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The Shire Horse

Wyaston, Ashbourne DE6 2DQ, England
+44 1335 342714
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Wyaston, Ashbourne DE6 2DQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

S Very good Sunday meal service very good will visit again.staff very good needs the building to be finished but meal good .

Thank excelcouk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst staying locally we walked here with our Labrador. After a few drinks in the evening sun in the garden (very nice Dancing Duck) we went to a corner of the bar to eat, despite not booking. I had baked haddock with poached egg and...More

Thank Hartke_22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have recently visited after a long time. When the new owner took over he promised great things with regards to improving the facilities and decor. This has not taken place. The food and friendly staff are excellent, but the crockery has little or no glaze...More

Thank limosteers
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Crisp white table cloths, immaculate cutlery. Courteous, efficient staff waiting at table. Lovely bright dining room extension overlooking fields with large table that seated 16 of us Excellent Sunday lunch menu. Well presented & it came with a good gravy. Just a little on the...More

Thank Loobeloo999
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We found the pub via google as we were looking for somewhere for lunch after a cycling competition at Darley Moor. We received a warm welcome from Carlo the manager, there is a great choice of food (full menu, children's menu, hot baguettes and sandwiches,...More

Thank Loubyfish
Reviewed 18 April 2018

As always, perfect beer, food and service ! Thursday night is great for a very good deal for Steak Night. Does get busy , best to go early doors.

Thank ian j
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Excellent home made steak pie,( other dishes looked good also), good service and nice surroundings. if you don't know the area you will need a satnav but recommend you seek it out.

Thank bentley12345Paderne
Reviewed 12 April 2018

As a local I thought to give this pub/restaurant a second chance as the first was disappointing. The restaurant is appealing,the food not cheap!! Ordered a Rib eye steak with usual acommpliments. Served on a stone cold plate and consequently food was just warm ....More

Thank FreedomTravellers
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We have taken to calling in for a drink on a Friday evening to start our weekend. The pub is one of the friendliest with both the staff and locals all making you welcome. The staff all make you feel welcome with Carlo always giving...More

3  Thank Martin N
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We always enjoy our visits. Delicious food, friendly efficient service and lovely atmosphere. Many thanks Carlo and the team

1  Thank Babette L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wyaston, Ashbourne DE6 2DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 342714
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Friendly country pub and restaurant with garden seating with stunning landscape views. Open all days of the week and offer weekly steak and fish nights, with a monthly world event night. A great team works here to provide excellent customer service and delicious meals, making it an enjoyable experience for anyone involved
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