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The Okeover Arms

) #6 of 75 Restaurants in Ashbourne $$ - $$$ , British,
Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
+44 1335 350305
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (26 reviews)
“belly pork” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We found tgis pub by chance while visiting Dovedale. Very friendly staff, very welcoming to my dog, we were allowed to eat inside with him. He got lots of fuss. Food was delicious, good quality and big portions. All in all a perfect lunch out....More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a meal here on monday evening.we didnt book,as we were not expecting it to be busy early in the week.it did however end up with quite a lot of people in.it's obviously very popular with lots of local people.the meal we had was good...More

Thank gordonh809
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened to find this pub after a morning walking with our young son and two dogs at nearby Dovedale. We were driving around looking for somewhere for lunch and this caught our eye as we could see tables in the garden next to a...More

Thank CandAR03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us booked a table here. On arrival we had to place our order immediately as there was another group coming in. When we asked to see the menus the waitress said 'they're over there'. We had to wait over 1 hour for...More

Thank saladboxman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried to ring to book table as pub was a two mile walk - no answer so set off early. Arrived 6:30 (midweek) but told all tables reserved. Took a table outside - such a shame that there is no pub garden; tables are all...More

Thank Busypips
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has cracked it. All are welcome, including those with muddy boots and large dogs. We arrived without either and found a warm welcome. Seated quickly in a spotlessly clean restaurant, the menu gave us great trouble. The food its clearly grouped into separate...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

What a great find! An extremely good pub that is very dog friendly. Staff are attentive, friendly and helpful even whilst being very busy! Food is wholesome and plentiful, beer well kept with a good range. Altogether an outstanding pub in a rural location. Phone...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Not enough staff, at least not the night we went. We had booked, which I think is advisable, we were shown to our table, got our drinks from the bar, then nothing happened, not even menus brought. It does seem to be table service and...More

2  Thank alpacasrus
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Stopped for a couple of beers after work. Beer was good, well kept and not expensive. Nice pub, nice setting - well worth a visit.

Thank SunshineRob
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nice food, friendly staff and good beer. Pub is always busy so booking is recommended. It could do with a lick of paint outside but inside is good.

Thank Fidget50
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What's the disabled access like for a wheelchair user?
5 April 2017|
Response from AnnH01923 | Reviewed this property |
very good
How far from HPB blare hall and is it very hilly we are old rusty cyclists?
16 October 2016|
Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
its quite hilly in some places but im sure youll be ok
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 350305
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