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The School House Restaurant

) #1 of 12 Restaurants in South Normanton $$ - $$$ , British,
43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
+44 1773 580747
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What great food - lovely ambience - nice service ....you can't ask for more - ticked all the boxes for me Have booked to go back .....

Thank steviea1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow ...what an amazing nite we had , matin & Sophie went to such detail to help create the most memorable nite for my husbands 50 th birthday! The food was amazing , the staff fantastic and the whole place looked beautiful! So happy !...More

Thank Sueqube
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a birthday meal, was a lovely little place. Very different! Also had a really nice Sunday dinner. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Bekki B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to the staff at the School House for a very enjoyable visit, last Thursday, 18th May. I had the lamb stroganoff and my wife had the steak. We both thought the food was excellent as well as the service. The cheesecake desert was...More

Thank Bumpy_up_here
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in to the restaurant spur of the moment with no reservation on a Friday evening not expecting to get a table. We were made to feel welcome and accommodated, service is exemplary, atmosphere is warm & friendly, menu choice is good, the quality of...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Came to this place before new owners took over and it was great not very cold. This time didn't disappoint, food was brilliant, atmosphere nice and the place was warm! Well priced for the quality.

Thank Lozzyp77
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Reception very friendly and a warm welcome. A good menu and the food was very good, hot food on hot plates which does not happen too often. Portions excellent although we do not eat as much per meal as we used to. Staff very attentive....More

Thank Davbro
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Came for the second time under new ownership and I have to be honest. We booked at 12pm the day and told it's a strange week u can't get booked in same day on Saturdays most of the time fully booked We was shocked to...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is my local restaurant and went to sample what's was to offer since the new owners have taken over... Firstly, a really warm welcome and friendly, attentive and helpful staff. They really played a part in a good dining experience. The food was very...More

Thank Carly H
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Booked here for Sunday lunch since the restaurant has changed ownership. The interior is pretty much the same and there are still some of the same waiting on staff. The menu has changed from previously and the pricing has gone up to reflect this. My...More

Thank Sue B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Sarah Jayne L
Do they cater for gluten free diets? Is there parking near by? Thanks in advance
27 November 2016|
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Response from Gration2000 | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, All medical dietary requirements are catered for, so when booking please let us know. Thanks SH
Do you do Sunday lunch. If so how much
31 March 2016|
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Response from Julie N | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. Not been in a while but usually very good. Unsure of the current cost
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  South Normanton
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 580747
  • E-mail
Modern British cuisine served in a converted 1800's school hall.
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