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All reviews pizza braised steak onion rings rice looked amazing the pub sunday lunch decided to give it a try regular basis piping hot be visiting again long wait phil meats condiments ales regulars
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Reviewed 28 September 2020

We were visiting the Derbyshire Dales and it was our first visit to The Village Inn. The food quality and value was excellent. The service was very good as was the attention to covid rules. Most of us ordered pizza which was excellent. The braised...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Thank you for your excellent review. In these difficult times it really helps to get positive comments

Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Consistently the best place to visit in our local area. Lovely home made food. Good ales. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: August 2020
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philipbV720XJ, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2020

Thank you so much for this supportive review

Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

We attended the village inn yesterday for a meal the attention to detail on covid was brilliant.the tables well spaced out you were shown to the table drinks were ordered and served by the waitress food was excellent cutlery and condiments came out on a...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2020

Thank you so much for your comments. It is difficult for everyone but with the help of our customers we hope to flourish.

Reviewed 9 August 2020

This was our first visit to a pub/restaurant since lockdown and the experience was incredible. It felt so safe, the situation was managed so professionally and everything was thought through. The owner and staff are amazing, excellent customer service and couldn’t do enough for us....More

Date of visit: August 2020
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2020

Thank you Jo for taking the time to review. It was great to see you all again and the outdoor music was no less impressive. I will certainly pass on your positive comments

Reviewed 27 July 2020

This was our first meal out after lockdown which we thoroughly enjoyed with my mum and dad. As regulars, we were warmly welcomed by the staff and owner who wore masks/visors. In spite of social distancing restrictions, the revamped bar and redecorated room looked great....More

Date of visit: July 2020
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2020

Thank you Anne for this very positive review

Reviewed 25 July 2020 via mobile

First meal out after lock down, went to the VIllage Inn With the family Five children in total only people in the restaurant and a couple of ppl other side of bar. Kids were chatting away when the owner/ manager walks past the kids table...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2020

It is always difficult to respond to a review such as this. In my experience as a retired Deputy Head with 20 years of teaching experience people never tell lies but always tell their version of the truth. In truth the group numbered 11 with...More

Reviewed 23 March 2020

Good pub grub in a proper Derbyshire pub and won’t break the bank. very affordable.prices. Best to book on a Sunday

Date of visit: January 2020
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2020

Thank you for the positive review. Sadly, closed now but will reopen

Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

We found this pub through trip advisor. We had been out for the day and were staying in Matlock. Enough room to park in the car park very clean pub and great beer. We all had pizza that were handmade. Would recommend this place. It...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2020

Thank you very much for your excellent comments. We try to please

Reviewed 23 December 2019

Visited with friends for a few drinks and a meal. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. Excellent service and food. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2019
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2019

Thank you so much for this review and a Merry Christmas

Reviewed 4 November 2019

We visited the Village Inn for the first for the Sunday carvary and we weren't disapponted. There was 4 meats to choose from and a good selection of vegetables. Great idea putting jugs of gravy on your table. The only criticism is that there was...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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PhilBarnaville, Owner at The Village Inn Marehay, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2019

Thank you for your comments which we will certainly take note of

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Neil G
28 October 2018|
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Response from PhilBarnaville | Property representative |
Thank you for enquiry. Sorry, we do not allow dogs in our buildings unless registered guide dogs
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pink611
5 January 2018|
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Response from PhilBarnaville | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for the call this morning. We have moved fish to the specials menu due to fluctuations in supply and price. I'll make this clearer to customers on our main website
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Village Inn Marehay
    Does The Village Inn Marehay offer takeaway?
    Yes, The Village Inn Marehay offers takeaway services.
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    The Village Inn Marehay is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5