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The Old Poets' Corner Restaurant

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Ashover $$ - $$$ , British,
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
+44 1246 590888
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“turkey” (3 reviews)
“the pub” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit, which had only been intended as a brief stop after a walk to Ashover Rock. But after settling down in the laid up pub, with pints of their onsite-brewed beers, by the roaring fire, with our dog sprawled on the...More

Thank Lea F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate in the bar on a Saturday night, and there was a brilliant atmosphere. For a small village, it was packed. Food was excellent - I had the Carbonara - and they had a very good selection of ales on draught including those from the...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally booked in to another pub in Ashover, The Crispin Inn, however we were unfortunately delayed and were 10-15 minutes late and we were greeted by a very rude woman when refused to serve us! So, we wandered down the road to the Poet's where...More

Thank Jelly1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub. Nice staff. Nice quiet location. The good is fantastic. Massive portions . I had pie and omg I'll be back.

Thank 0798anne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the this Pub in Ashover and had the Sunday Carvery. Good choice of meats and veg and potatoes including mash and all very tasty. Friendly staff and all very nicely cooked. Highly recommended.

Thank Roy G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

What a little gem of a pub!! Excellent food excellent beer a great atmosphere with welcoming and genuine staff. The Ashover Font is absolutely gorgeous!! We also stayed in the accommodation and it is just what you need when taking a dog. Highly recommend this...More

Thank andyhodgkinson1
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The poets is one my favourite place to go great atmosphere and great beer and cider ! But got to say it's , let me down not once but twice went last Saturday with friend after raving about the place ! And ended up waiting...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed Fish 'n' Chips, Chilli and Veg Crumble. Limited but good and value for money wines. Excellent beers. Great atmosphere.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great pub and restaurant. Good ales and sampled the bar food at lunch which was excellent and the pies one evening. Manager and staff very friendly. Oakham ales Citra was liquid gold. I also tried Local pint of Zoo. Dog friendly pub.

Thank 956richard
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went on a Sunday expecting a roast dinner to be available but it was curry night. We like curry so not a problem. The food was ok but not brilliant. The naan portion was very small. Wouldn't eat there again but beer is good, made...More

Thank spodski
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Ashover
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 590888
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