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The Bowling Green Inn

2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
+44 1335 342511
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (248 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

With a warm welcome even in the worst of weather The Bowling Green serves great traditional and classic food, well above typical pub-grub standard, that never disappoints.

Thank PaulWmMullins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food here at really good prices. However the standard of service on this Monday evening was very strange. At 4.30 only one young girl seemed to be doing everything and she was miserable and not welcoming. Did not show us to our table just...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's rare to find a Sunday dinner that comes close to the mother in laws ( I don't even try these days as the competition is too high) but this place scored a well earned second place. Large portioned and tender beef with huge Yorkshire...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times and are never disappointed. Ate here last on New Year's Day. I have to say this is one of the friendliest pub/restaurants I have been in. Young Amy and Heidi and their two other young helpers never stop working...More

Thank Playdays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been our first visit and we would definitely come back again. With the decor and several fires the atmosphere was really good and there are plenty of spacious tables to enjoy your meal at. We went for starters of Nachos and Prawn Cocktail....More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a welcome sight to see a roaring open fire in the bar area. Warm, cosy and welcoming were first impressions. Our friends recommended the Bowling Green so we decided to try it out. The pub allows dogs into the bar. Not sure if...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked for 4 of us having read the Trip Advisor reviews. I can honestly say we had the warmest welcome I have ever had. The front of house team were brilliant. A great team, and I mean team, all ensuring there clients were looked...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We came to the bowling green for our Works Christmas meal and it was brilliant! The food was lovely and there was plenty to go around, I couldn’t have asked for a better environment for it to take place, we were a larger party so...More

Thank leigh_2106
Reviewed 13 December 2017

It was the first time I had visited the Bowling Green and was really looking forward to the festive meal . there was quite a crowd of us with all different menus being ordered.There was quite a wait for our meals which we didnt mind...More

1  Thank Gwen K
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We recently ate the festive menu here at lunchtime and we were very disappointed by the total experience. "The roast turkey with bacon wrapped round stuffing" was an inferior turkey and bacon roll cut into two thin slices each. We were served three sprouts each...More

Thank Parsleyhay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 342511
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