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The Black Swan

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Church Street, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0AB, England
+44 1246 591926
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:59 - 23:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
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344 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this pub on a Saturday night and despite it being a pleasant enough place, it was almost empty. This may have had something to do with the beer which, although OK tasted tired. Or maybe the beer is tired because there was nobody in. Take your pick!

Thank 342SteveO
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for my Birthday lunch, had a really good menu, unfortunately a lot of it wasn't available so not much choice left for dairy free but had a roast and glad i did it was lovely, hubby had lasagne and thoroughly enjoyed it. Lovely old fashioned pub which is what we like, overall very happy.

1 Thank Nina P
Essex, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We love popping in the black swan after a walk with the dog. A knit and natter group meet on Monday mornings upstairs too, which is friendly and gives people in the village the chance to meet and make new friends. Kate and her staff have turned around a place that had no personality and created a place that you... More 

1 Thank v6Adventuress
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Visited back in December and we found the place very nice indeed. it is clean, comfortable and friendly. The food was very good, all the staff were very friendly and welcoming. We were visiting the area and visited all the pubs and eateries, this was by far the nicest.

1 Thank rooms07
Ashover, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Have been twice to this pub - Lunch time and evening. Both times we have had lovely meals. It is one of our local pubs and we will be returning.

Thank CazLizzieBob
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We love this pub the staff are so friendly and we like it because our doggies can come to. We had the christmas menu it was excellent best christmas dinner i have had you all must visit fresh veg everything was excellent well done to you all xxx

Thank dwbull
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went for a quiet meal- had a lovely glass of merlot and hubby had an great pint of dizzy blonde- the food was amazing the service excellent and all reasonably priced, steak cooked to perfection REAL CHIPS and homemade desserts, a lovely atmosphere open fire and a beautiful setting! We will definitely be back!

Thank Smartmove R
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207 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Had the most fantastic lunch in this lovely old country pub in the middle of a beautiful village.The lamb and vegetables were cooked to perfection. Portions so large I won't eat for another week. Very friendly and helpful lady behind the bar. Oh and the pub's dog is also very welcoming to. Roaring log fire... More 

1 Thank John B
Alfreton, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Attentive staff, fantastic food at a reasonable price, dog-friendly and a toasty environment with a log fire. Only minor issue is that there was only merlot with regards to red wine. Otherwise, an excellent experience and I have already recommended to friends.

1 Thank Niall C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We went after a drive out and before a long walk with our dog. Family lunch with 2 older children. Very friendly staff our pet dog was very welcome.....food was great, would recommend

Thank Dawn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:59 - 23:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Ashover
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 591926
We are a Public House serving great quality Home made and home cooked food in a traditional pub atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?