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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub nice grub, good beer, nice log fires. What more do you want? Oh yes you can take the dog in. There is always a nice welcome and it is clean. Every Wednesday there is s quiz and food is always provided.

Thank Jaynebw
Swanwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called for a quick drink but the food smelled lovely so we ordered quite late. This was no problem for the staff and we were served promptly and courteously with lovely food for four of us. Two lots of fish and chips - beautiful fish 'real chips' mushy peas and fab tartar sauce which tasted home made it was...

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oldpoets, Manager at The Old Poets' Corner, responded to this review

I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your visit we strive to make our customer feel welcome. Thank you for taking the time to comment on TripAdvisor.

Burton on Trent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Group booking - made nearly two years ago - what a disappointment. This was a special occasion for two 50th birthdays and to be honest it was so bad that we didn't hang around after the meal. Good initial impression upon arrival and drinks in the bar. We were then taken to an upstairs function room. There were only two...

1Thank The_Simnetts
oldpoets, Manager at The Old Poets' Corner, responded to this review

Firstly I would like to apologise for your night being spoilt and the delay in responding to your review. My wife and I have taken over management at the Old Poets from the 23rd January and did not witness what happened on this night but understand how poor service can ruin an otherwise good night. We understand that we are...

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We were advised by the host of our B&B who had phoned to make a booking, that this pub was excellent. Not so. We arrived for our booking at 6pm and were told there was a limited menu, being New Year Day evening. We were disappointed as we were not told that, nor was the host of our B&B. We...

1Thank Pamela B
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was perfect! Three open fires with a star shaped interior meant a cosy, intimate setting. Friendly welcome. Clean interior. Great ales on tap. The food was delicious - generous hearty servings. I had the stew and herbed dumplings and my husband had the trio of sausages. Two drinks each and the mains came to £36.80. Thoroughly recommend the old...

Thank Debmcc2013
Nottingham England
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

After reading the below review I strongly felt that I had to review our stay. We stayed with friends New Year's Eve in The Byron Room and The Burns Room. I cannot fault this accommodation. They were both good sized doubles with lovely fireplace features. Great en suite facilities and plenty of tea and coffee, biscuits and bottled water. Also,...

1Thank Karen_Barrett
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Well were do I start we have visited the pub a few times got no problem with the staff or pub as a place to drink or eat however we stayed in the the Kipling room with our two very well behaved dogs . We were shown to our room by a very friendly and helpful member of staff ....

2Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub....excellent food and dog friendly. We called boxing day lunch pub was quite buzy but we didn't have to wait long for our food. Nice real fires so it was warm,cozy and inviting. Would definitely recommend ☺

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I visited on the 28th December with my Dad, my dad speaks very highly of this pub but my first impression wasn't great. I forgive the service time as it was extremely busy. Allowing dogs in the pub is fine but i don't agree with them being near your food. After waiting 30 mins for our fish and chips to...

Thank Annice B
Belper, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Lunch with 5 friends, in a friendly, warm & cosy pub. Good choice of pub grub and interesting sandwiches. Great beer from the pub's own micro brewery. Top that with a lovely warm fire burning in the grate. Lovely!

Thank Vicki C

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional British pub in the heart of the Peak District. Surrounded by beautiful walks and spectacular views. We offer five en-suite rooms and also have a three bedroom cottage attached to the pub. Only a short drive from Bakewell, Matlock and Chesterfield you will always have plenty to do. We offer an excellent menu and a warm welcome and our staff will do everything to make our stay memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Poets' Corner

Address: 1 Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Chesterfield > Ashover
Number of rooms: 5
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