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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My friends and I visited the pub a few weeks ago. It would not be to everyones taste as it is a very old and quirky pub but well worth the visit. It was like stepping back in time. Its a family run pub and the owners are very friendly.

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2Thank Dollypeg53
south yorkshire
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We were staying in a cottage at Kirk Ireton to let in the New Year. We wandered into the Barley Mow which is just as it is described in the other reviews. Very Quirky with a small hatch where the beer is served from a jug. Only enough to seat about 20 people but everyone was very friendly. At about...

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1Thank sharon155
Youlgreave, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The pub is a wonderful experience with 'unspoilt' not doing it justice. If you like chain pubs this probably isn't for you but the Barley Mow with its beer from the casks (no food - the community shop is next door) is a wonderful place to while away the hours. I stayed overnight in one of the rooms across the...

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1Thank WanderingBrit
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We stay near here quite often and always look forward to a drink here, it is like stepping back in time when you walk in with just four tables (there are benches outside) and the small bar in the corner. With a small choice of real ales and cider that are served from tapped barrels on a shelf behind the...

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Just a great pub, unchanged over the years, clearly very much a 'local' pub, but equally friendly to passing trade. Beer well kept and served from a jug. They don't serve food, but if you know that it's not a problem. Nice benches out the front to sit and watch life go by in the village. We only get over...

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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

A visit to this old pub is like stepping back in time to the 17 or 18 century. The main bar is just one room with low beams and a fireplace , seating maybe 30 people. You get your drinks from a hatch in the corner and beer is served from a jug. The elderly couple who run it are...

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1Thank WifeofKent
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We stayed in The Barley Mow Inn on Friday night as we went to wedding in Kirk Ireton and this was the nearest accomodation to the venue.the room was pleasnt,the breakfast excellent,but what we found most fascinating is the pub and the building.you feel you are back in a different era.the landlady(Mary)and her daughter were friendly and Mary's husband told...

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1Thank Dina W
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of drinks with the wife and it's a great little pub, landlady was very friendly, it's one of those pubs you want to find out everything about its history, very original unspoiled pub. Had a couple of lovely beers straight from the barrel. Loved it.

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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Now part of the quirk of this place well is just everything. From Mary behind the bar, beer from a jug, of from the keg behind the bar. A parlour pub from a different era, the national trust should really consider it as it should never be consigned to any new trend. If you don't like the staff, the beer...

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1Thank Ann B
Oxfordshire
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

The previous reviews sum up the Barley Mow perfectly. It, as the advert says, does exactly what it does on the tin. It's a pub. Simple. It serves the freshest local beer direct from the barrel for a price that makes those of us who reside in Oxfordshire weep at. We walked in at 1230 on a Sunday afternoon to...

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Address: Main Street, Kirk Ireton DE6 3JP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Kirk Ireton
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Barley Mow Hotel Kirk Ireton
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“Take a designated driver...the cider is deadly!”
 of 5 bubbles AndyC548, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
“room 5 is great nxt to snug”
 of 5 bubbles waynepuffett07, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I went to the pub itself but did not stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles Monfode, 8 Dec 2012 | Read review
“The twin room above the village shop is a good size but can suffer from noise as the shop below opens for business in the morning. Nothing too bad, but might be a problem for light sleepers or those with infants”
 of 5 bubbles silkofamnesia, 24 Jun 2012 | Read review
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