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The Pillar of Rock

15 Castle Street, Bolsover, England
+44 1246 820940
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Castle Street, Bolsover, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided today (4th March 2018) to take my family to the local Wetherspoon pub for a relaxing drink and meal. The staff seem to have a problem with making you feel welcome. My wife wanted a pink gin and tonic, no gin glass and to...More

Thank mark_reeve23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical Wetherspoon pub, the building is nice inside and out also I hear the women’s toilets is really nice. Staff was super friendly and helpful only reason for 4 stars is the wife’s panini was a bit dry,my pizza was lovely. Car parking is a...More

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visites here for Sunday diner after visiting Bolsover castle. This is a very nice and modern wetherspoons. Food and drink was good, but unfortunately my rating is lower as it was let down by some staff being either inexperienced or not interested

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Pillar of Rock at around 6.30pm for our evening meal. The pub and restaurant area were very busy but we managed to get the last free table. We ordered our food and drinks via their new app. The drinks were brought to...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I only had 15-20 minutes here because the bus from Chesterfield had taken far longer to reach here than we anticipated due to swinging round the little villages and even doing a turn in the road at one point! However, the beer was better than...More

Thank robbo1000
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Been a regular here for the last 3 years. I Can not say I have ever had a bad meal and for the prices you can not fault it really. I habw just one niggle, the chairs could do with being cleaned or reupholstered and...More

Thank Neil U
PillarTeam, Manager at The Pillar of Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Good afternoon, many thanks for your review, we are so glad to hear that you have been visiting us for 3 years and that you appreciate our service and standards. rest assured we are in the process of re-upholstering some of our seating and even...More

Reviewed 1 February 2018

I have today had a truly awful lunch. The meal came in double quick time , which should have alerted us to the food being kept hot. The chicken was dried out and rubbery and the salad had obviously been prepared hours ago as it...More

Thank Val S
PillarTeam, Manager at The Pillar of Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear about your recent visit, we do try and maintain the highest standards but sometimes realise we fall short. We hope in the future you decide to try us again Many Thanks The Management Team

Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Never come here on a curry night as they say order extra poppadoms instead of the nan bread if glutenfree. Too be told you can't have as they have been cooked in the same oil as everything else .

1  Thank zoelou0_0
PillarTeam, Manager at The Pillar of Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback just so you are aware for your next visit we serve poppadum's that are oven cooked on all gluten free curries. Regards The Management Team

Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I've been to pillar of rock with my friends and omg two of them had a curry one is gluten free she couldn't have poppadoms because some horrifying oil that poor gluten-free people can't have then the normal friend who had curry was disgusted at...More

1  Thank Chloe B
PillarTeam, Manager at The Pillar of Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, as we can see there are quite a few points in there that we need to improve on. We will discuss all the above at our next management meeting and try and make sure it does not happen again. Just...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Nice cheap little Wetherspoons. Food is enjoyable. Can't wait to try the pizzas they've just introduced to the menu

Thank laura3284
PillarTeam, Manager at The Pillar of Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review, we hope you have been enjoying the pizzas! Many thanks The Management Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Castle Street, Bolsover, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Bolsover
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 820940
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