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The Spanker Inn

££ - £££, British,
Spanker Lane | Nether Heage, Belper DE56 2AT, England
+44 1773 449115
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (14 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
“puds” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Spanker Lane | Nether Heage, Belper DE56 2AT, England
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Second time weve visited. First time in May 2018 when a new landlord had taken over but no food but was told once they were organised they would consider putting food on. Came back in August 2028 and guess what still no food and another...More

2  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Went in at the weekend. Never again. Car park full of dog muck. Gypsies parked up with a washing machine plugged in for them outside to do their washing! Inside is even worse. Landlady and the cellar man are aweful. Bad atmosphere and all locals...More

5  Thank claytonmeyer8
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed an excellent Sunday lunch and drinks. Two roasts, freshly cooked vegetables, roasties and mash. Attentive service, very pleasant. The pub has a large car park, outdoor seating, is dog and horse friendly and has caravan and camping facilities available. The landlords took over in...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Had an evening meal. Small menu with each main dish item costing £10 each. The meal was hot and reasonably well presented and the staff were friendly and attentive. It was a typical pub style meal and a little expensive but there are not many...More

Thank pboroman
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Enjoyed a drink here on arrival in the area then returned on a Saturday afternoon to watch the World Cup England game! Had meal of lasagne which was lovely. Vanessa who runs the pub is very friendly and welcoming as are the locals who were...More

Thank judithWirral
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Would not recommend, no atmosphere, food is rubbish , landlord not very friendly at all, although dogs are allowed, I think they both drink a lot as ordering food words were slearing

2  Thank gmtservices
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub, great menu something for everyone and great outdoor seating area. No reservations required dogs are welcome too. Portion sizes are big would recommend the burger and curry.

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We turned up on a bank holiday weekend and the place was completely empty. There wasn't even any staff.

2  Thank samturneruk
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We travelled from Chesterfield to visit this pub for lunch as it was advertised as dog friendly and had good reviews. We arrived at about 12:30. There were boards outside advertising food served all day and lights on in the pub. However when we tried...More

4  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We popped into the pub on the off chance. The meals were really good the staff friendly. Friends said the beer was good. Very ninice atmosphere too. Back the next night and again really good food, including a homemade Bakewll pudding. This pub has a...More

Thank Karen B
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Questions & Answers
22 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Chris B | Property representative |
Hi. We serve food 5 to 9pm Weds to Friday, 12md to 9pm on Saturday and 12 to 6pm on Sunday. thanks for your enquiry and hope you can join us soon. kind regards
Judy R
7 August 2015|
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Response from christophercassidy | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they do and it would be advisable to book
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanker Lane | Nether Heage, Belper DE56 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 449115
  • E-mail
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