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Harpurs of Melbourne

2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England
+44 1332 862134
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I dropped in on Saturday night for dinner, the food was ‘over described’, over cooked and pretty tasteless. The bar was covered in empty glasses waiting to be washed, very average experience.

Thank Piers G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had an anniversary dinner at Harpurs restaurant. We had made a reservation as we weren't sure how busy it would be on a Monday evening. Upon arrival, we were served quite promptly and asked to take a seat at a table...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted an ambient restaurant with good food and certainly my found it! A blessing to find a parking lot, pay and display, right next to it. Ample outdoor seating too. Inside is an area with high tables near a fireplace and although it’s summer it...More

Thank Amin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit. 1st visit was excellent. This visit the food was excellent but the service was extremely slow. No one asked if we wanted desserts or coffee so after 30 minutes from plates being collected from mains we paid and left without desserts, coffees or...More

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a ‘transient salesperson’ it is sometimes difficult to strike gold when finding somewhere to eat, especially when you are staying in strange lands.... Three of us are staying local this evening; the ‘local’ pub was full. So we drove into Melbourne (Very different from...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table around 6:30 for a party of 5. When we got there the place was not crowded, so we got to options of sitting downstairs or upstairs. We chose the second level. The menu had a very nice selections of starts and...More

Thank TheyoungTravel
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I’d usually rate Harpurs a 4/5 but my last visit was not great. Service was very slow, had to go down to order drinks and my lamb was served rare (I personally think you should ask how it’s wanted) but after an hour of waiting...More

Thank leanneganley
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant Sunday lunch, top quality food extremely well prepared and presented. A very clean and well maintained restaurant, the helpful and friendly staff seem genuinely happy in their work and this was shown in the great service we received. The roast beef was tender...More

1  Thank goose144
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Think they accidentally dropped the whole pot of salt in the calzone pizza 🤢 Average service not very professional but still good. Food took ages to come ! Service slow.

Thank chloejanesutton
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Have to say we had a lovely meal. The staff are lovely. Will definitely go again. The parking can be a bit tricky if you want to park directly outside but we parked in the car park which is no more than a two minute...More

Thank Julesjaa
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18 March 2016|
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Response from Will_2186 | Reviewed this property |
Hi they could cater for 22 downstairs give them a call on 01332862134. They would be more than happy to help.
16 March 2016|
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Response from JohnDB111237 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea, and can only guess that the above info is correct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England (Formerly The Melbourne Hotel Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 862134
  • E-mail
Harpur's of Melbourne is situated in the heart of Melbourne in South Derbyshire close to East Midlands, Donington Park and the M1, M6, M42 network. The warm welcome from our staff will ensure your experience will be one to remember. If you are looking for accommodation our rooms are modern, warm with a decor that will make your stay feel like a special occasion. See rooms for further details.
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