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The Plough Inn at Brackenfield

$$ - $$$, British,
Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
+44 1629 534437
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Drove past this pub a few times as it's round a bend in the road. Finally decided to try it and boy, did we enjoy our meal! Pushed the boat out and had fillet steak, cooked perfectly. Asked for dauphinoise potatoes instead of chips, as...More

Thank cowboysmate
Reviewed 6 days ago

We celebrated our Son's birthday on Sunday at The Plough, one of our favourite places to eat. The food was excellent as usual and the staff friendly and attentive. A big thank you to Laura for her excellent Cheesecake (the blackcurrant was as good as...More

Thank sheilapursglove
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two real ales Nice, interesting menu, al a carte and table d' hote lunch menu plus specials Very pleasant surroundings, four different rooms to eat in, lots of bygone stuff to look and wonder at Our food arrived quickly, nicely presented and was of a...More

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A 30th birthday celebration for one of our family attended by 8 people including toddler on 9th August. Lovely setting and interior. Excellent set of food options, including vegetarian. My wife particularly enjoyed the mushroom based puff pastry main, and my slow cooked belly pork...More

Thank Donald K
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We took my mum for a meal and we all loved it. All three of us had a different option for each course and they were all excellent - good quality ingredients and really well cooked.

Thank TimF13
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visited my sister and her husband who took us out for a meal at this pub. It is set in beautiful surroundings and is very quant. On entering you notice how clean it is. We were served with drinks very quickly and shown to our...More

1  Thank briancwhite
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Was looking for somewhere different to eat on a Friday night and chose this old pub out in the countryside. Quiet and warm welcome. Tasty bottle of Merlot, prawns, soup, salmon, lamb, apple & raspberry crumble, Bakewell tart, liquor coffee and americano. Front courtyard and...More

Thank garys s
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Lovely pub ,,excellent service and meal.Roast beef was perfect and the vegetables delicious,,Good choice of starters and sweets.

Thank _jane_nicholson2
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Read reviews and thought we would try. What a find, excellent food well presented. Both my kids (4&7)said "wow" when theirs arrived and they said proper food. Homemade chicken nuggets and a huge sausage. Flat iron steak so tender & the salmon was good as...More

Thank DFA63
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Brought visiting friends to our favourite eating place, top quality meal as always and friends were suitably impressed. We love eating in the old part of the building, thick stone walls, cosy atmosphere, wonderful views, a very enjoyable experience all round.

Thank cwbderbyshire
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12 April 2015|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I don't know - but I seem to remember that there was one. Best give them a call to be sure.
23 March 2015|
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Response from Geoffrey T | Reviewed this property |
HI at our wedding we had 24 guests seated but there would have been room for another 12 seated guests hope this is of some help to you .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 534437
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