We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Masons

1 Church Street | Donisthorpe, Swadlincote DE12 7PX, England
+44 1530 515515
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (15 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
“mashed potato” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Church Street | Donisthorpe, Swadlincote DE12 7PX, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (109)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for lunch today with our friends and 3 dogs, we were welcomed with the most friendliest of greetings, we had well kept beers and very enjoyable food from a great choice off the menu. Really good value, will definitely go again and strongly...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Poor welcome, extremely expensive round for the area (£8.00 for pt pedigree and 175ml cheap white wine). Problem with Wi-Fi. Don't think I'll bother again for a drink.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited without booking, was served straight away, choice of 4 meats, excellent choice of vegetables, and cauliflower cheese to die for, will definitely visit again when we visit our family in south Derbyshire, thank you for an amazing dinner.

Thank Billie B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Sunday lunch at the masons arms, selection of meats excellent, but the veg oh dear, time to get rid of the red cabbage lenses, a change in choice of veg is long overdue, green cabbage , french beans, Brussels, all need to be available, much...More

1  Thank sundayluncher2017
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Wow, what can I say? The food was fabulous, we had a mix, some carvery and some chose from the menu, all delicious and meats very tender. And huge portions. Puddings were gorgeous, treacle sponge was as light as a feather with rich custard. Staff...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, wonderful service, great prices! Glad we found this fab place we would definitely revisit x

Thank Sonnymorris123567
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Cycled here from Conkers Camping and Caravan Site along the canal. Thought we would 'reward' ourselves with a pint of beer. Warmly greeted in the bar and chose Pedigree and Doombar - both spot on. As it was around 1p.m. asked about lunch and were...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Curry and a pint is always fab- really generous portion sizes and well cooked. Prompt friendly service and good value

Thank FionaSmith100
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Excellent Service A good Selection Of Foods, Mine was Beef Curry and the Trimmings with wine, Can't Fault. Will Be Visiting Again.

Thank fily20112016
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We ate here on Sunday early evening and the meal was really average but quite pricey. The couple at the next table warned us that their Carvery was luke warm and seemed left over from lunch so we ordered a pie and gammon steak. The...More

Thank dr7575
Nearby HotelsSee all Swadlincote Hotels
Champneys Springs Health Resort
2,011 reviews
3.53 km away
Ramada Hotel
1 review
3.77 km away
Best Western Appleby Park Hotel
520 reviews
4.09 km away
The Royal Hotel
230 reviews
4.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Halfway House Restaurant
366 reviews
.63 km away
Lakeside Bistro
264 reviews
1.41 km away
Marlin Fish Bar
32 reviews
1.24 km away
Shoulder of Mutton
57 reviews
1.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ashby Canal
11 reviews
2.40 km away
Champneys Springs Spa
320 reviews
3.51 km away
Charnwood Forest Alpacas
371 reviews
4.81 km away
The Odd House Pub
15 reviews
4.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Masons staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Church Street | Donisthorpe, Swadlincote DE12 7PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Swadlincote
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 515515
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing