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Hope & Anchor

Bar, British, Pub
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Market Place, Wirksworth, England
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Now that the Hope and Anchor is closed, we are looking for somewhere near to Wirksworth that does a decent Sunday Lunch. We have been spoiled here at the Hope and Anchor with excellently cooked and excellent value sunday luch. No-one else seems to be able to cook or even source vegetables and in some cases meat too. I dont... More 

Thank David F
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a complete and utter dump. I can not begin to describe what a dirty and un kept place this is. We will rather go thirsty than drink ( or God forbid eat) at the Hope and Anchor. Please, do not visit, stay away, you have been warned. Spend you're hard earnt money else where.

Thank createoneworld
Sandown, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A good, honest, tasty Sunday Lunch in a real local - that was our experience of the Hope and Anchor in Wirksworth, itself a good, honest Peak District town with oodles of history. A bonus was the modest price of the meal, and friendly service. There are other places to eat in the town, for a range of tastes and... More 

Thank Bob W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Took a bunch of friends in who were visiting, the beer was off and when i pointed this out in a polite manner i was thrown out! I'm also not sure about the licence they have but people can often be seen in their beer garden seveal hours after closing, smoking and shouting etc. In my opinion go to the... More 

Thank Clamabuse
Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This could be a great pub, just off the market place right in the centre of the village, but........ Firstly the positives. The young lad behind the bar was friendly and clearly had a good knowledge of the beers on offer. The beer was actually quite good. The fabric of the pub however is terrible. Seating dirty and ripped in... More 

3 Thank Dave M
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This place has the best location in the whole town being right on the market square but it hasn't seen a lick of paint or an upholsterers staple gun in decades. Smoke stained walls & ceiling are matched by filthy ripped seating & grubby furnishings. The only thing scruffier than the decor was the barman! It's not even cheaper than... More 

2 Thank hantsspur
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Called in for a drink.will never go back again.what a dump .The sitting is dirty and ripped also they let dogs lie on the sitting.it was a big black dog.they serve meals but I would not fancy eating a meal .we wiped are feet on the mat has we left. Enter at your peril.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Solihull, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Visited on Saturday night and the pub was fairly quiet. However this was okay for us. The bar maid was attentive and friendly. I would return here for a quiet drink before moving on somewhere else later in the evening.

Thank L0z11
Holt, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

The atmosphere in here was warm and welcoming although the décor was a little dated and could have done with a lick of paint. The guy behind the bar was very helpful and pleasant. Would go back for a drink.

1 Thank CJB2901
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

Perfect place for a nightcap away from noisier venues in this distinctive little Derbyshire town. Good selection of malt whiskies.

Thank wolsties

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Wirksworth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Wirksworth

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