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Very Good Real Ale Selection, Friendly Staff

Dropped in at the Furnace Inn for a few pints: As usual, the range of hand-pumped ales was very... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
thomasmG7353YY
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Offenbach, Germany
Lovely selection of drinks

Great selection of interesting drinks, and friendly bar staff that were happy to chat about them... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
SVVVVV
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was at a funeral wake at the furnace inn, which was highly supported with over 150 people attending this service. The bar maid behind the bar with ginger hair can't remember her name but she did a brilliant job dealing with beers going and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Furnace Brewpub has returned to form, a great pub with great friendly staff and great real ale's. A great night, Holly, Jim and the others who's names i dont know haha, are really welcoming.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Dropped in at the Furnace Inn for a few pints: As usual, the range of hand-pumped ales was very good indeed, and the staff were friendly and helpful. It may not be the most atmospheric pub in Derby, but a nice and comfortable one. And...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Had a great night at the weekend in the Furnace, friendly staff, fantastic beer and a really great music selection. They brew there own beer. Good selection of gin.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ian2958
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a few friends locals and some not. No staff on the bar when entered all were congregating in the cellar, I then ordered my beer my cask it had to be replaced due to being flat and off the replacement wasn’t any better...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

I'd never been to the Furnace before, and it was a huge surprise to find such a welcoming, friendly pub that belies its initial appearance and location. The beers are excellent, the staff are friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. What...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Great selection of interesting drinks, and friendly bar staff that were happy to chat about them and offered tasters. Not much to look at from the outside but a great typical pub inside. Looking forward to working my way through a few more different pints...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SVVVVV
Reviewed February 3, 2018

I normally go from here to the home derby matches, the service is getting worse and worse, this Saturday when I arrived there was only one bar staff on, twenty minute wait for my first pint , when I went for the second there were...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

A nice local pub. Comfy seats and a darts board. Good selection of beers and some good guest ciders and perrys. Slightly hidden but worth a visit. Dog friendly.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sam3314
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Friendly welcoming pub with great beer, including their own. What more do you need. Been waiting a while to be able to drink proper gf beer in Derby! Samosa night Monday which is free with a pint, cheese night Wednesday & cold food also available...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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David J
November 23, 2017|
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Response from jrm1381 | Property representative |
Hi David. All ales brewed by Furnace and Shiny (sister breweries) are vegan (except certain obvious styles such as milk stouts). We always have at least 3 ales on from these two breweries. Any Shiny craft keg beers are also... More
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