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The Hawthorns

££ - £££, British,
Alfreton Road, South Normanton, England
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (6 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Alfreton Road, South Normanton, England
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

great value food two course menu £4.95 starter and main or main and sweet this is a limited choice menu I can recommend the breaded mushrooms for starter and steak pie for the mains. Another menu available if you require a greater choice.

Thank johndaviddouglas
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We called at The Hawthorns whilst looking for someting to eat and staying locally, normal pub grub menu plus a carvery, ordered and expected frozen chips, but oh no, fresh homemade chips, huge breast of chicken for hunters chicken, my daughter had the carvery, homemade...More

1  Thank 530DREW
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Tuesday afternoon carvery at The Hawthorns good quality carvery for £3.95 a head what good value and choice of meat and veg plentiful beat that if you can.

Thank johndaviddouglas
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Yesterday I left an adverse review about a 21st birthday party that was absolutely dire due to 'events' that happened at this pub.Wonder where it's gone..... Suffice to say,it was our grandsons birthday. My husband has cancer and leukemia so it is unlikely we shall...More

5  Thank Christine F
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I live quite near this establishment and have seen how much it has progressed. At first we were a bit skeptical but the food has improved vastly!! I would really reccomend thisMore

Thank Beckyisawesome123
Luke C, Owner at The Hawthorns, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Hi Becky. Many thanks for your positive comments. We admit that we don't always get everything right and with the history of the pub you were right to be sceptical. We hopefully are heading in the right direction and with anew summer menu and theme...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and a colleague traveled to Alfreton for a meeting, we spotted this establishment en route to our hotel and decided to walk the 30 mins from our hotel to watch the live sport being shown. I can honestly say we were welcomed and had...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Came here with the family and as I do not eat carvery I had the other option of pizza, obviously from the freezer, after everyone else had finished their meals 10 minutes later I still didn't have my pizza so I asked when it was...More

Thank shelli h
Luke C, Owner at The Hawthorns, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Shelli, sorry for your poor experience yesterday. I want to investigate the matter further and those responsible accountable as giving each and every customer the best experience we can is very important to me. What time was your visit? Do you happen to remember...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Amazing atmosphere, Quality Food, Great Beers, And Nothing is too much for the wonderful staff up here most weekends always a pleasure

Thank Chez D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

we visited the Hawthorns on afternoon, with a group of friends. We all enjoyed the meal and had a leisurely afternoon at the Hawthorns. I would recommend to anyone.

Thank stephenmugglestone
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Food was nice atmosphere not quite as nice, large screen television in restaurant football match on when dining so not brilliant unless your a football fan lol.

Thank lynnetasker63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alfreton Road, South Normanton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  South Normanton
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