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50's American Diner

John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
+44 1283 220050
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“hot dog” (57 reviews)
“fries” (65 reviews)
“burger” (163 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked this because it looked like a unique place to take children but a bit surprised to find it was essentially a caravan on an industrial park! The overall diner experience was pretty cool but the burgers and dogs were nothing special. The portion...More

1  Thank PenelopePitstop454
derbyshirediners, Owner at 50's American Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning! I'm sorry we do not serve wine! As an original American Diner built in NewJersey in 1950 we keep to the vintage Diner ethos Over 50flavours of American thickshakes and almost as many varieties of soda Our food is of the very best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Went for the first time and could barely choose where to start on the shake menu (jaffa cake won), the burger and hot dog choice was also vast, followed by a delightful dessert menu. The place was a steady kind of...More

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place to go for a fun meal. And the food was very nice. The staff were very friendly and fun.

Thank Lozicecream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch as we were in the area and I looked for somewhere to eat nearby. Found this on Tripadvisor. It's a very authentic place. It was a Saturday lunch time so maybe not the busiest time, but the service was faultless. I...More

Thank Magicmont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great theme good vibe . Staff look great in their fancy outfits. Food is great and the place has great character . You may look from outside and think it's not a place to go but I think that's down to the garage it's next...More

Thank amberleaf99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon after pre booking our table. The diner had a few in but not full. We were seated swiftly and given the menus. We then had a 15 minute wait to order our drinks? Our food order was taken and...More

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Very limited tables, had to wait 15 minutes for a table.Blinds are always down on the windows as it's next to a road and garage .Everything seemed to be run/waited/served and cooked by kids.I had a steak with a pepper sauce and I must say...More

Thank markZ493QV
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Took the in laws here for a birthday meal and it was nice meal which we enjoyed. The shakes are thick, just a warning - yummy but thick! They also took quite a long time to come out. The food was nice big portions though...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I drove past this diner this morning whilst driving and was contemplating going in there. the reason for me being there was i was delivering to a company nearly next door to it and once finished i asked a member of staff is that 50’s...More

3  Thank h3nnaz
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here 3 or 4 times now and every time I just love it. It's fast food, but done well. Make sure to try one of the milkshakes! Friends who don't love local always want to pay a visit when they come to stay...More

1  Thank Laura G
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17 March 2017|
Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
It certainly is give us a call 01283 220050 with your requirements or call into the diner
17 March 2017|
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Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
We do please contact the Diner for information 01283 220050
Lisa D
28 February 2017|
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Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
Hi thanks for the message When you book a booth at the diner if you tell us your requirements we will always ensure that there is a great selection for you Thanks Jeff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Swadlincote  >  Church Gresley
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 220050
  • E-mail
The diner is open friday 5pm til 9pm saturday 12 noon til 9pm and sunday 12 noon til 7pm to book please give us a call the diner has received a 5 star food hygeine rating for the last 11 years and is the highest rating available
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