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The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Pilsley $$ - $$$ , British,
On the Chatsworth Estate High Street, Pilsley, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1UL, England
+44 1246 583258
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“cheesecake” (7 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
On the Chatsworth Estate High Street, Pilsley, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1UL, England
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1 - 10 of 366 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Service poor and food overpriced (restaurant prices for mediocre bar meals). Will definitely not rush to return.

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We should of known when the beer was served warm but it was lunchtime and we were near the Chatsworth Farm Shop which does some wonderful food but fancied a change. We both ordered fish and chips with mushy peas. Both portions came out with...More

1  Thank swimmer03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is picture book, the staff were all delightful and our room excellent. Unfortunately for us the food didn't match up to the rest, dinner started off OK but the main courses dissapointed. Breakfast was poor also, we left thinking that perhaps in such...More

2  Thank maur2043630
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed stay with us. I am sorry that the food was disappointing, all of our team try hard to provide excellent customer service including our chefs so I am sorry that this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pub which is bigger than it looks. It is situated on the Chatsworth Estate, and has at least three large rooms for eating. As I use a wheelchair, I found it a bit difficult getting in, because you have to push the...More

Thank gregorychapman28
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest review - I am pleased to see that your meal was tasty and enjoyable, the gammon is a popular option especially with the choice of a large or small portion! With regards to allergens we do have an allergens menu,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and service in wonderful surroundings - even helped me out with a bucket of ice for our cricket match!!

Thank CLR90
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! Myself and the team look forward to welcoming you back again soon

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Came anticipating good things but we're sadly disappointed. Need to say that location is lovely & staff welcoming on arrival plus wine & cider good! Had to ask for our table to be cleaned as it had remnant from previous diners. This was done with...More

1  Thank Aliquine
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest review - I am sorry to hear that your experience with us was less than enjoyable. Please rest assured that I will follow up your comments. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I booked Sunday lunch in advance for my family. One of the two meat roasts had run out by 1pm so it was beef or beef. Service was incredibly slow throughout and I was paying the bill by the time desert arrived. There was little...More

2  Thank Alistair R
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - I am sorry to hear that your dining experience with us was poor and that we sold out of one of the meat choices for our Sunday lunch option. As all of our roasts are cooked fresh to serve,...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We visited the Devonshire Arms on Sunday 28 May 2017 and was somewhat disappointed with the lack of customer care and understanding. Food ok, service poor in terms of acknowledging customers and willing to take food orders. Doubtful if we will re-visit.

2  Thank Sarah B
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were disappointed with your visit and wont be revisiting. Unfortunately your review is a little vague so cannot comment and the issues you have raised.

Reviewed 29 May 2017

We live close by and don't eat out very often but went to the Dev last night. Excellent staff very efficient and friendly. The Camembert starter w perfect and a good portion of bread to go along with it . We then had for the...More

Thank Carl M
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank you so very much for your lovely review. I am extremely please that you enjoyed you Burger and Steak. It is always nice to see local people in the pub and I hope to see you soon. We now have little treats behind the...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there ended up being 3 courses as the food was so good ! Lovely garden with amazing views. Excellent staff who coped well with the business of the evening in the unusual Derbyshire heat! Please try it outMore

Thank Marie Y
Emma F, General Manager at The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley - Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Thank-you for you review. I am happy to see that you were able to enjoy our garden area that overlooks the beautiful hills of the peak district and were lucky enough to enjoy the rare sight that is the sunshine as well as trying out...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Chatsworth Estate High Street, Pilsley, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1UL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell  >  Pilsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 583258
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