My daughter ordered the "Hunters Chicken" which arrived in good time.It looked good and the portion...

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Thank jimst119
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We are local to the area and often visit the Great Northern for a quick evening beer or meal. The pub is a nice place to go but the general atmosphere is somewhat lacking I have to say which is not helped by the service which is always very slow. We waited at the bar (not for the first time)...

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Thank sd270264
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is a converted barn behind the main building, so is shielded from traffic noise. The spacious bedroom was fitted and decorated to a high standard with a good size bathroom. The only small gripes were that the bathroom was cold if you left the door closed and you didn't turn on the heated towel rail. There is also no...

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Thank AlanKit
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Again this year a group of us (17) had a meal at the Northern recently. We pre-ordered in advance and as such the service was very good and prompt. No complaints about the food or staff. We were made very welcome, as usual and all enjoyed our meal/get together, as we have done each year. I am sure the group...

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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Having heard rave reviews about this pub after a recent revamp, I decided to meet some friends here for a meal. Cannot fault the setting, the main pub eating area is modern, fresh, and welcoming although we felt cold all evening so can't be described as warm! Staff attitudes left a lot to be desired though. Our waitress looked like...

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Stephanie M, Manager at The Great Northern, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent visit to the Great Northern in particular that you found our team members unwelcoming and unhelpful. We take our customer service seriously as this along with our food is what keeps customer's returning to us. With regard to our menu, we are happy for people to swap items...

Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Great place off the beaten path. 5 star personable service. Excellent room! Superb Hospitality! We will be back again in a few years - The Great Northern will be on our list when visiting. Excellent food. No pressure. A must stay if you want local presence.

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Thank Kevin O
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We were invited here for a meal and was very impressed with the quality of food and service. My wife and I went with two friends and on arrival was shown to our table, the service was great and the staff very polite and friendly. Our food order was and arrived piping hot and good size portions, I had chicken...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I'm not normally this critical but you pay money and you expect a standard. Firstly cosy and clean. Service shocking a young girl no people skills. Lasagne=layers of pasta with sauce/ here mince with cheddar! Fish and chips terrible raw chips batter cooked in dirty oil. Complained offered a free drink. I feel sorry for the owner this is going...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Great Northern

Address: Station Road | Mickleover, Derby DE3 9FB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Derby
Price Range: £83 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great Northern 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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