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The Bridge Inn

££ - £££, British,
Makeney Road, Duffield DE56 4BD, England
+44 1332 842959
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“pie” (6 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Makeney Road, Duffield DE56 4BD, England
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food is your standard pub fare and is up to par. A good selection of real ales and your standard lagers, coders etc. When we were there the decor was aging a bit but I gather it has now been refurbished. Good access for...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Christopher T
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We have been reopen since 5th November and we did undergo a refurbishment . The food is now fresh produce and 80% is homemade. We like to keep a high standard for a real ales as they are a very big seller for us and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The new decor provided a pleasant ambience .. We pre-booked a Table for 9 persons and selected from the "1, 2 or 3 Course Menu" which was excellent value for money and admirably suited our needs .. It offered a range of tasty Starters and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Centaur3
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this fab review . I myself agree that the surcharge for some peas is a bit ridiculous peas are pence really. We have all worked very hard to try and ensure all are happy . It is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very very pleased with the newly refurbished Bridge Inn. We have been on average twice a week since. Lunch times and evening. We have tried virtually everything on the menu between us (family of 5) and have been extremely pleased and full tummies...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rawnie1991
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the fab feedback.. we really have worked hard to get this pub up to the standard it is and we have waited a long time for the refurbishment. We just take each day as it comes as it is new...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family birthday meal booked at this newly re-furbished pub. I ordered the chicken burger that was huge and completely raw in the middle. When I sent it back to the kitchen the feedback from the chef was he had probed it and it was fully...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Simon H
darren s, General Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry that this has happened to you and that you have had to share this experience on here . I was made aware that this issue had been dealt with by our manager on the night and she was under the impression she had smoothed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my cousins for a quick lunch on their fly by visit. Food was ok, very greasy (I’m thinking opening nerves) prices for food were good, I thought the gin prices were huge, unless you could get there before 7 for 2 4 £10More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank R762HWcharlottec
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Can agree that the gin prices are rather steep. We have no control over menus or pricing although I will say all our gins are double measures including a mixture and the perfect serve garnish . We are still ironing out some problems its been...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here in and out for about 10 years since I met my wife and recently it was a dire need for a refurb so glad that this has finally been done. Now when we arrived there is summit at the door...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank S267COmichaell
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear your visit was not as good as it could of been . We are still working on ironing out our issues it have been a massive change for us all and I can see that there is room for improvement. We are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited here for the first time since the refurb with my Mum and Dad. I don't know what i was expecting but it's not the most radical refurb you're going to see. It's exactly the same lay-out, same tables and same chairs. It's simply...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lfcgirl888
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review . Our homemade crumble is certainly a crowd pleaser. The refurbishment hasn't been a massive one but I do believe its made a big improvement , could not structurally change the building as its listed . We are sad to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well where to start ? . After our first visit some time ago, which was a disaster, we decided to give it a second chance, and that also was not good. Recently i had an Email saying the place had had a complete refurb and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lordgrahamc
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review . We have all worked so hard to get this pub back to its best. A lot of hard work and long hours of training have gone in.. It is fabulous to hear good feedback especially after...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a first visit after the refurb. It’s been vastly cleaned and smartened up, but the lighting is so stark it’s like being in a supermarket. It’s quite cold too, ate with my coat on. The food is upper end pub grub prices...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank C6983ADandreag
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry your visit wasn't as good as perhaps could of been .. We are ironing out issues with the menu and are working hard with our kitchen staff to ensure things are perfect every time .. It has been a very hard month for us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is so nice to be able to take my dog in to the pub half way through our walk stopping off at this beautifully newly renovated pub for a drink and a bit of food they have plenty to choose from I highly recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnnD1638
darren s, Public Relations Manager at The Bridge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us.. We are happy to welcome dogs and well behaved owners ... hope to see you again soon Many thanks Penni pub supervisor

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Kenneth C
13 November 2018|
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Response from 20JUNE02 | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t been since it was closed for a refurb. Try them directly they will assist you .
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KayleighHart
14 August 2018|
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Response from darren s | Property representative |
Although we don't offer a place area we do have a nice astro turf area where kids can place and we have a selection of outdoor games. On occasion we do put a bouncy castle in the garden . We also offer a kids menu and a... More
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PaulineM1781
30 July 2016|
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Response from AndrewN2388 | Reviewed this property |
There is a plaque outside saying dogs welcome on the newly built patio area. They are really friendly and I'm sure if you sat outside and it started to drizzle they would allow dogs in but don't quote me. Its a delightful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Makeney Road, Duffield DE56 4BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Duffield
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 842959
  • E-mail
Description
welcome to the bridge inn, located on the beautiful river. we offer fantastic views of the river Derwent.We offer a wide range of food and drinks including traditional ales and a wide range of spirits. Any special occasion is catered for . telephone booking taken 7 days a week . our friendly staff are always happy to help with enquiries .
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