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Ladybower Inn

££ - £££, British,
Bamford, Peak District National Park S33 0AX, England
+44 1433 651241
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
“beef” (17 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Bamford, Peak District National Park S33 0AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked to this pub for lunch with a large group of friends. I reserved a table prior to our visit and found the staff to be helpful & polite. Firstly, I ordered a pint of coke, as the bar lady got a glass -...More

Thank The-Hills-onthe-hill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here whilst driving the snake pass. I thought the food was very good and the portions were huge. I had the steak and ale pie. It was lovely and the triple cooked chips excellent. The ale I had was also well looked after....More

Thank taimar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled out to the ladybower inn with my wife last Sunday for lunch. We tried phoning in advance to make a reservation, after about 4 calls with the phone just ringing we gave up. We arrived at 12:10pm to find approx 8 people in...More

Thank Just-so-Jones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called here after visiting the dam. Saw that it was dog friendly so decided to pop in for a bite to eat. Quite over priced for what you get to be honest. I had a beef and onion sandwich which was £6.95. Nice, but not...More

1  Thank traceyw975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ten of us dropped in for lunch without booking. Very remiss of us but they coped with us without fuss. Ten fantastic meals were served up promptly. The special game pie was particularly praised by the foodie in our group. Everyone really enjoyed their meal....More

Thank phyllise240
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came out here of lunch , food was great . The chips where some of the best I’ve had in ages. Really dog friendly as well.

Thank cejsmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely warm put, plenty of tables, although busy. lovely view out the windows of the resevoir. We had a meal that did not hit the mark, over cooked and very dry but we ate it, although we were asked if everything was ok it was...More

Thank clarky395
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in half way round a walk round the Ladybower reservoir. the calamari and prawns that appears as a starter on the menu was my wife’s choice as it was light enough for a snack and I chose the cheese and onion toastier with the...More

Thank Andrew261033
Reviewed 5 October 2018

First and last time, after a wait at the bar (Alex) unable to distinguish between a, slim line bitter lemon and a tonic water offered up a slim line lemon Tonic, Thought that's new? she had to ask where everything was but with little help...More

Thank sean o
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Cosy inside and not cheapy cheap but by no means expensive either and the portions are just right. Their signature burger is highly recommended and the walk or cycle round the reservoirs afterwards to burn off the calories is text book rolling hills and gorgeous...More

Thank paulsC5834MX
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Questions & Answers
10 December 2017|
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Response from Bob F | Reviewed this property |
Former Pump House for Ladybower Reservoir 2 Bed Duplex to Rent Bagshaw Residential 01629 347955 £695pm(£160pw) That's the only one I know of opposite the Inn though directly opposite the Inn is an inlet of the reservoir... More
Jane S
20 August 2016|
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Response from Jawalton00 | Reviewed this property |
The car park is directly opposite the pub on the other side of the main road.
22 January 2016|
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Response from Bob F | Reviewed this property |
The Phone number is 01433 651241 the website says 08:00 to 21:00 Monday to Sunday. I suspect that is the restaurant hours and also for bar meals it doesn't state when they bar closes. Why not ring them up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$29
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bamford, Peak District National Park S33 0AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Bamford
  • Phone Number: +44 1433 651241
  • E-mail
The Ladybower Inn is a quaint stone gastropub nestled by the picturesque Ladybower Reservoir in rural Derbyshire. As well as serving homecooked food and a selection of real ales, there are also seven en suite rooms many of which are dog friendly. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms along with tea and coffee making facilities, with some offering views of the reservoir.
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