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The Knockerdown Inn and Restaurant

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Knockerdown $$ - $$$ , British,
Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
+44 1629 540209
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Myself and my two children drove 50 mins to visit this pub as we have been here before about a year ago. It has a great play areas for the children while you can relax and have a drink. We ordered food and the children...More

Thank spilsmark
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch, good value and service, our waitress Tracy was excellent! The dining area was very nicely decorated, we enjoyed everything.

Thank happychemist123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely bar and restaurant, the Sunday lunch was gorgeous, what a shame it was let down by someone who I'm presuming is the manager. She is extremely rude with no concept of customer service. The meals came out randomly at different times...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to the Knockerdown for an evening meal, it was absolutely fantastic the food was delicious and served with a smile from the waitresses Tracy and Chloe. We will definitely be back again sometime soon xxx

Thank mandy181
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First visit in Carington water and saw this fabulous pub/ restaurant. Food amazing at a very reasonable price. All staff very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend.

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been paddle boarding for my son's Birthday at Carsington Water. There was 16 of us and they brought all the food out together which brill and tasty. Tracy the waitress that served us was very welcoming and made sure we were well catered...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of six arrived to a very warm welcome on a chilly damp Tuesday lunch time. We were shown to our reserved table and given menus and directed to the specials board. Orders for the food were placed at the servery and we just...More

Thank nblastflight
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent menu/choice available. Brilliant food. Cooked to perfection. Welcoming atmosphere. The owners have run this pub since 1996. They have it mastered. Not changed hands every few months like many places these days. Longevity because they are good at what they do.

Thank GlynDianeB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This friendly pub serves delicious food at reasonable prices .We six friends have eaten here several times and the welcome is always warm, the service impeccable ( thanks Tracy) and there is a good variety of dishes.

Thank Jean f f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want the best pub food for miles around, visit The Knockerdown. When you just want simply great food perfectly cooked visit The Knockerdown Tracy and her staff will provide great service and the chef,sorry didn't get their name, will provide delicious food. I...More

Thank deeejay
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Edwina P
16 July 2017|
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Response from Knockerdown | Property representative |
Hi Basic camping prices are £6 per pitch, £3 per person per night, dogs are allowed as long as they are kept on a lead at all times and you clean up after them, they are allowed in half the pub as well..............
14 July 2017|
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Response from Knockerdown | Property representative |
Hi, pints from £3.60
4 June 2017|
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Response from paulmP1234BO | Reviewed this property |
Claire I can recommend the steak , bloody lovely but fun to go off the specials board too try pic a hot sunny day and eat under a brollie in the garden hope this help sorry for short reply this am as I was off to work hard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne  >  Knockerdown
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 540209
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The Knockerdown Inn & Restaurant is a Traditional 17th Century 'OLDE WORLDE' English Pub, situated overlooking Carsington Water it has everything the local visitor could wish for, its open all day, every day throughout the Summer holidays. At other times, it opens for lunch and evenings in the week and ALL Day every Saturday & Sunday. It offers Traditional Pub Food & Cask Ales,a separate Extensive Childrens' Menu, Wheelchair Access & Disabled Toilets, High Chairs and Baby Changing Room. There is a Childrens' Adventure Play Area and separate Toddler Play Area, an Award Winning Garden & Patio Area Large Car Park Coaches welcome, by appointment. The pub is Dog Friendly Free WIFI is available. And they also offer Caravan & Camping, with toilet and shower facilities.
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