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Miltons Head

63 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BJ, England
+44 1298 24733
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“tender beef” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“lasagne” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British
63 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Half way through a shopping trip we came upon this place nestling conveniently on the main Street and as my wife isn't as nimble on her pins as days gone bye we called in for some lunch ..we weren't disappointed, a generously portioned meal and...More

Thank Gerry H
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you glad you enjoyed and may be see you's agen soon

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We got off the plane in Manchester and drove through Buxton, looking for our first British pub. Found. Local beer. Friendly locals. And great fish and chips with mushy peas. We are in the U.K.!!!!!

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This bar is well situated in the centre of town. Bar was full of locals, were other bars were more touristy. Really good jukebox and not bad choice of beers, but felt like what it is, a pub for locals only

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

An utter mistake. The bangers seemed to be made from potted meat, except I can eat potted meat. I had one bite as did my wife. Seemed to be battered on the inside. The fish and chips were also wretched. What appeared to be a...More

Thank BobxxxxCindy
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

hi i'm really sorry to hear this,can't understand, I don't think we've ever had a complaint about the sausages and the fish for a long time, since we changed them 16 month ago. If it was that bad i hope you got a member of...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A Dog friendly pub that's NOT SO Dog friendly our dog and a other were having a quick bark and with that the Gaffer said now take control of the dog's or out. All that said the food wasn't too bad.

1  Thank jmgfixit
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

sorry you feel that way,but that quik bark was 5 mins and was going to go on for a while,thanx jason

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Wanted some food before getting the train home, Milton's Head conveniently situated in Spring Gardens.Was served swiftly at the bar and placed my order for lasagne and chips - my favourite :) nice and clean dining room with space to put my rucksack, food came...More

1  Thank hairdy
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

so glad you enjoyed and see you again

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Called in to the miltons head today with my wife after having a drink we ordered home made soup and a sandwich very good and tasty sunday lunch looked good a warm welcome from jason and mandy well worth another visit

Thank Graham H
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

sunday lunc nxt then ha,thanx for the reveiw

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We always visit this pub when we visit Buxton. Really friendly place, not in the least bit posh,but tasty food, from the sandwiches to the hot meals ... all good. Chips are ace!! Just be prepared to wait a while for food. It IS worth...More

Thank Olwyn H
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

thank you for that we are working on how long it takes, so hopefully nx time should be s bit faster

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is a no fuss pub, very basic but reasonable beer - good prices and friendly staff. Not your traditional market town pub it is decor from a designer that spent more time drinking than thinking, but if a pint in a no frills pub...More

Thank Simpson0n
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

thnks for that i like to think i am 1 of only a few traditional pubs left.

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Miltons Head today. We were greeted warmly and informed straight away that the regular chef was off poorly & this could result in a small delay for food. No problem at all, prefer up front communication. Nice food with a good selection....More

Thank Janet A
332jasonw, Manager at Miltons Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

glad you enjoyed n yes see you again thanx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Bar, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 24733
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This is a town centre pub, The only town centre pub now, We open at 10 am til 12am ish depending on how busy we are. We serve from 11ish,till 7ish, Some time's later, Some time earlier, Depending on how busy we are. We have pool, Darts and entertainment at least once a month, We have two cask ale's on. Stella, carling, And corr's light,Boddy's, Guinness And stowford press cider
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