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The Old Clubhouse

) #50 of 83 Restaurants in Buxton ££ - £££ , British,
3 Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
+44 1298 70117
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible21%
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“opera house” (53 reviews)
“great pub” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
3 Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
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1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is about the 3rd I have visited here.Have to say it's a delightful place.Normally have the drink and a sandwich which comes with salad and chips.Had the steak and cheese melt on brown .Really tasty and plentiful.Theres is a pool table and darts in...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The positives - central location, dog friendly and food itself is reasonable. However, the service at the bar leaves a lot to be desired, food is 'fully priced', and food takes a long time to come out, it takes maybe ten minutes to bring it...More

Thank WickfordTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here innumerable times. The last occasion was for the fringe festival for a comedy night. This was excellent and the main room upstairs had been transformed with a stage etc.

Thank 202Mikey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a drink in the sun watching the world go by the Opera House. Beer was fine and the bar staff were ok. Would we go back - with all the other pubs in Buxton probably not.

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had an afternoon in Buxton Derbyshire and decided to have some lunch outside at the Old Club House in the sunshine. I was looking forward to some 'pub grub'. A treat as I can't remember the last time I'd had a burger. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank MadameAnouk
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited this venue a couple of times while strolling through Buxton . The beer was reasonable and sandwiches and snacks were ok . Service was a bit slow and casual though - could do with a bit more hustle and attentiveness.

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited for lunch with family on a quiet Monday. The food when it eventually arrived was OK but the service was poor. There didn't seem to be enough staff on. The person taking food and drink orders at the bar was also trying to take...More

1  Thank JohnBuxton
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My wife and I used this pub a number of times during our stay in Buxton. The staff are brilliant! Very friendly. We ate here a few times and were not disappointed. My wife had a steak that was excellent. One one night there was...More

Thank K - B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here on a couple of afternoons. The beer is good the coffee and cake deal is a bargin and the decor is very nice. Unfortunately we ate dinner here on one night and the food was very disappointing. The...More

1  Thank Lesley F
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is situated just across the road from the opera house and drinks are much more reasonably priced and varied here.

Thank hayley b
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Questions & Answers
Terry H
27 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kerri L | Property representative |
Yes extremely dog friendly, even has a 'doggy bar' full of treats!
16 February 2017|
Response from Alan H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure you'd need to call them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 70117
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Recently refurbished Local pub serving food from 12-9pm every day. Relax in the lounge area by the open fire place or dine in the candlelit dining room. This historic building is both dog and walker friendly, and encourages anyone visiting the area to sample our craft beers and wide selection of wines. The Old Clubhouse is the perfect place to spend your evening.
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