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The Tickled Trout

33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
+44 114 289 1111
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (60 reviews)
“pizza” (80 reviews)
“arancini” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
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1 - 10 of 733 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family went for what we thought was going to be a memorable meal as it was my youngest sons last meal with us before going off to university. Service was slow, took ages to be served and ages to get the drinks we ordered....More

1  Thank Judith A
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Judith A, As a team who strive to ensure our customers are happy we are of course sorry that you were not happy with your experience. However, although we tried to make amends on the night we were expecting your review from the general...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delighted to find The Tickled Trout has started serving until 8pm on a Sunday evening. Great menu, simple but good variety available. Opted for the Caprese salad as a main course, slightly disappointed. Lack of tomato and Mozzarella but a lot of salad. Partner had...More

Thank toric196
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We have recently started opening till 8pm on a Sunday due to popular demand so I am pleased you think its a good idea. It is mainly to serve our delicious Sunday lunch but we are serving pizza as well. I am really sorry you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors here and can always find something new a delicious to try or and old favourite knowing we won't be disappointed either way. Also good gf options available.More

Thank jhs3fh
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words and such a positive review. We really do appreciate our regular customers - seeing familiar faces means we are getting it right! We enjoy developing our specials so there is always something different to try - the 3 new...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building is a light colour with windows open for fresh and sunny times. The inside design and decor is light and really unusual throughout. The staff were very happy, professional and did a Quiz while we were there. My friend had a Day Boat...More

2  Thank Dobbysocks
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for writing such a lovely review for us - we very much appreciate it. I am delighted you enjoyed dining with us and enjoyed taking part in the Sunday night quiz! We hope you will return again soon. Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent meal for our first visit. We are diners who like try different tastes, which we did complimented by some super wine. Just one negative comment. Professional waiting staff ensure they are fully briefed about each dish on the menu. We asked what samphire...More

2  Thank Margaret B
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I am delighted you enjoyed dining with us. We are always developing new dishes as specials alongside our menu so I hope there will be lots of new tastes for you to try! I do agree entirely, the front of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here as a family, midday in the week. I opted for the 2 courses for £12, little one had a pizza and my other half had a burger. The waitress was very attentive and made a fuss of our little girl which was nice....More

2  Thank Grenhouse85
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments, I am pleased you found the dishes to be tasty and you enjoyed dining with us. The special lunch time menu is designed as a lighter option for those who want to savour something a little special in smaller portions...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An exceptional evening meal. Everything about the evening was perfect, the food, the service and the atmosphere. The cherry desert was out of this world.More

3  Thank Julie M F
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We very much appreciate your kind words. We have enjoyed developing the cherry desert this week - English cherries just cant be beaten! The chocolate coated honey comb is fun to make and is delicious with the parfait and macerated cherries! I hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After our usual Thursday walk my husband and I always have a pub lunch and chose The Tickled Trout on this occasion. As it was lunchtime I chose the light bite soup and red pesto and mozzarella open sandwich,my husband went for 2 courses for...More

1  Thank dodgeHighpeak
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. The special lunch time menu is designed as a lighter option for those who want to savour something a little special in smaller portions. Our main menu is available to those wishing to have larger portions and does cover a...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Second visit following an excellent meal a couple of months ago. Many small things went wrong/were annoying (waiter answering every request with the comment, "no worries", dropping a fork on my shirt which stained, waiter having to come back to check one order) could have...More

3  Thank Dale A
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Whilst I am pleased you found your first visit to be excellent and clearly enjoyed the food I am very concerned you found the service to be poor on your second visit. As you can see from other reviews this is not the usual experience...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

we were both really looking forward to our first visit here we had a table booked for early lunch & I must say the whole experience from start to finish was perfect. we settled for the 3 course lunch good choice of starters of which...More

3  Thank sos12016
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing such a great review, it really does mean a lot to both myself and the team. We do pride ourselves on quality food and service so it is wonderful when it is clearly appreciated. We will look forward to...More

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1wilma
21 September 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Yes, our quiz starts at 730 every Sunday evening - this week we have a special one as its our 100th quiz! Hope you will be able to join us.
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Alice W
11 April 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Hi, we do welcome dogs in our lounge area but not in the restaurant. A full menu is available in the lounge area and tables can be requested to be booked (which is advisable at busy times)
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maljreeves
23 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Barlow
  • Phone Number: +44 114 289 1111
  • E-mail
Description
"Derbyshire Pride. Italian Inspiration." Proud of Derbyshire and inspired by Italy, that sums us up really. We use the finest locally sourced ingredients to create delicious food that has an Italian twist. Visitors to the Tickled Trout in Barlow are guaranteed a warm welcome, relaxed surroundings and a great choice of top-notch food. It is advisable to book a table either by our on-line reservation system on our website or the traditional way by phone! Also like us on Facebook for regular updates....
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