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The Blue Jay

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Value
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Food and ambience

Quick Bites, Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One price for full breakfast inc cereals and as much coffee/tea as you can drink, staff polite and helpful,no pressure to rush,

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank stevemillward41
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback we look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here when they first opened and wasn't impressed, that said, the recent times I've been in have been a massive improvement. My meal of choice is their carvery, good value for money and what you want normally readily available. On the odd occasion some...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jaaykay
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, We look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well well well! What can I say except how the mighty have fallen!! This pub/restaurant has taken a massive nosedive. I’ve been a frequent visitor of this establishment since it 1st opened. My family & me had our Xmas dinner there 2 years ago &...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank dk4038
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, We are sorry to hear your last visit wasn't a great one, I can reassure you that the issues have been dealt with.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in on the way back from seeing my daughter in law with my 2 friends, we all had a carvery and it was lovely. Natasha helped me choose a soft drink as i wasn't sure what I wanted, the was a little lady who...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sbradshaw1980
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just checked into the blue jay as i have on several occasions. Was as lovely and warm as the welcome always is off the team. My friends food was brought over with a smile by alfie and looked delicious. Would recommend

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank eric c
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my family for my nans birthday food was average (gravy too thick for my liking) i had a better experience previous. My 5* is for the staff who helped us with unlimited ice creams even though the machine was broken Amanda working on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MrsC3189
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely meal, great value and friendly staff. The restaurant had another large party and was very informative to us as to when food was coming and gave us money back and free ice cream after a delay on food. Very impressed and a big...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Abbiefaith098
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback we look forward to seeing you very soon at the blue jay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up at 9.40 and left at 10.31 We got breakfast eventually at 9.30 but literally everything on the plate was cold will definitely not be going back such a shame because the buffet breakfast used to be so good .. very disappointed

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank rhonae2014
bluejay_derby, Public Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have not been to the Blue Jay for a while and thought we would give it a try. Big mistake, service at the bar was not good. The staff not keeping an eye on customers so it who is in front gets served regardless of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Eric S
bluejay_derby, Public Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry about your recent experience, all comments have been passed onto the rest of the team. Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the hotel. Room was ok, clean and comfortable bed. Breakfast was an ordeal. Suppose to start at 8.00am but door wasn’t unlocked until 5 past. Continental breakfast wasn’t ready until nearly 8.15 and we still hadnt ordered until 8.25am. Eventually received our food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tjgoldsmith
bluejay_derby, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Jay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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Jamie W
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Response from Walenda1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, didn’t see one
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Response from bluejay_derby | Property representative |
Alvasten has the nearest bus stop. Sorry for late reply hope this helps
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Yes during the week but not at weekends
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