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Derwentwater Arms

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Calver $$ - $$$ , British,
Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
+44 1433 639211
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
“Very friendly and welcomed our dog too.”
7 May 2017
“It really was fantastic.”
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
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61 - 70 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2015

Child friendly pub with a great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is locally sourced, homemade and very tasty. Thanks for a great meal.More

Thank Peepies
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Hello and thank you for your review. We love hearing everyone's point of view here at the Derwentwater and it is fantastic that you found us child friendly, with friendly staff to help your visit - that's exactly what we are trying to achieve here....More

Reviewed 5 October 2015

Sunday lunch for four booked by friends who live reasonably locally but had never been before. Our expectations of standard pub grub were significantly exceeded. The roast beef was outstanding; a quality joint cooked to perfection. The steak and ale pie was also delicious. All...More

Thank Alison G
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

Hello and thanks for your recent review, we really appreciate it.Our roast beef joint is provided by Gary Hancock of Stoney Middleton and is usually cooked medium rare but can be made medium to well done. Our steak pies are made in house and are...More

Reviewed 4 October 2015

Visited on 4/10/15 for lunch. The food was very good, well presented and served by polite staff. It is always a good sign when they advertise where the food is from (local butchers and home grown vegetables etc. )There were four of us in our...More

Thank Drahcir
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. Our food is delicious and freshly made on site. Our staff are excellent and know exactly what we expect of them. We try and use local producers and home grown produce as much...More

Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

1st visit here despite living fairly locally, and I will admit that upon entering I was expecting basic pub food used to refuel us before we moved on. However when the food came I was thrilled. My partner had liver & mash which he said...More

Thank Lgvk
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

Hello and thank you for your recent review at the Derwentwater Arms. We are very proud of our excellent quality food that is locally sourced. Our staff are friendly, professional and always willing to help which we are very proud of. Our specials board rotates...More

Reviewed 11 September 2015

8 of us went on saturday evening for my niece's birthday. This was our third visit in a few weeks and each time we have been the food has been good. As a vegetarian there are limited choices for me and I had had other...More

2  Thank Margaret W
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2015

Hello and thank you for yaking

Reviewed 6 September 2015

Although we feel that the Derwentwater Arms lacks atmosphere, the food is consistently good and we keep returning for either Sunday lunch or dinner. The good thing for me is that they serve smaller portions on dishes on their general menu, although not on "specials"...More

Thank SheffieldPip
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2015

Hello, thank you for your recent review. We have trying to create a warm, cosy and friendly atmosphere since we took over last year as the Derwentwater is a blank canvas. We are still working on this and are aware that it is something that...More

Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch with the family on Monday 17th august. My wife and I both had the pie off of the 2 for £10 lunch board! The portions were very generous and the pie was the best I've had in ages! My little boy had...More

Thank Grumbleweed86
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2015

Hi and thanks for your recent reviews- all reviews are welcomed at the Derwentwater Arms but it is great to receive such a lovely. We are glad you enjoyed the food and drinks on your recent visit, and that your little boy enjoyed his fish...More

Reviewed 17 August 2015

My Wife & I went for Lunch Wednesday 12 August 2015. I had home made Smoked salmon Pate Delicious. (I asked for recipe it it was that good) 5* They advertise 2 meals for £10 Wife had Fish Chips peas, I had home made Meat...More

Thank harry U
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2015

Hello, firstly I would like to thank you for your custom and taking the time to review us on tripadvisor. It is fantastic to get such fantastic feedback! I am glad you enjoyed the salmon pate, it is a new edition to our menu and...More

Reviewed 30 July 2015

We ate a very pleasant lunch here on Monday, after visiting some well dressings in the area. We had not visited the Derwentwater Arms before. We were pleasantly surprised by the home made pie with fresh veg ,mash and gravy. Our table had a lovely...More

Thank janfizz
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2015

Thank you for taking your time to review your visit at the Derwentwater arms. I mangled you have enjoyed our homemade prices using fresh and local produce. We are proud of our food and service that we offer here. We are extremely lucky to host...More

Reviewed 23 July 2015

Booked for 4 of us for Saturday evening. We had a lovely table in the window overlooking the cricket pitch, unfortunately they had just finished playing. The food and beer were excellent, very reasonably priced too. The staff seemed genuinely pleased to see us although...More

Thank Margaret W
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2015

Thank you for taking your time to write our recent review. It is fantastic to her such fantastic feedback about or food, staff and beer. I am very glad you enjoyed your refer visit. Thank you and we hope tonsure you again in the near...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Calver
  • Phone Number: +44 1433 639211
Description
The Derwentwater Arms is a warm & friendly Pub / Restaurant set high in the village of Calver it has great views of the surounding peaks and edges.It is set back from the main road in the 'old' village, a real hidden gem.
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