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The Pack Horse Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Crowdecote, Buxton, England
+44 1298 83618
Sun 18:00 - 22:30
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was Devine we had chilli con pie, it was out of this world even the chips were Devine very welcoming landlords will Deffo be back

Thank shaza729
Bristol, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We ate here early Thursday evening and had an enjoyable dinner. The menu offers the normal range of pub food and between us we had fish pie and steak all of of good quality. The steak was also cooked as specified, rare. The best thing though about the this pub was the very warm welcome you get on entering, and... More 

Thank Richard L
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Yes, it's on the hillside at Crowdecote and a bed in the road. When we went the place was full and I'm guessing that this not unusual. We failed to get in the car park but found a space across the road. We reserved our table by phone as we'd noticed it was not open on Monday and Tuesday. We... More 

Thank Les P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We came here on a Saturday night; we were camping about 10 minutes away and the pubs close to us were fully booked. We found this pub through Google and I'm so glad we did find it! Such a welcoming atmosphere, some great ales and cider on tap that we were talked through. Food was just really good, fresh pub... More 

Thank Laura C
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

A group of us booked an evening meal here during a stay in Derbyshire. We received a warm welcome and excellent service. True pub food: substantial and tasty meals. No frills just good food and friendliness. This is obviously a real local which is well used and popular.

Thank Janet H
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We had a great welcome by the landlord when we finally managed to get a parking space. Our meals were reasonably quickly served, and the chips were good, but otherwise it wasnt anything unexpected. Our table was sticky. For ordinary pub meals I feel they were a bit overpriced - £40 for three burgers and three shandies.

1 Thank john e
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

We enjoyed a very warm welcome on arriving at the Pack horse Inn on a very cold and snowy evening. the Landlord was cheery and the it had a very friendly atmosphere. The topping on the cake was the menu which had plenty to choose from was I had the steak and my wife had the Lamb and they where... More 

Thank bazzer R
Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Staying in Buxton and looking for a good pub meal after a long day walking at Chatsworth House and Gardens. Excellent pub, really warm welcome, they were busy but found a table for us, near the blazing fire on a chilly evening. Food and service was great, husband and I had steak and ale pies and our son had sausages.... More 

Thank annette r
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Went to the Packhorse inn on a very cold snowy evening. We were greeted by the owners and made so welcome, the lovely log fire just added to the cosy atmosphere. We ordered drinks and then enjoyed looking at the varied menu. The starters Thai fish cakes presented well and tasted lovely not soggy. The homemade soup with chunky FRESH... More 

Thank Chester93
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86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Chanced upon The Pack Horse on a cold, rainy return from visiting Buxton. It was warm and cosy, and the menu range, for a smallish village pub, was outstanding. On this occasion we wanted only a light lunch, and they provide a good selection of these - but light it wasn't! I had steak and chips with trimmings, and it... More 

Thank Vanessa T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowdecote, Buxton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 83618
Pub Diner in Derbyshire, small village called Crowdecote near Buxton

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