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The Tickled Trout

33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
+44 114 289 1111
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (65 reviews)
“pizza” (101 reviews)
“arancini” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
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1 - 10 of 857 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Brilliant and good value. All 3 of us really enjoyed our 2 courses. The one who had a dessert said it wasvery delicious!

Thank Freedom53908204707
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently visited this place after recommendations and in the first instance the decor is beautiful! Lots of attention to detail, amazing ambience. The drinks were not up to scratch, poor cocktails and warm wine. We ordered starters and mains, although we can appreciate and...More

Thank kulbirks
Reviewed yesterday

From beginning to end the service was excellent. We were welcomed with lots of smiles and nothing was too much trouble. It was especially good to speak to the chef and hear him discuss his food. He was open to any suggestions. I had the...More

Thank Carole L
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your kind words, we very much appreciate it. It was lovely to meet you and the TT team will look forward to welcoming you back soon. With best wishes Chris

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent selection of beers, delicious wide range of food for 4 different dietary requirements (the arancini cubes get a special mention), a warm welcome, and great service from everybody we dealt with, moving between bar and restaurant and back again on both nights we were...More

Thank Andrewusesmanyhotels
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for writing such a great review for us - we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Barlow and delighted you enjoyed dining at the Tickled Trout. I hope you pass by again! Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend it for drinks rather than a dinner. I thought it was a little bit overrated. Pricey, the food came quickly. It seemed like a place where the smaller the portion the more it cost. Extremely clean. Great thing about it was that...More

1  Thank polamac
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm sorry you didn’t enjoy dining in our restaurant. The lounge with our log fire does have more of a pub feel but our conservatory and food are certainly of restaurant quality. We do pride ourselves on utilising the skills of our chefs by cooking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been some years since we visited before the present owners. It's a great place, especially if you want a well priced lunch. The portions on the lunch menu are perfect if you like to have three courses. The food itself is well cooked using...More

Thank Irene01246
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. I am pleased you enjoyed dining with us, especially as we have recently introduced our new lunch menu. Having grown up in the village it was so important to restore the Tickled Trout sympathetically with a welcoming atmosphere for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to suss it out as we were staying at the sister place...the peacock. The staff were so helpful. We both had a half of red feather. It was really good. The place is so comfortable & friendly. Hope we'll go back sometime.

Thank jane j
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pleased you wandered down and enjoyed an excellent local ale. I very much hope if you visit Barlow gain you will dine with us! Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was absolutely stunning, quick and brilliant service and an amazing atmosphere would definitely go back. 100% recommend!

Thank Gee4563
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing such a great review, we all very much appreciate your kind words. We will look forward to welcoming you back at your next visit! Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal at the Tickled Trout while staying at their holiday cottage for a family break. Can’t fault the food or service, a good selection on the menu and reasonably priced. The restaurant itself is clean and well presented and the staff are very...More

Thank Paul J
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing such a great review for us – the whole TT team very much appreciate it. Delighted you enjoyed our lovely holiday cottage (its great being next door!) I hope we can welcome you again in the future Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Tickled Trout for Sunday lunch. We were really impressed with the venue; bright airy rooms and stylish pub decor. Quality of food was excellent, especially the beef which was cooked to perfection. Portions were generous. Desserts were lovely....More

Thank spacehead6
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words regarding your Sunday lunch. I am delighted you enjoyed your food. I can only apologise regarding the level of service you experienced. We have had a few new staff and we are taking training very seriously to make sure...More

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DaveAnnChesterfield
20 November 2017|
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Response from PaulY207 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. I’m not sure about this one. Maybe call and ask ...
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1wilma
21 September 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Yes, our quiz starts at 730 every Sunday evening - this week we have a special one as its our 100th quiz! Hope you will be able to join us.
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Alice W
12 April 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Hi, we do welcome dogs in our lounge area but not in the restaurant. A full menu is available in the lounge area and tables can be requested to be booked (which is advisable at busy times)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Barlow
  • Phone Number: +44 114 289 1111
  • E-mail
Description
"Derbyshire Pride. Italian Inspiration." Proud of Derbyshire and inspired by Italy, that sums us up really. We use the finest locally sourced ingredients to create delicious food that has an Italian twist. Visitors to the Tickled Trout in Barlow are guaranteed a warm welcome, relaxed surroundings and a great choice of top-notch food. It is advisable to book a table either by our on-line reservation system on our website or the traditional way by phone! Also like us on Facebook for regular updates....
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