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The Old Poets' Corner Restaurant

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Ashover $$ - $$$ , British,
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
+44 1246 590888
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“turkey” (3 reviews)
“great beer” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Poets again while on holiday at Darwin Lakes and again it confirmed my belief that its the best pub on the planet! As it was curry night the non curry menu was more limited than usual so I went for the...More

Thank Mikedg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still the best pub I have ever come across. Great beer, food, atmosphere and service, in lovely walking country. What more could you want?! The selection of beers on offer (numbering 12) are from the excellent in house Ashover brewery, alongside a number of more...More

Thank 342SteveO
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

First visit to this country pub, even though we live 15minutes away. Really nice atmosphere, friendly with a nice buzz, mix of ages. Best of all no t.v. so yeah 😁, there was live entertainment in the form of a live singer who was very...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Brilliant atmosphere. Huge meal portions. Made very welcome. Good choice of beers. We have become regular visitors. Too good to miss.

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, which had only been intended as a brief stop after a walk to Ashover Rock. But after settling down in the laid up pub, with pints of their onsite-brewed beers, by the roaring fire, with our dog sprawled on the...More

Thank Lea F
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Ate in the bar on a Saturday night, and there was a brilliant atmosphere. For a small village, it was packed. Food was excellent - I had the Carbonara - and they had a very good selection of ales on draught including those from the...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Originally booked in to another pub in Ashover, The Crispin Inn, however we were unfortunately delayed and were 10-15 minutes late and we were greeted by a very rude woman when refused to serve us! So, we wandered down the road to the Poet's where...More

Thank Jelly1955
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Great pub. Nice staff. Nice quiet location. The good is fantastic. Massive portions . I had pie and omg I'll be back.

1  Thank 0798anne
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We went to the this Pub in Ashover and had the Sunday Carvery. Good choice of meats and veg and potatoes including mash and all very tasty. Friendly staff and all very nicely cooked. Highly recommended.

Thank Roy G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

What a little gem of a pub!! Excellent food excellent beer a great atmosphere with welcoming and genuine staff. The Ashover Font is absolutely gorgeous!! We also stayed in the accommodation and it is just what you need when taking a dog. Highly recommend this...More

Thank andyhodgkinson1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Ashover
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 590888
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