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The Old Poets' Corner Restaurant

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££ - £££, British,
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
+44 1246 590888
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
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LOCATION
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
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11 - 20 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food. Lovely staff. Never had a bad meal. Portions are generous. Especially the deserts. Pub is dog friendly in the main bar ( not the restaurant). Do yourself a favour - try it !

Thank 0798anne
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Always consistently lovely however; the stuffing is now delicious, and the sweet potato, swede and parsnip dish a great addition. The meat was also particularly juicy! Would prefer cabbage to sweet corn, but hey! Well done Rory, Kerry all the team. See you next week!

Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I went to the Poets for a family meal on a Tuesday evening. This is a lovely English country pub that caters for everyone. It even let's you bring your dog in. The staff are very friendly, patient and very polite. The food is lovely,...More

Thank Lambers2013
Reviewed 25 December 2017

In a remarkable turnaround, this Inn did almost their very best for us this Christmas. The meat was plentiful and well-cooked ; all the accompaniments looked & tasted right ... moreover the Soup was absolutely excellent. Desserts a trifle uninspiring.. also whole meal quite expensive......More

1  Thank basilhoward
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I took my aged parents for lunch intending to choose from the normal menu but it turned out to be the Christmas buffet. We all enjoyed it greatly but for me the best part was watching two 90 year olds tucking in and enjoying their...More

Thank Jess_Hurchist
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went back this Monday because Saturday's meal was so good. Lovely staff, very friendly and welcoming. Chips are delicious. Told they've recently changed potato brand to make them so good. Thinking of going again before Saturday. What a little piggy! I don't have a pudding...More

Thank MamTor13
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Very friendly staff and local folk gave the bar area quite a buzz , dogs are very welcome. Good choice of menu food ordered was most plentiful just couldn't manage a pud ! Dog enjoyed treats. We really felt at home here on returning another...More

Thank _milogoose5
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Don't ever go to the trouble of booking a table here, as they just take all your info over the phone then guess what? They give your table to some one else and say you can eat in the bar. If I wanted to do...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Disappointing here. Stopped for lunch after a dog walk. Baguette. Baguette was one of those pre-bake things from the supermarket, which wasn't cooked properly, a bit of meat stuffed in, and that was it. Pale looking and tasteless, won't be going here again. Had to...More

1  Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this pub , very friendly staff and excellent food, will be returning soon

Thank tracyneeham
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Ashover
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 590888
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