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The Black Swan

) #2 of 5 Restaurants in Ashover $$ - $$$ , British,
Church Street | Chesterfield, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0AB, England
+44 1246 591926
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Church Street | Chesterfield, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0AB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

we came here one night for a drink with a friend and decided to return the following week for lunch..All 4 of us enjoyed our meals they was all well cooked and fresh. The chips was excellent too!! 2 pint 2 cordials 2 kids meals...More

Thank ummer9466
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've not been to ashover for ages and used to prefer the Crispin. A friend said new owners were really nice, friendly atmosphere and good great and good value. They weren't wrong. Nice decor, nice vibe, great lamb shank, very tasty pie... Only reason it's...More

Thank Louide
robhoult168, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your review hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here a few months ago and was far from impressed, since our last visit the pub has changed hands and this is very noticeable. Good choice on the menu, tasty food and well worth a visit.

Thank AndyN32
robhoult168, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your feedback. Rob

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been out for the day at Peak rail and decided to go for a meal, we found the Black Swan by chance and the staff was very friendly and helpful as my wife is coeliac. The menu was varied and our group of 6 ordered...More

Thank mike-elaine77
robhoult168, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for visiting us we are pleased you enjoyed your dinning experience, Rob, Jamie, Lindsey

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for an evening out with friends . Average food with a lot of cheese dishes or with cheese on them. A limited menu the food is very tasty Staff are good. Not a place we will rush to go back to

1  Thank retiredDerbyshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not book but no problem getting a table not very busy. Good selection on menu Light bites menu value for money. Bit slow on service only one person waiting on bar taking orders and serving. Food was good when served I had fish and...More

1  Thank grahamwhitworth121
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Black Swan is in a picturesque village but had very little parking..It has a beer garden at the back that has umbrellas for good shade The staff are extremely helpful, and friendly and the service we received was excellent. There was a good menu...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Had been told that it had changed hands recently and the cook was good, we tried the pub out on Tuesday lunchtime to find that they did a Tuesday to Friday lunchtime deal for oap's of a two course lunch and dessert with tea or...More

2  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

met up with some friends here to have a catch up, we had a bottle wine outside served in an ice bucket, lovely evening, very friendly staff and owners, nothing was any trouble...even at pot of tea at 10pm as our friend was driving, even...More

Thank yvonnewalker65
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was the worst food I have ever had in a pub.Two of us had fish and it was terrible,we did mention it to staff at the endof the meal.More

Thank 11albert
robhoult168, Owner at The Black Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi we have only just been able to take control of the trip advisor page from the last owners. We are Very sorry to hear the fish wasn't the best fillet. We have since changed fish supplies to address this issue. Thanks for your feedback-...More

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14 May 2017|
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Response from robhoult168 | Property representative |
Hi it's rob Lindsey and Jamie the new owners and we took over the pub a few weeks and we have only just took over the trip advisor page so please bear with us and watch this space. Thanks rob
23 June 2016|
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Response from TheWebsters4 | Reviewed this property |
There isn't one. They have daily specials and a basic menu in the pub
Roger M
15 January 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am sure the Black will be able to accommodate you as the landlady there is very helpful and I am sure it will be possible Give them a ring and I am sure if they have availability they will be able to help. A great... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Chesterfield, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Ashover
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 591926
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We are a Public House serving great quality Home made and home cooked food in a traditional pub atmosphere.
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