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The Festival Inn

Ilkeston Road, Trowell, Nottingham NG9 3PX, England
+44 115 932 2691
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“pub food” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
Ilkeston Road, Trowell, Nottingham NG9 3PX, England
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you're looking for a posh,well decorated establishment,this is not the place for you. If you're looking for a well cooked and nicely presented meal,from a good varied menu at a value for money price,this is the place for you.Plus theres televised sport and drinks...More

Thank Mk1MX5ERS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't eat there because of the following. Attended a Soul&Motown night here Friday 1st . The men's toilets in the ballroom side was terrible, smelly not washed down properly and the sit down cubicle on the left hand side in the corner was lots of...More

Thank charlieg37
Reviewed 9 August 2017

08/08/17 a friend n me met for lunch there not been for years so gave it a try.....dosnt bowed well when entering seeing bucket collecting rain water. It was just after mid day very few people in, my friend went up to order food Pie/chips...More

Thank elisa r
Reviewed 10 July 2017

we had the wake here after the funeral and the staff were very friendly and the food was excellent.All the guests commented how nice it was and how convenient for bramcote crematorium. I would highly recommend.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very disappointed. My nephew chose for us all to go here for his 21st birthday family meal. Service was terrible the table that I had reserved was not reserved for us. The meals were 90% not edible. One meal went back to the kitchen twice...More

Thank Nadine S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband,our youngest daughter and myself visited this pub for a pre evening out meal. The staff were very good we didn't have to wait ages for our meals to arrive when they did they were well presented and very hot.we all enjoyed the meals...More

Thank nifftyninny47
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Me n the Mrs called in for a meal out, the staff are friendly and welcoming, the meals cooked well but the interior is very dated and being held together in places by masking tape. A bit of a shame really.

1  Thank poopeetoo
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Very torn with this review. My chilli con carne looked like it had come out of a can! But.... the rest of my group really enjoyed there food. Shame the desserts were cheap ice cream. Nice venue. Clean and good seating on the patio. Would...More

Thank Morgan R
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The food wasn't very good at all, the service was slow and unorganised. The room where we ate our meal had a bar but nothing on tap as the barrels hadn't been changed so while we waited up to ten minutes for a member of...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

As the title good pub food and at a very reasonable price. A selection of ales on tap what more do you want. It's a relaxed pub kids are welcome and feel comfortable.

Thank Mark B
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Questions & Answers
Jane M
11 July 2017|
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Response from nifftyninny47 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so but the DurhamOx in nearby Ilkeston does bed and breakfast
Margaret H
26 October 2016|
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Response from tracyab65 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen a dog in the pub so I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilkeston Road, Trowell, Nottingham NG9 3PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham  >  Trowell
  • Phone Number: +44 115 932 2691
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