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The Okeover Arms

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Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
+44 1335 350305
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Derby, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant has cracked it. All are welcome, including those with muddy boots and large dogs. We arrived without either and found a warm welcome. Seated quickly in a spotlessly clean restaurant, the menu gave us great trouble. The food its clearly grouped into separate sections but the very sensibly posted 'small portions' caught our attention. At lunchtime, for half... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find! An extremely good pub that is very dog friendly. Staff are attentive, friendly and helpful even whilst being very busy! Food is wholesome and plentiful, beer well kept with a good range. Altogether an outstanding pub in a rural location. Phone ahead if wishing to eat as they get very busy!

Thank David L
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not enough staff, at least not the night we went. We had booked, which I think is advisable, we were shown to our table, got our drinks from the bar, then nothing happened, not even menus brought. It does seem to be table service and not bar ordering, and I don't mind which, but its not clear. Then no one... More 

2 Thank alpacasrus
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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263 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Stopped for a couple of beers after work. Beer was good, well kept and not expensive. Nice pub, nice setting - well worth a visit.

Thank SunshineRob
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nice food, friendly staff and good beer. Pub is always busy so booking is recommended. It could do with a lick of paint outside but inside is good.

Thank Fidget50
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I am almost reluctant to leave this review, simply because if too many people know about it it might get so busy we can't get in! But, we have visited in a large number of 11 on two occasions... Yourself a vegetarian and 5 children within our group, The vegetables are extremely good fresh not frozen, good choice although I... More 

1 Thank FoodHK
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Eight of us visited the Okeover Arms for dinner as part of a family birthday celebration and the staff were fantastic, so friendly and helpful and I doubt we were the easiest of customers with our various dietary requests. Young Callum had the patience of a saint and managed our table perfectly with good humour, it really was a pleasure... More 

Thank Jim88London
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Popped in for dinner - dog was welcomed - quite a varied selection on the menu and at a reasonable price - pie fo the day steak & mustard pie was excellent as were the chips - nice selection of ales on tap as well. nice and clean and was quite busy as we left. Caters for young children as... More 

Thank Richardson37
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91 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Food is very good, plenty of vegetables and good value for money. The bedrooms are clean and the beds comfy. Staff are very friendly and the cider on tap is great

Thank hensmanhouse
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We enjoyed an excellent pub lunch with well cooked food and good sized portions. The staff were friendly and the lady behind the bar changed our pints without asking because the barrel needed changing, even though the beer was still drinkable; impressive. Nice atmosphere and great views made for a lovely lunch despite the unkind weather that day.

Thank TheDiggers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 350305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?