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The Plough Inn at Brackenfield

$$ - $$$, British,
Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
+44 1629 534437
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“quail” (5 reviews)
12:00 PM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked ahead as my wife is disabled. A parking space next to the pub was waiting for us and a table on the level was reserved. The staff were friendly and attentive from the moment we got there to the moment we left and...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met some friends here who were visiting. Found this place by looking for somewhere about halfway between where we live and where they were staying for the weekend - and a great find it was! The team were very accommodating - as we had a...More

Thank lizzieg139
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having booked for eight people mid-day on a Saturday to celebrate a wedding anniversary. The meals were excellent and of high standard. Michelin star class. Well presented and above all they were well served by two young ladies. The Inn itself was oldy worldy and...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in at the Plough Inn on our back from walking in the area. We had a great 3 course sunday lunch for £19.50. Good selction of starters and puddings along with an array of traditional roasts. Plenty of meat and veg and the...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived Sunday 4pm, with one of us requiring gluten free food. Staff were very friendly, very helpful. One of us is pregnant, one coeliac, they accommodated our special requests well. Lovely setting, great food 5 stars. Would definitely return!

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Drove past this pub a few times as it's round a bend in the road. Finally decided to try it and boy, did we enjoy our meal! Pushed the boat out and had fillet steak, cooked perfectly. Asked for dauphinoise potatoes instead of chips, as...More

Thank cowboysmate
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We celebrated our Son's birthday on Sunday at The Plough, one of our favourite places to eat. The food was excellent as usual and the staff friendly and attentive. A big thank you to Laura for her excellent Cheesecake (the blackcurrant was as good as...More

Thank sheilapursglove
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Two real ales Nice, interesting menu, al a carte and table d' hote lunch menu plus specials Very pleasant surroundings, four different rooms to eat in, lots of bygone stuff to look and wonder at Our food arrived quickly, nicely presented and was of a...More

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A 30th birthday celebration for one of our family attended by 8 people including toddler on 9th August. Lovely setting and interior. Excellent set of food options, including vegetarian. My wife particularly enjoyed the mushroom based puff pastry main, and my slow cooked belly pork...More

Thank Donald K
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We took my mum for a meal and we all loved it. All three of us had a different option for each course and they were all excellent - good quality ingredients and really well cooked.

Thank TimF13
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12 April 2015|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I don't know - but I seem to remember that there was one. Best give them a call to be sure.
23 March 2015|
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Response from Geoffrey T | Reviewed this property |
HI at our wedding we had 24 guests seated but there would have been room for another 12 seated guests hope this is of some help to you .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matlock Road | Brackenfield, Alfreton DE55 6DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 534437
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