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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped for a spot of lunch, food was nice, although the menu was quite small & not a great deal of choice. The real ale was great & the views are astounding. We were lucky enough to also see the cyclists on their tour of Britain as they cycled past which made our visit even more enjoyable.

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1Thank Emmsybo
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I ate here on a wet miserable Bank Holiday and had great food with my family. The food was cooked to order and was value for money and full of flavour. We booked ahead and had first class service and full flavoured ribs!! The Monsal trail is nearby so the restaurant makes an excellent starting point for any walking trip.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

I've ended up here a couple of times having walked the Monsal Trail and down by the river. It is always busy, as you would expect, but staff are helpful and friendly, and there is always a good selection of beers available (personal favourite is the Monsal Gold). Handy little beer garden and fab views across the valley to the...

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2Thank TeePee101
South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We booked a two-night, bed, breakfast and dinner stay in the Hotel. The location is remote, but the hotel forms part of a two-building complex including 'The Stables Bar', a converted stables (just to be clear) with the regular selection of pub grub and drinks. Not five minutes walk away is the Packhorse Inn, a small and rustic gem with...

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1Thank mcoser
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We came here for a birthday meal and the food was lovely. The children's menu has all of the usual favourites and my daughter ate all of her pasta with gusto! I had the burger which was huge and tasty :-) Good food and a glorious views - what more could you want?

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1Thank Emma R
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We didn't stay at the hotel, just called in for a pub meal. The service was good but I don't know how the food at this pub got a certificate of excellence. I have eaten there twice, the first time it was mediocre. The second time was terrible. I had fish and chips. The chips were undercooked and hard. There...

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Thank Ray1955
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

My wife booked a two night break for us and the dog without checking on Tripadvisor. I had a look at some of the poor reviews and my first inclination was to cancel and book somewhere else. Due to short notice and the fact it was August, we didn't find any suitable alternative, so decided to go anyway. Expectations suitably...

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1Thank Elland123
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We were in a group of 12 with 4 children and 8 adults. We booked at short notice for Sunday dinner and were seated in the large restaurant room on our own. We were allowed to bring a dog which we were told was not normally allowed. Although pleasant enough it was all a bit deserted and the bar looked...

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1Thank allison w
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I've given this hotel "average" because I suspect that if it wasn't in such an amazing place, it would have to up its game, although having said that, the food was surprisingly good....but I did say "surprisingly"! So, why the contrasts?The hotel building and general presentation needs some love and attention. Others have commented on the rotten windows. The pictures,...

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1Thank sws19
Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great location - we walked down to the viaduct to work up an appetite for the lovely dinner. Bar was really busy but we sat outside in the evening sun - glorious! Hotel room was well equipped and newly refurbished although we were at the back overlooking the car park so missed out on the views of the countryside setting.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Monsal Head Hotel is situated at the peak of the Monsal dale. The hotel itself is steeped in history whilst the Stables bar which has stood the test of time for over 200 years still holds the quirky values today as it did then. Offering a fine selection of beers supplied by local micro breweries. Food is of the highest offering with everything from light bites to hearty meals with an enphasis on good quality local produce all made on the premises. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monsal Head Hotel

Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Peak District National Park > Bakewell
Price Range: $128 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Monsal Head Bakewell
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