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US$11 - US$22
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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 29 November 2020

We stayed for one night in September. Bradwell is a good base for a walk which helped us work up a healthy appetite. The room was clean and equipped with everything we needed and the only issue was that the wi-fi did not reach the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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peakparkpub, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2021

Love the review but not ours! - Bradwell is about fifteen miles away in the Hope Valley near Castleton, and if you want to stay in that area this sounds like a good bet. Sorry we don't have letting rooms, just operating as a Takeaway...More

Reviewed 7 November 2020

We recently stayed in Winster and gave the Old Bowling Green takeaway menu a try on our first night. We enjoyed the food and service so much, we used it again and again!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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peakparkpub, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2021

Glad you enjoyed our takeaways, thanks for taking the time to submit a review. As we approach the end of Jan 2021 we are operating our takeaway service on Friday and Saturday evenings, and Sunday lunch times. Pre-ordering only and precise staged collection slots avoid...More

Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

We had takeaway twice from this lovely pub because we enjoyed it so much. The food was delicious - chicken and ham pie, mash and mushy peas- the service was efficient, warm, and friendly. Hopefully when we next come back we’ll also be able to...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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peakparkpub, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2020

We sincerely hope that you will be able to enjoy a drink in our historic pub, latest government regulations limit pubs to table service and a 10pm close down; we are assessing whether we will be able to operate under those restrictions - although our...More

Reviewed 24 August 2020

David and Marylin’s takeaway is extensive and really feels like you’ve brought the pub to your front room ( especially with a vessel of real ale!) If you’ve not tried it you absolutely should. Extensive, efficient, Covid sorted 👍and delicious!

Date of visit: August 2020
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peakparkpub, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2020

What can we say?! - we're still blushing after reading your report. Thanks for your review, and please keep coming... best wishes David Marilyn and Team

Reviewed 8 August 2020 via mobile

We visited here for take away and received a lovely meal and good, friendly service. Collection and payment were simple.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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peakparkpub, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2020

Thank you, we appreciate your taking time to submit a review of your experience, we are in uncertain times at present and we will be continuing with our takeaways which are a safe way of enjoying pub food, in the comfort of your own surroundings....More

Reviewed 23 March 2020

In these challenging times of isolation it's great to have a treat or two. To celebrate Mothers Day we sat down to a wonderful Sunday Roast, coutesy of the Old Bowling Green washed down with a few pints of Moonshine. But this was on our...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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DavidB_and_MarilynB, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2020

Thank you Steve W for your kind words, and pleased that you found our offerings acceptable. Currently restricting the service to our Club members but hope to be able to offer it more widely when we have established our routines... Keep Safe. best wishes David...More

Reviewed 25 February 2020

We, my wife and I and an 85 year old lady enjoyed an excellent 3 course meal. There was a lot of choice and the staff asked if our guest wanted a smaller portion after hearing her say she was worried about lots of vegetables....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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DavidB_and_MarilynB, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2020

How very kind of you to go to the trouble of posting a review, we were indeed impressed by the appetite of your senior guest; and very pleased to learn that the lunch was satisfactory. I understand that you journeyed here for the lunch and...More

Reviewed 4 February 2020 via mobile

Great place. Still feels like a good old fashioned pub. Lovely open fires. Huge selection of drinks many local brews. Great Sunday lunch. David and Marilyn fantastic hosts. Lovely staff in a beautiful village that’s great for a weekend away. Pub not open Mondays or...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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DavidB_and_MarilynB, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2020

How nice to read your review! Really sorry that we don't open Mondays & Tuesdays - or serve meals on Wednesday evenings - ( when we do offer complimentary nibbles between six and seven...) and we hope that you will hurry back soon. After celebrating...More

Reviewed 21 January 2020

After several visits, this pub cannot be faulted. There is a warm (literal and metaphorical) welcome and one is not rushed. After ordering, there is sufficient time to enjoy a drink before the meal is served by local teenagers who are extremely polite and efficient....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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DavidB_and_MarilynB, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2020

Thank you very much ArthurBarrie, and we really appreciate your diplomatic way of stating that our service was not rushed... we are not a fast food outlet and are pleased that you appreciate the time you had to relax with a pre-lunch drink. All the...More

Reviewed 11 November 2019 via mobile

When staying in charming Winster it’s such a pleasure to dine here. David and Marilyn are wonderful hosts - the food is hearty and delicious (great pies!) and the bar is cosy and relaxing. Do book on Friday and Saturday evenings. Thanks for making us...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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DavidB_and_MarilynB, Owner at Old Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2020

Thank you Carrowdale for taking the time to post your review, and so pleased that you find both our village and ourselves to your liking. Please hurry back... best wishes David,Marilyn and Staff

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Roy R
20 September 2018|
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Response from DavidB_and_MarilynB | Property representative |
Hi Roy Thanks for your query - We are open just for drinks on Christmas Eve, just for drinks Christmas day lunchtime and for drinks and a Quiz on Boxing day. Hope this helps with your planning. David & Marilyn
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victoriadaniel30
29 December 2016|
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Response from DavidB_and_MarilynB | Property representative |
Thanks for your query - yes we are dog friendly in parts of our pub; always worth making a reservation though. Hope this helps David & Marilyn
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Margaret S
26 April 2016|
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Response from DavidB_and_MarilynB | Property representative |
No sorry, there is a B&B opposite us, contact us for details should you still need somewhere.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Old Bowling Green

  • Yes, Old Bowling Green offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Old Bowling Green offers delivery services.

  • Old Bowling Green is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4