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The Bowling Green Inn

) #3 of 75 Restaurants in Ashbourne $$ - $$$ , British,
2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
+44 1335 342511
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
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1 - 10 of 703 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a Sunday night with my partner! Great choice on the menu and all reasonable priced! Portions were huge and very tasty! Would go back again if we are ever back in the area!

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Saw this pub on way to ashbourne it was lovely food 5 star the staff were excellent glad we found it x

Thank flashrap2312
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a meal for two for an early Father's Day treat and the food was absolutely amazing. The staff are friendly and there is a nice little yard outside where you can take your drink and sit in the sunshine. The haggis and black...More

Thank Bellehaymes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at The Bowling Green because of the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. However we were a little disappointed. Nothing wrong with the meal it was acceptable but neither was it anything special. Just a very ordinary pub meal. Like a lot of similar...More

Thank SueJim126
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly service . Haggis and black pudding starter delicious! We were in a very large group and our order came out on time and no mistakes! Slightly overdone steak when asked for medium-rare.

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled into this pub on off chance while taking granddaughter camping and wow food was amazing 👍🏽fillet steak and ribeye steak cooked to perfection we chose dauphinois potatoes as side dish and that took was delicious. Also tried the haggis and black pudding ,that too...More

Thank beverlybev12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard good things about so gave it a try, very good indeed. Had the T-Bone with dofenwar potatoes cooked to perfection.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attractive, deceptively spacious, comfortable premises serving good quality food at a reasonable price. Steaks are quite clearly a speciality but the two meals for £12 deal is excellent value. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank 965barryj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best steak I've had in a long time. The gin cocktails are great. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be visiting again.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 for £12 before 5pm - epic! Family friendly pub with excellent food and great service! Car park is opposite the pub, we missed it the first time around! We rang to book as there were 9 of us and glad we did as it...More

Thank Sindy W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jenny T
Do you cater for coeliacs?
5 January 2017|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I do not know the answer to this question. I suggest that you phone The Bowling Green and ask if they can cater for your needs. I hope this is of use to you.
Sebastian B
Can you take dogs
9 July 2016|
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Response from richnjojo | Reviewed this property |
I think there was a dog in the bar when we went but would ask first
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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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