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“first visit to a lovely country pub”
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The Black Cow
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The Black Cow
Ranked #1 of 1 Kirk Langley B&B and Inns
Reviewed 27 July 2014

visited on Saturday July 26th 2014.
Chose this pub for location near Kedleston Hall, (country show there was poor) , the meal &
service were excellent & made up for the show !!
We both had chicken & mushroom pie, delicious & the host was genuinely friendly
making it a pleasant evening, beautifully arranged dining room, the whole place
clean & pleasant, would go there again every time.

Room Tip: whole area quiet & peaceful, lovely village.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

How lucky we were to find The Black Cow. Great accommodation, great dinner and great breakfast! Staff were very friendly and provided very good service. Whilst this was a popular hotel we found the accommodation in the newly built section very quiet and comfortable although low roof rafters could prove to be a hazard for people a little taller than us!
Convenient onsite parking.
We would be very happy to stay here again if visiting this part of England.
Mature couple, Leichhardt, Australia

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Returned to The Black Cow Saturday 5th July 2014. From the moment we arrived until we checked out, we were so well looked after by manager Nigel and barman Jon. Friendly and attentive, without being cheesy or over the top.
Very comfortable room called "Angus", and although I understand double beds need to consist of twins zipped together, still feel that is the only part of the stay that will continue to fail to meet the expectations that the other aspects of the stay succeeded to meet.
We had an absolutely amazing meal in the restaurant, which was perfectly cooked, and promptly served. Breakfast also was pleasure - freshly cooked to suit my 8.59 time slot!
We shall be returning in the future.

Room Tip: Angus was a good room, Kerry was a bit too small
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

We wanted a rural pub and thats what we got. Out in the country. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. We were shown to our rooms which were very clean, crisp, cozy and modern. My husbands dinner was very nice mine could have been better but never the less the beer was good. Hope to return one day xx

  • Stayed: July 2014
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Thank mitsy8
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Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

Just a short journey from Alton Towers, The Black Cow is highly recomended for having such plesant, hard working staff. This is our second time here, as we thought it was so good the first time! Food was excellent and comfortable sleeping quarters too. We will definitely go back.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
1  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Just got back from a 2 night stay in the Black Cow and I have to say, everything was perfect.
The staff were all friendly, attentive and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were comfortable with nice furnishings and water, biscuits and toiletries all complimentary. (We stayed in Kerry)
We ate in the pub on Sat night and the food was top class, can recommend the pan fried king prawns ! Breakfast was equally good, with a good choice for the cooked breakfast.
The pub had a great atmosphere and is in a beautiful position in a very pretty hamlet.
we will definitely be making a return visit to explore more of this lovely area and sample more of this wonderful food.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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1  Thank Carolyn768
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Just went to the pub- but wish we stayed in the inn. Great people, great food, and great atmosphere. The pie was great and the rest of the family raved about the food. Great beer and drink selection as well.

  • Stayed: June 2014
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Additional Information about The Black Cow

Address: The Green, Kirk Langley DE6 5BE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Kirk Langley
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Kirk Langley
Number of rooms: 7

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