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Harpurs of Melbourne

££ - £££, British,
2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England
+44 1332 862134
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a ‘transient salesperson’ it is sometimes difficult to strike gold when finding somewhere to eat, especially when you are staying in strange lands.... Three of us are staying local this evening; the ‘local’ pub was full. So we drove into Melbourne (Very different from...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We reserved a table around 6:30 for a party of 5. When we got there the place was not crowded, so we got to options of sitting downstairs or upstairs. We chose the second level. The menu had a very nice selections of starts and...More

Thank TheyoungTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d usually rate Harpurs a 4/5 but my last visit was not great. Service was very slow, had to go down to order drinks and my lamb was served rare (I personally think you should ask how it’s wanted) but after an hour of waiting...More

Thank leanneganley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant Sunday lunch, top quality food extremely well prepared and presented. A very clean and well maintained restaurant, the helpful and friendly staff seem genuinely happy in their work and this was shown in the great service we received. The roast beef was tender...More

Thank goose144
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Think they accidentally dropped the whole pot of salt in the calzone pizza 🤢 Average service not very professional but still good. Food took ages to come ! Service slow.

Thank chloejanesutton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have to say we had a lovely meal. The staff are lovely. Will definitely go again. The parking can be a bit tricky if you want to park directly outside but we parked in the car park which is no more than a two minute...More

Thank Julesjaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lively bar in the middle of the village 2mins drive from Donnington Race Track and EMA airport. Great outdoor soace and good selection of ales.

Thank SteveLawts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the warm greeting by staff, to the delicious food from a varied menu, all freshly prepared with nice drinks to accompany, everything is good about this Hotel restaurant. Cannot fault it. Well done everybody.

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends for my birthday. We had previously visited for meals and also had our wedding reception there so had high expectations. The menu was limited and ribeye steak unavailable. What I was served was very poor and the red wine undrinkable. However Francesca...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Wow Wow wow . We stayed one night and how lovely . We had the very top room and how gorgeous . We could nt get in the restaurant for EVENING meal because they was full so we walked out and got fish n chips....More

Thank Joanne H
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18 March 2016|
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Response from Will_2186 | Reviewed this property |
Hi they could cater for 22 downstairs give them a call on 01332862134. They would be more than happy to help.
16 March 2016|
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Response from JohnDB111237 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea, and can only guess that the above info is correct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England (Formerly The Melbourne Hotel Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 862134
  • E-mail
Harpur's of Melbourne is situated in the heart of Melbourne in South Derbyshire close to East Midlands, Donington Park and the M1, M6, M42 network. The warm welcome from our staff will ensure your experience will be one to remember. If you are looking for accommodation our rooms are modern, warm with a decor that will make your stay feel like a special occasion. See rooms for further details.
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