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.

Hope & Anchor - CLOSED

Market Place, Wirksworth, England
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible51%
4 Dec 2016
“Desperately seeking Decent Sunday Lunch”
30 Oct 2016
“No hope for the Hope and Anchor”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, Pub, British
Market Place, Wirksworth, England
All Details
Reviews (12)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 4 December 2016

Now that the Hope and Anchor is closed, we are looking for somewhere near to Wirksworth that does a decent Sunday Lunch. We have been spoiled here at the Hope and Anchor with excellently cooked and excellent value sunday luch. No-one else seems to be...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a complete and utter dump. I can not begin to describe what a dirty and un kept place this is. We will rather go thirsty than drink ( or God forbid eat) at the Hope and Anchor. Please, do not visit, stay away, you...More

Thank createoneworld
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A good, honest, tasty Sunday Lunch in a real local - that was our experience of the Hope and Anchor in Wirksworth, itself a good, honest Peak District town with oodles of history. A bonus was the modest price of the meal, and friendly service....More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Took a bunch of friends in who were visiting, the beer was off and when i pointed this out in a polite manner i was thrown out! I'm also not sure about the licence they have but people can often be seen in their beer...More

Thank Clamabuse
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This could be a great pub, just off the market place right in the centre of the village, but........ Firstly the positives. The young lad behind the bar was friendly and clearly had a good knowledge of the beers on offer. The beer was actually...More

3  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This place has the best location in the whole town being right on the market square but it hasn't seen a lick of paint or an upholsterers staple gun in decades. Smoke stained walls & ceiling are matched by filthy ripped seating & grubby furnishings....More

4  Thank hantsspur
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Called in for a drink.will never go back again.what a dump .The sitting is dirty and ripped also they let dogs lie on the sitting.it was a big black dog.they serve meals but I would not fancy eating a meal .we wiped are feet on...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Visited on Saturday night and the pub was fairly quiet. However this was okay for us. The bar maid was attentive and friendly. I would return here for a quiet drink before moving on somewhere else later in the evening.

Thank L0z11
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The atmosphere in here was warm and welcoming although the décor was a little dated and could have done with a lick of paint. The guy behind the bar was very helpful and pleasant. Would go back for a drink.

1  Thank CJB2901
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Perfect place for a nightcap away from noisier venues in this distinctive little Derbyshire town. Good selection of malt whiskies.

Thank wolsties
Nearby HotelsSee all Wirksworth Hotels
Red Lion Hotel
109 reviews
.08 km away
Alison House Hotel
392 reviews
2.93 km away
New Bath Hotel and Spa
369 reviews
3.80 km away
Hodgkinson's Hotel
399 reviews
4.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mercia restaurant and wine bar
107 reviews
.00 km away
Le Mistral
508 reviews
.02 km away
Sour Cow
34 reviews
.05 km away
The Coffee Drop
87 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
314 reviews
.34 km away
Middleton Top Countryside Centre
18 reviews
1.50 km away
The Northern Light Cinema
73 reviews
.21 km away
44 reviews
.49 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Bar, Pub, British
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Wirksworth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Wirksworth
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