The Palfrey At New Inn

The Palfrey At New Inn

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Hours
Sun
12:00 - 21:00
Mon
17:00 - 23:00
Wed
17:00 - 23:00
Thu
12:00 - 15:0017:00 - 23:00
Fri
12:00 - 15:0017:00 - 23:00
Sat
12:00 - 15:0017:00 - 23:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
3.8 of 5 bubbles
Is this restaurant good for brunch?
About
Situated at Old Blacksmiths Yard from October 2016 until October 2021, The Palfrey has now relocated to Hopping Hill, Milford. Now a newly refurbished unique and contemporary pub & restaurant, where we aim to provide great food and drinks in a relaxed and friendly environment for our customers.
PRICE RANGE
£11.00 – £26.00
CUISINES
International, European, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles408 reviews
Excellent
306
Very good
44
Average
25
Poor
18
Terrible
15
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Chris S
Derby647 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 couples
This is a hidden jewel in the crown. Food 5* service 5* atmosphere 5* All the staff are attentive and you don’t feel rushed. Best of all the price is perfect. We go here often as it’s worth every penny. You will not be disappointed 👍
Written 26 April 2024
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Baseline97
Belper15 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 family
Quite disappointed at today’s meal. For an expensive out of town restaurant portions were exceptionally small. Veg barely warm but decided not to send back due to the risk of a further 10 minute or so wait. Cheese and and biscuits terrible, crusty cheese, obscure chutney and again lacking in depth and portion size. Staff extremely friendly but will not be recommending nor rushing back.
Written 31 March 2024
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johnde215ll
Derbyshire299 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Ok meal not outstanding limited menu with small portions Difficult access and parking Seem to have a good chef who was flexible with extras Excellent cheese board
Written 13 March 2024
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Carl W
5 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 friends
We visited the Palfrey with high hopes but as a group of 8 friends all left disappointed. The duck starter was bland, dry and you got one for £8, the mussels starter tomato sauce was bland however the fish cakes and Camembert did get a thumbs up. Onto the main and the burger was again bland and lacked seasoning whilst the pie was also bland and steak was supposed to be ribeye and was very think with a poor peppercorn sauce which was very watery and initially came out cold. The deserts in sticky toffee pudding and crème brûlée helped somewhat with the overall score but all in all we left dissatisfied with the food on offer despite many recommendations so could have been an off night or a different chef perhaps. However we felt the quality of food was just no where near the price point being asked and is ultimately why we felt disappointed along with long wait times between courses.
Written 17 February 2024
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Raff 0908
United Kingdom6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 friends
Dined here on a Saturday evening. The staff were very attentive and the young man who served us explained the menu, the specials and the pricing ( so many places now employ very young seemingly untrained staff so this made a nice change). Food was excellent and very good wine and cocktails - would definitely recommend and will return.
Written 10 February 2024
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Chris S
Derby647 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
This is a real jewel in the crown. You don’t find many places that offer great food and atmosphere at a reasonable price and service. One thing we like is the owners don’t stare at you waiting for your table like a certain Italian in Duffield does. We will certainly be returning and would advise anyone to try. 5⭐️
Written 9 February 2024
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michellenmellor
Derbyshire14 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
Booked as my Birthday treat, my partner myself and my daughter travelled from Manchester! Booked for 8.15 pm. 20th January Shown to the table. A huge draught from the window next table wearing coats it was that draughty. The starter was ordered by one of the party Bottle of red wine was ordered and Campari waited/waited for the starter, questioning when it be served!! it was approximately 30 min wait Now waiting for the main course, again we questioned. just being dished up they said with a very nonchalant reply. My partner by this time very irritated. It was now 9.29pm. !!! for an 8.15pm sitting We left the Palfrey after paying for the Wine / one starter /Campari. Not a nice Birthday celebration At all. We are locals and feel so let down If there is a problem in the kitchen, staff issues etc Can I please suggest that Palfrey inform the guest of the delay then they can decide if this is a problem and the guest can adjust the order etc Caused a real upset for me M Mellor
Written 7 February 2024
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Ron Middleton
Wirksworth122 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 couples
The staff were really very engaging and welcoming. We just were calling in for drinks to get an impression for a later potential booking but I'm not sure. We could only sit at a table right near the door ( which it shouldn't have been), and the drinks were quite expensive. Unfortunately not at all sure about returning.
Written 11 January 2024
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nevey
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 friends
Excellent meal with plenty of gluten free options. Decor and ambience lovely with lots of space between the tables making conversation easy Very attentive and helpful staff Will definitely be returning soon
Written 6 January 2024
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Jon T
8 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
I have given this restaurant 1 star as their customer service for booking a table appears broken. I have emailed and rung many times a week in advance and nothing…no response to email or voicemail…no answer of the phone regardless how many times you ring in the evening (or afternoon!). I can’t go in as I’m working from London. Clearly they have so much business they can ignore booking requests via email and phone. I’ll take my hard earned cash elsewhere!
Written 3 January 2024
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Oliver K
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 family
Now I’m not usually one for writing reviews, however I just think that this place deserves a special mention! Now where do I start, from the minute we all walked in we were greeted with a smile and a friendly welcome. Special mention to the lovely young gentlemen, who sat us down at the table and asked us what we wanted to drink straight away he engaged in conversation by asking if we had a nice Christmas (which you don’t always get these days!) we had a mixture of Tapas dishes, we had 10 between the 4 of us! Each one was as beautifully prepared as one another, my particular favourite was the toad in the hole! Such a simple dish but made so quirky. We thoroughly enjoyed the tapas as we loved that we can have a taste of all the different dishes (my idea of absolute heaven). We even treated ourselves to a round of cocktails, now I wasn’t sure of what I liked in a cocktail, so I explained to the barman that my favourite spirit was vodka. He kindly recommended a cocktail for me to have - again just simply great service, nothing was too much trouble. After having a disappointing New Year’s Eve locally last year, I was apprehensive as to what this one would entail. However this one exceeded all my expectations and more. Will definitely be returning and 100% recommending to friends and family.
Written 2 January 2024
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lynnepen
Derbyshire4 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 friends
Extremely disappointing meal New Year’s Eve menu was described as Tapas but definitely wasn’t just very expensive for what was available. Originally had a full menu at the time of booking but for some reason it had been changed. Table booked for 745 and already ran out of options of food. No atmosphere for a New Year’s Eve no effort made for this night. Restaurant empty by 945 pm just not what I would have expected for this evening. Will not be trying it again .. sorry
Written 1 January 2024
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Lisaorme
62 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 family
Re: Christmas day lunch booking 2023 Firstly I have to say I am one never to complain and report my reviews positively on trip advisor. Following our most disappointing Christmas lunch booking on Christmas day I would hate other people to waste a trip! To have saved up and treated my family to what should have been a lovely meal, ended up being such a disappointment I am so upset and shocked! Our experience was as follows: -On arrival, slightly early by 15 mins, we were rudely taken to our table which was dirty with previous marks on it. -We had booked for 5 and only had 4 Christmas crackers. When I politely asked for another cracker so we could do together/wear hats, the waiter looked bemused but gave me one. - No attentiveness was showed throughout the meal by what only looked like two waiters on the floor. We had to ask for cutlery replacements between courses/sugar for hot drinks. It felt like we were "an inconvenience" - I asked for a creamy coffee, but were told the chef had used all the pouring cream, so could not have coffee with cream or liquor. - two of our turkey meals were under cooked/pink and bloody so not eaten fully ( photos attached) - the trifle was 90% cream with hardly any fruit/custard with it - no truffles of petit fours were offered with our coffee/tea which we had paid for on the menu booking ( stated on the very detailed menu we expected) when we tried quietly asking about these, the waiters looked again as if we were an inconvenience! NO truffles came. - the servings were small, already plated up so no choice of vegetables were table placed-we were stuck with what was on our plates which for the turkey choice was a pile of veg with a piece of turkey just placed on top! The roast potatoes tasted like frozen not fresh! Overall, for the cost of £120 a head we paid for 5 of us, which the palfrey wanted paying upfront by the end of Nov before we had even seen the festive menu! This was supposed to be a real treat. We were all so very disappointed with the whole lack of festive experience, care or welcome. So shocked and upset as usually such good reports which is why we chose the Palfrey for our one off Christmas family treat to eat out this year. So disappointed! I have emailed them in the hope they learn for future bookings.
Written 26 December 2023
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fsbjam
2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 friends
The food was nice but the potion was small, I left hungry and the service left much to be desired…. Won’t be returning, didn’t feel that welcome
Written 23 December 2023
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Dermot H
Dublin14 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 business
We are regular visitors to Millford and try to support the local restaurants. We waited almost an hour for our starters and we were told that the kitchen is small and not capable of dealing with a busy restaurant. This restaurant has massive potential but in short it is poorly managed. It ruined our night and we not be returning.
Written 21 December 2023
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