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The Roebuck Inn

Toby's Hill, Draycott in the Clay DE6 5BT, England
+44 1283 820973
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“game pie” (2 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Toby's Hill, Draycott in the Clay DE6 5BT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very impressed!! Friendly staff, lovely home cooked food (big portions), reasonably priced, loads of choice on the menu... especially the puddings! We ordered 5 puddings between 4 of us because there was too much choice. The restaurant is really stylish, and recently refurbished. Will definitely...More

1  Thank Alice H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We re-visited the Roebuck whilst staying at the local spa after enjoying a meal here this time last year. What a pleasant surprise. We were greeted with a lovely smile from the barmaid and were shown through to the restaurant by a very polite young...More

1  Thank stollywire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attempted to book on line for dinner - used the website. This was on Wednesday for Saturday. Auto reponse was "someone will email confirmation" Still not had So decided to try nipping for lunch instead. Lovely place. Web page doesnt give times serving till but...More

Thank tim_leannebirkin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We moved to the area about 7 years ago and had a bad experience at this pub and never went back.Recently the Roebuck has had a complete refurb plus brand new owners so let's give it go.Wow what a brilliant turn around great decor great...More

Thank Andrew281014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the 2nd time here, they are trying hard and I believe that they are getting there in this renovated pub.Service is family run which shows at times, lack of experience, forgetfulness, wines not chilled enough..... minor, but the food more than makes up...More

Thank Andy S
Darren H, Owner at The Roebuck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for the review, a lot of positives regarding the food which is fantastic, I had to laugh at the temperature of the wine as after reading your review we realised that the wine fridge was turned down to its lowest setting which we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a friends recommendation and when we went for lunch we were not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and the food was very good. Parking is not a problem car park just outside door husband mobility restricted and easy walking distance for him...More

Thank Nanette8179
Darren H, Owner at The Roebuck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for you review, all of your comments are really positive, I have passed your comments on to the staff also to let them know, look for ward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the roebuck by accident , run by an amazing friendly family. The food is exceptionally value for money £13 for 3 courses ( good choices) and piping hot too. Quick service and plenty of smiles . Make the effort and take a visit you...More

Thank Penny P
Darren H, Owner at The Roebuck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great review, many thanks, it was lovely to meet you and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been for Sunday lunch today with my parents and 2 small children, The staff were very pleasant and welcoming, and it had a lovely atmosphere when you walked in. Beautiful food, Really nice pub with nice atmosphere and lovely friendly welcoming staff, would definitely recommend...More

Thank kel932
Darren H, Owner at The Roebuck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we try to make everybody feel welcome and at home as well as delivering good quality food, glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in with my husband on the off chance of a table for 2 on the 25th at 4.15 for sunday lunch had 2 courses. The meal was excellent and the staff were very attentive and polite. We will be back.

1  Thank 35186334David
Darren H, Owner at The Roebuck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a weekday early evening meal. There are a couple of table positions to avoid (next to bar door and toilets). Service was good and friendly. Menu a little restrictive - food quality ok. Probably best described as typical pub grub. Will return...More

Thank Shanman55
Darren H, Owner at The Roebuck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we were actually thinking of reducing the menu !!! We have a choice of 5 starters and 17 mains. If you come Thursday-Saturday we also have specials on which can be viewed on our website, they change weekly, we do indeed...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toby's Hill, Draycott in the Clay DE6 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Draycott in the Clay
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 820973
Description
A hidden gem, looks like an ordinary pub serving pub grub, but in fact it has a separate restaurant which serves wonderful food. Great choice, locally sourced produce, home made desserts. Very nicely presented plates and good helpings. Pleasant service.
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