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A period travel inn steeped in history has been brought up to date with quirkiness and peculiarity. The Devonshire has something for everyone and offers a warm welcome to cyclists, doggies, families and courting couples, with its wide range of cask ales, craft lagers, cutting edge pub food and international wines and spirits. Whether it’s lycra, linen or best bib n tucker, we look forward to seeing you at The Devonshire. P.S. we’re child friendly.
PRICE RANGE
£9 - £20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Brew Pub, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub, Bar, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

Received a very warm welcome from Emma , the place was busy for a Monday lunchtime, warm , cosy & inviting, fresh flowers around , very clean too . We had the Steak with Pink Peppercorn Sauce & Fries , asked how we would like...our steak , knives given too , only 2 staff on duty but they are so efficient & really switched on ..we had our dog , a bowl & treats were bought over , we felt so welcome .. what a great place , can't wait to go back .More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here for a belated anniversary meal and it didn’t disappoint! Really nicely set out, lots of space but also cosy. Staff was incredibly friendly and the food was delicious! Recommend Pie3 - superb 👌🏼

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault the Devonshire, lovely drinks, the food is great and imaginative and the staff very friendly. Always a very warm welcome.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for drinks and ended up have a couple of their sharing chip buckets, drinks and food were both delicious. Would recommend

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 25 January 2024 via mobile

Lovely meal , booked for early on Saturday evening and would say this would be vital. As it’s clearly popular Food was excellent quality and came in reasonable time. Would have been excellent but unfortunately we had to ask a couple times when drink /...bill appeared to have been forgotten Overall though staff were friendly though , and will definitely be backMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

Lovely pub with great staff. Food was great and its dog friendly. Customer service fantastic and thank you Emma for looking after us x love Mandy Matt & Jasmine

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 5 January 2024 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food and service, we had 4 different meals and each one was perfect. They fitted us in last minute. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 30 December 2023

A great first experience in that period between Xmas and New Year. Family meet up for a birthday. It was our first visit and we were impressed from the outset. The bar team were efficient and friendly. When we got to the table we were...told to expect a bit of a delay - but so what, there were some good beers. The menu was very good - something for all tastes. The chips (fries) were exceptional. I had a fish - others had various burgers - in very good buns. Throughout, the staff and the atmosphere was just right. Would recommend it and hope to find a chance to return. Many thanks.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

We were on holiday in the town and came here for lunch, ham, egg and chips and a duck wrap. Ham came with lovely chargrilled pineapple, both had lovely chips. Came back for dinner, beef bourguignon and bangers and mash. Food was excellent, balanced and...healthy portions. Service was great, attentive without being overbearing, friendly and accommodating.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 December 2023 via mobile

Best veggie meal we have had for ages.It was a superb nut roast with great veg selection and gravy.We were really pleased with the quality and service.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 29 October 2023

My wife and i went on an organised set meal evening and everything was served at the cirrect time and the food was excellent. Staff were very friendly on arrival and throughout the evening. Will definitely book again.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023

This was the first pub I used some 64 years ago so I celebrated my 80th with my family here on the 15th Oct. We have eaten here before and it was great, my party of 11 did not have one wrong word to say...about the food the service, it was better in all ways to my afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason London 2 days before. I just wish to thank all at the Devonshire for my birthday lunch and will see you soon.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 October 2023

Wednesday 18th October 2023, My husband and I awoke to a overcast and drizzly day. We dressed up and then drove up to Belper in Derbyshire to meet our friend Janet Wilson whom we last saw in September 22. We arrived at ‘The Devonshire’ at...12.00 pm, and parked in the pub car park. We had a table booked here at 5.30 pm for dinner, and they said we could leave our car in their car park whilst we looked round the craft and antique centres. After shopping we strolled back to ‘The Devonshire’ after first stowing our gems in the car. This would be our third visit here. We entered within and were shown to our table in the restaurant. We looked at the small but interesting menu and made our choices and ordered our drinks. Whilst we were waiting for our food, we started catching up on news and gossip and there was plenty to talk about. The food arrived piping hot, My husband had the ‘Saxon’ burger served with chips, Janet has a steak baguette served with chips and I had the Peking duck wrap served with chips, which was really nice. We washed all this lovely food down with a pint of IPA bitter for my husband, a pint of mango cider for me and a half a larger and a coke for Janet. We all had desserts; My husband and Janet had the bread and butter pudding with custard, which they said was very nice. I had three scoops of ice cream (honeycomb and Clotted Cream), which was lovely and light and the perfect finish to my meal. Afterwards, as time was getting on we then had to say our respective ‘Farewell’s until we can meet again, probably in the New Year all being well. Janet then drove back home to Sheffield and we drove back to Birmingham, after a really lovely and relaxing day.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023

Had birthday party in the cowshed . Food was from the buffet menu , quantity and quality were excellent . The staff were so friendly and attentive . Could'nt find a thing to complain about . All perfect ! . A wonderful evening enjoyed by...all . Many thanks ! .More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023

The Devonshire never disappoints. Staff are always friendly and helpful. The food is fantastic. Atmosphere is lovely and cosy. My dog loves going too! I would highly recommend the Devonshire.

Date of visit: October 2023
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