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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great local pub I nip in weekly foods always been great it’s a lovely chilled pub and the staff are sound a good all rounder

Date of visit: May 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Foodreviewsdtown, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Hollybrook!

Reviewed 28 April 2024

Food took a while to come out as the place was very busy but when it did arrive it was well worth the wait, we had the rib beef Sunday dinner, it was hot and tasty and the beef rib melted in your mouth ....Would definitely eat there againMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2024

Julie S, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Hollybrook! Thank you again for the great review!

Reviewed 13 April 2024 via mobile

Staff here are lovely and place has a good ambience. Have eaten here many times before and whilst not corden bleu always acceptable. Tonight not so good ordered the beef rib new addition to the menu. Horrible full of fat and salt. Partner ordered the...posh fish and chips. Mainly consisted of burnt batter. Very disappointed. Manager did offer us 20% off the bill However will not returnMore

Date of visit: April 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2024

Brendaeh6826qo, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We will use your comments to refine our efforts to ensure this issue does...More

Reviewed 28 March 2024

Useful place to visit close the the Derby Mickleover Hotel. A true Ember Inn pub with a varied menu and nice ambiance. Food was nice and we had 3 courses served with a smile by good quality staff.

Date of visit: March 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2024

Elvis123, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Hollybrook! Thank you, and have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 23 March 2024 via mobile

We visit here a couple times a month and we have never had a bad experience. The staff are super friendly & the service is great, the food is really nice and reasonably priced. The atmosphere is really cosy and chilled. Haven’t got anything bad...to say about this placeMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2024

Abbieebailey, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Hollybrook! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed 16 February 2024

You should definitely visit here if you want to wait an hour for your food, have no napkins, no cutlery or any type of service at a dirty table. If that sounds like something you’re looking for then it’s definitely worth a visit! I’d give...0 starts if i could, bar staff seems to only smile at locals and serve them first.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2024

Hi Megan M, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. Falling short of meeting your expectations is not to the standards we strive to...More

Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

I visited the holybrook saturday 10th of February with family for the first time for drinks young man with lovely owl tattoo on his neck on the bar had a little bit of a laugh with me and my 80 year old mum. made me...and us feel welcome very polite and friendly. super fast service drinks were top tier great atmosphere and great times thank you 🥰More

Date of visit: February 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2024

Stay41834397318, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Hollybrook!

Reviewed 20 January 2024

Great place for a family meal. Resonable prices and friendly staff. Lovely atmosphere on a busy Friday night, nice and warm next the fire! Will be returning again in future

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2024

Hi Mazzaroo2015, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

Reviewed 19 January 2024

Great place for a girlie lunch and catch up.. Food was spot on and staff attentive Good selection of drinks Great place and ample parking

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2024

Hi 1066leeannt, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Hollybrook! We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 19 January 2024 via mobile

Amazing staff great service throughout young lad with the tattoos he worked really hard very organised pub and enough staff to see it through will definitely return!

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2024

thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 19 January 2024

Decided to take the family out for dinner , great place , the food was spot on and the service from the staff was attentive but not over the top. Great choice for food and drink, we will definitely be returning soon

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2024

We appreciate your positive review about your recent experience with us!

Reviewed 16 January 2024

Nice place,pleasant staff,decent food. Sadly everyone in the place was sitting with their coats on as it was very, very cold, ironic as its an Ember Inn. Think the embers went out.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2024

107leighv, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. We would like the opportunity to make this up to you. Please contact our manager at 01332 518590 so we can make...More

Reviewed 8 January 2024

A lunch of avocado toast and a mocha. Having had incredible avocado toast the previous day for brunch at a different pub I thought I'd repeat the experience. Sadly I didn't get to repeat the experience as this was nothing like it. Sliced 50/50 bread...barely toasted with minimal avodao mashed in chunks on it, some old cress on top, and huge chunks of chilli. What? It looked like something a child would create. I wouldn't dare charge money for this. Someone help this kitchen/chef - they need help.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2024

Hi Aeryn S, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. I will speak to the team who was on shift that day so this doesn't...More

Reviewed 7 December 2023

This food is amazing i would recommend if you wanted a nice dinner out ! The food is so good there was nine of us and really enjoyed.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Tomas Birkett-Aubrey, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2023

Lily F, thank you for your kind review; we are happy to pass along your comments to the team here at The Hollybrook!

Reviewed 24 November 2023

great place. lovely staff. lovely food definitely a great place to go when you want food or a drink.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Tomas Birkett-Aubrey, General Manager at The Hollybrook, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2023

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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Yes at the moment we have a bouncy castle outside , weather permitting for children to play throughout the summer .
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The Hollybrook is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5