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Hurt Arms

££ - £££, British,
Derby Road, Ambergate DE56 2EJ, England
+44 1629 534888
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good12%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Derby Road, Ambergate DE56 2EJ, England
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed today

This wasn't our first visit for breakfast but will the last it seems to be going down hill after its initial opening. After taken the order for the drinks tea and coffee which arrived in a couple of minutes it still took over 30 min...More

2  Thank Stan M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here with some friends on a summers evening for food, after arriving we asked to see a menu, we were then asked if we would be eating indoors or outdoors. A frequently asked question when eating out as you need a table number and...More

3  Thank Gem H
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. As our evenings in the restaurant get very busy we stop serving food outside to make sure that we can provide the best possible customer service for our customers hence why we stop at 5pm....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This hotel has only been open 6 weeks - we stayed here from 12.7.18 to 15.7.18 for a short break using the hotel as a base whilst seeing friends and places. We were greeted by a very friendly manager who took us to our room...More

1  Thank christinetillyer
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. It's great to hear about how much you enjoyed your stay in our newly refurbed rooms and venue. It's brilliant to hear about the friendly customer service you received straight away on check in and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

booked a table for 12.00 for sunday lunch collected drinks from bar and then escorted to the table waited for 10 minutes before being approached for the order in this case it was the carvery,went up to the carvery ordered the meat of the day...More

2  Thank derbweb1
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. We never want to make our guests feel like they are rushed into ordering but sometimes we appreciate some guests are ready very quickly, this is something that the team are working on to find...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were quiet excited to try out the all new Hurt Arms , however our excitement was soon quelled . Firstly by the warm Sauvignon blanc, secondly by the uninspiring menu, thirdly by the lack of a steak knife , then the steak not being...More

2  Thank needaholl
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. it's great to hear that you found the waitresses excellent during your visit. I can only apologise about the warm sauvignon blanc, I can only assume that they had run out and restock the fridge...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The environment is lovely now, the staff are excellent. The beer's pricey, though there is a good selection of great local craft ales. The food isn't pricey and here's a decent, not overwhelming, selection on the menu. So far so good, however, my haddock, and...More

Thank dick h
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. It's lovely to hear how much you like what we have done and how the environment is lovely and the staff are excellent. I will pass your comments to the management team with regards to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been two or three times now. It is a lovely venue in a great surrounding, nice decor and friendly staff (although service was slow on our first visit, which was the day after opening, in which I assumed was due to inexperience). It is a...More

2  Thank alexmaslin0903
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. it's great that you have come back again to the hurt arms. We love to hear our guests like our décor as much as we do, also I will pass on your comments to our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited last night (04/0718) right from the off the service was incredible. All the staff were extremely polite and friendly. The food was second to none and I would recommend this place to anyone. Whilst there we spoke to a young man, Josh, he...More

Thank w300680
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. Wow! What a fantastic review! it's great to hear about the incredible service you received and all the staff being extremely polite and friendly. I will make sure the kitchen team hear about the food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So sorry .. loved this place before ... now....walked in and walked straight out again...looks like a shed...no welcoming atmosphere whatsover .. couldnt be bothered to try the foodMore

2  Thank TnSSwift
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. What a shame that you "couldn't be bothered" to try our food or the rest of the venue. We can appreciate that the décor isn't to everyone's taste, but you must have an impressive "shed"...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in today to try out the carvery. The ‘rules’ are read out to you by the wait staff. 1 visit, no going back. Choice of 3 meats, beef, pork or lamb....what? No turkey? Not good if you don’t eat red meat. The lamb was...More

3  Thank Twiggy1948
LindseyPearson2018, Receptionist at Hurt Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Hurt Arms. I will pass your comments with the lack of turkey onto the kitchen team, this is usually something we do around December time, but I can appreciate not everyone likes red meat either. I will...More

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Kirsty C
21 July 2018|
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Response from Twiggy1948 | Reviewed this property |
Nothing to do with me, I was a customer
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sdmmmtc2016
17 June 2018|
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Response from LindseyPearson2018 | Property representative |
Thank you for your recent comment, if you would like to come and book a table and see how we run the venue you would be most welcome, you can find the contact information on this page. thanks once again and we look forward... More
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PETTYOFFICERRN
21 May 2018|
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Response from sdmmmtc2016 | Reviewed this property |
Of course they are “ flagged “ at the time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derby Road, Ambergate DE56 2EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ambergate
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 534888
  • E-mail
Description
Originally built in 1874 by Francis Hurt, the impressive historical building sits proudly on the A6 connecting Ambergate to Buxton, Matlock and Derby. ​ Passed through many hands, The Hurt Arms has now been taken over with the intentions of bringing this remarkable building back to its former glory. Serving locally sourced ingredients hand-crafted by our expert chefs, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.​ **reopening for drinks, hog roast and live music on Friday 11th May 2018** *Restaurant reopening on Saturday 12th May 2018*
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